The Children's Place SOURCING MANAGER in SECAUCUS, New Jersey

The Manager, Sourcing will be responsible for collaborating with the company’s partners to produce brand-appropriate, high quality merchandise at competitive prices. This position will help implement a global sourcing strategy that meets or exceeds financial and business objectives.

  • Implement the global sourcing strategy that meets or exceeds financial and business objectives while adhering to calendar deadlines

  • Maintain relationships with vendors

  • Collaborate with Global Sourcing Team on costing strategy and cost negotiations to meet financial targets

  • Manage and develop vendor and factor base for capacity management and category planning

  • Maintain vendor partnerships that support the allocation process in an effort to minimize costs and maximize efficiencies

  • Participate in product approval process ensuring on-time delivery and quality product

  • Manage and resolve vendor claims and chargebacks

  • Oversee and develop high performing teams

  • Identify opportunities to improve the efficiency of sourcing processes

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field

  • 5+ years of experience in global sourcing

  • Retail industry experience preferred

Skills and Behaviors:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Must be detail oriented and organized

  • Ability to build cross-functional relationships

  • Ability to interact and influence with all levels within the organization

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with a strong sense of urgency

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office

ID: 2018-29087

External Company Name: Children's Place, Inc., The

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