Manager, Merchandising (Bags and Belts)

Job Locations KH-Phnom Penh
Business Group
Accessories Group
Category
Merchandising

About Us

Centric Brands is a leading lifestyle brand collective that designs, sources, markets and sells high quality products in multiple segments, including women’s, men’s and kid’s apparel, accessories, entertainment and beauty. Centric Brands is focused on our customers and our brands that will drive the company’s future growth. We are defined by innovation as we seize new opportunities and thrive in an environment informed by creativity and thinking that is both analytical and outside the box. Centric Brands reflects a team built on respect, for others and for the hard work it takes to achieve our goals and build our bright future together.

Specific Responsibilities Would Include

Handle Accessories Production Management, ensure right quality, right vendor, right price and on time delivery.

  • Lead the team, vendors and factories to manage the very best product quality and on-time delivery.
  • Identify and resolve the quality issue and delivery delay with vendors and factories with collaborating with QA/QC
  • Work closely with HK & China Accessories Hub, New York production, QA/QC team and local general manager to align with the company's requirements and stay updated on the latest product direction and work-in-progress
  • Regularly meet with China and NY production teams to review production status and address quality issues
  • Regularly visit key suppliers mills in local to develop suppliers, manage factories’ capacity allocation and reservation
  • Prepare impactful product presentations and host Customers during visits to Hong Kong and Shanghai offices.
  • Collaborate with the China Merchandising team to ensure on-time and accurate samples that result in orders, along with prompt and competitive price quotes.
  • Review new developments or adopted styles with Hong Kong Technical team to ensure the product offer is backed-up by excellent quality.
  • Support Market intelligence and the company’s sourcing strategy.
  • Set impactful goals for the team that are aligned with the organization’s strategic directions
  • Solve problems and deal with issues professionally and promptly as they arise.
  • Closely follow up on critical path with team and solve problems (if arise) in the process.
  • Ensure that day-to-day review is made on feedbacks received from team members on various issues including production status and corrective actions are taken in time.
  • Lead, mentor, and manage the merchandiser team.
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities, set performance goals, and conduct regular performance reviews.
  • Provide guidance and support to ensure the team's professional growth and development.
  • Guide the team input and analyzing data, Review and contribute to regular reports.
  • Foster collaboration between teams to align efforts and achieve business goals.

Our Best Fit Candidate Would Have

  • Bachelor's degree in Fashion Design, Merchandising, or a related field
  • At least 10 years of proven experience in merchandising
  • Demonstrated leadership skills to inspire, motivate, and develop a high-performing team
  • Knowledge of handbag manufacturing, including construction, fabrication, trim, and print techniques
  • Proven track record of driving team results and achieving goals
  • Thrives in fast-paced, changing environments and proactively navigates challenges
  • Creative mindset with an eye for product presentation and visual aesthetics
  • Up-to-date on the latest merchandising trends and best practices
  • Strong negotiation, vendor management, and collaboration abilities
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, Adobe products

Competency Requirements (if applicable)                                                                                   

Behavioral Competencies

  • Decision Making
  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Conflict Management and Problem Solving
  • Driving Execution
  • Be transparent
  • Think positive
  • Self-driven

 

Language Proficiency:

Fluent in: English

 

Specific Working Conditions

Frequency of Travel: As required.

 

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Centric Brands is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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Please note that Centric Brands will only reach out to interview, make an offer of employment or conduct onboarding activities for candidates who have applied through our careers site. When interviewing for a position, the candidate experience will include live interaction, such as a video conference or telephone call, with a Recruiter and/or company employee(s). We will never ask for any money or payments from applicants at any point in the recruitment process. Be aware of suspicious recruitment activity. If you think you are a victim of an employment scam, you may contact your local law enforcement agency and/or visit the Federal Trade Commission website here: https://consumer.ftc.gov/articles/job-scams.

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