Branded Is Hiring!

Sourcing Analyst

About

At BRANDED, we are building a global digital consumer product platform that transforms marketplace sellers into international brands loved by millions. We hire talented individuals who are enthusiastic in partnering with the most successful founders of third-party brands on Amazon and other marketplaces to help them unlock growth and achieve global scale.

Since inception in late 2020, we have quickly scaled our platform to a growing portfolio of best-selling brands with more than 700,000 reviews on Amazon's marketplace, collectively generating $150m in gross revenue. Through our global presence in New York, Paris, Miami, London, Berlin and Asia, we have the ability to create a preeminent global multi-brand e-commerce platform in a growing e-commerce marketplace.

BRANDED's leadership team is composed of e-commerce pioneers and senior executives from Goldman Sachs, SoftBank, Lazada, Alibaba and Amazon, and combines decades of investment, technology, operation and supply chain experience. Leading investors have joined our journey including Target Global, Declaration Partners, Tiger Global, Kreos Capital, Lurra Capital, Regah Ventures, Kima Ventures and Vine Ventures.

We are looking for top talent to join us!

Job Description

About the role:
We are building up our Global Sourcing Team in Shenzhen. As a Sourcing Analyst, you will be responsible for supporting the implementation of sourcing strategies on a project level.

What you will do:
• Source products and suppliers all across the country,develop new suppliers or factories to expand our current supplier base.
• Ensure the supplier quotations and samples can be completed ontime and provide on-time order execution.
• Initiate new projects and identify cost saving opportuinity under guidance of senior team members or managers.
• Drive Cost Analysis and Cost-breakdown the products based on the good understanding of products, structures, components or materials and negotiate prices.
• Work together with Sourcing Manager to on-board qualified suppliers or factories.
• Identify qualified suppliers and factories, meanwhile give deep research and assess their capacity and capbilities to meet the business needs.
• Search the current trends and niche products, understand customer needs for target markets.

Preferred Experience

*Who you are *
• You are passionate about a semi-start up company and result-driven.
• You are expericed in Retail/FMCG/Trading with more than 5 years (Direct Sourcing, Merchandising or supplier management experience).
• You are comfortable influencing suppliers and factories based on solid product knowledge.
• You are comfortable working in a fast pace environment and setting or adjusting priorities.
• You are a good team player and fast learner, highly organized, excellent follow-up skills with limited system support.
• Good analytical and problem-solving skills, critical thinking ability.
• General knowledge in benchmarking cost information.

We are seeking for people who:

  • Are owners. Our people think long term and don’t sacrifice long-term value for short-term results. They act on behalf of the entire company, beyond just their own team. They never say “that’s not my job”.
  • Are continually raising the bar. Our people drive their teams to deliver high quality products, services and processes. They ensure that defects do not get sent down the line and that problems are fixed so they stay fixed.
  • Are sincerely open-minded, and are willing to examine their strongest convictions with humility.
  • Nurture and embrace differing perspectives to make better decisions. Our company is global from the get go, collaborating effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures is key.

Recruitment Process

Next steps
If you are ready to join our fast-paced new company, apply below! I will personally review your application within the following week. If your profile and experience fit our requirements, I will invite you for a first phone call.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, age, or national origin will be considered. No qualified applicants will be discriminated against on the basis of disability or protected veteran status.

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Shenzhen, China ()
  • Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience: > 5 years

Sounds like something made for you?