Senior Planner Merchandising

Amsterdam, Netherlands
28 Oct 2021
03 Dec 2021
Part 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.

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 Merchandise Planning team sits within the General Merchandising and Product Management (GMPM) team

The GMPM team, in close collaboration with divisions, gives strategical direction, sets objectives on collection KPIs, drives change and monitors results, as well as building a closer link between countries, retail, ecom and head office to fulfill consumer needs by creating the framework for profitable assortments

The Merchandise Planning team is the divisional business partner for data-driven collection planning and decision making. We ensure the translation of long-term strategic growth into short-term and seasonal objectives in a wholesale channel driven environment. We drive operational excellence through check and balancing of key KPIs to achieve divisional and brand goals. The Merchandise Planning team is a cross-divisional team that works closely with individual divisions through dedicated Merchandise Planners.

The Position
Reporting into the Merchandise Planning manager, the Merchandise Planner plans seasonal range plan that are reflective of the divisional strategies and company KPIs. You will run deep dive analyses on collection performance, and support the Merchandise Planning Manager in translating the conclusions in storylines presentable to a wider audience. As a skilled user of data sources, you will be an ambassador for data usage in divisions.

You will work closely with merchandise teams and product development teams on collection performance and range plan targets. In parallel, you are involved and updated on product strategies and process improvement projects sitting in the GMPM team.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Understanding of divisional processes and development calendar, monitoring performance and development of multiple seasons
  • Seasonal planning in alignment to seasonal and yearly targets, on growth drivers, merchandise flow and optimal balance product fashionability mix
  • Executing continuous check and balance on seasonal collection development and forecasts, liaising with Product Merchandisers, Product Development, Merchandise Planning Manager and Buying&Planning
  • Attending key milestone meetings such as MCR and Pricing Meetings
  • Post-Seasonal in-depth analyses on collection performance, as input for Range Plan targets
  • Converting conclusions from analyses into Powerpoint slides
  • Updating and maintaining periodic master data reports and workbooks
  • Being an ambassador and driver towards Product Merch and Product Developers to use Tableau and master data reports
  • Handling detailed data requests from Product Merch outside of Tableau and master data reports
  • Identifying master data quality issues in reports
  • Involvement as Expert in new projects within GMPM

The Ideal Candidate:
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, understanding how big datasets are build
  • Must be an effective communicator, able to manage expectations with different stakeholders and prioritize during conflicting deadlines
  • Proactive attitude with ability to work under pressure in a dynamic environment with ad hoc deadlines
  • Methodical, numerical and analytical mindset
  • 1 - 2 years planning experience in a commercial industry
  • Team player and flexibility in working hours e.g. overtime in peak periods
  • Medior knowledge Powerpoint
  • Prior understanding of merchandising and merchandise planning is preferred
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written as verbal

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

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.