Careers

We are always looking for talented individuals to join our team and play an important part in our ambitious plans for the future. You will find below the roles that we are currently recruiting for. If you would like to apply for any of these roles then please email your application to recruitment@hi-group.com. 

If you don’t see anything that matches with your skills and experience right now but would like to be considered for roles in the future, then don’t hesitate to get in contact with us by email at recruitment@hi-group.com. 

Sourcing Manager

APRIL 5, 2022
Location

Global HQ

Job Description

Develop strong long-term partnerships with suppliers of fabrics and trims in order to ensure outstanding levels of service and quality are delivered at all times
Understand the global market for sourcing in the apparel industry and create a sourcing strategy that is optimized based on country of origin, lead time, cost, quality, and other commercial levers
Identify new and/or emerging suppliers and production countries, assess capabilities and risks, successfully negotiate, and onboard new suppliers
Constantly develop and refine action plans to optimize the supplier base in terms of cost, quality, and service performance
Create metrics to objectively review supplier performance, with an associated process to manage and improve it
Solve problems of varying scale related to suppliers and materials in order to contribute to the overall performance and service level of the organization
Work closely with colleagues in Sales & Marketing to understand the needs of current and potential customers, sourcing materials to meet those needs, and delivering accurate outcomes in short timeframes
Participate in customer meetings to offer sourcing expertise and develop a strong understanding of customer strategy and priorities
Study market trends and opportunities related to sourcing and the apparel industry, attend relevant industry events, and bring best practices back to the organization
Build and maintain readily accessible and up to date information on current and potential suppliers, materials, pricing, and trends/innovations

Qualifications
  • 3+ years of experience in sourcing materials for an international apparel manufacturer, or similar role in a closely related industry
  • An understanding of garment construction and technical knowledge related to the production of materials used in garment creation would be a distinct advantage
  • Confident yet humble, able to work effectively with people at all levels, across cultures and countries
  • Possess strong negotiation skills combined with commercial acumen, able to quickly assess alternatives and take actions to solve problems
  • Highly analytical but with a broad experience of business to be able to understand and collaborate with various stakeholders
  • Highly organized and structured in your approach to work in order to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in science/business/economics, or related subject
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fluent level of English language ability

To apply for this role please email your application to recruitment@hi-group.com 

Apparel Innovation Director

APRIL 5, 2022
Location

Global HQ

Job Description
Develop and execute an innovation roadmap and strategy that meets the long-term needs of the organization and creates quantifiable value for customers
Build and manage an innovation pipeline that builds competitive advantage through new product conceptualization and creation, mainly focused on the sportswear, teamwear, activewear, and innerwear segments
Implement a product development protocol with clear guidelines, from ideation and conception through to commercialization
Understand the needs of current and potential customers and create tangible opportunities for product co-creation
Build a scalable approach to research and the creation of insights, and provide visibility into the opportunities and implications for customers (i.e. market landscape, competitors, brands, channels)
Develop and manage the annual operating plan and associated budget for innovation initiatives, in line with the long-term strategy and investment plan
Engage current and potential customers with impactful communication across various formats to showcase the organizations innovation capabilities (e.g. meetings, customer visits, events, documents and presentations, etc)
Recruit, develop and grow a multi-disciplinary team
Authentically engage with colleagues at all levels to create world-class products for customers
Qualifications
  • A sincere passion for innovation and apparel product design & development, combined with 10+ years of experience in apparel manufacturing or a closely related industry
  • Broad experience of collaborating with varying sizes of organizations, with experience of working with international businesses and global brands as a minimum
  • Player/coach mentality; flexible and hands-on leader, equally comfortable with managing detail and strategic vision, you will have a reputation as a problem-solver and strategic thinker
  • Blend creativity, business acumen, and emotional intelligence to work successfully with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholder functions and profiles
  • Direct experience of new product development and innovation pipeline management that has delivered customer-centric products to market
  • History of working jointly and successfully with sales & marketing functions to showcase compelling product, design, and innovation capabilities to current and potential customers
  • Possess confidence with maturity; able to bring opinions but also open to listen to ideas and suggestions
  • Affinity with lifestyle, fashion, and other consumer-facing industries
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in industrial/fashion design, science, or similar subject
  • Strong working knowledge of professional design programs such as Photoshop, Illustrator, CLO, VStitcher, etc
  • Native/fluent level of English language ability
  • First class interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills

To apply for this role please email your application to recruitment@hi-group.com 

Merchandising Officer

APRIL 5, 2022
Location

Headquarter

Job Description
Coordinate with both internal and external customers
Develop products according to customer needs
Prepare customer and order documentation
Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree or higher in any relevant field
  • Knowledge of garment industry would be an advantage
  • Good command of English
  • Can work as part of a team and good interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Energetic and responsible approach to work
  • Strong skills in using Microsoft Office

To apply for this role please email your application to recruitment@hi-group.com 

Purchasing Officer

APRIL 5, 2022
Location

Headquarter

Job Description
Coordinate with external suppliers
Compare and evaluate suppliers
Prepare order documentation
Track orders and ensure timely delivery
Review and monitor quality of purchases
Coordinate with internal departments
Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree or higher in any relevant field
  • Knowledge of garment industry would be an advantage
  • Good command of English
  • Can work as part of a team and good interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Energetic and responsible approach to work
  • Strong skills in using Microsoft Office

To apply for this role please email your application to recruitment@hi-group.com