Senior Global Visual Merchandiser (m/f/d) | temporary | part-time

Recruiter
Hugo Boss
Location
Stuttgart, DE
Posted
18 Feb 2022
Closes
26 Jul 2022
Ref
101234-en_US
Our vision is to establish HUGO BOSS as the leading premium tech-driven fashion platform worldwide and to be one of the top 100 global brands. At HUGO BOSS, we work as a team to apply our knowledge, skills and experience together and create a diversity of ideas and solutions. What unites us? We love fashion, we change fashion!

At HUGO BOSS, you have the opportunity to contribute your personality, ideas and creativity - because only when we break new ground together can we create something unique. Become part of our team of more than 14.000 employees worldwide and shape your future/drive your future/drive your growth, at HUGO BOSS!

Senior Global Visual Merchandiser (m/f/d) | temporary | part-time
HUGO BOSS AG | Metzingen near Stuttgart | Germany | Part-time

To strengthen the Global Visual Merchandising Team, we are looking for a Senior Global Visual Merchandiser (m/f/d) on a part-time basis. The position is temporary as maternity cover for two years. A highly motivated team of real Our team of motivated team players is looking forward to your application.

The Senior Global VM will report into the Head of Global Visual Merchandising within Global Store Design & VM, being part of the Global Retail. In this senior position you are a true role model and a VM professional, within the Global VM team, and act as a VM ambassador in both head office as well as in the markets. Key tasks and responsibilities will include to direct, support and monitor the market's VM teams in all their local VM setups in order to enable and motivate them to ensure a perfect execution of global VM standards, within both retail and wholesale channel, fully in line with predefined visual directives. An excellent knowledge of global VM trends within the premium lifestyle segment as well as working in an international retail and wholesale environment across multiple regions is an absolute must-have.

What you can expect:
  • Global VM key contact for APAC region (Greater China and SEAPAC hubs)
  • DCC/SSL project (Density Capacity Calculation and Store Structure List) for store concepts and new key openings, in close collaboration with Window Execution team and Store Space Allocation
  • VMP's (Visual Merchandising Products) development and calculation of all VM props, hangers and mannequins, in close collaboration with Store Design
  • Direct, support for and monitoring of VM Hub Heads and their local VM teams
  • Ensure implementation of all VM setups for both brands in a corresponding region
  • Conduct video call meetings to further develop regional VM teams and establish impeccable visual standards at the POS, across all distribution channels, act as VM ambassador and competent sparring partner for regional VM needs
  • Create the VM direction as well as supporting the roll-out of global visual guidelines throughout VM Guides and other VM Tools for both brands
  • Holistic project management, organize and manage major VM projects e.g. VM Tools, Trainings, Guidelines, together with interfaces from several other global departments, as Store/Window Design, Marketing, Brand Management, Buying & Merchandising, etc.
  • Lead and/or support these projects and instruct all involved in a timely manner and within budget


Your profile:
  • A great team player with strong communication competencies, also being able to motivate others and moderate delicate or complex topics in a professional manner in a diverse environment
  • Intercultural curiosity and able to travel
  • Strong affinity with design and fashion
  • Having a modern and flexible work ethic and being able to finish projects with fast pace lead times in a solution-oriented way
  • At least 5 years of experience on international VM strategies in a global role within a premium fashion/lifestyle brand
  • Proven knowledge of various distribution channels in both retail and wholesale, such as: free standing stores, Shop-in-Shops, Outlets and Airport stores
  • Fluent knowledge and understanding of English language, both in verbal and written, a great understanding of German language is a pre
  • MS Office skills. Software skill set in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign are a pre


Your benefits:
  • Made for Me: three days in Metzingen and two days working remotely. Our hybrid working model "Threedom of work" is as individual as your personal needs.
  • Today. Tomorrow. Always. Sustainability is one of our key values, and more than just a trend. We are committed to environmental, animal and climate protection, and human rights.
  • Does innovation drive you? Same for us! We have digitized most of our workflows and almost fully automated our logistics centres.
  • Exclusive discounts for shopping and arts: benefit from discounts for family and friends along with free entrance to more than 15 international art museums.
  • High-performing people need a healthy balance. Take advantage of the employee gym, the beach volleyball field or yoga classes on the rooftop terrace.
  • As a fashion company, we value good taste in everything - including food. Welcome to our own restaurant and café, Times.


We are a global company with our employees representative of the world at large. Our inclusive culture embraces each person's authenticity and individuality. We are committed to equal employment opportunity. And we believe our equitable work environment helps unleash your full potential and inspires you to thrive.