Buying & Demand Planner - Calvin Klein Jeans Maternity Leave Cover

Calvin Klein
Amsterdam, Netherlands
21 Nov 2021
06 Jan 2022
Full Time
About PVH

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 Calvin Klein

Calvin Klein is a global lifestyle brand built on iconic essentials and powered by bold, progressive ideals. The Calvin Klein brands CK Calvin Klein, Calvin Klein, Calvin Klein Jeans, Calvin Klein Underwear and Calvin Klein Performance provide us with the opportunity to market products both domestically and internationally at various price points, through multiple distribution channels and to different consumer groups.

The Calvin Klein brands are also licensed for a range of products, including fragrance, women's apparel, footwear, eyewear, watches and jewelry in various regions.

Global retail sales of products sold under the Calvin Klein brands were approximately $9.4 billion in 2019.

The tiered-brand strategy was established for Calvin Klein to provide a focused, consistent approach to global brand growth and development that preserves the brand's prestige and image.

Each of the Calvin Klein brands occupies a distinct marketing identity and position. We believe that Calvin Klein is well positioned over the next few years to establish itself as the world's favorite brand.

With the North Star of "Defying the boundaries of self-expression" guiding its design, marketing and consumer engagement initiatives, we believe that Calvin Klein will convert its investments into ongoing commercial success.

The Team

The CK AFA Buying & Demand Planning Team sits between production, merchandising and sales teams.

Department Information

Calvin Klein apparel business is designed and developed from Amsterdam.

Buying & Planning ensures an optimum seasonal planning from the range plan handover to the official purchase order creation and controls the production flow to ensure in-time deliveries from the factories.

What does a Buying & Demand Planner do at PVH?

Department objectives

Buying & Planning ensures optimum seasonal planning from the range plan handover to the official purchase order creations and controls the production flow to ensure in-time deliveries from the factories.

Key responsibilities
  • Seasonal Planning and Buying
  • Buying Reporting and ad-hoc analysis
  • Communication and planning with buying offices, onshore, offshore
  • Stakeholder Management

Main Activities
  • Creation of the seasonal buy plan, with information obtained from vendors regarding lead times, Minimal Order Quantities and possible upcharges
  • Obtain merchandise forecasted quantities and place pre-buys when early buy is required for timely delivery
  • Manage sales orders versus production orders during the sell-in period and work with the vendors to revise pre-buys where necessary
  • Negotiate and confirm upcharges and best delivery dates with vendors and buying offices based on actuals vs. buy plan analysis
  • Control stock and oversold results
  • Support Buying Operations Coordinator with PO creation, WIP management and OTA (On Time Availability) reporting

Who is the best person for this job?
  • A completed business degree and approximately 3 - 5 years of experience in wholesale planning
  • An analytical mindset and strong communication skills
  • Used to working under pressure with deadlines
  • 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 a cover letter with your application. We would love to know why this is THE role for you!

COVID-19 andWorkingat PVH

As we continue to navigate the impact of COVID-19 and look ahead to shaping our new ways of working, the health, safety and well-being of our associates remains our #1 priority. This meansall ofour teams, including HR, work a bit differently*. Our Recruiting process is conducted remotely, primarily via phone and video calls. New hires will be welcomed through an adapted, at-home onboarding program. Equipment will be delivered safely to your front doors.

PVH Europe and our brands, 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 ofdiversity, andtake 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