Director Business Development

Amsterdam
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 3 days ago
Job Description
Department Information
The Global Business Development department is the strategy function for TH Global/PVH Europe and its brands Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein. In this capacity, the department supports the TH Global/PVH Europe management in structuring strategic thinking, formulating multiyear group strategies, and running strategic projects throughout the business: along the value chain from merchandising a design, to product development, sourcing and logistics; as well as in the various distribution channels, markets, and with M&A and partnerships.
\nGlobal Business Development department supports C level management, product divisions management (e.g. menswear, womenswear), functional departments management (e.g. supply chain and logistics), the central and country commercial retail and wholesale organizations management.
\nWe are trusted advisors of management. We are a team of strategic problem solvers, analytical thinkers, passionate team players, ambitious professionals who strive to bring about change and get our iconic brands to the next level. We work shoulder-to-shoulder with the business to develop meaningful, relevant and actionable strategies.

Position Description
Reporting to the VP Business Development, the Director Business Development is responsible for driving strategic projects throughout the organization. Actively managing joint Business Development and business project teams, leading the teams thinking and problem solving, and ensuring quality are essential elements of this role.

Responsibilities:
\n\nReports into the VP of Business Development


\nIndependent planning, execution and controlling of various strategic projects, with focus on product divisions (e.g. menswear, womenswear)


\nGo-to person for product divisions management, support in identification and prioritization of strategic initiatives


\nLead the problem solving process: manage the structuring of issues, the running of analyses, and the development of actionable recommendations for the business


\nHelp develop a team of Managers and Business Analysts to expand their skill sets and to further progress their careers
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Position Requirements
\n7+ years of experience in strategy consulting with a top tier firm or similar in-house position in the fashion, apparel retail or consumer goods industry; 2+ years of management experience


\nUniversity degree from a leading business school/university. MBA or advanced degree is preferred; 2 years' additional experience in lieu of advanced degree


\nOutstanding people and relationship skills; and ability to interact with different levels of a multi-cultural, international organization


\nInspirational leader


\nAmbitious and self-motivated


\nFlexible, and able to perform in a highly dynamic work environment


\nIndependent, hands-on, able to prioritize, results oriented and structured


\nAbility to deal with a new and wide variety of topics


\nStrong analytical and conceptual skills


\nReal team player, does not take her/himself too seriously


\nHigh standard of ethics, integrity and confidentiality


\nExcellent MS PowerPoint and Excel skills


\nProficiency in English


\nPassion for the fashion and apparel industry


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