Director, Global Men's Tops Merchandising

Levi Strauss & Co.
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted 12 days ago
Full time

You're an original. So are we.

We're a company of people who like to forge our own path. We invented the blue jean in 1873, and we reinvented khaki pants in 1986. We pioneered labor and environmental guidelines in manufacturing. And we work to build sustainability into everything we do. Our brands stand for freedom and self-expression around the world.

Where we lead, others follow. For more than 160 years, we've used the strength of our brands to lead with our values and make an outsized impact on the world. We employ more than 15,000 people globally to support our great brands: Levi's®, Dockers®, Denizen®, Signature by Levi Strauss & Co.™ and Beyond Yoga.

The Director of Merchandising, Levi’s® Global Men’s Tops develops and executes consumer-focused, growth-driving, global category strategies for the business. You will lead, empower, develop, and engage the Men’s Tops Global Merchandising team to exceed financial goals and consumer expectations following the brand vision. You will build the category vision, and lead execution through a responsive global product architecture, that delivers on the long-range growth plans. You will model and inspire a consumer-focused, growth-minded, and team-oriented approach, while driving product-led growth initiatives across the globe.

About the Job
  • Create and amplify the global category vision, assortment strategy and product architecture for the Levi’s® Men’s Tops business, to deliver accelerated, sustainable, profitable category growth   

  • Build and deliver a consumer-focused, brand-right, compelling global product offer, that unlocks consumer opportunities, grows market share, and meets financial goals

  • Shape long-range category plans, to build strategic, enterprise level product capabilities 

  • Communicate the global merchandising vision, strategy and direction with necessary internal and external partners to promote engagement, agreement, and successful execution against shared priorities

  • Cultivate relationships with the clusters, markets, cross-functional partners and customers

  • Track and deliver rich, consistent, data-driven qualitative and quantitative product performance feedback 

  • Identify consumer and market opportunities, informed by an understanding of global and local consumer needs, cultural influences, trends, and competitor and marketplace intelligence

  • Lead the team through the Global go-to-market milestones, while unlocking speed-to-market capabilities 

  • Ensure time-in-market and travel, to deepen consumer understanding, develop partnerships, and unlock opportunities

  • Engage, empower, and lead a multi-level team that is focused on the consumer and marketplace, culturally connected, committed to winning together

About You
  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Ability to create a long-term Strategic Vision

  • 10+ years of apparel merchandising experience

  • Proven experience in developing and implementing effective business processes, and managing complex, cross-functional projects

  • Ability to interact with executive level roles

  • Experienced in leading a team and managing people and direct reports

  • Proficient in software applications, particularly Microsoft excel (can perform complex functions), Word and PowerPoint

The expected starting salary range for this role is $138,000-$213,500. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range based on the location of the role. The amount a particular employee will earn within the salary range will be based on several factors including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, experience, skills, performance and business needs.

Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.) offers a total rewards package that includes competitive pay, incentive plans, and a wide array of benefits designed to help you and your family stay healthy, meet your financial goals, and balance the demands of your work and personal life. Available benefits vary depending upon the specifics of the role; details relating to a specific role will be made available upon request.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, benefits or other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company's sole discretion, consistent with the law.

We put a lot of thought into our programs to provide you with a benefits package that matters. Whether it is for medical care, taking time off, improving your health or planning for retirement, we've got you covered. Here's a small snapshot:

  • 401K match: $1.25 for every $1.00 you contribute up to the first 6% of pay you save.

  • Five hours of paid volunteer time per month with nonprofit organizations

  • Product discount of 60% off regular-price merchandise

  • Paid Family Leave

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San Francisco, CA, USA


Full time

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