Retail Expansion Specialist

Istanbul, Turkey
04 Dec 2021
30 Dec 2021
Full Time
The Team

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, Warner's, Olga brands, as well as the digital-centric True&Co. intimates brand. 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. For more information, visit

Now we are actively looking for a Retail Expansion Specialist to join our organization, who will be part of implementing Turkey Expansion plans come true, managing all occupancy costs of TH/CK O&O/franchise stores, head office and managing all operational process of store openings for both Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein brands.

The Position
Lease Management:
  • Responsible for site selection and negotiation for new locations in the designated regions
  • Participating in site tours to various markets to narrow down potential real estate options for final executive approval
  • Learning and penetrating new real estate markets and determining ideal location suitable for development
  • Gathering and evaluating economic, demographic and other market data to identify and prioritize key markets
  • Working with internal business partners to create business case justification (P&L)
  • Managing and maintaining broker/leasing company/landlord relationships
  • Negotiating LOIs and work letters for properties selected
  • Negotiating lease alongside Legal team

Cost and Legal Management:
  • Collaborating with internal business partner to validate our real estate strategy including lease terminations, consolidations, expansions, renewals and relocations
  • Managing deal timeliness, property standards and budget goals alongside internal partners
  • Negotiating commercial terms If needed after store openings according to store performance
  • Following up all legal documents and finalization of their signings and also organizing/updating company agreement archives
  • Monthly update of Occupancy Cost/Capex budgets, working closely with finance department

Store Opening:
  • Working closely with HQ/local project/development/franchisee managers, design teams and finance teams throughout the lifecycle of a real estate deal from site selection to project completion
  • Managing all third parties and collaborate with all related internal departments who needs in involve store opening process
  • Managing communication between shopping mall management and general contractors during opening process
  • Organizing all site deliveries from our internal warehouse to site according to GC's requested dates
  • Coordinating people and processes to deliver projects on time, within budget and with the desired outcomes aligned to objectives

The Ideal Candidate
  • University degree in a business-related major, e.g., Business Management, or related field required; advanced degree preferred
  • 2+ years of real estate/project management experience in a global organization
  • Fluent in English (both written and spoken)
  • Outstanding knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Organized, result and detail-oriented, self-led
  • Strong ability to multi-task and juggle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong strategy, finance, critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skill
  • Strong relationship management, interpersonal and teaming skills with a willingness to learn from others
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Proficiency in storytelling and developing clear and concise written presentations to leadership with a strong ability to articulate clearly and confidently
  • No obstacles for travel

What You Can Expect From Us
  • A company culture that fosters development, offering training and learning opportunities through our very own PVH University
  • An international environment which respects diversity, equality, and individuality


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