COUNTRY MANAGER - SOURCING OFFICE (TEXTILES)
GREAT AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY
INTERNATIONAL WORK ENVIRONMENT
About Our Client
Our client is an international fashion sourcing office for which we are looking for a COUNTRY MANAGER.
In charge of the selection and approval process of production facilities .
Plan the sourcing and supply chain strategy which includes working with suppliers and the business teams to develop a plan for each factory and have a clear overview of how the factories add value to the company.
Provide value to buying and sourcing teams in handling supplier relations.
Develop and grow the company as a healthy profitable organization.
Determine strategic objectives and key performance indicators for immediate, medium and long term to ensure that targets are met.
Translate strategies in business plan and budget and present business narrative and annual budget to HQ. Monitor, manage, control and report on progress of company status versus business plan and forecasts.
Ensure that the management team is committed to support the business plan.
Promote a positive work environment and motivate all staff.
Lead and coordinate resources to maximize efficiency.
Monitor the textile market continually in both design and production to ensure advance information of opportunities.
Develop new business through customer focused approach.
Manage whole team, make sure that everything is being recorded properly, such as all garment cost negotiations...
Address supply chain issues or disruptions efficiently and transparently.
Provide strategies on factory in terms of capacity planning, automation levels, production consolidation and line management.
Support the planning and forecasting of orders between brands, suppliers and factories.
Handle all legal matters at the office and ensure compliance with local laws.
Manage office operations and ensure employee and business partners comply with company's Code of Ethics.
Build a team to ensure quality, merchandising and compliance requirements are met, keep them motivated and working within a clear framework.
The Successful Applicant
BA degree from a relevant field, masters degree is a plus.
15+ years of experience within the textiles / garment industry - with core focus on operations, production and supply chain management.
In-depth knowledge and experience in Turkish textile market.
Experience in representing a company.
Fluent in both written and spoken English.
What's on Offer
Leadership experience in a competitive and dynamic sector