Merchandise Manager, Global Calvin Klein Underwear Women's

Recruiter
Calvin Klein
Location
New York, New York, United States of America
Posted
20 Aug 2022
Closes
04 Nov 2022
Ref
PVH1USR33356WDINTERNALENGLOBALEXTERNAL
Level
Manager
Hours
Full Time
POSITION SUMMARY:

The Merchandise Manager for Calvin Klein Women's Underwear leads the creation of product strategy and brand growth for the global market. This position collaborates closely with the cross-functional team to execute on seasonal product assortment needs. The role is responsible for the alignment of all global merchandising strategies, and building the product line plan in order to achieve or exceed annual financial goals. They must ensure that the line plan addresses a global brand vision while at the same time meeting local needs.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB:
  • Establishes the product vision and builds the global merchandising line plan. Partners with regional merchandisers in the development of region specific line plans.
  • Collaborates with key stakeholders; influences and drives to consensus all short and long range merchandising strategies and objectives for the Women's Calvin Klein Underwear categories.
  • Leads calendar adherence for Global Merchandising deliverables and cross-functional critical deadlines
  • Brings customer and market prospective to the design and product development process. Thoroughly understands the brand's target customer by tracking attitude and lifestyle trends.
  • Ensures the successful implementation of merchandising strategies by providing direction to Design and Technical Design teams.
  • Collaborates with Design to identify seasonal brand messaging; Confirms product and assortment details and facilitates product changes
  • Works with Sourcing partners to execute product development needs, track samples, review protos and establish and meet pricing targets.
  • Collaborates with regional merchandising partners on global pricing strategies to ensure key global programs are aligned.
  • Partners with Marketing and Packaging teams to develop product messaging and packaging.
  • Manages seasonal projections and analyzes global bookings, reporting out on conclusions and key merchandising KPI's (adoption rates, style productivity, and alignment).
  • Supports the Director Global Merchandising on ad-hoc projects and analysis requests.
  • Manages the Merchandiser while supporting their growth and development.
  • Provides regional teams with product knowledge and serves as an informational resource.


QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

Experience: 6-8 years of Global Merchandising progressive experience

Education: Bachelor's degree in Merchandising or equivalent

Skills:
  • Strategic thinker who recognizes opportunities and can influence decision makers to move to execution
  • Strong product sense with proven experience in driving product assortments and partnering with Design to conceive product concepts that drive business
  • Strong problem solving, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Must possess high level of analytical skills and conceptual creative ability
  • Excellent written/verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Must possess global perspective with international market experience
  • Strong knowledge of the competitive landscape


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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