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What you'll be doing
Accountable for all the day to day running's of your department from product development through to delivery
Working with merchandising to lead the department strategy in line with seasonal SWOT analysis and lessons learnt
Working with merchandising to set frameworks at sub cat level in line with department forecasts
Accountable for driving the department KPI's to ensure department strategy is met
Managing top line supplier relationships including capacity, hit rate, costings and lead times
Accountable for the department critical path ensuring it is managed across the supply base from product development to delivery deadlines
Overseas and directs product development to ensure all product signed off is on brand and trend relevant
Accountable for weekly department sign offs to ensure all packs and product is up to standard to sign off with senior management
Accountable for regular supplier meetings and any overseas trips/trade shows
Continually sourcing and meeting new suppliers to benefit department strategy
Uses leadership skills to support and motivate the team.
In the absence of a senior is able to support top line level management.
Accountable for teams relationships with garment techs, QC and compliance to ensure business standards are followed through the department
Maintain and grow relationships with wider business functions including product, studio and VM, finance, warehouse and any other department where necessary
Ownership of department product development
Generating new creative ideas to better both the business and department
Working alongside design team to ensure they are translating trends to be department relevant and in line with set frameworks
Working with creative teams on any department specific campaigns in line with department and business strategy
Working with us
To succeed here, you have to love working at pace. It's relentless, but we love it. Change is a certainty - you need to adapt and be agile. We want you to challenge the status quo, innovate and be open to trying new things. We're always pushing boundaries. We empower our people, giving them freedom and autonomy to learn and grow in their roles.
More about you
- You juggle all your priorities effortlessly and never let the ball drop
- You are always coming up with new ideas and initiatives to make the department better
- Your always ahead at spotting trends and commercial wins for the business
- You can deliver all types of messages to the team and business clearly and effectively
- Your well respected in the team for your work, attitude and commitment