Vacancy details

Brand
Vacancy title
Senior Brand Merchandising Manager
Ref
19027
Function
Brand Merchandising
City
Bad Zurzach
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
31/12/2018
Description

 

Triumph is one of the world’s largest intimate apparel companies. It enjoys a presence in over 120 countries with the core brands Triumph® and sloggi®. Globally, the company serves 40,000 wholesale customers and sells its products in 3,600 controlled points of sale as well as via several own online shops. The Triumph Group employs close to 25,000 people and achieves revenues of Swiss Francs 1.58 billion (2016). It is a member of the Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI).

Learn more about Triumph on:

www.triumph.com

www.linkedin.com/company/triumph

 

For our Global Brand department in our headquarter in Bad Zurzach/Switzerland (near Zurich) we are searching for a highly motivated

 

Senior Brand Merchandising Manager (f/m) – 100%

 

As a Senior Brand Merchandising Manager you will develop and implement the Product Strategy for Triumph Brand and sub-labels across Europe. The role is to ensure Triumph brand is positioned as a pioneer within product innovation and that across Europe there is an aligned approach on how the brand is developed and executed.

 

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Implementing and driving the Triumph European Strategic Product Planning and Process which continuously provide opportunities and sources of growth, and deliver against the Corporate and Business Unit KPI’s and Targets
  • Delivering a world class Brand Merchandising Organization Team structure which effectively stimulates the wider organization to follow a Brand Led Culture and consistently focuses upon clear Roles and Responsibilities, aligning all Areas of the Triumph Value Chain
  • Ensuring that the brand strategy and guiding principles of the Triumph Brand deliver one Global Brand proposition across Europe executed across product, innovation concepts and pricing strategies but also in the business unit’s culture
  • Delivering the Segment Architecture: Category Range and Assortment Plans and Merchandising Flow, strongly influencing the related Financial Planning through KPIs: set the targets and ensure the outcomes (i.e. Volumes, Revenues, Average Selling Price, Gross Margin, etc.)
  • Delivering the price and distribution strategies in line with the target set by the Head of Brand Management
  • Delivering clear product & innovation concepts, which provide incremental growth opportunities and consistently set the benchmark for the industry
  • Owning and setting the skills benchmark for the Brand Merchandising Team through/across functional competencies, driving the standards for a best-in-class team structure
  • Establishing and fostering a collaborative, inspiring and energetic leadership style that promotes initiative and entrepreneurial thinking in line with the corporate shared values of honesty and trust

 

Your ideal profile:

  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience in Brand Merchandising Management in Brand Led Organizations, or young skilled profiles with 4 years of experience ready to make the next step and take a new challenge
  • Experience in female / beauty / apparel business is a bonus (Clothing, Fashion and Apparel com-panies with international breadth)
  • European experience necessary, (Asia/Japan experience is a plus)
  • Team leader experience (ability to lead complex and multi-functional teams), or strong team lead nature and drive
  • Strong people development & communication skills
  • Excellent drive, judgment and creative insights
  • Proactive, practical and hands-on approach
  • Flexible in working hours and must be willing to travel frequently
  • Fluent verbal and written communication skills in English, other language are a plus

 

Triumph offers you an opportunity to work in a dynamic team within an international environment.

Triumph Group is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

If you are seeking a great opportunity to develop your career, please click Apply below. When applying, please make sure you provide your CV and cover letter in English.

 

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