Manager, Merchandising, Tommy Hilfiger Asia Pacific
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Posted 12 days ago
Build, develop and manage best-in-class product strategies, business processes and merchandising organization that lead to the successful and sustainable development of the TH business in the Asia Pacific region.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB:
Develop Asia Pacific merchandise plan by understanding future trends, analyzing current business and collecting feedback from directly operated and distribution countries.
In partnership with Global Design & Product Teams, identify potential gaps in the line plan, make recommendations for improving the assortment for the market.
Review seasonal assortments (collections) relative to the merchandise and inventory plan by country and ensure they can meet company targets.
Responsible for preparing digital showroom and conduct 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.
Provide core and seasonal product knowledge support to Retail Operations to drive sales and service, and generate excitement within our retail channels
Communicate closely with all channels, Retail, Wholesale, E-commerce, Outlet and other stakeholders to continually understand buying trends, developments amongst competitors, consumer insights, etc.
Set up and drive continuous improvement of Merchandising systems and processes (PLM, sales and sell-through analysis; OTB management; sales modeling and forecasting; hindsight studies; style and size analysis; competitive/market intelligence; pricing research) to optimize the business.
Work with VP Merchandising and Senior Merchandise Manager to develop new business opportunities and formulate business expansion plan
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
Minimum 8 years all-rounded merchandising experience, with at least 5 years in managerial role in retail industry
Working experience in fashion (preferably in a similar position)
Bachelor degree preferred
Strategic thinking, supportive of Tommy Hilfigers 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