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Job Type:Full-Time
Leading Homeware Company is looking for an experienced Business Development, Sales & Sourcing â?? Management Level
Skills and Experience:

University degree / Tertiary education

5+ years’ experience in Product Development within the Homeware sector – supply or retail - essential

Management experience required

Far East factory and sourcing experience essential

Ability to travel to Asia - must have travelled multiple times previously

Fantastic organisational skills, highly analytical with strong excel skills

Process and procedures driven and an adherence to deadlines.

Project and people management skills, able to multitask at a high level

Strong communication skills

Comfortable with managing and communicating at an executive level

A passion and energy for trends, the products and a fast-paced and innovative working environment


Be involved in all stages of the product life cycle from new product concepts, range extensions through to overseeing the production, packaging, delivery and store merchandising

Product selection and presentation – you need to find the gaps

Staying up to date with trends and processes within the Homeware Industry.

Sourcing new factories to improve existing ranges as well as new products

Management of critical path for multiple products from costings to through production and customer delivery

Attending trade fairs and supplier visits in the Far East

Negotiating with suppliers and customers

Attending meetings with customers

Working with designers and marketing to ensure great packaging

Stock management and forecasting

Store merchandising – you will be involved at all levels of merchandising

Strong Business acumen

Job Reference #: JHB001357/MP

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