Demand & Supply Planner

Amsterdam, Netherlands
19 May 2022
03 Aug 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 KLEINandTOMMYHILFIGERbrands.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.

About Tommy Hilfiger

TOMMY HILFIGER is one of the world's most recognized premium lifestyle brands, uplifting and inspiring consumers since 1985. The brand creates iconic style, which comes alive at the intersection of the classic and the new, co-created with people who are shaping culture around the world. TOMMY HILFIGER celebrates the essence of classic American style with a modern twist. Tommy Hilfiger offers premium, quality and value to consumers worldwide under the TOMMY HILFIGER and TOMMY JEANS lifestyles, with a breadth of collections including men's, women's and kids' sportswear, denim, accessories, and footwear. Tommy Hilfiger has an unwavering commitment to sustainability and inclusivity.

Global retail sales of TOMMY HILFIGER products were approximately $9.3 billion in 2021 and the brand is powered by more than 16,000 associates worldwide - present in 100 countries and more than 2,000 retail stores, including its largest global flagship store at PVH acquired Tommy Hilfiger in 2010 and continues to oversee a focused approach to growing the brand's worldwide relevance, presence, and long term growth.

What does a Demand and Supply Planner NOS do at Tommy Hilfiger?

Based in Amsterdam, the Demand and Supply Planner manages the end-to-end demand and supply planning process for the Never out of Stock (NOS) Assortment of the Tommy Hilfiger Footwear and Accessories business. The role is responsible for driving the EMEA monthly demand forecast in close collaboration with key Regional Demand Planning and Sales teams, internal Markets and Product Merchandising teams, as well as insights gathered through market knowledge and quantitative analysis.

Demand plans translate into Supply Plans, which comprise of a monthly buy as well as an update to the long term rolling vendor forecasts with the main goal of minimizing lead-times and ensuring timely delivery.

This role will work closely with cross-functional teams and key stakeholders to assess opportunities for growth and contribute to and drive process improvement initiatives from inception to completion. We are looking for someone who likes a challenge, has an open mindset and enjoys working in a dynamic environment.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop demand plans for a 12/24 month horizon based on statistical forecasts, trend analysis, and market insights on a monthly basis.
  • Liaise with regional demand planning teams during the Monthly Demand Review Meetings and conduct analysis on NOS sales in order to obtain in-depth understanding of NOS performance and expected demand, thereby driving increased forecast accuracy whilst optimizing sales opportunities.
  • Collaborate with Product and Market Merchandising on the NOS collection to ensure data-driven decision-making leads to an efficient and commercially viable assortment.
  • Actively manage the NOS New Product Launch process from gathering forecasts from markets, determining sell through rates and initial buy volumes to an eventual business case sign off.
  • Provide reporting on NOS performance to stakeholders on monthly basis and lead the quarterly review/performance meetings.
  • Manage the monthly buy cycle with the vendors (monthly buying and updated supply plan forecasting).
  • Driving the supply process by working with sourcing hubs & off-shore teams to effectively maintain sufficient inventory levels and fulfilment of market demand.
  • Confirming buys, negotiating delivery dates and additional details with vendors.
  • Planning vendor capacity and raw material requirements for upcoming 12 months.
  • Liaising closely with the Operations team on buy amendments and challenges faced within the supply chain.

Who is the best person for this job?
  • Educated to bachelor/masters level; Education background: Supply Chain Management, Business Management, Economics, or any related quantitative field.
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in Merchandise Planning, Retail Planning and Demand or Supply/Production Planning.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Skills in gathering, interpreting and visualizing data.
  • Ability to work autonomously and to take ownership of tasks. A proactive approach is required.
  • Strong communication skills and a natural in stakeholder management.
  • Ambitious, passionate and personable.
  • Proficiency with MS office and advance skills in Excel (Experience with SAP and Advanced planning systems is a plus).
  • Fluent in English.

This role seamlessly combines supply chain management knowledge, forecasting, demand planning and fashion into one. We are looking for a planner who can connect the dots, someone who can oversee end-to-end planning on a high-level but also be able to successfully operate at the lowest level of detail.

What can you expect from us?
  • All the bells and whistles: reimbursed commuting expenses, 25 days annual leave, discount on your mandatory Dutch Health Insurance, and pension plan
  • Work at our beautiful state-of-the-art Campus, complete with a gym and a People's Place cafĂ©, located by the water in the heart of Amsterdam
  • We foster a culture of development, offering training and learning opportunities through our very own PVH University
  • Our smart work program empowers our associates to work at their preferred location within a flexible schedule
  • Sample sales and year-round discounts on TOMMY HILFIGER and CALVIN KLEIN products
  • A chance to unwind with weekly social activities
  • To top it all off, you will be working in an organization that encourages an entrepreneurial mindset, employees that are driven, solution oriented and value a collaborative culture

Please include an up to date portfolio and motivational letter with your application. We would love to see your aesthetic as well how you commercially design to understand 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.

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