Sourcing Merchandiser


Company Info

HR2B's client

Our client is the exclusive direct sourcing arm of Kmart Group that operates the iconic retail brands Kmart Australia, Target Australia and Catch

Job Information

Work At
Ho Chi Minh
Procurement/ Purchasing
Nguyen Anh Tuan
Nguyen Anh Tuan
Tel: +0937855075 Ext: N/A
Job description

- Sample Execution: Have a great collaboration between buyers, designers and sourcing merchants to ensure complete alignment on the product vision of the buying portfolio, allowing the merchant to choose the right manufacturing partners to execute our samples accurately. The sourcing merchandiser must leverage global insights and design capability of supplier base to complement and enhance the buyer & designer’s product vision.

- Supplier Strategy: The sourcing merchandiser ensures high-quality suppliers are available to support our strategic aspirations. This requires ongoing work in understanding developments in the manufacturing base within the region to keep suppliers sharp and honest. We believe in building long-term relationships with a narrower set of key supply partners who show continuous high performance to our delivery, ethical and quality standards as well as price/sample expectations.

- Lowest Cost: Pricing is the critical deciding factor in business, hence the sourcing merchandiser must join manager in high visibility and complex competitive negotiations and seek to optimize price by leveraging effective negotiation strategies with suppliers, and seek continuous improvement with manufacturing counterparts. The sourcing role is responsible for price negotiations, and therefore directly accountable for FOB price and margin outcomes of the buying portfolio assigned.

- Delivery: This role is required to help improve delivery accuracy and production timelines of our supplier base. We need suppliers who can respond fast to sales trends and understands the value in short lead times.

- Communication & People Management: The role is a key collaborator between buying, quality, supply chain, and sourcing teams and requires great communication and interpersonal skills. The sourcing merchandiser is responsible for ensuring strong collaboration with suppliers and buying teams alike, utilizing tools such as Time-and-Action (TNA) model to ensure accurate order tracking. The sourcing merchandiser must seek to resolve all escalated issues or seek timely guidance from the regional merchandise manager.


- Bachelor's Degree in Textile Engineer or any relevant field
- 3-5 years of sourcing background in apparel and textile, good networking with vendors and factories
- Fluent in English
- Good at time management, negotiation skills, good communication skills, both written and verbal
- Ability to learn and work under pressure


Contact Information

You can apply online, send your CV or call Nguyen Anh Tuan at this number

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