Merchandiser, CK Swimwear (fixed term contract)

Calvin Klein
Amsterdam, Netherlands
16 Jul 2022
11 Sep 2022
Full Time
About PVH Corp.

PVH is one of the most admired fashion and lifestyle companies in the world.

We power brands that drive fashion forward - for good.

Our brand portfolio includes the iconic CALVIN KLEIN and TOMMY HILFIGER brands. 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 Calvin Klein

Calvin Kleinis a global lifestyle brand built on iconic essentials and powered by bold, progressive ideals. TheCalvin Kleinbrands -CK Calvin Klein,Calvin Klein,Calvin Klein Jeans,Calvin Klein UnderwearandCalvin Klein Performance- provide us with the opportunity to market products both domestically and internationally at various price points, through multiple distribution channels and to different consumer groups. TheCalvin Kleinbrands are also licensed for a range of products, including fragrance, women's apparel, footwear, eyewear, watches and jewelry in various regions. Global retail sales of products sold under theCalvin Kleinbrands were approximately $9.4 billion in Full Price Retail CK Merchandising Manager 2019.

The tiered-brand strategy was established forCalvin Kleinto provide a focused, consistent approach to global brand growth and development that preserves the brand's prestige and image. Each of theCalvin Klein brands occupies a distinct marketing identity and position. We believe thatCalvin Kleinis well positioned over the next few years to establish itself as the world's favorite brand. With the North Star of "Defying the boundaries of self-expression" guiding its design, marketing and consumer engagement initiatives, we believe that Calvin Klein will convert its investments into ongoing commercial success

The Team
The Swimwear Merchandising team is responsible for successfully driving and implementing the collection- and merchandising strategy in line with all business targets and KPI's and following the key essential consumer- and market trends.

On a cross-functional level, the Swimwear Merchandising team closely interacts with the following teams: Design, PD, GTM, Marketing and Planning.

The Position
This role will provide support to the Senior Merchandise Manager and team in executing a successful product merchandising strategy and the delivery of a collection that meets the European and International specific requirements, and that is in line with strategic company directives. In order to do that, you will be working closely to and provide daily operational and creative assistance and support to Merchandise Manager and be responsible for managing data and internal processes, and coordinating and collaborating both internally within the Merchandising Teams and externally across Cross-functional departments.
This is a unique opportunity to work in multifunctional manner, both directly for and hand-in-hand with the Merchandise Manager across a diverse range of topics and gain invaluable insights and exposure to a broad spectrum of the commercial swimwear business and to the wider industry itself.

Key Responsibilities:

• Management of the merchandising data for Calvin Klein Swimwear, including PLM maintenance
• Helping to drive process and data management consistency though the daily maintenance

of data systems and tools in a consistent manner
• Conducting various research, analysis and creating merchandising tools
• Market research on competitors assortments and pricing
• Running regular reports and analysis on KPI and seasonal performance
• Supporting the Merchandising Manager in daily tasks, s.a. meeting organization, meeting minutes and follow up, creating presentations, sample organization etc.
• Management of ad hoc cross-functional projects

The Ideal Candidate:

• Education: higher (textile) education

• 2y working experience in similar field
• Advanced knowledge in Excel and PowerPoint
• Familiarity with PLM (Oracle) is an advantage but not mandatory
• Excellent English communication written and verbal
• Excellent data analysis skills - able to work with historical data to extract business insights

• High level of accuracy and detail oriented
• Fast learner and talented in organization
• Proactive and enthusiastic spirit
• Able to organize multiple tasks under pressures and deadlines
• Ability to work independently and set own prioritizations within a fast moving environment
• Ability to work in a team
• Brand ambassador / passionate about the product
• Strong interest in fashion and market trends

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

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.

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.

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