Job AdABOUT YOUR ROLE : You will be an integral part of the sourcing team, working with internal and external stakeholders, to ensure that our products are developed at the forefront of sustainability and in alignment with the brand design and future vision.
You will support your manager to ensure all products hit the calendar deadline dates, working with the brand development teams, and the sourcing headquarters in Singapore.
You will be supporting the Sourcing Manager / Assistant Sourcing Manager, to execute the multi year sourcing strategy to support brand growth.
YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE : (but not limited to) Manage vendor relationships to deliver on-time execution of all samples and support technical design requirements for the assigned brand category Ensure adherence to the brand development calendar timeline, effectively raising problems, then resolutions with your manager Understand the brand product development strategies and execute operational activities with internal teams and vendors independently Effectively implement work plans with regular monitoring against the direction and prioritise actions with internal and external counterparts.
Analysing data and provide summaries where required to drive resolutions and vendor performance Accountable to work with internal stakeholders across Production, Global Material Supply, Logistics and Quality teams to achieve the brand goals and objectives.
Confidently speak up and express your own views with authenticity and provide supporting data to improve efficiencies Participate in company-wide initiatives to promote VF purpose activation and to improve VF Asia Product Supply systems and processes.
WHAT WE WILL BE LOOKING FOR IN YOU : Proven experience in development of knitted and woven apparel with an exposure to handling a diverse product collection will be an advantage Passionate about product and possess a curious and open mindset to learn Ability to monitor and gather data in a timely manner to facilitate resolutions Strong learning agility and an aptitude for working in a digital environment.
Openness to embrace change and agility to adapt, maintain effectiveness in a rapidly changing environment Aware of personal career aspirations, strengths, areas for improvement and leverages the resources available for self-development Respects different perspectives with an open mindset to learn to grow WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM US : Being part of a business that is Purpose led enabling one to have a positive impact on communities around the world, giving greater meaning to the work that we do.
You will work with a team of diverse and sharp minds that operate with an inclusive and global mindset because our differences are what make us stronger together.
We will provide you with the best in class, work environment, well-being policies and workplace flexibility that is about helping you show up and lean into life with your whole self emotionally, physically and socially.
EDUCATION / WORK EXPERIENCE Academic Degree. Textile or related field Preferred. Working Experience 3 to 5 years related to sourcing.
Supervisory management exposure will be an advantage Language Proficiency : Good communication skills in English. Local language proficiency will be an advantage.
Exposure to digital platforms for developing product, driving process efficiency will be a huge advantage