Sourcing Manager – TFG Footwear & Accessories - Cape Town
The Foschini Group
Parow (Parow)
2d ago

Position Description : Sourcing Manager TFG Footwear & AccessoriesCape TownPermanent The opportunity : An exciting opportunity exists within the TFG sourcing division for a sourcing manager footwear and accessories for all brands within TFG.

The purpose of the role is to ensure synergistic financial benefits across the key commodities within the portfolio. Support purchasing / product strategies to achieve improved operational profitability, Lead time, OTIF, Sell Through, Quality, Reduced cost and increased market share for TFG.

Reporting line : TFG Group Strategic Sourcing ManagerManager role within the sourcing.To establish a well-managed centralised Footwear and Accessories sourcing strategy for all TFG Brands Culture of the team : High performance driven culture with a collaborative approach to deliver individual brand as well as group objectives Responsibilities : 1.

Develop and implement strategic global sourcing strategies and business partnerships.2. Effective mapping of the sourcing footprint to ensure risk management and operational effectiveness : Lean Supply chain management Tracking of key cost drivers (Fabric and components) Consolidation of group requirements to offset inflationary drivers and simultaneously ensure individual brand requirements are still met.

3. Facilitating the pre-selection and approval of international and local suppliers and ongoing vendor management4. Working across all Brands to identify key opportunities and implement in line with their requirements as well as group requirement5.

To facilitate key strategic supply chain objectives : Leverage group scale, Increased stock efficiencies Margin optimization6.

Provide an objective assessment of suppliers when making sourcing decisions7. Ensuring that suppliers are aligned with buying strategies of all retail buying divisions Requirements : Qualifications : Diploma / Qualification in Retail / Manufacturing Experience : 8 to 10 Years Sourcing experience Technical knowledge / experience : Technical Footwear and Accessories experience with attention to detail and a keen eye for product Systems knowledge : Strong MS Word, Excel, Power Point Competencies and behaviours for success : Outline competencies : Must be able to work well within a team and able to work alone Leadership and team dynamics : Ability to develop a strong strategy and implement with all key stake holders internally and externally.

Personal requirements : High energy, analytical thinking and deduction, Strong product knowledge, strong interpersonal skills, positive attitude, Agile, Creative and environmentally conscious, ability learn and relearn, Preference will be given, but not limited to candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act.

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