(Assistant) Buying Manager - Food

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Client Description:

Our client is a well-established retailer.  To cater with their business needs, they are looking for category management professinoals to join their buying team.


  • Responsible for assortment plan management and merchandising strategies development to achieve Company Sales, gross margin, market share and stock turnover of the assigned categories
  • Conduct sales, marketing and business development by analyzing consumers, retailers, suppliers and market performance
  • Vendor negotiation including pricing, trading term, promotion funding, in-store marketing activities and promotion planning
  • In charge of sales forecasting, coordinate with supply chain team to ensure right product, right quantity hit Sales floor in right time
  • Work closely with retail operation teams to manage space and stock allocation, product display and promotion implementation


  • Degree or above in any disciplines
  • A minimum of 6 years’ experience in FMCG category management
  • Strong negotiation skills with good analytical mind and market sense
  • Creative, detail minded with excellent communication skills and can work independently
  • Self-motivated, be able to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Proficient in both spoken and written English and Chinese
  • Candidates with lesser experience maybe considered as Assistant Buying Manager

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