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Head of Trading

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Head of Trading Salary: Competitive and based on experience Location: Ho Chi Minh City Key Skills: Trading, Leadership, Strategic Planning, Negotiation, Sales Performance

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and experienced Head of Trading to join a leading retail business based in Ho Chi Minh City. This role offers the chance to lead and execute daily operations of a trading team, with a focus on strategic planning, negotiation, and sales performance. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the efficiency of business operations as well as setting strategic goals for the future. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment where you can make a real impact.

  • Lead and execute daily operations of a trading team
  • Responsible for strategic category assortment & development planning
  • Manage relationships with key customers & suppliers

What you'll do:

As the Head of Trading, you will be at the forefront of our client's trading operations. You will be responsible for monitoring, leading, and executing the daily operations of the trading team. Your role will involve developing strategic category assortment and development planning for each channel, managing category purchase and sale planning with margin targets, coordinating promotion plans across categories to build traffic, negotiating with suppliers, working closely with Category Managers/Buyers on assortment/sale/supplier funding/margin targets, analysing sales performance, ensuring the efficiency of business operations, maintaining relationships with partners/vendors/Suppliers, managing relationships with key customers & Suppliers, preparing and reviewing monthly reports to Senior management.

  • Monitor, lead and execute daily operation of trading team
  • Develop strategic category assortment and development planning for each channel
  • Manage category purchase and sale planning with margin target
  • Coordinate promotion plans across categories to build traffic
  • Negotiate with suppliers for category assortment/deal/performance review/promotion/marketing/POG
  • Work closely with Category Managers/ Buyers on assortment/sale/supplier funding/margin target
  • Analyse and action plan to improve sale performance
  • Ensure the efficiency of business operations of Trading Team and set strategic goals for the future
  • Maintain relationships with partners/vendors/ Suppliers and manage relationships with key customers & Suppliers
  • Prepare and review monthly report to Senior management

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for this Head of Trading role will bring a wealth of experience in the retail business, with a strong focus on trading. You will have a Bachelor’s degree or above and over 5 years in a similar position. Your strong communication and negotiation skills will be key to your success in this role, as well as your leadership, problem-solving skills and decision-making ability. You will also have good analytical skills, with the ability to interpret data effectively. Your planning and marketing knowledge will be essential, along with your proficiency in English and computer skills (Word, Excel/PowerPoint). Your self-confidence, leadership abilities, interpersonal understanding, and ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines will set you apart.

  • Bachelor’s degree or above with over 5 years in same position of retail business
  • Strong communication and negotiations skills
  • Strong leadership, problem-solving skills and decision-making ability
  • Good analytical / interpret data skills
  • Good at Plan, Marketing knowledge
  • Good English / Written & Spoken
  • Good computer skill (Word, Excel/PowerPoint)
  • Self Confidence, Leadership, Interpersonal Understanding
  • Ability to work under pressure and deadline

What sets this company apart:

Our client is a leading retail business that prides itself on its commitment to excellence and its focus on creating an inclusive and supportive working environment. They are dedicated to providing their employees with opportunities for growth and development, and they value diversity and inclusivity. This is an excellent opportunity to join a company that values its employees and offers a rewarding and challenging work environment.

What's next:

If you're ready to take the next step in your career, apply today!

Apply today by clicking on the link!

Due to the high volume of applications we are experiencing, our team will only be in touch with you if your application is shortlisted.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: General Management

Focus: Corporate Strategy

Industry: Retail

Salary: Competitive package

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: Ho Chi Minh City

Job Reference: 8YCOE2-CD0DB4EE

Date posted: 28 May 2024

Consultant: Trang Tran

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