Senior Manager Sourcing & Production

Amsterdam, Netherlands
19 Sep 2021
20 Nov 2021
Full Time
About PVH Corp.

PVH is one of the most admired fashion and lifestyle companies in the world. We power brandsthat drive fashion forward - for good. Our brand portfolio includes the iconicCALVIN KLEINandTOMMYHILFIGERbrands.We market a variety of goods under these and other nationally and internationally known owned and licensed brands. PVH has over 40,000 associates operating in over 40 countries and $9.9 billion in annual revenues. That's the Power of Us. That's the Power of PVH.

The Team

Supply Value Chain department in PVH Europe focuses on the full network between company and its suppliers and customers. The Team drives strategic and operational processes that enables the business to ensure modern and compliant supply chain.

The Position

Support definition of the sourcing strategy for circular knits product category on global level ensuring the brand's current and future sourcing needs are addressed. Ensure an optimal allocation that achieves business margin, sustainability and delivery targets for that category. Support the definition & execution of a rapid response model to support quick turn around programs for Europe market.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Support definition of the global sourcing strategy for circular knits product category
  • Organize meetings w/ account and brand teams to understand current & future product needs, ongoing challenges & potential solutions
  • Collate information from Production Mgmt, Planning, Control Tower, RM, Account teams to assess categories current vendors matrix & capabilities
  • Ensure deep understanding global source base for category & landscape (vendor mix/ topography/ FTA/ technology/ innovation/ regional trends)
  • Liaise with different PVH functions (e.g. Digital, CR, Sustainability, RM) to understand future needs & translate into sourcing requirements for product category
  • Ensure strategy for product cluster is future proof & reflecting the business needs (including sustainability/ innovation needs)
  • Ensure vendor consolidation & support counter sourcing/ cross quoting exercises with account & brand teams to ensure right product is allocated at the optimal vendor
  • Support cluster strategy meetings per defined cadence to formulate 3-5 strategy
2. Validate actual allocation vs. planned sourcing strategy
  • Conduct checks on actual allocation vs. planned strategy via seasonal post mortem
  • Understand reasons for deviation and address by either adjusting the strategy or correcting allocation with account & brand teams
  • Ensure strategy is adjusted to reflect macro disruptions(e.g. Force majeure, Cotton shortages...etc.)
3. Support the development of a Rapid response model for category & drive implementation
  • Partner with related the Rapid response team and SVC functional teams to develop a scalable rapid response model for Europe
  • Liaise with other regional teams to assess how model can be adapted for other regions

The Ideal Candidate:
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in apparel sourcing / manufacturing environment
  • Experience of the end-to-end value process; ability to work with both product teams, sourcing teams and external vendors
  • Strong Supplier and vendor "market knowledge" of circular knits category
  • Bachelor Degree in Textiles, Fashion or supply chain management
  • MBA is a plus
  • Leadership & coaching
  • Negotiation skills
  • Interpersonal skills & Communication
  • Computer, technically competent
  • Team Management Capability

What You Can Expect from Us:

  • Acompanyculturethat fostersdevelopment, offering trainingand learning opportunities through our very own PVH University
  • An international environment which respects diversity, equality,and individuality
  • Amonthly Covid home- office budget
  • Asmart work programthatempowers ourassociates to workfrom home in the Netherlands, withina flexible schedule

  • Abeautifulstate-of-the-artCampus awaiting you upon our return to the office

Please include a cover letter with your application. We would love to know why this is THE role for you!

PVH Europe and ourbrands,TOMMY HILFIGER and CALVIN KLEIN, are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse community of associates with a strong sense of belonging. We believe we are bettered by all forms of diversity, and take pride in working with top talent from every walk of life and corner of the world. In the spirit of inclusivity, qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, ethnicity, ability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, nationality, race, religion or sexual orientation.

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