Product Developer Manager – Shoes

Ganni
Paris, France
Posted 2 days ago
Full time

GANNI IS LOOKING FOR A PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MANAGER TO JOIN OUR ACCESSORY PRODUCT TEAM AT OUR PARIS OFFICE.

YOUR MISSION & RESPONSIBILITIES AHEAD OF YOU

The Product Developer Manager Shoes will be working in close corporation with the accessory design team and the Production Manager Shoes. The developer will handle all development tasks related to shoes.

This includes sourcing, supplier selection, preparing set-ups, prototyping, target pricing, and ensuring final fit and quality all in close corporation with the Production Manager

The position also holds the creation and maintenance of product master data throughout the product's lifecycle.

Responsibilities ahead of you:

You will be working independently but as part of the full product team;

  • Sourcing of New Materials
  • Continuous long-term development of responsible materials
  • Prepare and distribute style set-ups and tech packs for suppliers
  • Corrections and fitting of Prototypes.
  • Create and maintain master data in ERP/PDM/PLM system + supporting workflows
  • Ordering and management of sample collections.
  • People management of product development coordinator

MUST HAVE REQUIREMENTS

We need a team player with a high sense of the fashion business.

  • +5 year’s experience in Product Development of Shoes and preferably all accessories
  • Technical skills in shoes
  • Solid understanding of the critical timeline related to commercial fashion
  • High level of both verbal and written English
  • Flair for working with multiple digital tools and platforms and a high level of accuracy.
  • Experience in Team Management
  • Knowledge of Microsoft NAVISION is an advantage

THE GANNI WAY

We are looking for a true GANNI ambassador - someone who shares our values of Openness (ready to evolve, honest not perfect), Optimism (you never stand still, just dance!), Authenticity (you march at your own beat!), Accountability (no excuses, you make an impact) & Responsibility (make small changes, see big differences).

The GANNI culture is based on a learning and results-driven mentality, where everyone is united by a common purpose of (hack)the fashion system!

GANNI is a state of mind - more than a way of dressing and we love to change the usual practice in everything we do. We are confident and capable of anything! So prepare yourself to be comfortable with the uncomfortable and hacking the system together with our amazing Production & Product Development team!

WHAT ELSE?

The position requires you to travel frequently to visit suppliers as well as participate in relevant meetings at GANNI HQ in Copenhagen.

We welcome applications from all people regardless of gender identities, sexual orientations, ethnicities, racial identities, religious beliefs, disability statuses and personal expressions. We only want to know why you’re great for this role, so please avoid including your picture, age, and marital status in your CV.

BE BOLD AND JOIN OUR GANNI COMMUNITY!

We hope you got all your questions answered and feel motivated to join our team and become a part of the GANNI community. If you have more questions regarding the position please contact Gry Anna Nordensgaard, Production & Product Development Director at [email protected]

We will be interviewing candidates continuously and kindly ask you to send your application and CV as soon as possible.All documents must be submitted in English.

ABOUT GANNI

Based in Copenhagen and owned and run by husband-and-wife team Creative Director Ditte Reffstrup and Founder Nicolaj Reffstrup, GANNI has developed exponentially over recent years with its Scandi 2.0 sense of style full of personality and contrasts. GANNI is all about making our community who wear our clothes feel even more confident and capable of anything. For us, acting responsibly is a moral obligation.

GANNI is committed to creating a more diverse, equal and inclusive workforce, building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and experiences. It is a fundamental policy at GANNI not to discriminate on any basis or characteristic and celebrate diversity. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to apply.

At GANNI we see behaving responsibly as our moral obligation. GANNI focuses on making more responsible choices every day to do better for our planet and community. Responsibility is at the heart of everything we do and we encourage all employees to take part in our journey towards becoming a more inclusive, equal and responsible business.

OUR VISION & MISSION

Hack(ing) the fashion system.

Evolving from a distinctive Scandinavian fashion brand, we are more than a way of dressing - we are a creative collective and diverse community of first movers, committed to environmental responsibility and progressive social activism, setting the tone for the next generation to follow.

www.ganni.com

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