Req ID:  2696

Hong Kong, China

Date:  21 May 2023

Category Assistant, Merchandising, Watches & Jewlery

Job Description

The Category Assistant, Merchandising, is responsible for supporting the merchant team in the execution of the merchant strategies and plans.  This role supports the merchandising daily business, assist planning, development, and analysis of assortments and in-stores implementations.

Key Responsibilities

  • System management
    • To perform all necessary merchandising programs: PIM, SAP, MCS, DMS, BI, INFORM, SACOMM
    • Data input and system updates
    • Product Management
  • Management of assortment maintenance process 
    • Maintenance tracking 
    • Coordinate with merchants on execution 
    • Regular review to activate and inactivate sku for system clean up 
    • Consolidate monthly incentive plan to communicate to stores
    • Manages VST invoicing and payment
  • Vendor Management
    • GWP, material and VM requests and coordination with vendors
    • Staff incentive results coordinate with vendors and store 
    • Input spiff in SACOMM 
  • Reporting
    • Generate daily, weekly and monthly INFORM department reports
    • To prepare statistical reports for merchandise manager’s analysis on requests
  • Merchandising Administration
    • Follow up on correspondences, requests and projects as directed by Merchandise Manager
    • Assists all aspects of daily clerical support to the team

Key Requirements

  • College or university degree preferred 
  • Previous merchandising and/or planning experience preferred
  • Proficient in MS Excel, MS Word and PowerPoint
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent at problem solving and handling multiple priorities
  • Detail-oriented and analytical
  • Action oriented and resourceful

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.