Senior Buyer, Mens, Woven Shirts and Outerwear

Location
New York, New York, United States of America
Posted
06 Apr 2022
Closes
04 Jun 2022
Ref
PVH1USR30533WDINTERNALENGLOBALEXTERNAL
Hours
Full Time
The Senior Buyer is responsible for strategically partnering with management to create and execute the merchandise strategies for assigned departments to meet or exceed financial plans while acting as a leader with cross-functional teams (Planning & Allocation, Design, Product Development, Production, Visual Merchandising, Field Merchandising, etc.)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Train and develop direct reports, serving as the leader of the business, while simultaneously allowing team and cross functional partners the creative freedom and opportunities to act as the managers of their individual departments
  • Work with VP/DMM and MM on company and divisional objectives, executing top level strategic initiatives to meet financial goals
  • In season departmental management to identify key opportunities; analyze the business and react with timely chase buys, cancellations, and promotional pricing suggestions to maximize business
  • Aligns with Planning on seasonal receipt plans for the department by classification. Plans will support merchandise strategies, penetration shifts between core and fashion, and climate/store tiering opportunities in order to deliver topline results
  • Works in partnership with Design, Product Development, and Production to develop and edit categories, ensuring product supports financial strategies and ensures strong communication regarding details/changes
  • Creates balanced assortments in terms of: brand appropriateness, fashion vision, quality, fit, value, IMU, style/SKU count and key item depth. Fully understands historical results by key program and item to ensure future line covers business needs
  • Ensure effective communication with the field organization. Solicit frequent feedback and integrate into future strategies
  • Acts as expert on competition, including pricing, style & key messaging and uses knowledge to make sound recommendations for classifications
  • Collaborate with Visual Merchandising to drive marketing and in-store presentation
  • Foster an environment of continual training and development
  • Builds relationships through effective collaboration & participates as a solution oriented team member

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 6-8+ years of Merchandising/Buying experience; in Men's a plus
  • College Degree
  • Strong manager and leader of cross-functional teams
  • Must be highly organized & possess excellent analytical acumen
  • Efficient computer skills, including MS Office Suite
  • Flexible to deadline demands, ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Will have significant influence to financial accountability. This role is integral in driving style/color assortment, cost decisions as well as investment by store tier
  • Must demonstrate a solid understanding of fashion trends/customer insight and provide input to Design relative to business needs
  • Motivation to exceed plan
  • Financial analysis capability
  • Highly collaborative, fast-paced, and deadline-driven environment

PVH Corp. or its subsidiary ("PVH") is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment on the basis of their individual capabilities and qualifications, consistent with applicable law and without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law. In addition to complying with all applicable laws, PVH also has a strong corporate commitment to inclusion, diversity and to ensuring that all current and future PVH associates are compensated solely on job-related factors such as skill, ability, educational background, work quality, experience and potential. To achieve these goals, across the United States and its territories, PVH prohibits any PVH employee, agent or representative from requesting or otherwise considering any job applicant's current or prior wages, salary or other compensation information in connection with the hiring process. Accordingly, applicants are asked not to disclose this salary history information to PVH

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