Merchandise Manager

PVH Corp

Multiple Locations

0 year(s)

Job Description

About PVH Corp.

PVH is one of the most admired fashion and lifestyle companies in the world.

We power brands that drive fashion forward for good.

Our brand portfolio includes the iconic CALVIN KLEIN, TOMMY HILFIGER, Van Heusen, IZOD, ARROW, Warners, Olga and Geoffrey Beene brands, as well as the digital-centric intimates brand. True&Co. We market a variety of goods under these and other nationally and internationally known owned and licensed brands. PVH has over 40,000 associates operating in over 40 countries and $9.9 billion in annual revenues. That's the Power of Us. Thats the Power of PVH.

About Calvin Klein

Calvin Klein is a global lifestyle brand built on iconic essentials and poweredby bold, progressive ideals. The Calvin Klein brands CK Calvin Klein, Calvin Klein, Calvin Klein Jeans, Calvin Klein Underwear and Calvin Klein Performance provide us with the opportunity to market products both domestically and internationally at various price points, through multiple distribution channels and to different consumer groups. The Calvin Klein brands are also licensed for a range of products, including fragrance, women's apparel, footwear, eyewear, watches and jewelry in various regions. Global retail sales of products sold under the Calvin Klein brands were approximately $9.4 billion in 2019.

The tiered-brand strategy was established forCalvin Kleinto provide a focused, consistent approach to global brand growth and development that preserves the brand's prestige and image. Each of theCalvin Klein brands occupies a distinct marketing identity and position. We believe thatCalvin Kleinis well positioned over the next few years to establish itself as the worlds favorite brand. With the North Star of "Defying the boundaries of self-expression" guiding its design, marketing and consumer engagement initiatives, we believe that Calvin Klein will convert its investments into ongoing commercial success

The Position
This is a management role responsible for the creation and implementation of a Global product collection in the Swimwear and lifestyle categories for Womens. The position reports directly into the Senior Merchandising Manager and supports him/her with the key product creation for the regions for all full price channels. The role encompasses the creation of seasonal product merchandising plans which include both seasonal product and replenishment.

A strong knowledge of Swim product requirements for each market and making sure that these requirements translate into product is key. Since this position is a crucial connecting function between the different departments in the development and merchandising process, the candidate must possess very strong creative and analytical skills. He or she will also have great communication, negotiation and influencing skills, not only in order to deliver an on-target collection that will drive sales, but also to ensure synergies between other CK divisions are being maximized.

Key Responsibilities

  • Be the product strategy specialist for Calvin Klein Swimwear Womens and the point of contact for all channels and departments

  • Create seasonal strategy and merchandising plans with support of Senior Merchandising Manager and Senior Merchandising Director

  • Follow execution to assure overall growth and margin targets are met

  • Drive cross-departmental execution between Design, Merchandising, Sourcing, Planning, Sales and Marketing/PR/Visual Merchandising

  • Present product strategy to the relevant markets and ensure launches are correctly supported

  • Own seasonal projections and pricing for fashion and new launches

  • Partner with Planning/Forecasting on all pre-market buying commitments and projections

  • Conduct research related to product, competitors, market and consumer trends

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Bachelor Level degree (or equivalent)

  • Experience: min 3-5 years experience with womenswear product merchandising

  • Skills: Strong knowledge of PPT and Excel; Experience using PLM systems

  • Strong communication and presentation skills.

  • Highly organized with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Able to cope with overlapping seasons and priorities in a fast paced environment.

  • Excellent communication skills, fluency in written and spoken English are a must.

  • Open communicator and able to work with a number of personalities

  • Willingness to travel when restrictions lift; flexibility with your schedule

What You Can Expect from Us:

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