Dairy Farm International

Head of Healthcare and Babycare

Dairy Farm International
Full Time
Lead (more than 10 years)
English, Cantonese

Job Description

Head of Healthcare and Babycare

Location: Quarry Bay 鰂魚涌

Mannings is the leading health and beauty chain in Hong Kong with over 340 stores, territory-wide. Our trusted reputation is based on Mannings’ commitment to improve customer health and personal care, leading to ten consecutive years of being voted “No. 1 Most Preferred Brand” in Hong Kong. Our culture is open and progressive – simply to achieve the best for our customers both externally and internally. Applications are welcomed from high calibre individuals to join our growing team.

Head of Healthcare and Babycare

  The Job

  • To develop and implement the merchandise, buying and pricing strategies for designated categories by increasing category penetration, trading up customers, enhancing competitive edges and capitalizing market opportunities.
  • To generate sales by ensuring that the Mannings target customers are constantly provided with innovative products and services 
  • To work closely with retail operations, supply chain team and marketing department to roll-out and evaluate merchandising activities and category plans are of customers interests and effective in generating sales, profits and foot-traffic.
  • To establish and manage effective SKU control and tail management
  • To build and manage mutually beneficial relationships with vendors for long term strategic partnership
  • To manage central data administration team which produces regular analysis and reports for effective category management and planning.
  • To analyze market trends, competitions, and consumer needs to formulate innovative merchandising and sales execution plans and initiatives
  • Coach and develop team members on category management, campaign execution and supplier communication.

 The Person

  • University graduate
  • Minimum 12 years solid merchandising experience with at least 6 years at management level, preferably in the FMCG, retail, health & beauty or cosmetic industry
  • Strategic thinker with excellent influencing and negotiation skill
  • Analytical, creative, customer focused, open to change, well planned and self-motivated
  • Strong sourcing network and an acute market sense
  • Good interpersonal and people management skill
  • Good communication skill and good command of English and Chinese

Technical Skills

  • FMCG
  • Merchandising
  • Retail Management
  • Sales
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Team Management

Transferable Skills

  • Communicative
  • Interpersonal