Req ID:  5095

Hong Kong, China

Date:  29 Aug 2023

Category Assistant, Planning, Fashion

Job Description

The Category Assistant is supporting our Merchandising and Planning teams in their daily business and takes part in projects to improve how the category works together. He/she will work in one of our brand teams and will support the management of Promotions & Margins, as well as Orders & Inventory.


Key Responsibilities


  • Management of Purchase Orders
    • Maintenance/Tracking
    • Coordination with brand partners & DFS logistic team
  • Support in all Pricing-related topics, particularly for our monthly promotional activities
    • Creation of Price Changes & Promotions in system
    • Follow-up on execution
  • Support Revenue Management with Vendor Support agreements
    • Creation
    • Tracking
    • Follow-up with brand partners
  • Maintenance of relevant category reports
  • Management of return logistics and other merchandising topics with brand partners
  • Support of ad-hoc and improvement projects

Key Requirements

  • College or University Degree preferred or equivalent work experience
  • Previous merchandising and/or planning and/or Shared Services Center Preferred
  • Proficient in MS Excel, MS Word and PowerPoint
  • Excellent at problem solving and handling multiple priorities
  • Detail-oriented and analytical
  • Action Oriented
  • Customer Focus (internal customer) and Interpersonal Savvy

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.