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POSITION SUMMARY:The Buyer, E-Commerce is a seasoned business manager with experience running multiple departments. The Buyer will be responsible for addressing and managing e-commerce challenges and opportunities to support and execute strategic initiatives to achieve sales targets.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB:
Handle all aspects of buying for assigned departments and classifications, ensuring that financial targets and plans are met.
Take lead role in senior management meetings (business review meetings, monthly Open To Buy meetings, etc.), presenting in-depth analysis of respective departments and classifications; must be able to sell and validate point of view.
Identify key opportunities to maximize sales and drive the process to meet financial objectives.
Partner with planning on managing the Open To Buy, taking action as necessary; recommending changes to reorders, pricing strategies and markdowns.
Responsible for growth and development of team of 2+ junior buyers
Maintain expert knowledge of the industry through store visits and competitive analysis.
Identify business opportunities through analyzing sales performance and gathering marketplace/trend information.
Communicate with design and merchandising on best/worst sellers.
Build and maintain effective business plans and relationships with licensees and third party vendors.
Collaborate with E-commerce content and marketing teams to ensure that merchandising objectives are supported and aligned with site content and marketing strategies.
Collaborate with global (EU and Asia) buying, merchandising and wholesale teams to create a balanced assortment in terms of: brand appropriateness, fashion vision, quality, fit, value, price point, style/SKU count and key item depth.
Partner with planning to develop effective class plans, pricing strategies, & execute Purchase Orders (PO).
Execute alignment of site merchandising strategies with pre-season buy initiatives and in season sell out.
Partner with marketing teams to drive strategy digital media plans, focusing on Return on Ad Spend (ROAS), customer acquisition, etc.
Analyze E-Commerce specific KPIs (e.g., traffic, conversion, bounce back, cart abandonment rate, average order volume, etc.)
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
Experience:Minimum of 5 - 7 years retail buying experience with 1 - 2 years of e-
Commerce exposure (indirect)/experience.
Education:Bachelors degree or equivalent
Strong presenter with the ability to execute e-commerce strategic initiatives.
Must be highly organized & possess strong analytical skills.
Strong computer skills: Word, Excel
Flexible to deadline demands, ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.
Excellent communication skills
Must be self-motivated
Ability to multi-task and handle several projects at a time
Exceptional attention to detail
Excellent project management skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills; act as a leader amongst peers
Ability to work in a team based environment
PVH Corp. or its subsidiary ("PVH") is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment on the basis of their individual capabilities and qualifications, consistent with applicable law and without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law. In addition to complying with all applicable laws, PVH also has a strong corporate commitment to inclusion, diversity and to ensuring that all current and future PVH associates are compensated solely on job-related factors such as skill, ability, educational background, work quality, experience and potential. To achieve these goals, across the United States and its territories, PVH prohibits any PVH employee, agent or representative from requesting or otherwise considering any job applicants current or prior wages, salary or other compensation information in connection with the hiring process. Accordingly, applicants are asked not to disclose this salary history information to PVH