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Sr Director Program Management -PVH Corp.

Bridgewater, New Jersey, United States of America
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Full Time

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As the complexity of decisions are increasing, strategic program management is critical to drive business outcomes and mitigate related unnecessary risk. This Sr. Director Program Management - Global Product Kitchen will focus on building and ongoing management of the PVH Global Product Kitchen Program.

Programs at PVH are focused on large scale business transformative initiatives. This role will assure effective strategic portfolio management to drive business outcomes. The Sr. Director will manage a team of leaders working in "Program Director/Manager" roles across PVH guiding a mix of PVH associates and external resources.

The Sr. Director will manage and/or oversee multiple large Global cross-functional Program teams focused on the Global Product Kitchen landscape to ensure the necessary processes, visibility, and governance are in place to drive success. The Sr. Director will drive a program stewardship mindset across the organization to ensure ownership awareness and importance. The incumbent will build their Program Management organization to meet the evolving needs of PVH's Global Product Kitchen initiatives and work closely with other members of the PVH organization to ensure alignment and adoption of global processes and solutions.

This role requires a results driven leader, passionate about applying program leadership, organizational discipline and technology to transform our ways of working through technology empowerment & enablement. This leader will have proven experience in driving transformational change at a global scale while positioning the company to continuously evaluate and incorporate emerging technologies in the space of Planning and product consolidation technologies. The role requires a strong ability to build a network and influence senior, cross-functional leaders to collectively plan/prioritize, resolve issues, co-create & implement against business strategies. This executive will empower team members to make recommendations, provide input and drive change within a highly collaborative environment. The transformation program includes process people and technology and data initiatives with blend of enterprise and regional focus.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Accountable for establishing and communicating the vision for the Global Product Kitchen program within TPG. Similarly, drive the standards and guidelines for the Program Management function; putting in place the necessary process, solutions, measurements, reporting, and escalations to ensure successful delivery of programs.
  • Establish program Benefits/ROI and identify KPI's
  • Implement a process to control change driven cross-enterprise reprioritization of the TPG project portfolio aligning to evolving demand / business need and EU Project Portfolio
  • Review, manage, and resolve resource assignments/constraints on projects that support programs. Guide Program Directors/Managers with methods for assessing comprehensiveness and accuracy of project planning and resource requirements. EU does not do this. RAID escalation address
  • Insures the team identifies and facilitates recognition and ownership for operational change and adoption needs, owning end to end Change Management activities
  • Build and Maintain strong relationships with Executive stakeholders
  • Able to manage expectations across all areas of the business to ensure aligned golas are achieved.
  • Maintain strong relationships with business partners acting as a "trusted advisor" to achieve a robust and sustainable governance model.
  • Collaborates with Portfolio Owners on consistent and clear definitions, goals, roles and responsibilities of a governance structure & program operating model (including Steering Committees, Operating Committees, Core Teams) Lead multiple resources activities across business and technical areas.
  • Facilitate Program status updates, roadmaps, progress and escalations with Sponsors and Executive Leadership
  • Scope of GPK transformation program includes process, people, technology, & data initiatives with blend of enterprise and regional focus

Specific requirements for Sr. Director, Program Management - Global Product Kitchen role in AIS:
  • Understand key Global Product Kitchen solutions and capabilities
  • Budget monitoring and alignment for programs and related dependent projects.

Business Capability Expertise (functional and solutions):
  • Product Design - Concept & Collection Development, Finished Product Design
  • Product Development - Product Lifecycle Management, Costing
  • Merchandise Planning - Range, Line, and Assortment Planning
  • Supply Chain Management - Demand, Supply Planning, Direct Procurement
  • Information Management - Data Governance, Master & Meta Data Management

Operating Model Transformation:
  • Organizational Change Management and Training
  • Indirect Procurement - Technology Acquisition Governance
  • Roles & Responsibilities - Multi-Region / Brand, Relationship Management, Delivery

  • Excellent leadership, facilitation, negotiation skills at all levels of an organization
  • Strong influence skills and ability to build trusted partnerships with stakeholders
  • Excellent planning, communication skills, and ability to articulate complex ideas
  • Ability to understand the long-term ("big picture") and short-term perspectives of situations and how they relate to achieving targeted business outcomes

Qualifications and Experience:
  • 8-15 years of related experience, Master's Degree Preferred
  • Training in Program/Project management is preferred; on the job experience is required demonstrating Program Management skills and experience
  • Excellent analytical, conceptual thinking, strategic planning, and execution skills to drive organizational change.
  • Strong understanding of Product Mindset Model, Traditional Linear/Waterfall and Agile Mindsets
  • Ability to articulate complex ideas, comprehend written and verbal communications and possess excellent presentation skills.
  • Ability to quickly pivot and work across various Programs which span across the full PVH business including; Commercial, Supply, Logisitcs, IT, etc...
  • A broad, enterprise-wide view of the business and appreciation for strategy, processes and capabilities, enabling technologies, and governance
  • The ability to recognize and evolve structural challenges & needs within the organization, functional interdependencies and cross-silo redundancies
  • Experience planning and deploying both business and IT initiatives
  • Team player able to work effectively at all levels of an organization with the ability to influence others to move toward alignment
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to communicate appropriately at all levels of the organization; this includes written and verbal communications as well as visualizations. The ideal candidate excels in connecting outcomes, process and execution, through storytelling to insure goals are reinforced.
  • Program/Project management professional with a multi-functional background, able to apply best practice concepts across varying functions.
  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of developing and managing program processes, techniques, tools, and the ability to lead transformational initiatives in complex and dynamic environments.
  • Effectively lead large global matrixed teams and drive clear planning and execution; understands how to manage and navigate an integrated project plan.
  • Ability to analyze resources needed to meet objectives and solve problems.
  • Oversight of process to track value and benefits resulting from initiatives
  • Identify & coordinate cross project inter-dependencies and/or risks
  • Provide cross region visibility and transparency on progress and risks to enable proactive decision making and mitigation
  • Coach/guide regional project leads to ensure applying PMO best practices

Strong knowledge in the following areas:
  • IT Program Management
  • Retail Fashion Industry
  • Product Development
  • Supply Planning PLM, Line Planning,
  • ERP
  • Distributed Supply Chain
  • Merchandise and Financial Planning
  • Retails Replenishment and Allocation
  • Supply Chain Planning



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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