Head of Merchandising Men

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Job Description Head of Merchandising Men

In this fantastic job as the Head of Merchandising Men, you will be in charge of making sure the Men assortment (excl. Denim) is on-brand and optimized for all global distribution channels. (Wholesale, Retail, Online). You’re a market expert when it comes to building men’s collections that take into consideration global and regional needs. You are performance focused and will drive the assortment across all channels of distribution and build brand equity whilst developing net sales. You are a strategic thinker who can keep an eye on the bigger picture whilst working on the job at hand and steering your team of 2. Do you know best what the market needs are? Please read the following!

Task and responsibilities of the Head of Merchandising Men:

  • Deliver and develop a compelling men's product offer together with your team that is in line with style and SFC targets that has the right price positioning and is in line with the brand vision
  • Develop collections based on the latest trend research and market performance information including inspirational research, competitor research, retail, and wholesale performance information
  • Work closely with the Head of Merchandising Women and the CPO to develop strategies to grow your area of the business
  • Collaborate closely with the Marketing department in order to align marketing and product strategies
  • Lead and steer the two Merchandising Men team members (Senior and Medior)
  • Be the link between regional markets and HQ to gather all global market information and translate it into commercial collections
  • Deliver within men collection development schedule, turnover budget & seasonal margin targets
  • Help present the men's collection to global regions and sales channels at key periods during the development calendar
  • Compile and disseminate tools to the regions and sales teams to ensure they have all the relevant information to sell the collection
  • Translate market demand and trend information to the design and development teams
  • Work closely with the merchandise planning and sales teams to ensure global needs are met
  • Think big. Always look for better ways of working to improve brand performance
  • Be a team player and align with all internal stakeholders in an optimal way
  • Think and act as a brand ambassador
  • Any other tasks that can be reasonably expected and will contribute to the performance of the role

In this role, you report to the CPO

Company Profile

This fantastic brand strives to be the most hardcore denim brand in the world. To achieve this, they are looking for hardcore thinkers and doers, who dare to create the future of premium and purposeful denim with them. They are looking for people with big dreams while keeping their feet on the ground. Those who are not afraid to push the limits. Because they believe there are no limits to what denim can do. They are not shy of a bit of rebellious spirit. Would you like to work in a fast-paced environment? Do you have experience in Merchandising and or buying and are you always aware of what the markets need? Apply asap!

Job Criteria Head of Merchandising Men

  • Bachelor/Master in Business and/or Fashion and at least a recent six years of relevant experience in product merchandising and fashion
  • Motivational team lead that is able to transform the company vision and changes to the team
  • Experience in working in a merchandising function in a fashion company
  • Experience with collaborating with Design and Product Development in making sure the right products reach the right customers at the right price at the right time
  • Able to prepare collection and selection briefs and inspire the teams
  • Analytical skills
  • Customer and solution-oriented
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Fully comfortable working in English
  • Willing to travel couples times a year

Region

North Holland

Publication date

18.11.2022

Contact person

Mascha Manassen

Contact
Mascha Manassen
Mascha Manassen
Phone +31 (06) 5474 6105
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