POSITIONS

 
Japan
TBG-018219

Company:

Consumer Goods & Retail

Position:

7-14 Product Manager / プロダクトマネージャー

Salary(¥):

6-8 million

Responsibilities

1. Gather feedback, ideas and inspiration through the Japanese organisation and constant contact with stores.
2. Suggest and help explain unique products used in the Japan market to buying team
3. Submit regular feedback to the UK team through market reports, both explaining local trends and also responding to season ideas seen at an early stage.
4. Liaise closely with UK team members attending key decision making meetings to ensure they are equipped to represent the Japanese market.
5. Act as a source of local expertise to provide rapid answers and feedback on product ideas from the buying team on an ad-hoc basis.
6. Ensure the Japan office is fully informed about each season and be the local centre of expertise for product knowledge.
7. Ensure senior stakeholders in Japan are informed of important decisions concerning product in enough time to work with stakeholders in London to influence final outcome.
8. Work closely with the International and Japan Merchandising team to agree final order quantities for Japan.
9. Work closely with the International and Japan Merchandising team to agree final ranging for Japan.
10. Make recommendations to the retail team in Japan concerning ranging by store and location.
11. Work closely with the supply chain and quality departments to ensure a smooth exchange of information concerning product.
12. Work very closely with the Merchandising team in Japan to ensure ongoing effective commercial management of each season.

Requirements

1. Strong passion for fashion.
2. Knowledge of the Japanese market.
3. Knowledge of trends and influences.
4. Strong English.