Req ID:  3722

Hong Kong, China

Date:  15-Mar-2023

Category Assistant, Beauty Merchandising Operations

Job Description

Category Facilitation

  • Co-ordinate and handle operational activities / monthly promotions of assigned brands
  • Review brand performance and sales optimization discussion with assigned brands
  • Maintain and update regional VM package to enhance promotional efficiency
  • Participate in renovation swing plan & new store pre-post opening co-ordination
  • Discuss and guide brand to best maximize promotional plan sales through effective implementation
  • Attend store visits / co-ordinate store / brand / new launch feedback
  • Resolve & facilitate AR & brands on pending payments with supporting documents
  • Leading projects assigned specific to drive category sales & marketing support

Administrative Support

  • In-put and update details on brand promotion plan (BPP) VST administration work - billings on promoters, incentives and visual assists
  • In-put spiff mechanics to SA Com system
  • Chargeback on region markdown and testers write off
  • Arrange return-to-vendor (RTV) and inventory rebalance
  • Generating inventory report / raise MO to stores
  • Update promoters’ summary record maintenance
  • Review, arrange and discuss Gift With Purchase (GWP) promotion mechanics
  • Liaise with warehouse on OST on GWP / Testers
  • Liaise with brands on counter maintenance


  • Maintain frequent communication with
    • Store operations, R&A & Warehouse on inventory movements
    • VM & division marketing on promotion set-up & coordination
    • Assigned brand vendors on brands promotion

Regional Initiatives Execution

  • Loyal-T
  • Re-pricing
  • Major Regional Events - i.e. CNY / Golden Week / Global Marketing Events / KOL / Christmas Activations etc

Key Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in any disciplines
  • Relevant retail operations or merchandising experience
  • Possess experience with merchandising capacity
  • Buying and inventory management experience
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills with excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Able to conduct stand-up presentation on business to internal and external parties
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload to meet established deadlines
  • Accuracy and attention to detail

DFS is an equal opportunity employer. It is the Company’s policy and practice to employ, promote and treat all employees and applicants on the basis of merit, qualifications and competency and to provide all employees with a workplace that is free of discrimination. Employment decisions are based on qualifications such as education, work experience and talent, and are made without regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or any other basis protected by law.