Men's Non-Denim Merchandiser

Amsterdam, Netherlands
04 Dec 2021
16 Feb 2022
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 KLEIN andTOMMY HILFIGER brands. 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.

We empower our associates to design their future with opportunities to be their best selves. Our associates co-create as one team of creative and innovative people to connect to our consumers around the world and impact our iconic brands to drive fashion forward - for good.

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

These teams work together in an informal setting to create superbly styled and high-end quality products for the European consumer base. Tommy Jeans presents 4 collections per year (Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter) as well as an active Capsules and Collaborations calendar through the year.

The Position:

The Men's Non-Denim Merchandiser position reports into the Men's Senior Merchandise Manager and is a pivotal role to ensure that all Non-Denim KPIs are met or exceeded. The Product Merchandiser takes ownership to achieve sustainable and profitable growth for the Tommy Jeans Men's collection by understanding and applying the consumer needs, brand strategy, company culture and DNA, and balancing different market requirements to create the best product line. Working closely with the wider merchandising team, design and product development as well as country sales teams to deliver the strongest product offering with cross-product storytelling from initial product strategy to product realization.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Creating seasonal range plans and strategies, taking into consideration the needs of Wholesale, Retail & Ecommerce channels
  • Building strong relationships with the Men's Design & Product Development teams to build an efficient & profitable collection, balancing commercial product needs with the seasonal design direction
  • Working collaboratively with the Women's Merchandiser to ensure key strategies and concepts are leveraged across the genders
  • Managing all key milestones and deliverables and organizing key stakeholders to ensure deadlines are met
  • Presenting the line to all market stakeholders during key calendar touchpoints
  • Collaborating with the Market Merchandising team across owned product groups to define the optimum consumer assortment & key product pushes for the season and to support a Good / Better / Best Segmentation Strategy
  • Supporting concept-to-consumer information with Marketing, Product Development and Design - with a focus on innovation in sustainability
  • Conducting various analysis on the collection throughout the season to review sales results, pricing architecture, and product assortment and with that formulating opportunities to maximize potential and efficiency
  • Working with the Market Merchandising team to respond to product queries throughout the sales campaign, ensuring to communicate product changes clearly to all teams.
  • Assisting with the Market Merchandising team to create all go-to-market tools for the sales campaign
  • Forecast the line to identify any opportunities, potential minimum risks and support the Market Merchandising and Buying & Planning team in making the right pre booking and capacity decisions
  • Management of PLM system, ensuring on time and accurate data integrity at all times
  • Identifying & implementing best practices to ensure effective use of time as well as maximum output in the team
  • Leading ad hoc seasonal projects

The Ideal Candidate:
  • Approximately 3-5 years experience in Merchandising, Buying or Product Development, preferably in an international matrix organization
  • Strong entrepreneurial mindset
  • Ability to analyse large amounts of data and build a narrative around trends/patterns to create strategies by thinking outside the box
  • Detail orientated and proactive with a willingness to learn
  • Organizational and management skills - with an ability to manage multiple projects/seasons at the same time
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with strict deadlines
  • Experienced user of MS office, specifically Excel
  • Experience with PLM style management system is a plus
  • Fluent in English, any other European language is a plus
  • Passionate about the lifestyle and apparel/fashion industry, Tommy Jeans Brand and products

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

If you are driven to bring Tommy Jeans to the next level and want to develop and strive in a dynamic team, send us 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.