Client Director – Furniture

Job level Senior
Work exp 15 Years or above
Education Bachelor Degree
Language English
Employment type Full Time
Industry Trading / Merchandising / Wholesale
Job function Management > General Management
Merchandising / Purchasing > Purchasing / Procurement / Sourcing
Sales / Business Development / Customer Service > Business Development
Published On 28/06/2022

Job Accountabilities

  • Responsible for the short- and long-term planning and day-to-day operations of the Global Business Development Department, Home of the company worldwide.
  • Responsible for setting business targets and strategy to ensure the continuous growth of business development with a view to achieving the Company’s growth and objectives
  • Establish strategic connections with senior / new customers and build strong relationships
  • Contribute to client’s business growth by identifying new opportunities
  • Direct and manage all clients’ sourcing initiatives and activities for Connor
  • Continuously build, maintain and strengthen good client relationships for Connor Office and its operating companies worldwide
  • Investigate and manage resolutions of issues and challenges arising from key accounts
  • Oversee business development activities of the Furniture team while handling other project management with senior management to support Connor’s business requirements
  • Manage and develop direct reporting employees for both their training and career growth
  • Mentor and develop his / her team and direct them in finding creative solutions to both client and internal challenges, foster knowledge-sharing across all disciplines internally to ensure collaborative and informed work
  • Encourage respective discipline managers to implement creative solutions
  • Monitor and report on clients’ activities and issues and provide relevant reports to senior management
  • Perform additional duties as assigned to meet both the Department and Company’s objectives

Job Requirements

  • University Degree educated, preferably with a focus in business, merchandising or related disciplines
  • Minimum 15 years related experience, with at least 8 years’ experience in merchandising, sourcing and product development
  • Strong understanding of furniture product and experience building, and costing product offers suitable to Client’s needs
  • Hands-on experience in sourcing industry throughout US and Asian market, particularly in furniture product sourcing & merchandising and product development
  • In-depth knowledge of sourcing, merchandising, product development procedures & processes, and related business development
  • A good understanding of the International Retail market and Asia is required
  • Solid knowledge in quality assurance
  • Excellent negotiation and leadership skills
  • Sound business acumen and problem-solving skills
  • Proactive, sensible, deadline conscious, adaptive, responsible, well-organized and attention to details characteristics
  • Good command in English
  • Occasional travel is required

Connor provides excellent career opportunities to the right candidate. Further information about Connor and our career opportunities can be viewed on our website If you are interested in joining our team, please send your resume with current and expected remuneration packages by clicking   by MS word attachment. 

Connor is an equal opportunities employer. Personal data provided by applicants will be used strictly for recruitment purposes only. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. Applicants who are not invited for an interview within 8 weeks may consider their applications filed for future reference.