Branch Manager, Nanjing

  • Purchasing
  • Jiangsu - Nanjing

For the sourcing office of a European textile & accessories company, Talent Fishers is looking for a Branch Manager to accompany the growth of the Business Activity in China.

Location: Nanjing

Reporting to: General Manager (based in Shanghai)

Scope: Manage the Nanjing office, focusing on sourcing and quality control for the company headquarters.

Job description

- Manage office operations within company policies and procedures

- Manage a team of 15 merchandisers, supplier engineers, QC and assistant

- Supervise the selection and development of new suppliers

- Ensure timely response to quotation requests from headquarter

- Lead weekly meetings with merchandisers to ensure follow up of orders, samples, quality and logistics issues

- Ensure smooth cooperation between buyers in Europe and merchandisers in China

- Maintain good relationships with suppliers, supervise large contract negotiations

- Follow up on outstanding invoice payments

- Ensure good understanding of quality control standards among the QC team

- Strive for continuous quality process and system improvement

- Supervise the sourcing and evaluation of new suppliers for samples according to European headquarter needs

- Ensure the motivation of each team member, provide training when necessary

- Follow up on human resources tasks and regularly report to the GM

- Control and approve weekly staff expenses and reimbursement

Job requirements

- University degree, preferably in economics or supply chain management

- Experience in textile & apparel industry

- Experience in sourcing or quality

- Significant experience in industrial environment in China

- Experience in a foreign company

- Minimum 5 years experience in leading a team

- Experience in managing an office/branch preferred

- Strong communication and interpersonal skills

- Good project management skills

- Ready to travel

- Well organized

- Hands on

- Strong problem solving skills

- Fluent in English and Mandarin

- Knowledge of French is a plus

Suitable candidates will be contacted within 30 days after application.

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