Director, Product & Merchandising (TNF APAC)

The North Face

Multiple Locations

0 year(s)
Job Description
Key Result Areas :
Drives Global Segmentation at Consumer, Territory, Channel & Tier level to create necessary distinction for sustainable growth
Develop APAC Pricing, Ranging & Buying strategy to support category NS, Margin & Growth targets aligned with APAC GM & Finance
Understand competitive APAC markets and consumers to ensure assortment and categories properly position The North Face to grow and gain market share
Build and execute Merchandising plan to grow shared global assortment in APAC
Identify growth opportunities of assigned territory, big trends and ideas as well as driving global alignment and effectiveness of the assortment across DTC (B&M, ECOM) and DTP (Wholesale & Distributor). Capture local growth opportunities & Business gap through partner with Design teams (APAC and Global) and APAC Product Development teams to create products which sit under ONE Global seasonal design direction and framework
Partner with Regional & Global functions in providing upfront Strategy and Financial input into Global Seasonal planning process
Partner with Global Merchandising, Design and Marketing team to ensure Territory vision and value proposition are being upheld while maintaining brand DNA and Regional relevance
Partner and collaborate with Regional Marketing, Planning, B&M, ECOM, DTP sales teams to understand specific needs to ensure channel and account needs are met
Reconcile regional merchandise financial plans, assortment plans, line plans and buy plans at key milestones to ensure alignment and deliver Brand and APAC Business goals
Manage and drive growth of Icons and Franchise including effective Product Lifecycle Management
Manage SKU productivity and efficiency to targeted goals while balancing APAC regional, channel and account specific needs
Partner with Marketing on the development of programs and strategies to communicate product attributes, flow, appeal
Mentor/Coach for APAC merchandising excellence