Senior Product Market Specialist (m/f/d) BOSS Menswear (Central Hub)

Hugo Boss
Metzingen, DE
06 Nov 2020
03 Dec 2020
HUGO BOSS is one of the leading premium fashion and lifestyle companies with around 14,600 employees worldwide. As diverse as we are at HUGO BOSS, we all share a common goal: to inspire people through our work. In this role, you will have the opportunity to be yourself and to contribute your ideas and your creativity - because, to create something extraordinary, we must explore new paths together. Join our team and discover how you can shape your own future at HUGO BOSS!

Senior Product Market Specialist (m/f/d) BOSS Menswear (Central Hub)
HUGO BOSS AG | Metzingen near Stuttgart | Germany | Full-time

We are looking for a Senior Product Market Specialist (m/f/d) BOSS Menswear (Central Hub) to strengthen the Team Merchandising & Trading Central Markets.

What you can expect:

  • Conducting in-season market analysis including visits to POS to determine white space opportunities
  • Prepare future season's product briefs for global design teams from a Central Hub perspective
  • Report in weekly trading meetings the product specific trends observed based on statistical analysis
  • Produce monthly reporting for top management on key observed trends within our seasonal performance
  • Lead Central Hub interests in EMEA product alignment meetings to influence the EMEA aligned assortment
  • Classify the saleability and advise on the depth of all forward buying for aligned stores
  • Place local buys for Bodywear & Hosiery as well as all Shoes and Accessories distributed in department stores - working closely with local stakeholders in the individual subsidiaries
  • Develop the initial allocation strategy in conjunction with the merchandisers to maximise sell-through
  • Work closely in-season with the merchandisers to spot repeat production potential then influence global teams to deliver additional production in a timely manner
  • Collaborate with Marketing and PR on a hub level to deliver specific projects and align to our retail partners in each market
  • Build and deliver compelling seasonal product training across a variety of relevant formats across the Central Hub

Your profile:

  • Long-term experience as Buyer/Merchandiser within the fashion industry
  • Strong knowledge in Microsoft Office - especially in Microsoft Excel & PowerPoint
  • Fluency in English and German
  • Ability to prioritise tasks based on business needs and to work under pressure
  • Negotiation skills
  • Ability to work as part of team
  • Strong sense of commercial acumen
  • Passionate interest in menswear product
  • Confidence in presenting information in a clear and concise manner
  • Flexibility to travel extensively

Your benefits:

  • Diverse portfolio of tailored training and professional development measures
  • A great clothing discount
  • International and inspirational working environment

Please note that HUGO BOSS AG does not accept unsolicited applications from third parties.

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