Merchandiser Tommy Hilfiger Womenswear

Amsterdam, Netherlands
10 Oct 2021
24 Dec 2021
Full Time
Job Title: Merchandiser - Tommy Hilfiger Womenswear

Reporting into: Merchandise Manager - Tommy Hilfiger Womenswear

Department & Team: Womenswear Product Merchandise Team- Tommy Hilfiger Womenswear

Revision Date: 2 September, 2021

About PVH Corp.

PVH is one of the most admired fashion and lifestyle companies in the world.

We power brands that drive fashion forward - for good.

Our brand portfolio includes the iconic CALVIN KLEIN, TOMMY HILFIGER, Van Heusen, IZOD, ARROW, Warner's, Olga and Geoffrey Beene brands, as well as the digital-centric intimates brand. True&Co. 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.

About Tommy Hilfiger

Tommy Hilfiger, which was acquired by PVH Corp. in 2010, is a global apparel and retail company with more than 16,000 associates worldwide. With the support of strong global consumer recognition, Tommy Hilfiger has built an extensive distribution network in over 90 countries and more than1,400 retail storesthroughout North America, Europe, Latin America and the Asia Pacific region. Global retail sales of theTommy Hilfigerbrand were $9.2 billionin 2019

Founded in 1985, Tommy Hilfiger delivers premium styling, quality and value to consumers worldwide with a brand portfolio that includesTOMMY HILFIGERandTOMMY JEANS.

Tommy Hilfiger is one of the world's most recognized premium designer lifestyle groups and is recognized for celebrating the essence of "classic American cool" style, featuring preppy with a twist designs.

Its focus is designing and marketing high-quality men's tailored clothing and sportswear, women's collection apparel and sportswear, kidswear, denim collections, underwear (including robes, sleepwear and loungewear), footwear and accessories. Through select licensees, Tommy Hilfiger offers complementary lifestyle products such as eyewear, watches, fragrance, swimwear, socks, small leather goods, home goods and luggage.

The Team
The Tommy Hilfiger Womenswear division is one of the main business drivers within Tommy Hilfiger. Based in the Amsterdam Global HQ, the team is split into 4 sub teams: Design, Production, Sourcing & Development, Buying & Planning and Merchandising & Sales.

These 4 teams work together in an informal setting to create styled and high-end quality products for the Global consumer base. Tommy Hilfiger Womenswear presents 4 collections per year (Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter).

The Position
As a Merchandiser working in the Womenswear Division, you will be part of the Product Merchandising team creating and executing seasonal collections for specific "Outerwear and Denim products". You will work closely with the Merchandise manager in the team who is responsible for multiple product groups. Next to that, you will work in collaboration with the developers from the development team, the designers, Together with the Merchandise Manager you will also work on the range plans for the seasonal collection, including margin targets, styles/option count and price build ups.

Key Responsibilities:

Position Responsibilities

The Merchandiser will be reporting to the Merchandising Manager of Womenswear and will have the following responsibilities
  • Gain understanding of Markets and trends by pursuing (field) market research
  • Work collaboratively with the Merchandising Manager to create seasonal range plans, taking into consideration the needs of Wholesale, Retail & Ecommerce channels
  • Build a strong relationship with Design and Product Development and collaborate with them to build a commercially strong collections in alignment with range plans, by providing guidance during the collection-building process (e.g. in Merchandising brief handover, Sketch and Proto reviews), and presenting the collection at key meetings
  • Close collaboration with the other merchandisers within the Womenswear division or other divisions
  • Responsible for execution and communication of market and merchandise-specific changes to products throughout the development process
  • Review and perform different angles of sell-in/sell-out analysis and reporting needed for planning and evaluation of respective lifestyle and/or category to support (management) decision-making
  • Present and explain the collection (e.g. looks, styles, and laydown) to the markets in several key milestone meetings
  • Ensure forecasting and updates at given milestones and conduct PLM related activities
  • Support Divisions in market smart pricing and margin management

The Ideal Candidate:
  • 4-8 years' experience
  • -High level of creative and analytical skills
  • -Ability to handle pressure while working on multiple tasks under tight deadlines by providing high quality work results
  • -Strong entrepreneurial mindset
  • -Understanding of Global countries requirements and ability to translate the needs into the collection
  • -Team player mindset, embraces team mentality and collaboration
  • -Excellent skills in MS Excel (reporting and handling big data amount, executing pivots and other analysis) as well as Word and Power Point are a plus
  • -Ability to travel
  • -Fluent in English

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 an up to date portfolio and motivational letter with your application. We would love to see your aesthetic as well how you commercially design to understand 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.