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PVH Corp. Sr. Manager Demand Planning - Calvin Klein in New York, New York

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Sr. Manager Demand Planning - Calvin Klein

As our Senior Manager Demand Planning, you'll position $150M of Calvin Klein Underwear Women’s & Dress Furnishings business units through proactive short-to-long range demand forecasting/planning to support capacity requirements and business strategies. You will provide management guidance and hands-on oversight for the demand planning department. The Senior Manager will lead an outstanding process to oacquireforecast inputs carefully mixing statistical optimization from Blue Yonder tools, market intelligence from cross-functional planning teams, sales, customers always converting and de-contextualizing the information for better use for their team. Demand planning improvement comes with your efforts to build stronger integration on planning to inventory and supply planning peers, so that demand variances are proactively led upstream and potential customer service impact (e.g, re-forecasting) is more positively impacted. The Senior Manager will ensure timely and accurate communication of monthly or ad hoc statistical adjusted forecasts using sophisticated Blue Yonder planning software and serve as a key liaison to senior management integrated business planning meetings.

Present to the team competent thought leadership in market dynamics, seasonality, competitive activity, trends, category roles, sales drivers, product life cycle, channel inter-play, and demand science. Similarly, be the voice to senior management of demand and buying anomalies across channels and provide the strategic pattern analysis with consumers and product trend data to influence commercial strategy.


  • Build and develop a high-performance team that consistently meet or go above and beyond by developing and assuring compliance with standard operating procedures, ensuring appropriate training and feedback, and increasing the commercial proficiency of the team to seek and apply better forecasting science

  • Lead forecasting strategy. Define integrated framework in terms of process, data, and decision making/collaboration that enables that strategy. Create shared outcomes outside and between groups. Supervise and direct whether the team’s mix of demand planning approaches with product and lifecycle segmentation, use of point of sale (POS) data, and attribution creates needed results

  • Set measurable goals, supervise forecast error and develop action plans to improve color/style, sub-class, category, and sales channel forecast at both the account and distribution center (DC) level

  • Drive the monthly integrated business planning (IBP) consensus review process at various team, function, and leadership levels gaining alignment and understanding of demand patterns and opportunities. Provide to team and process the full complement of data, inputs, and analysis

  • Create tangible integration between demand and supply through improved constraint management, balanced prior forecast variances, and joint decision making. Show evidence that risk mitigation improves

  • Work closely with brand and sourcing leaders to better understand historical product performance and product-market opportunities (e.g., trend analysis) to inform their strategies. Develop new links to the merchandising process and improve the value-proposition analysis

  • Engage and build upon key relationships with sales, operations, supply planning and finance to assure accurate and timely forecast inputs and a more optimized order fulfillment model

  • Use effective leadership in collaboration and team development so that the team is retained and continues to hit goals

  • Drive a strong analysis and summarize the results of all data pertinent to creating and explaining the sales forecast (historical sales, market trends, seasonality, promotions and new and lost business)

  • Establish reporting to quickly identify forecast variances by planner, account, channel, DC and segment

  • Project and call out potential business impacts due to demand changes by providing timely high-profile communication to both planning and supply management teams

  • Play a leading role in the annual planning / budget process by providing finance and supply planning with timely and accurate baseline projections and incorporating new business plans

  • Measure, analyze, and report key process metrics and supervise adherence to key performance indicators (KPIs). Extend over time the appropriate mix of new planning metrics


  • Bachelor's degree

  • 8 plus years professional experience, with a minimum of 5 in demand planning, supply chain or business planning

  • Direct or indirect relationship through work in such areas as planning, inventory management, commercial analysis, operations, buying/procurement, financial analysis, and/or logistics/distribution

  • People management experience required

  • Experience in collaborative or integrated planning process required

  • Consumer products company, preferred, fast moving consumer goods in multi-channel business highly desirable

  • Strong business judgment, planning and allocation skills

  • Strong communication a must

  • Strong overall systems background

  • Blue Yonder Demand experience helpful

  • Exposure to manufacturing or retail environments highly valued


This position is not eligible for sponsorship.

Pay Range:$145,000 - $160,000

PVH currently provides base salary ranges for all positions-on job advertisements-in the United States based on local requirements. These ranges are based on what PVH reasonably believes that it will pay an associate for their base salary for said position at the time of the posting. Individual compensation will ultimately be determined based on a variety of relevant factors including but-not limited to qualifications, geographic location and other relevant skills. PVH is committed to providing a market-competitive total rewards package to eligible associates, which includes diverse and robust health and insurance benefits to meet the varied needs of our associates and an above-market 401(k) contribution to help our associates save for retirement. We also offer career growth opportunities, empowering our associates to design their future at PVH.

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