PVH Allocator, Region North (Tommy Hilfiger & Calvin Klein)

Recruiter
PVH
Location
London, United Kingdom
Posted
27 Oct 2022
Closes
29 Nov 2022
Ref
PVH1USR34749WDINTERNALENGLOBALEXTERNAL
Level
Manager
Hours
Full Time
About PVH

With a history going back over 130 years, PVH has excelled at growing brands and businesses with rich American heritages, becoming one of the largest global apparel companies. We have over 30,000 associates operating in over 40 countries with over $8 billion in revenues.

Founded in 1968 and acquired by PVH Corp. in 2003, Calvin Klein is a global lifestyle brand that exemplifies bold, progressive ideals and a seductive, and often minimal, aesthetic. We seek to thrill and inspire our audience while using provocative imagery and striking designs to ignite the senses. We strive to make a positive impact on the world. We inspire passion in our people. We embody authenticity and embrace individuality.

Tommy Hilfiger is one of the world's leading designer lifestyle brands, internationally recognised for celebrating the essence of "classic American cool" style. Founded in 1985, Tommy Hilfiger was acquired by PVH Corp. in 2010. We engage consumers through 360° marketing campaigns, innovative events, exciting collaborations and brand partnerships, and work with some of the biggest names from the world of Fashion, Art, Music and Entertainment.

About THE ROLE

PVH Merchandising is responsible for the budgeting, product trading and supply chain strategy for the Region North business. In a constantly changing retail environment, they look to drive the optimum assortment for each retail location, based upon: customer profile, sales targets and regional retail landscape.

Working closely with all key retail stakeholders (buying, retail operations, visual merchandising and store teams) collaboration, strong communication and a passion for opportunity and success are the foundations for this team!

The Allocator plays an integral role within the PVH Merchandising team, providing accurate information for allocation planning, stock replenishment and trading purposes to ensure stock is directed to the stores in the right volumes at the right time to optimise profitability.

The Allocator will be specifically responsible for Tommy Hilfiger Men's Full Price (Retail Stores, Consignments and Concessions) across at Region North (UK, Ireland, Netherlands, Nordics).

Responsibilities include:

Best In Class Merchandising:
  • Create initial allocation plans for Never Out of Stock (NOS) and seasonal assortments and proactively amend these plans based on changing trading environment
  • Review and monitor replenishment levels to maximise opportunity across store portfolios
  • Review performance and propose actions to the best sellers and top performing stores in time to positively impact future trade
  • Analyse individual store performance and suggest action plans
  • Assist merchandising team in producing daily/weekly reporting (e.g. Expected Deliveries, % Shipped Report, Pack and Hold etc.) for all channels across the business (Retail, Outlets, Concessions)
  • Assist merchandising team in end-of-the-season and in-season markdown preparations (all channels). Ensure stock builds for sale and promotional events by store are accurate and carried out in time
  • Build and maintain seasonal product database (Retail, Concessions)
  • Support in raising initial and in-season orders when the business needs dictates (all channels)


Cohesion
  • Regular communication with peers across the region to align on best practices
  • Participate in Area Manager Contact Scheme
  • Liaise with Store/Concession Managers regarding deliveries/Inbound Transportations (IBTs) (all channels) and ensure deliveries in and out of the stores/concessions are dispatched/received in accordance with the company guidelines (all channels)
  • Support ongoing relationships with transportation companies, provide with service feedback, attend meetings with the partners etc
  • Manage weekly communication with Supply Chain team to feedback any changes to delivery schedule
  • Support Outlet team with UK warehouse stock integrity management
  • Chase up missing deliveries/transfers with the transport companies
  • Book and track all transfers (IBT's) across the business (all channels.


High Performing Team
  • Ensure Assistant Merchandisers are fully briefed and ready for Monday trade - provide actions at line detail
  • Undertake general administrative duties, including filing, photocopying, faxing, emails, answering telephone and communicating with the retail business


Systems & AI
  • Full understanding of all internal systems and processes
  • Design and run any ad-hoc reporting where necessary
  • Understand and share knowledge of any new AI tools


About YOU
  • You're educated to degree level or equivalent, ideally a degree with Mathematical bias
  • You have advanced Excel skills with basic understanding of formula creation and large data management
  • You have basic knowledge of Stock Management Systems (e.g. SAP)
  • You have excellent planning and analytical skills enabling you to Take Ownership in your work
  • You have strong stakeholder management skills and the ability to build relationships with ease to Make Informed Decisions
  • You're commercially astute and a confident decision maker, communicating with impact across all levels to Inspire Trust
  • You work well with change, being able to Adapt Fast and work with pace


About WHAT WE OFFER

At PVH, we understand that the success of our organisation is directly related to our hardworking and dedicated associates who contribute their time and talents to help make our Company the success it is. That is why we are committed to providing a competitive and comprehensive benefits program that offers the protection, peace of mind and flexibility designed to support our associates - both at home and at work.We currently have our offices in Brompton Road and Regent Street. However from the first half of 2023, we'll be moving to our brand new offices in White City.

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.

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