Buyer and Product Developer


The West Kowloon Cultural District


The West Kowloon Cultural District will establish a new vibrant cultural quarter located on a dramatic harbour-front site in the heart of Hong Kong  了解更多



Buyer and Product Developer (Ref:18143)Apply on or before:02/09/2018Working Location:Hong Kong Island (Cyberport Office) 

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Museum Retail Merchandising, the role of Buyer and Product Developer is key to ensuring the delivery of a truly unique M+ cultural retail experience via a wide range of products.  Through the creation and purchase of extraordinary product offerings that deliver an on-brand message, profits will be maximized, and the visitor experience will be enhanced.   

You will be responsible for:

  • working closely with the Senior Manager, Museum Retail Merchandising, developing and implementing the retail buying and product development strategy for the commodities including books, stationary and paper products;
  • ensuring that the requisite structures, systems and procedures are in place to implement the buying and product development strategy;
  • developing, procuring and managing core ranges of quality merchandise that are aligned with the collections, brand and activities of M+;
  • creating new product development programmes for exhibitions, gallery openings and other activities within agreed deadlines.
  • working closely with relevant stakeholders to gain collection insight for product development and comprehensive understanding of the programmes to develop suitable or seasonal products and meet customer and financial expectations;
  • leading product training to respective parties for the product offerings knowledge education which helps enhancing customer’s experience and maximising sale opportunity;
  • defining supplier’s requirements, terms of business, supply logistics and relationship management; and
  • monitoring warehouse and stock supply to make sure timely information for stock availability and delivery. 

You should:

  • possess a recognised university degree in any disciplines;
  • have at least 7 years of relevant experience working with renowned retailers with the specialisation in either books, stationary or paper products;
  • possess experience managing a sizable buying function with a wide supplier base and sophisticated collaboration matrix;
  • have proven track record of product development in museum or related organisation which successfully drive sales and revenue;
  • demonstrate strong business acumen, project management, negotiation and influencing skills;
  • be a good team player, creative, flexible, well-organised, presentable and result-driven; and
  • possess good communication skills, proficient in both written and oral English and Chinese. 

For interested parties, please submit your application along with your CV on or before 2 September 2018 via online application or by mail quoting the reference number, name of the position, expected salary and your availability to: 

Ms. Michelle ChengWest Kowloon Cultural District AuthorityUnits 608-613, Level 6, Core C, Cyberport 3, 100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong

Data collected will only be used for job application processing. Applicants not being invited for interview within 4 weeks from 2 September 2018 may assume their applications unsuccessful.

All related information will be kept up to 24 months and all personal data will be destroyed afterwards.

For more information or contact

Ms. Michelle Cheng at 2200-0220