Product Development Associate

The Product Development Associate develops a continuous and evolving sourcing and merchandising programs for the brands in the attainment of the sales and marketing objectives.

Responsibilities

  • Develops sourcing and merchandise plan for every season based on trends forecast, sales performances, target market and general direction as determined by management.
  • Ensures on-time arrival and quality of goods as committed to distributors.
  • Participates in the preparation of trade conferences and conducts product orientation to distributors
  • Reviews brand performance through regular review of orders and sales and coordination with distributors
  • Coordinates with Brand Management group on brand updates and directions.
  • Negotiates with suppliers for MOQ, pricing, timely claims on defective products and other terms
  • Submits purchase orders and negotiates with factories to ensure maximum confirmation of orders.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

  • Graduated from college; Graduate of any business-related course
  • At least one (1) year of experience in related field

Preferred Requirements/Qualifications

  • Knowledgeable on products and with “eye” for selection
  • Critical thinking, analytical and decision-making skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer literate; proficient in spreadsheets
  • Negotiation skills

Location
Manila

Status
Open

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