The Business Strategy department is the strategy and transformation function for Tommy Hilfiger (TH) North America. In this capacity, the department supports the TH North America management in structuring strategic thinking, formulating multiyear strategies, and running strategic transformation projects throughout the business: along the value chain from merchandising and design, to product development, sourcing and logistics; as well as in the various distribution channels, markets, and partnerships.
We also closely collaborate with the Global Business Development departments of TH, CK (Calvin Klein), and our Corporate Holding Company (PVH). We support C level management, product divisions’ management (e.g. menswear, womenswear), functional departments’ management (e.g. supply chain and logistics), the central and country commercial retail and wholesale organizations’ management.
We are trusted advisors of management. We are a team of strategic problem solvers, analytical thinkers, and passionate team players, ambitious professionals who strive to bring about change and get our iconic brand to the next level, and help seeing this through. We work shoulder-to-shoulder with the business to develop meaningful, relevant, and actionable strategies.
Reporting into the Business Strategy Sr. Director(s), the Business Strategy Analyst will work alongside our team members in the execution of strategic initiatives that boost our organization’s efficiency, effectiveness and overall performance. Analytical thinking, problem solving, project and stakeholder management and ensuring the highest quality of work are essential elements of this role. In addition, you will be directly responsible for collecting and analyzing data to help evaluate opportunities and make actionable recommendations.
We view the Business Analyst position as the start of a rewarding, and challenging career within the dynamic environment of PVH. You will build on the skills that you bring and develop new skills receiving guidance and training from our team members and our training center PVH University.
We are looking for a positive team player with great communication skills, that is not afraid to take on a challenge, and that is passionate about finding answers to complex problems and turning everything that she/he does into a success.
Qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to include a cover letter, showcasing their background and why this role would be an ideal fit.
Gain in-depth knowledge of the Tommy Hilfiger business. Develop a strong understanding of industry and market trends, competitive intelligence and consumers
Support in developing, analyzing, and prioritizing potential strategic opportunities across all areas of the business, including brand, product, marketing, distribution, channel, geography and operations
Collect and analyze data, formulate and test hypotheses, translate into strategic and actionable insights for the business, develop recommendation for the business and build roadmap to execution
Assist in the implementation of initiatives through project management, tracking of progress and key performance indicators, as well as identification and mitigation of project risks
Develop quantitative and qualitative content for ongoing strategic deliverables such as monthly business updates, strategy meetings, Board of Director updates, and executive off-sites
Provide ad-hoc activities and analysis as needed
Support facilitation of meetings and workshops with all the levels of the organization
Lead the implementation of pilot tests, partnerships, and other corporate development activities to drive our long-term strategy priorities
Foster collaboration through sharing of knowledge and best practices
MBA, graduate degree, or equivalent practical experience in a technical, quantitative, or business field; currently enrolled MBA candidates may be considered
At least 1 year of experience in management consulting or similar in-house position (experience in a highly analytical and strategic role). Experience in corporate finance or investment banking, a strong plus
Experience and demonstrated knowledge of the retail industry—including units such as retail math, retail KPIs—a strong plus
Strong analytical & problem solving skills. Ability to deal with new & complex topics, interpret data, spot trends, draw conclusions
Outstanding people and relationship skills; ability to interact with different levels of a multi-cultural, international organization, building strong and trusting relationships
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products: Excel, Power point, Project, Word
Flexible, and able to perform and thrive in a highly dynamic work environment, working across all levels
Independent, hands-on, able to prioritize, results-oriented and structured in their work approach, while being able to perform at a high level in a team environment
Ability to deal with a new and wide variety of topics; intellectual curiosity, a must
Ambitious, highly motivated and with a focus on developing professional growth
High standard of ethics, integrity and confidentiality
Passion for the fashion and apparel industry
A strong communicator/storyteller to all levels
Self-motivated with excellent communication skills
Ability to drive timelines and keep teams on task
Willing to adopt unpopular positions to ensure consistency across all brands
Ability to maintain poise and a positive attitude in a challenging environment
Strong people skills that can bring/unite teams together around varying business solutions
Ability to coordinate multiple projects; must be detail oriented and highly skilled in time management. Filter demand
Must build collaborative relationships amongst peers and senior leaders
A critical thinker who has a sense of creativity that is balanced by a strategic and analytical understanding of driving business forward