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PVH Corp. Sr. Manager, Global Product Go-to-Market & Innovation - Calvin Klein in New York, New York

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Global Product Go to Market and Innovation is the heart of an end-to-end transformation of how PVH operates. This strategic initiative deploys best in class process changes, data insights, predictive analytics and a dedicated approach towards putting our consumers at the center of everything we do. This means taking a holistic approach to meet our consumer expectations by decreasing our time to market, improving the assortment structure, and increasing our partner collaboration while yielding higher quality product, better strategy integration and an authentic engagement with cross functional partners.

At its core, our roadmap is defined by a smarter, shorter, development calendar. This involves informed creative direction, well founded range development, intimacy with our vendors, collaborating with our wholesale channels, orchestrating our supply chain in tandem with our marketing and deriving actionable consumer insights.

The CK/TUG Senior Manager, GTM & Innovation is responsible for supporting the planning, executing, and continuous improvement of the GTM process and associated initiatives. Problem solving, facilitating meetings and ensuring quality control are essential elements of this role.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB:

  • Responsible to identify GTM needs & requirements as input to create seasonal GTM calendars 12+ and incremental

  • Partner with cross functional teams to align on seasonal GMT process and deadlines, seasonally publish calendar

  • Identify areas of optimization and continuous improvement within process and tools (e.g. system and tool needs)

  • Drive adherence to the GTM calendar & key milestones across teams including ensuring timely decision making and high degree of preparation with teams

  • Responsible for end-to-end product GTM success including cross-functional interdependencies to “connect the dots” & challenge functions in their strategic thinking on GTM

  • Partners with the Senior Director & Project Management Office in the planning, execution and controlling of multiple strategic projects with strong analytical focus and understanding of consumer-centric strategies

  • Identify and track KPI by obtaining and Analyzing data, tracking metrics across process via dashboard to drive improved business outcomes

  • Proactively seek out solutions to potential cross functional issues that may affect the calendar, GTM process and organization

  • Document actions and follow-up for key milestone meetings that impact GTM process improvements

  • Understands and shows passion for the worldwide fashion and retail market in terms of consumer behavior, competitor and industry developments

  • Communicate & escalate to senior leadership GTM progress, wins, & pain points

  • Drive product development & innovation initiatives including digital transformation opportunities. Examples: PLM, 3D, etc.

  • Partners with the Data Governance Organization in the understanding of data integrity & impact to GTM process

  • Identify evolution in the GTM processes as digital solutions are implemented; develop cross functional skill sets and help teams with change management

  • Strong presentation skills and ability to succinctly communicate and interact with ease and authority with senior leadership


QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

Experience:

  • 5 plus years’ experience in Supply Chain, strategy, or consulting.

  • Experience in project management, change management and project planning, a plus

  • Prior experience managing calendars (PLM experience a plus)

  • Experience working in a team-oriented, cross-functional, collaborative environment.

  • Supply Chain Optimization or Process Engineering experience preferred

  • Range planning / Merchandising experience preferred

  • Consumer-centric process improvement

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree

Skills:

  • Affinity with lifestyle, fashion and/or consumer facing industries.

  • Affinity with technology, data enablement, digital transformation and the human interaction that is central to their success.

  • Experience working for a Fortune 500/multinational company or multi-national consulting firm is preferred

  • Interpersonal skills and ability to work cross-functionally, including with senior leadership, strong connecter/motivator

  • Project management, problem structuring, and strategic problem solving skills – Demonstrated ability to complete quantitative and qualitative analysis/Project implementation experience

  • Strategic vision and creative thinking

  • Understands the complexity of a matrix organization, capable of operating within one

  • Effective communicator and influencer. Comfortable presenting in front of senior leadership audiences. Facilitates workshops and resolves possible conflict

  • Hands-on mentality and pragmatic approach with strong collaboration attitude and team play

  • Ambitious, motivated to go the extra mile and able to perform in a demanding work environment.

  • High standard of ethics, integrity and confidentiality

  • Excellent communication, leadership, problem solving, and analytical skills.

  • Ability to build relationships at all levels to establish oneself as a trusted advisor

  • Ability to build and manage calendar/product development process & tools

  • Proactive, Self-starter - entrepreneurial

  • Excel, PowerPoint, Smartsheet

  • Knowledge of finance, marketing, product development, production, merchant and planning functions and/or comfort with a steep learning curve

  • Rapidly adapt and respond to changes in environment and priorities.

  • Ability to elicit cooperation from senior management and other departments.

  • Superb organizational and communication skills.

  • A positive, can-do attitude.

  • A strong work ethic, high personal values and standards

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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 applicant’s 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

DIVERSITY & EQUAL OPPORTUNITY We are committed to recruiting, training and providing career advancement to all associates regardless of gender, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, nationality, or social or ethnic origin. Diversity in the workplace is encouraged. Bigotry, racism and any form of harassment or discrimination is not tolerated.

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