Demand Planner Women Underwear

Amsterdam, Netherlands
11 Jun 2022
13 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.

PVH Europe

PVH Europe is home to the global headquarters of Tommy Hilfiger and the European offices of Calvin Klein. The company is founded on a dynamic and fast-paced work environment that's fueled by passion, creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Calvin Klein

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.

Founded in 1968 by Calvin Klein and his business partner Barry Schwartz, we have built our reputation as a leader in American fashion through our clean aesthetic and innovative designs. Global retail sales of Calvin Klein products exceed $8 billion in 2015 and were distributed in [over] 110 countries. Calvin Klein employs over 10,000 associates globally. In 2003, we were acquired by PVH Corp., one of the largest apparel companies in the world.

*The Speedo brand is licensed for North America and the Caribbean in perpetuity from Speedo International Limited.

The Department & Team

The Demand Planning team sits under the Buying and Planning pillar within he Calvin Klein Europe organization. The NOS demand planner manages the demand planning process of the Never out of Stock (NOS) Assorment across the Calvin Klein brands.

The Planning team is made up of +20 highly motivated and skilled professionals from various cultural backgrounds and nationalities and sits within the wider Ck world of 100+ associates. Working in a closeknit direct team, while alongside the wider division made up of cross-functional teams in areas such as Design, Merchandising, Sales and Business Operations, makes for an exciting, diverse and inspiring environment to be a part of.

As the long-established Underwear category continues to drive the business and volumes, Swimwear, Performancewear and CK AFA are emerging as strong additions with massive potential, bringing much opportunity for growth and making for an exciting time to be a part of the team.

The Position
The team 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 and strategy plans for the bussiness.

A Demand Planner will be key on supporting the demand planning functions in a considerably fresh new team.

Responsible for driving the EMEA monthly demand forecast for NOS (Never out of Stock) business in Women Underwear. Collaborate with sales managers in Europe, sales and merchandising team as input for the demand plan. Provide required NOS analysis and performance analysis to key stakeholders.

An ideal candidate possesses a deep experience in Data Analysis, Applied Statistics and Supply Chain planning functions. This team member provides context and perspectives for data-driven decision making & drives NOS growth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop demand plans for a 12 months of horizon based on statistical forecasts, trend analysis, and market insides on a monthly basis
  • Monthly create and present the forecast adjustments/summary in sign-off meetings with Production Planning team
  • Liaise with markets during Monthly Demand Meetings and conduct analysis on NOS sales in order to obtain in-depth understanding of NOS performance and expected demand, facilitating more accurate demand planning
  • Collaborate with Product Merchandising with regard to NOS collection to ensure data-driven decision-making
  • Actively manage the NOS new product introduction process, by gathering forecasts from markets, calculating optimal launch quantities, determining / adjusting sell-through rate or products at multiple stages (e.g. before, during, after launch) and developing demand plan
  • Involved in projects aimed at efficiency & continuos improvement
  • Provide reporting on NOS performance to stakeholders on monthly basis and during quarterly meetings (e.g. Quarterly Basic Review report, sales overviews and forecasts, offer composition, ABC overview).
  • Give support on a new planning implementation tool.
  • Data quality checks in the systems.
  • Work cross-functionally to accurately reflect recent trends and achieve continuous improvement in demand forecast accuracy and other demand planning measures.

The Ideal Candidate:
  • Educated to bachelor/master level; Education background: supply chain, business analytics, economics, or any related quantitative field.
  • 1-2 years of experience in Demand Planning or related field
  • Strong analytical and solving skills
  • Ambitious, Passionate & Personable
  • Skills in gathering, interpreting and manipulating data
  • Understanding of forecast error metrics
  • Strong team player
  • Proficiency with MS office with advance skills in Excel (Pivot Tables, Power Query, Power Pivot)
  • Experience with SAP and Advanced planning systems is a plus
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English
  • Detail Oriented and ability to work with large amounts of data.
  • Have the ambition to "walk that extra mile", and open for intellectual challenges.

What You Can Expect from Us:
  • Acompanyculturethat fostersdevelopment, offering trainingand learning opportunities through our very own PVH University
  • An international environment which respects diversity, equality,and individuality
  • Amonthly Covid home- office budget
  • Asmart work programthatempowers ourassociates to workfrom home in the Netherlands, withina flexible schedule
  • Abeautifulstate-of-the-artCampus awaiting you upon our return to the office

Please include a cover letter with your application. We would love to know why this is THE role for you!

COVID-19and Working at PVH

As we continue to navigate the impact ofCOVID-19, the health, safety and well-being of our associates remains our #1 priority. As a result, your recruiting processmay be conducted remotely, primarilyvia phone and video calls. Once you're onboard, you'll join in our Work Smart hybrid way of working, which is focused on connection, collaboration and community, with our dynamic offices and workspaces there to facilitate teamwork and innovation.

In your initial call, our Talent Acquisition Team will outline the full details of our Work Smart hybrid working policy, as well as any adapted measures that may be in place based on current government guidelines.

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.