Job Ad ABOUT YOUR ROLE : You will be an integral part of the sourcing team, working with internal and external stakeholders, to ensure that our products are developed at the forefront of sustainability and in alignment with the brand design and future vision.
You will support your manager to ensure all products hit the calendar deadline dates, working with the brand development teams, and the sourcing headquarters in Singapore.
You will be supporting the Sourcing Manager / Assistant Sourcing Manager, to execute the multi-year sourcing strategy to support brand growth.
YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE : (but not limited to)Ensure adherence to the brand development calendar timeline, effectively raising problems, when found and discuss solutions with your managerWork with vendor to deliver on-time execution of all samples and support technical design requirements for the assigned brand categoryWork with your manager to understand the brand product development strategies and execute operational activities with internal teams and vendors independentlyEffectively implement work plans with regular monitoring against the direction and work with your manager to prioritise actions with internal and external counterparts.
Analysing data and provide summaries to support vendor performanceAccountable to work with internal stakeholders across Production, Global Material Supply, Logistics and Quality teams to achieve the brand goals and objectives.
Confidently speak up and express your own views with authenticity and provide supporting data to improve efficienciesParticipate in company-wide initiatives to promote VF purpose activation and to improve VF Asia Product Supply systems and processes.
WHAT WE WILL BE LOOKING FOR IN YOU : Proven experience in development of knitted and woven apparel with an exposure to handling a diverse product collection will be an advantagePassionate about product and possess a curious and open mindset to learnStrong learning agility and an aptitude for working in a digital environment.
Openness to understand change and agility to adapt, maintain effectiveness in a rapidly changing environmentAware of personal career aspirations, strengths, areas for improvement and leverages the resources available for self-developmentRespects different perspectives with an open mindset to learn to growWHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM US : Being part of a business that is Purpose led enabling one to have a positive impact on communities around the world, giving greater meaning to the work that we do.
You will work with a team of diverse and sharp minds that operate with an inclusive and global mindset because our differences are what make us stronger together.
We will provide you with the best in class, work environment, well-being policies and workplace flexibility that is about helping you show up and lean into life with your whole self - emotionally, physically and socially.
EDUCATION / WORK EXPERIENCEAcademic Degree. Textile or related field Preferred.Working Experience 2 years related to sourcing.
Language Proficiency : Good communication skills in English. Local language proficiency will be an advantage.Exposure to digital platforms for developing product, driving process efficiency will be a huge advantageVF Diversity Vision StatementVF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business.
The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the , females, protected veterans and the disabled.
VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV / AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.