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at lululemon athletica
Location Vancouver, Canada
Date Posted Dec 26, 2016
Category Visual Display/Merchandising
Job Type Full Time

Description

VP Global Merchandising - Men's

lululemon athletica




Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent

Language: English

Start Date of Employment (Approx.): As soon as possible

Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree

Positions Available: 1

NOC Group: (0113)



Job Location(s)1818 Cornwall Ave Vancouver, British ColumbiaV6J 1C7 Canada



Job Description

VP Global Merchandising - Men's

lululemon athletica



Founded in 1998 in beautiful Vancouver, BC lululemon athletica creates components to live longer, healthy and fun lives.



a day in the life of the VP Global Merchandising

• Create a global assortment that meets all the agreed upon strategies by country

• Can effectively partner with design to bring strategies to life for the brand

• partners closely with regional GMM’s on regional needs and building these strategies into the global line plan

• review country selling reports and tease out product/fabric opportunities in the analytical data

• builds out long term strategies with a 3 to 5 year horizon

• Competitive Research and Analysis - Analysis of market through retail analysis, statistical tools, marketplace and industry

• Brand analysis and development – product opportunity identification

• Strategic interpretation of market trends

• builds strong cross functional relationships and develops a strong leadership team



The finer print

• BBA or MBA, fashion / merchandising

• 5-10 years experience in merchandising with a minimum of 5 years with a global vertically integrated retailer

• Has an extensive background working in in both athletic and fashion retailers

• Understand and stay on top of trends in the market place and has a taste level that is

aspirational

• Strong analytical skills

• Exceptional cross functional relationship building skills and able to facilitate creative conflict

• Strong production understanding allowing for keen awareness regarding potential challenges in the development of new ideals whether it be fabric or products

• Excellent taste level with the ability to interpret current trends that appeals to the lululemon guest.

• Demonstrates excellent analytical capabilities including the ability to analyze and report on data



*Comprehensive benefits package including extended medical, dental, disability, & RRSP matching and performance based bonus available. We offer a competitive salary based on experience and support in relocation costs for qualified candidates not residing in Vancouver. The employee is eligible for performance based salary increases & bonuses.