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