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CCIFV (French Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam) - Expires on Nov 08, 2013
  • Country
  • Location
  • Job Type
  • Experience
  • Eligibility
  • Vietnam
  • Ho Chi Minh City
  • Permanent - Full Time
  • 6+ years
  • Expat and local
Merchandising / Purchasing
Job Category
Trading & Distribution
Not specified

Job Description

Company profile: A Global Sourcing Company, Worldwide Retail company with stores in Europe. Sourcing Offices in Asia. The office in Vietnam mainly deals with Home & Hardgoods department.

Job description

To work with Product Manager to source for right products from right suppliers with right prices and export outside the country (Vietnam or South East Asia) for retailers in France and Spain mainly.

1/ Sourcing

  • Source for new products & new suppliers

  • Maintain and develop a reliable a supplier database

  • Ensure factory audits are complaints

2/ Negotiation

  • Negotiate with vendors and realize cost saving/quality targets through pro active vendor management

  • Negotiate prices with suppliers and discuss with them product modification in order to reach the required target prices or quality compliance if required

3/ Development

  • Propose new product/concept/ready-to-sell with packing and design team

  • Make the samples development with the suppliers according to sourcing book and orientation given by the marketing and buying team

  • Inquire about the conformity of suppliers’ products to EU standards in relation with local laboratories, and to ensure conformity of commodity regulations and company requirements together with suppliers and laboratories

  • Ensure product qualification by working closely with quality team & designer

4/ Organization

  • Arrange and attend business trips locally and other South East Asia countries for sourcing trips or factories visits with buyers

  • Prepare showroom and factory visit for buyer’s trip

  • Assist to implement purchasing process/organize and maintain all purchasing documentations and documentations and records

  • Participate to the fairs in all Southeast Asia

Job Requirements

  • Diploma: University/Bachelor graduate, Economics/Sales/business/International trade or Engineering/technical degree

  • At least 6 years working in relevant area concerning international trading or organization.

  • Previously worked in well-known sourcing companies, trading or buying offices

  • Strong knowledge in Houseware (tableware, furniture…)

  • Sourcing experience in South East Asia is a plus

  • Good sense of analysis (cost breakdown)

  • Strong learning ability, flexibility and dynamism

  • Good time management & communication skills

  • Quality oriented and good negotiation skills are required.

  • Fluent written & spoken Vietnamese & English.

  • French/Spanish is a plus

  • High sense of ethics and integrity, dynamic and honest, dedicated, systematic and initiative

  • Good computer Knowledge (Access, Word, Excel)

  • Able to work under pressure

  • Willing to travel

About the recruiter

CCIFV (French Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam)

The French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Vietnam (CCIFV) was created in 1989 in Ho Chi Minh City on the initiative of French businessmen. Following the significant development of its activity, ...

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