VP Global Product Go-to-Market & Innovation

  • New York, NY


: $192,290.00 - $192,290.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Executive Management

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  • Responsible for end-to-end product GTM including cross-functional interdependencies to ?connect the dots? and challenge functions in their strategic thinking on GTM
  • Drive adherence to the GTM calendar and key milestones across teams including ensuring timely decision making and high degree of preparation with teams
  • Analyze data and track metrics across process via dashboard to drive improved business outcomes
  • Proactively seek out solutions to potential cross functional issues that may affect the calendar, process and organization
  • Document actions and follow-up for key milestone meetings
  • Communicate and escalate progress, wins, pain points along GTM process to senior leadership
  • Conduct post-mortem/hindsight sessions to discuss any recommendations for GTM in the next season.
  • Champions the pipeline of innovation with the goal to test and monetize
  • Drives the problem solving process: frames problems, guides analytical modeling, and through analysis provides insights into solutions
  • Acts as a coach for functional stakeholders in helping them fulfill the role of change sponsor
  • Facilitates meetings and workshops with all the levels of the organization
  • Effectively manages the change driven by the project and is capable of steering the business in a new direction
  • Strong presentation skills and ability to succinctly communicate and interact with ease and authority with senior leadership
  • Coaches and develops a team
  • Understands and shows passion for the worldwide fashion and retail market in terms of consumer behavior, competitor and industry developments
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  • 15 plus years? experience in project management, change management and project planning, preferably in a strategy consulting company, banking or an equivalent position in fashion, and/or retail environment
  • Prior experience managing GTM process, 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, MBA preferred


  • 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
  • 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

    Internal: Design, Merchandising, Planning (Wholesale and Retail), Product Development,

    Sourcing, Hub Offices, Finance, Marketing, Legal, Executive Team, Customer Service, Logistics/Warehouse, Sales, Risk Management

    External: External Consultants, Factories


    Direct: 2 Project Managers

    Indirect: 1 Associate PM


    DECISION MAKING: Ability to coordinate multiple projects; must be detail oriented and highly skilled in time management. Filter demand

    RESOURCEFULNESS/CREATIVITY: Must be able to support the development of process where none existed, partner in the creation of blueprints for thought processes; build collaborative relationships amongst peers and superiors; learn language of every functional business group, recommend, and develop comprehensive plans and initiatives to improve business, communication, and performance in multiple areas. Comfortable with high levels of ambiguity.


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    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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