Product Development Officer

Primer Group of Companies

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1 opening
Preferred Educational Attainment
Graduated from college
7 days ago
Application deadline
in 2 months
Recruiter responds
0% of the time
Recruiter last seen
6 hours ago
Retail Industry
Employment Type
Full time
Office Address
Primer Star Center, 2282 Leon Guinto Street, Malate, Manila, Philippines
Minimum Qualifications:
Graduated from college
  • Graduate of any business-related course
  • At least one (1) year of experience in related field

Training/Skills Requirement

  • Knowledgeable on products and with “eye” for selection
  • Critical thinking, analytical and decision-making skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer literate; proficient in spreadsheets
  • Negotiation skills
  • Able and willing to travel

Job Description

A. Job Summary

The Product Development Officer develops a continuous and evolving sourcing and merchandising programs for the brands in the attainment of the sales and marketing objectives.

B. Duties and Responsibilities

  • Formulates sales (trade) objectives for the assigned brands
  • Develops sourcing and merchandise plan for every season based on trends forecast, sales performances, target market and general direction as determined by management
  • Ensures on-time arrival and quality of goods as committed to distributors
  • Participates in the preparation of trade conferences and conducts product orientation to distributors
  • Reviews brand performance through regular review of orders and sales and coordination with distributors
  • Coordinates with Brand Management group on brand updates and directions
  • Negotiates with suppliers for MOQ, pricing, timely claims on defective products and other terms
  • Sets FOB/transfer prices of merchandise to distributors
  • Submits purchase orders and negotiates with factories to ensure maximum confirmation of orders.
  • Manages distributor complaints on products and takes appropriate actions to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Attends and participates in conferences, trade shows or fairs
  • Coordinates with Importation, and Accounting and Finance Departments in facilitating arrival of goods
  • Keeps abreast with new brands and product lines in the market
  • Performs other related tasks that may be assigned by the immediate leader

About Primer Group of Companies
Primer Group of Companies is the exclusive licensee, distributor and retailer of various international brands, such as Tumi, Fitflop, World Traveller and Victorinox Luggage, Jansport, The North Face, Columbia Sportswear, Union Inks and York Air-conditioning. We also operate all the Travel Club, Grind, R.O.X, and Bratpack stores nationwide. We are also involved in the area of industrial products and services through the production and distribution of chemical printing products, retail and maintenance of ACMV and HVAC units with after-sales services and creative graphic design and services.

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