Global Collection Merchandising Manager Shoes, Bags and Small Leather Goods

Diesel has long been a leading pioneer in denim and casual fashion, known for moving outside and ahead of trends in its industry. While retaining always its DNA, in recent years Diesel has evolved into the world of premium casual wear, becoming a true alternative to the established luxury market. Diesel is a truly worldwide organization. It is present in more than 80 countries with 5,000 points of sale, including more than 400 company owned stores.

At Diesel Headquarter located in Breganze (Italy), we are looking for a Global Collection Merchandising Manager, who will be placed within the Global Collection Merchandising Department. The role will be responsible for ensuring the identification and realization of a structure of the Accessories collection assortment. 

Main responsibilities:
•    Support the Head of Collection Merchandising in the definition of the global consumer-centered product strategy and offer, covering the needs of all channels, delivering a sustainable business growth according to financial targets while supporting the brand image & DNA
-    At brief time, help to consolidate, filter, prioritize regional inputs of different channels (brief)
-    Develop sell-in analysis to highlight categories and specific products’ performances 
-    Develop competitors’ analysis with particular focus on price benchmarking, offer dimension and key products 
-    Ensure that Key Accounts product needs are covered in the structure;
•    During the product development process, participate to Technical Stops highlighting brief KPI’s deviations and key product opportunities and gaps, checking the coverage of key product needs (by category, price, attributes) as initially briefed or as emerging from latest sales results;
•    Develop and update formats to keep the offer under control;
•    Prepare and participate to proto-review meetings with commercial organization, providing information in a structured and understandable way, collecting feedback;
•    Liaise with Product Development Team to follow-up on product development updates, changes, additions (during the process, and during sell-in campaign)
•    Manage additions process and circular letter with cross-functions;
•    Supports in the making of forecasts by item and in the recommendation of HQ suggested Retail prices;
•    Develop, manage product presentations and tools to inform and train the sales/buying network.

Main interfaces:
You will report to the Global Head of Collection Merchandising Manager and work closely with:
•    Global Collection and Retail Merchandising teams
•    Design & Product departments
•    Business units

What requirements you need to have:
•    The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 8-year experience in the footwear/accessories industry within roles of Merchandising or Product Manager in fashion/clothing companies modernly structured. A degree in economics oriented to Marketing and Communications would be preferred.
•    The profile must have great passion for fashion, determination to achieve the objectives, flexibility, enthusiasm, initiative, ability to problem solving and teamwork.
•    Excellent knowledge of the English language, as well as mastery in the use of the main tools (particularly MS Excel), complete the profile we are looking for.

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Breganze, IT

Employment Type:  Full time
Function:  Merchandising
Seniority:  Expert