Global Demand Planning Manager - Tommy Hilfiger

Amsterdam (Gemeente), Noord-Holland (NL)
16 Aug 2022
16 Sep 2022

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 is the Power of Us. That is 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.

The Team

Based in Amsterdam, the Global Demand Planning Manager will manage a team of EMEA and IM (International Market) demand planners who are responsible for the monthly demand process consisting of demand planning, commercial targets, budgeting and assortment planning. The role is tasked with connecting the EMEA demand outcome with the International markets demand plans, leading to global insights on the overall Tommy Hilfiger and Tommy Jeans Demand for the NOS business.

The Position

The Global Demand Planning Manager will be responsible for driving the 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. As well as working on process alignment between the brand, finance, channel and regional planning teams to ensure the best possible outcome. Connecting main inputs into a ‘best in class’ demand plan and commercial NOS assortment.

The main stakeholders will be EU Regional Planning teams, Channel planning teams, IM NOS planner. Market- and Product Merchandisers, General Merchandise, Business control / finance and Merch Ops.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the demand process for the various NOS lifestyle businesses with a strong focus on connecting all financial and commercial targets.

  • Oversee the Global demand planning process and align the processes across multiple regions.

  • Connect the demand plan with the Integrated Demand Plan (IDP), as part of the E2E planning light beam.

  • Optimize reporting on budgets, assortments, sales and demand.

  • Provide proposals on process improvements and adjustments

  • Stakeholder Management

  • Participate in projects related with NOS and E2E planning (Blue Yonder / Integrated Demand Planning).

  • Support the BPO group and business by analyzing processes and best practices, pursuing effective structures and ways of working, and drive alignment across lifestyle labels/divisions.

  • Foster a culture of inclusivity and development.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Educated to bachelor/masters level; Education background: Supply Chain Management, Commerce/ Business Management, Economics, or any related quantitative field.

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Demand Planning,  Supply Planning, Merchandise Planning, Retail Planning etc.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Understanding of forecast error metrics.

  • Skills in gathering, interpreting and visualizing data.

  • Ability to work autonomously and to take ownership of tasks.

  • Team Management skills

  • 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.

What You Can Expect from Us:

  • A company culture that fosters development, offering training and learning opportunities through our very own PVH University 

  • An international environment which respects diversity, equality, and individuality 

  • A monthly Covid home- office budget

  • A smart work program that empowers our associates to work from home in the Netherlands, within a flexible schedule 

  • A beautiful state-of-the-art Campus awaiting you upon our return to the office

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

PVH Europe and our brands, 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-19 and Working at PVH

As we continue to navigate the impact of COVID-19, the health, safety and well-being of our associates remains our #1 priority. As a result, your recruiting process may be conducted remotely, primarily via 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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