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Director, Business Strategy - Tommy Hilfiger

Tommy Hilfiger
New York, New York, United States of America
Closing date
27 Jan 2023

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The Director, Business Strategy is a core member and strategic driver of the Corporate Business Strategy team of Tommy Hilfiger, The Americas. The team acts as an internal consultancy, provides strategic planning support, evaluates new opportunities, drives synergies and streamlines processes to raise efficiency and drive profitability. The team evaluates customer needs, identifies market trends, and makes recommendations for action in alignment with the Company's overall strategy. The team members are essential thought partners with all areas of the Company, including executive leadership, supply chain/sourcing, finance, merchandising, planning, marketing, wholesale, licensing and e-commerce.

The selected candidate will be a self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit who can provide input into future growth opportunities, along with strategic directions and priorities while implementing brand specific strategies.

  • Conduct independent, critical analyses of the current state of business, identify risks and opportunities, and develop go-forward action strategies and work plans
  • Actively lead discussions and drive collaboration with cross-functional stakeholders, executives and subject matter experts
  • Contribute to the development of business strategies and recommendations through accurate data analysis and financial modelling
  • Consistently deliver reports and presentations to senior management (e.g. PVH Board, Tommy Hilfiger Global leadership team) to clearly communicate and articulate the North American vision and strategy
  • Serve as the thought partner with the VP of Business Strategy to articulate 3/5 year business plans, potential process improvements and solutions to complex business problems
  • Communicate complex quantitative and qualitative analysis in a clear, precise, actionable, and in a time-efficient manner to senior executives
  • Analyze competitor strategies to identify business opportunities, while taking into consideration external threats and challenges on such opportunities
  • Analyze consumer insights to proactively come up with actionable recommendations
  • Further develop strategic account relationships by enhancing planning, sales and forecasting tools, customer-specific product, and merchandise flow
  • Actively participate in external partner meetings


  • 7-10 years of experience in a strategic business partner role required
  • Investment banking / finance, management consulting coupled with retail experience highly preferred

  • Undergraduate Degree; Post Graduate Degree preferred (MBA)

  • Outstanding analytical and problem solving skills with a high standard of data accuracy
  • Ability to analyze metrics, develop data driven insights and make recommendations
  • Ability to quickly identify key issues / opportunities and develop action plans
  • Strong facilitation and project management skills with ability to manage multiple projects at one time
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with ability to effectively lead discussions with senior management
  • Ability to be a strong collaborator with cross-functional partners and to independently lead coverage with a given division / function
  • Strong listening skills with the ability to capture the perspectives of diverse stakeholders, in order to develop a unified plan and solution
  • Superior financial modeling skills and the ability of vetting new / existing business opportunities, including the creation of strategic business plans
  • Ability to proactively detect and assess risks / opportunities, and spearhead subsequent action needs to cascade throughout the organization
  • Masterful expertise in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong interest in and expansive knowledge of fashion / retail industry
  • A critical thinker who has a sense of creativity that is balanced by a strategic and analytical understanding of driving business forward
  • Ability to forge relationships internally and externally and has a track record of motivating teams

  • Responsible for creation and adherence to budgets. No direct P&L ownership

  • Active influencer in strategic decision making
  • Position requires quick decision making on the ground in an executive management capacity as well as ability to discern proper strategies and necessary approvals

  • Ability to take initiative in researching issues
  • Ability to improve processes and work independently
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines and priorities
  • Ability to see the big picture while working with the details
  • A critical thinker who has a sense of creativity that is balanced by a strategic and analytical understanding of driving business forward

  • Must be flexible to adapt to changing priorities in a fast paced environment
  • Able to travel, if necessary



The Company will not sponsor applicants to this position for work visas or any other work permits

Pay Range: $140,875 - $189,750
PVH currently provides base salary ranges for all positions-on job advertisements-in the United States based on local requirements. These ranges are based on what PVH reasonably believes that it will pay an associate for their base salary for said position at the time of the posting. Individual compensation will ultimately be determined based on a variety of relevant factors including but-not limited to qualifications, geographic location and other relevant skills. PVH is committed to providing a market-competitive total rewards package to eligible associates, which includes diverse and robust health and insurance benefits to meet the varied needs of our associates and an above-market 401(k) contribution to help our associates save for retirement. We also offer career growth opportunities, empowering our associates to design their future at PVH.

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


TOMMY HILFIGER is one of the world’s leading designer lifestyle brands and is internationally recognized for celebrating the essence of classic American cool style, featuring preppy with a twist designs. Founded in 1985, Tommy Hilfiger delivers premium styling, quality and value to consumers worldwide under the TOMMY HILFIGER and TOMMY JEANS brands, with a breadth of collections including HILFIGER COLLECTION, TOMMY HILFIGER TAILORED, TommyXGigi, men’s, women’s and kids’ sportswear, denim, accessories, and footwear. In addition, the brand is licensed for a range of products, including fragrances, eyewear, watches and home furnishings. Founder Tommy Hilfiger remains the company’s Principal Designer and provides leadership and direction for the design process. TOMMY HILFIGER, which was acquired by PVH Corp. in 2010, is a global apparel and retail company with more than 15,000 associates worldwide. With the support of strong global consumer recognition, Tommy Hilfiger has built an extensive distribution network in over 100 countries and more than 1,800 retail stores throughout North America, Europe, Latin America and the Asia Pacific region. Global retail sales of the TOMMY HILFIGER brand were US $7.4 billion in 2017.

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