Sr. Buyer, Intimates & Underwear, CK Retail

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Company Name Calvin Klein
Location New York, United States
Date Posted January 8, 2018
Category Buying
Job Type Full Time


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Sr. Buyer, Intimates & Underwear, CK Retail – CALVIN KLEIN


The Senior Buyer is responsible for partnering with management to create and execute the merchandise strategies for assigned departments to meet or exceed financial plans; acts as a key leader with cross functional teams (buying, planning, sourcing, design, visual, allocation, and field).



• Develop, execute and meet or exceed department sales, gross margin and inventory plans. Work in partnership with VP / DMM and cross functional partners to accomplish these plans through assortment strategies, price architecture, promotional strategies, and floorset store merchandising.

• Lead teams to create a balanced assortment in terms of: brand appropriateness, fashion vision, quality, fit, value, price point, style/SKU count and key item depth

• Develop and execute strategies utilizing knowledge based on analysis of business and competitive set

• Collaborate with planning to develop effective class plans, pricing strategies, & execute POS

• Identify key opportunities; analyze the business and react with timely reorders and cancellations to maximize business

• Work with EVP / GMM and VP / DMM to execute top level strategic initiatives; partner with cross functional teams, along with direct reports, to drive these initiative.

• Acts as expert on competition and industry trends; ability to translate into innovative, relevant, f ashion-forward product

•Build relationships with 3rd party vendors/licensees, and strategically partner to deliver a differentiated product mix

• Collaborate with visual merchandising to drive sales and gross margin through innovative and strategic in-store presentations

• Train, lead and develop direct reports, serving as the leader of the business, while simultaneously allowing team and cross functional partners the creative freedom and opportunities to act as the managers of their individual departments

• Foster an environment of continual training and development

• Ensure effective communication with the field organization.  Solicit frequent feedback and integrate into future departmental strategies

• Take lead role in senior management meetings (business review meetings, monthly OTB, etc), presenting in-depth analysis of respective departments and classifications; must be able to sell and validate point of view with facts and analysis.



Experience:   Minimum of 7 -10 years retail buying experience


Education:   Bachelor’s Degree in related field required


Strategic thinker with ability to manage from high level to low level detail

• Balanced analytical mind with innovative, creative thought – from business operation and product standpoints

• Must be highly organized; ability to work in dynamic, changing, fast paced environment.

• Strong computer skills: Word, Excel, JDA systems


It is the policy of PVH Corp. to ensure equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, religion, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, qualified veteran status, marital status, or sexual orientation.


To apply: Please apply DIRECTLY on Calvin Klein’s career website at the link below:–Intimates—Underwear–CK-Retail—CALVIN-KLEIN_R3430

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