Buying and Demand Planner


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Buying and Demand Planner, PVH


Amsterdam, Netherlands




Merchandising & Allocation



Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

The Team

Calvin Klein Menswear is a relatively new and fast growing division covering all Menswear apparel product categories including Sportswear, Tailoring and Dress Furnishing.

The entire collection process – from design & development, until delivery of the product - takes place from Amsterdam.

The Position

Department objectives

Buying & Planning ensures optimum seasonal planning from the range plan handover to the official purchase order creations and controls the production flow to ensure in-time deliveries from the factories.

Key responsibilities

  • Seasonal Planning and Buying
  • Buying Reporting and ad-hoc analysis
  • Communication and planning with buying offices, onshore, offshore
  • Stakeholder Management

Main Activities

  • Creation of the seasonal buy plan, with information obtained from vendors regarding lead times, Minimal Order Quantities and possible upcharges
  • Obtain merchandise forecasted quantities and place pre-buys when early buy is required for timely delivery
  • Manage sales orders versus production orders during the sell-in period and work with the vendors to revise pre-buys where necessary
  • Negotiate and confirm upcharges and best delivery dates with vendors and buying offices based on actuals vs. buy plan analysis
  • Control stock and oversold results
  • Support Buying Operations Coordinator with PO creation, WIP management and OTA (On Time Availability) reporting

The Ideal Candidate

  • A completed business degree and approximately 5 years of experience in wholesale planning
  • An analytical mindset and strong communication skills
  • Used to working under pressure with deadlines
  • Fluent in English

What You Can Expect From Us

  • A beautiful state-of-the-art Campus, complete with our very own People's Place Gym and People's Place Cafe's

  • A company culture that fosters development, offering training and learning opportunities through our very own PVH University

  • An international environment which respects diversity, equality, and individuality 

  • A smart work program that empowers our associates to work at their preferred location within a flexible schedule 

  • A chance to unwind with weekly social activities 


About Us

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 recognized for celebrating the essence of “classic American cool” style. Founded in 1985, Tommy Hilfiger, was acquired by PVH Corp. in 2010, has more than 17,000 associates worldwide and an extensive distribution network in over 115 countries and 1,600 retail stores.