Assistant Manager, Merchandising, Tommy Hilfiger Asia Pacific

Employer
Tommy Hilfiger
Location
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Closing date
23 Mar 2024

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Job Details

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB:
  • Support the Director of Merchandising to develop Asia Pacific merchandise plan by understanding future trends, analyzing current business and collecting feedback from directly operated and distribution countries.
  • Build regional assortment according to the defined product strategies, price setting for Asia direct operated markets.
  • Drive SKU productivity and commonality by setting directive buys
  • Review sell-in and sell-through on a regional and country level. Monitor and analyze sales performance & inventory levels by market.
  • Communicate closely with all channels, Retail, E-commerce, Wholesale and other stakeholders to continually understand buying trends, developments amongst competitors, consumer insights, etc.
  • Provide core and seasonal product knowledge support to Retail Operations to drive sales and service, and generate excitement within our retail channels


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 lead and communicate effectively across the team and organization; effectively works at long distances.

ORGANIZING: Works according to defined schedules and deadlines; takes 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 Buyers in local markets.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

Experience:
  • Minimum 5 years all-rounded merchandising experience in retail industry
  • Working experience in fashion (preferably in a similar position)


Education: Bachelor degree preferred

Skills:
  • Strategic thinking, supportive of Tommy Hilfiger's long-term business goals
  • 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
  • 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
  • Able to work in a fast-paced and diverse environment
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English

Company

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.

Company info
Location
Stadhouderskade 6 Amsterdam
Amsterdam
1054 ES
NL

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