PVH Planning Assistant, Region North (Tommy Hilfiger & Calvin Klein)

London, United Kingdom
21 Jan 2022
29 Jan 2022
Full Time
About PVH

With a history going back over 130 years, PVH has excelled at growing brands and businesses with rich American heritages, becoming one of the largest global apparel companies. We have over 30,000 associates operating in over 40 countries with over $8 billion in revenues.

Founded in 1968 and acquired by PVH Corp. in 2003, Calvin Klein is a global lifestyle brand that exemplifies bold, progressive ideals and a seductive, and often minimal, aesthetic. We seek to thrill and inspire our audience while using provocative imagery and striking designs to ignite the senses. We strive to make a positive impact on the world. We inspire passion in our people. We embody authenticity and embrace individuality.

Tommy Hilfiger is one of the world's leading designer lifestyle brands, internationally recognised for celebrating the essence of "classic American cool" style. Founded in 1985, Tommy Hilfiger was acquired by PVH Corp. in 2010. We engage consumers through 360° marketing campaigns, innovative events, exciting collaborations and brand partnerships, and work with some of the biggest names from the world of Fashion, Art, Music and Entertainment.


PVH Central Planning & Buying is responsible for the selection, range building and product strategy for the Region North. In a constantly changing retail environment, we look to build the best assortment for each of our retail, wholesale and concession partners based upon customer profile, sales targets and regional retail landscape.

Working closely with all key stakeholders (merchandising, wholesale, retail operations, visual merchandising and store teams) collaboration, strong communication and a passion for opportunity and success are the foundations for this team!

Reporting into the Planner the Planning Assistant plays a key role in supporting the team to deliver the range strategy for a number of divisions for one of our brands, across the whole Region.

Focusing on our seasonal ranges they will work closely with the wider Buying and Planning team to collectively ensure a cohesive strategy across multiple sales channels and countries.

Responsibilities include:
  • Assist Planning team with producing daily/weekly reporting, for all channels across Region North (retail & wholesale).
  • To prepare analysis packs as necessary and provide commentary for the team.
  • Monthly/Seasonal forecast review and hindsight for Retail and Wholesale.
  • Contribute to departmental merchandising planning strategy, with the customer and brand in mind.
  • Collaborate with relevant stakeholders across both Region North and Amsterdam head office teams.
  • Updates central planning documents ensuring key deadlines are hit for both retail and wholesale central functions.
  • Assist with sizing analysis, and help optimize range performance through micro-range analysis and reporting, working with the trading teams.
  • Works with Wholesale teams to support in season trading across a number of partners.
  • Maintain planning data/ fields within various systems: SAP BW/ HANA, Excel. Focus on accurate management of seasonal line details.
  • Support wider team to ensure smooth process for new and refit stores.
  • Formulate new systems and processes aiming to continually improve merchandising practices.
  • Supports in post season analysis and feedback creation.
  • Manage general administrative duties for the wider Planning team.

About YOU
  • You'll be educated to an A level qualification (or equivalent) or above.
  • Experience with Excel required, with basic understanding of formula creation and large data management.
  • You'll have good analytic skills.
  • You'll be personable and have the ability to build relationships with ease.
  • You'll be a commercially astute and have an interest in the wider fashion industry/current competitive marketplace.
  • You have a passion to excel within the Planning & Buying function within PVH.
  • You will work well with change, being able to quickly adapt and work with pace.


At PVH, we understand that the success of our organisation is directly related to our hardworking and dedicated associates who contribute their time and talents to help make our Company the success it is. That is why we are committed to providing a competitive and comprehensive benefits program that offers the protection, peace of mind and flexibility designed to support our associates - both at home and at work.

Benefits include:
  • Up to 65% off CK and TH Retail Purchases
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Competitive pension plan
  • Life insurance cover
  • Corporate discount on Dental Insurance
  • Health cash plan
  • Competitive bonus scheme
  • Flexi hours

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 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.

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