Head of Merchandising

Hong Kong, HK

Job Description / Skills Required

Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We’re enabling real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events. At the same time, we are providing advertising options and tools that merchants can use to grow and manage their businesses. Culturally, we believe that great people make great companies and that starting with the customer and working backward moves us forward. Community matters to us on an internal, local and global scale—it’s fundamental to our company’s growth and to the well-being of the world at large. We also value self-awareness, candor, lunch and WiFi. If we match with you, please apply to join us.

Job description

You will be responsible (but not limited) to the following tasks below.
Responsible in managing a team of buyers to achieve Key Performance Index
Leverage historic performance and creativity to develop best practices and efficiencies in business operations, pricing and product assortment strategies for new sellers
Understanding key success drivers and product mix demands based on Hong Kong market conditions
Proactively managing and developing high potential merchants to ensure they have the best understanding of the market and best practices for continuous and exceptional growth
Responsible for sales growth plans and strategies to meet and exceed monthly and quarterly targets for vertical
Working closely with other operation business unit etc City Planners, QA Team and Partner Team
Identify new activities and promotions to be featured, expanding the range of offers to Groupon subscribers in Hong Kong
Develop creative and compelling online advertising proposals to merchants-negotiate and close contracts
Building of strong relationships with merchants and provide business consultation to business owner
Desired Skills and Experience

Relevant Degree Holders in Supply Chain Management or Business Management
Broad business awareness and attention to every little detail
Sharp strategic thinker
Strong leadership and ability to build business from scratch
Strong understanding of web business and priorities
At least 8 years of sales experience with proven track record, with at least 4 years of experience leading a team.
Possess excellent verbal communication and strategic leadership qualities
Detailed orientated, work well in cross-functional teams.
Strong entrepreneur mind-set
Passionate on the ecommerce/FMCG industry
Ability to run quickly with little supervision and adapt to a fast-paced, constantly changing environment.