Merchandising Assistant - DFS2231901 in Hong Kong at DFS

Date Posted: 8/29/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Provide assistance in the daily administration of office functions, including the coordination of information needed by corporate office, divisions and vendors.

Key Responsibilities:

• Follow-up on correspondence, requests and projects as directed by the Merchandise Manager.
• Interface with the divisions and vendors via phone, e-mail, fax, and letters/memos with a twenty-four hour response time.
• Update and maintain division assortment plan files.
• Generate daily, weekly and monthly Inform reports as required and appropriate.
• Maintain organized files, records and detailed departmental data regularly.
• Maintain vendor information in DFS Merchandise Systems database. Maintain UPC code, cost and retails in MCS.
• Compile statistical data using Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint for Monthly report needs, strategy meetings and any other presentations throughout the year.
• Assist the MM and VP, GMM with meeting preparations and presentation material.
• Other projects as assigned.

Key Requirements:
COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:
• Action Oriented
• Customer Focus
• Decision Quality
• Dealing with Ambiguity
• Functional / Technical Skills
• Interpersonal Savvy
• Organizing
• Planning
• Priority Setting
• Problem Solving EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
• College degree or equivalent experience preferred.
• Previous merchandising and/or planning experience preferred.
• Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Powerpoint.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills to a variety of organizational levels.
• Good at problem solving abilities and handling multiple priorities.
• Very detail oriented, with a high level of accuracy and the ability to detect inconsistencies in data.