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Senior Merchandiser, Retail Merchandising, Calvin Klein Jeans, Asia Pacific

Employer
Calvin Klein
Location
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Closing date
9 Jan 2024

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POSITION SUMMARY:

Supports the Senior Product Manager in the build, development and management of best-in-class product strategies and business processes that lead to the successful and sustainable development of the CKJ business in Asia.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB:

  • Support the development of merchandise plan by collecting feedback from directly operated and distribution countries
  • Keep relevant departments & affiliated offices informed of key global product initiatives. Liaise with involved parties to ensure those initiatives are launched according to agreed plan
  • Drive brief and line plans and make recommendations for improving the assortment for the market
  • Collaborate with Global Design to bring the line to execution
  • Review seasonal assortments relative to the merchandise plan and ensure they can meet company targets
  • Support preparing for market presentations with line and product direction, style assortments and pricing
  • Review sell-in and sell-through on a regional and country level. Monitor and analyze sales performance & inventory levels by market
  • Communicates closely with key GTM partners to continually understand buying trends, development, competitors and consumer insights, etc
  • Category management as appropriate


INTERNAL & EXTERNAL CONTACTS:

Internal:
  • Regional & Country Merchandising
  • Design
  • Sourcing Team
  • Merchandise Planning
  • Retail Operations & Marketing


External:
  • Channel partners
  • Supply chain partners


CREATIVITY: Must possess high degree of fashion aesthetic; interest in trends, lifestyles competitors and media. Support introduction of new ideas. Can work within the creative process effectively, and support bring ideas to realization.

TEAMWORK:Builds good working relationships; collaborates toward deadlines and deliverables. Able to communicate effectively across the team and organization; effectively works at long distances.

ORGANIZING: Works according to defined schedules and deadline; stakes direction well and able to work with high accountability; manages own work and tracks progress. Seeks out resources to get things done; able to multi-task and adapt to changing priorities.

ENVIRONMENT: Ability to work in fast-paced, team-oriented setting; interface with Global Design and Supply Chain.

EXPERIENCE:
  • Minimum 7 years all-rounded merchandising experience, with at least 2-3 years
  • in retail industry
  • Previous working experience in international fashion or denim brands is definitely an advantage


EDUCATION:
  • Bachelor degree required, preferred in fashion or business related discipline


SKILLS:
  • Solid understanding of retail buying and the product creation process
  • Strong commercial sense and knowledge of consumer/fashion trends
  • Intense interest in fashion branding / retailing
  • Creative, visionary and able to clearly articulate product point-of-view
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Collaborative with ability to work across functions and in concert with region and
  • Global counterparts
  • Excellent people and process management skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office applications.

Company

For five decades, CALVIN KLEIN has been a cultural catalyst, creating a legacy of iconic imagery and provocative conversation while retaining its American DNA and youth-inspired designs. Our associates are a group of talented individuals with unique personalities and perspectives. At CALVIN KLEIN, we take risks, embrace differences and strive to make a positive impact on the world. Above all, we care passionately for the brand, our customer and each other. Founded in 1968 by Calvin Klein and his business partner Barry Schwartz, CALVIN KLEIN is one of the world’s largest and most successful designer fashion brands. We are driven by our associates, creating one of the most visionary workforces in fashion. We are proud of who we are, what we do, and the future we are creating. Global retail sales of CALVIN KLEIN products exceeded $8 billion in 2017, and CALVIN KLEIN branded products are distributed in 110+ countries. CALVIN KLEIN employs a worldwide network of over 10,000 associates and operates more than 2,000 free-standing stores globally. Calvin Klein, Inc. was acquired by PVH Corp. in 2003.

Company info
Telephone
020 589 9888
Location
Danzigerkade
165
Amsterdam
Netherlands
1013 AP
NL

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