Junior Planner

Milano, Italy
02 Aug 2022
15 Sep 2022
Full Time
PVH has evolved from its 1881 roots to become a diversified global company with over $9 billion in revenues through a combination of strategic acquisitions and by successfully growing our brands globally across the Wholesale, Retail, E-commerce and Licensing channels.

PVH Corporation made several acquisitions over a decade that has redefined the identity, performance and long-term growth potential of the Company. Through these transformative acquisitions, we have secured our position as one of the largest branded lifestyle apparel companies in the world, with a diversified portfolio of iconic lifestyle apparel brands, led by Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein. Together, these two brands represent over 75% of our worldwide business and are expected to continue to drive future revenue and profitability growth.

As a much larger organization, we continue to operate under our core business principles, which value leaders who hold the highest ethical standards, while also driving results across the business. At PVH, we take great pride in our passion, integrity, individuality, partnership and accountability, and we believe that these attributes will serve as key competitive advantages.

Our people are our greatest asset, we believe that investing in our talent will allow us to continue to grow our business


PVH Planning, Buying & Merchandising Team is responsible for the selection, range building and product strategy for the Italian business. In a constantly changing retail environment, we look to build the best assortment for each of our retail, wholesale and concession partners based upon customer profile, sales targets and market landscape.

Reporting into the Planning Manager, the junior planner will play a key role in supporting the team to deliver the range strategy across the whole Italian Market, will work closely with the wider Buying and Planning team to ensure a cohesive strategy across multiple sales channels and will be pivotal in creating and interpreting analysis to back-up the range plan strategy.

  • Support the delivery of the planned sales and profitability across the divisions by managing and optimizing departments through effective planning and working with B&M for in season trading
  • Collaborate with relevant stakeholders across both Italian market and Amsterdam head office teams
  • Support in the running and analysis of weekly/monthly and seasonal trade reports
  • Plan documents ensuring key deadlines are hit for both retail and wholesale functions
  • Determine sizing strategy based on in depth analysis, in collaboration with B&M
  • Maintain planning data/ fields within various systems: SAP BW/ HANA, Excel. Focus on accurate management of seasonal line details.
  • Formulate new systems and processes aiming to continually improve merchandising practices.
  • Support in post season analysis and feedback creation for Retail & Wholesale channels

  • 2-3 years' experience within a Retail company
  • A completed University Bachelor's degree (business or finance, preferred)
  • Retail Merchandise Planning or Allocation experience preferred
  • Business fluent in English language (written & verbal)
  • System skills (Planning/Merchandising Systems, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong analytical and retail math skills
  • Proficiency in data management
  • Attention to detail
  • Open minded, working well with change, being able to quickly adapt and work with pace

  • Acompanyculturethatfostersdevelopment,offering trainingand learning opportunities through our very own PVH University
  • An international environment which respects diversity, equality,and individuality
  • Asuper modern approach to Fashion, Omnichannel, we are pioneering the industry
  • An hybrid-workingprogramthatempowersourassociates to workfrom everywhere (where applicable)
  • An yearly welfare program, iOS devices, superb Application to enhance collaboration
  • A best in class People's Place inside the Milan Office
  • A fantastic environment where you can fail fast and learn fast

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