Buyer, Women's Apparel - Calvin Klein

Recruiter
Calvin Klein
Location
New York, New York, United States of America
Posted
02 Aug 2022
Closes
17 Sep 2022
Ref
PVH1USR33072WDINTERNALENGLOBALEXTERNAL
Level
Manager
Hours
Full Time
POSITION SUMMARY: The Buyer is responsible for ensuring that the merchandise strategy for the assigned departments meets or exceeds financial plans. Acts as leader with the cross functional teams (buying, planning, visual merchandising, design, Global Merchandising, and allocation).

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB:
  • Execute the brand vision through excellence in assortment merchandising.
  • Develop and guide seasonal assortments supplementing design influence with strong product development.
  • Owner of the business - Responsible for the day-to-day product and financial management
  • Responsible for product life cycle including style/assortment set up, order entry, markdowns, receipt management and inventory discrepancy reconciliation.
  • Prepare weekly, monthly and seasonal sales and inventory analysis reports.
  • Manage all operational aspects of the business.
  • Partner with planning and store allocation team to ensure merchandise distribution strategies are executed to align with brand and seasonal messaging.
  • Influence business opportunities based on trend, prior experience, data and analysis.
  • Assist in the maintenance of the OTB with the support of the Planning team while maintaining and tracking receipts.
  • Visit the stores regularly to review merchandise, presentation, identify problems, gain feedback and initiating actions accordingly.
  • Maintain industry awareness and knowledge through brick-and-mortar store and online retailers
  • Build and maintains strong cross functional relationships among CKI internal teams and all third party/exclusive vendors.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

Experience: Minimum of 5 years of retail buying experience.

Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent

Skills:

  • Strong presenter with the ability to lead
  • Must be highly organized & possess strong analytical skills.
  • Strong computer skills: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Google applications, etc
  • Flexible to deadline demands, ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

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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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