The Vice-President of Global Consumer Technologies will be responsible for developing & evolving the technical architecture, design and implementation of digital consumer platforms to empower ecommerce, marketing, creative and digitally driven teams with the tools to iteratively introduce, test & pivot on consumer focused capabilities and strategies.
In this role, s/he sets the technology strategy and vision for PVHs approach to transformative digital commerce, marketing and content opportunities. The individual selected will direct PVHs technology approach to solving their businesses end-to-end consumer strategies through digital commerce & data-driven marketing strategies, as well as digital content touchpoints throughout. S/he will set the vision and quality bar of its output, and represent it in all its forms internally and externally. S/he ensures that a data-driven culture is integrated and evolves within the fabric of PVHs offerings.
This is a pivotal role that partners with other technology and business leaders at PVH, as s/he defines and evolves the supporting technology architecture, while sourcing, leading, and presenting forward-thinking, high-impact digital commerce, marketing and content capabilities for PVH.
We seek a results driven leader who is passionate about applying program leadership, organizational discipline and technology to transform the retail apparel industry. The Vice-President of Global Consumer Technologies is a senior leader within PVH who will own the strategic portfolio, oversee its governance, sponsor technical development, manage dedicated staff and invite adoption through cross-functional teams. The successful candidate will have proven experience in driving transformational change, global scale and positioning the firm to incorporate emerging digital technologies. The role requires a strong ability to build a network and influence senior, cross-functional leaders to resolve issues that may arise to deliver a consistently high service to our digital content and data consumers. S/he will also have a strong understanding of the latest trends and how to incorporate relevant emerging technologies while maintaining daily operations.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB:
This role is the innovation thought leader in the digital commerce, digital marketing and digital content solutions space for the enterprise. Understand and predict emerging technology, service and functionality trends as well as comprehend market adoption of emerging service and business models.
Collaborates with architecture and engineering teams to architect, design and build scalable infrastructure and platforms aligned to business and technology strategies
Drive digital consumer solutions and recommend industry standards and best practices, across cloud, on-premise or hybrid architectures.
Partner with global & regional team across eCommerce, marketing and creative teams to adopt best practices and align technologies with business use cases
Act as trusted advisor to business units and 3rd party partners on all matters of digital commerce, marketing and content architecture, technology, software development, and project delivery.
The Vice-President is responsible to understand and set direction regarding the strategic position of their application(s), including ensuring the company has the required expertise in-house or external, to support it.
The Vice-President will work closely with other groups to coordinate strategies, priorities and inter-dependent initiatives. This includes coordination with the other Application Development groups, Enterprise Architecture, Software Engineering, Infrastructure groups (eg., Ops, Network, Tech), Information Security/Audit areas, and business units globally.
The Vice-President is responsible for understanding the potential use of new technologies in their area as driven by PVH initiatives, vendor capabilities or industry best practices & trends, and informing his peers as necessary.
Work with the various consumers of eCommerce, MarTech, AdTech and Digital Content (DAM/MAM/ECM) on effective end user solutions driven by business needs and requirements
Attract and retain digital commerce, digital marketing and digital content talent for the PVH Technology & Process Group
The Vice-President is expected to enforce PMO compliance & adoption within their respective teams.
Serve as owner / point of contact for the respective technology solutions and ensure appropriate technology is implemented in alignment with business needs
Will be involved in C-suite level conversations with CIO, CMO and brand leaders on strategy and implementation of digital commerce & marketing technology projects
Work closely with the digital commerce, marketing, analytics and consumer insights teams to define specific use cases for consumer technologies
Drive consumer technology strategies including roadmap definition and execution in collaboration with global & regional commercial, marketing and brand teams
Co-create and optimize workflows and system processes between tools to serve consumer experience needs
Co-own and manage consumer technology solutions and vendor relationships
The position will be based out of our New York office, with travel to all PVH offices globally, as required.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
10+ years or more leadership experience (implementing & supporting), in digital consumer related technologies (e.g., eCommerce, Martech, etc..)
Demonstrated excellence in analytical and sophisticated communication skills, as well as influencing broad technical discussions and decisions, across different audiences and seniority levels
Success leading implementation and integration of consumer technologies for digital, data-driven organizations
Deep expertise in crafting workflows and processes in enterprise consumer technology systems
Strong proficiency with eCommerce, marketing & digital technology landscape and trends across the stack (e.g., eComm, MarTech, CDP, CRM, MDM, DMP, DSP, DAM)
Deep knowledge of data-driven, digital commerce, marketing, personalization and consumer analytics
Strong senior-level leadership skills with proven ability to prioritize and deliver on multiple concurrent initiatives on time and on budget
Possesses comprehensive business & technical knowledge, and the organizational skills to oversee highly complex projects with high visibility / high impact on the business.