Closing Date : 26/10/2022

SENIOR MANAGER, MERCHANDISING

Duties & Responsibilities
• Building and maintaining good business partnership with brand market leader/suppliers via right wiring & business strategy alignment to maximize sales support.
• Negotiating trading term with suppliers to increase the back-end rebates and profit to company.
• New product listing and sourcing.
• Drive other operating income by promoting instore advertising space & trade marketing display to suppliers.
• Managing the overall performance of the categories.
• Discussing with supplier to execute the monthly & seasonal promotion plan and providing the guidance and requirement of the sales mechanic to Marketing department.
• Leading the overall coordination of promotion campaign on behalf of the department.
• Supporting Operation by solving the daily operation issues that raised to HQ through Symple reporting.
• Overseeing the overall communication plan with Operation to ensure smooth execution and compliance base on the needs of the merchandising strategy.
• Supporting the stock allocation to new stores expansion planning and store revamp.
• Sales forecasting and stock purchase by control the overall stock turnover days (both warehouse & stores) to ensure efficient supply chain and minimise liquidity risk.
• Ensuring optimum supply from supplier to minimize sales loss of opportunity.
• Analyzing category, promotion, item & supplier sales performance, and report to superior.
• Keeping barest of product pricing in the market and competitor sales activities to ensure product competitiveness to attract customers.
• Maintaining the data, upkeeping the supplier and product information in POS system.
• Brief operation & Marketing to ensure the best store merchandising practice by setting the guidelines & execution of clean store policy.
• Support the sales development of online sales business unit such as GrabMart and the E-commerce platform.
• Act as the liaison person for any arising operation issues from supplier with HQ department. For example, B2B subscription & invoicing process.
• Ensuring the full compliance of the internal department of the department SOP especially in stock purchase policy
• Acts in a pivotal role for teams and internal functions to co-ordinate projects with other departments.

Job Requirement
• Min 5 year(s) of working experience in merchandising/ retail & FMCG
• Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
• Analytical skills
• Willing to travel to stores
• Familiar with FMCG market knowledge
• Supply Chain experience
• Import/ export buying experience

  Spoken Language:  Malay, English

  Written Language:  Malay, English