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Sportswear Sourcing Specialist - Urgent Hiring
We are looking to hire a remarkable Sportswear Sourcing Specialist to join our high calibre team at Brand Folio in Dubai.
Growing your career as a Full Time Sportswear Sourcing Specialist is an awesome opportunity to develop exceptional skills.
If you are strong in decision-making, cooperation and have the right experience for the job, then apply for the position of Sportswear Sourcing Specialist at Brand Folio today!
We are looking for a candidate who has experience in sourcing sportswear brands. The ideal candidate should work well with the internal brand team, the company management and the factories.
The key responsibilities include :
Have established partnerships with suppliers to ensure that delivery timelines and product quality is ensured.
The candidate should work with the factories to ensure that :
Factories are approved by brand principals and factory audits are undertaken as required by contractual obligations.
Sampling protocols including lab dips, proto samples, production samples and any other requirements are met in a timely manner.
The purchase order process and the production process including XF dates are maintained as per standards.
Quality standards are spot checked and maintained with the factories.
The brand related legal requirements including labeling requirements to authenticate the brand are followed as per agreements.
Communication with the factory is carried out on a daily basis and the internal team appraised of all relevant updates on a periodic basis.
Evaluate new sourcing opportunities in order to adhere to product deadlines within the scope of factory capacity and capabilities.
Manage the seasonal product calendar keeping in minds the trends in the sports and sport lifestyle industry, trade regulations and the direction of the brand.
Manage the sourcing for club related teamwear products which require faster turn around and smaller production runs.
Play a significant role in building the sourcing strategy for the company and help execute the seasonal sourcing plan.
Ensure that cost analysis is conducted to keep the sourcing costs within the parameters set without diluting the product quality.
The ideal candidate would have the experience of working in the sportswear sourcing industry and with a multi-cultural environment.
The candidate would have the experience in working with factories in China, Turkey, Egypt and Bangladesh.
Working within strict deliverable timelines is an essential part of the profile.
At least 5 years’ experience in the field of sportswear sourcing, costing and manufacturing is imperative.
Experience in working with production for soccer related teamwear for the different tiers of club product is necessary.
Knowledge of materials and functional aspects of technical fabrics would be necessary.
The profile is based in Dubai and the position requires travel to the factories as and when required.
The ideal candidate would have a degree in textile manufacturing and will have a strong analytical and organizational mindset.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications is necessary.
A candidate who can work in a dynamic environment and adapt quickly to the challenges faced would be ideal.
About the company
Brand Folio LLC is the regional distributor for a leading sports brand in the Middle East, Africa and CIS.
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