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About the Company

PVH - Product Graduate Scheme

PVH is one of the largest apparel companies in the world. With a history going back over 130 years, PVH excels at growing brands and businesses with rich American heritages.

PVH Europe is home to the global headquarters of Tommy Hilfiger and the European offices of Calvin Klein. The company is founded on a dynamic and fast-paced work environment that’s fuelled by passion, creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Founded in 1985, Tommy Hilfiger is internationally recognized for celebrating the essence of “classic American cool” style, featuring preppy with a twist designs. The brand delivers premium styling, quality and value to consumers worldwide under the Tommy Hilfiger and Hilfiger Denim brands, with a breadth of collections including Hilfiger Collection, Tommy Hilfiger Tailored, men’s, women’s and children’s sportswear, denim, accessories, and footwear. In addition, the brand is licensed for a range of products, including fragrances, eyewear, watches and home furnishings. Founder Tommy Hilfiger remains the company’s Principal Designer and provides leadership and direction for the design process. With the support of strong global consumer recognition, Tommy Hilfiger has built an extensive distribution network in over 90 countries and more than 1,400 retail stores throughout North America, Europe, Latin America and the Asia Pacific region.

Calvin Klein is one of the best known designer names in the world, offering a modern, provocative design aesthetic. The Calvin Klein brands – Calvin Klein Collection, Calvin Klein (platinum label), Calvin Klein (white label), Calvin Klein Jeans and Calvin Klein Underwear – provide the company with the opportunity to market products both domestically and internationally at various price points, distribution channels and catering to a diverse group of consumers. Calvin Klein also designs and markets a range of other product lines including fragrance, eyewear, watches, jewelry, and home furnishings. The Calvin Klein brands achieved approximately $8.1 billion in global retail sales in 2014.

Position Description

PVH - Product Graduate Scheme

Our two year graduate programme offers a full immersion into the products of PVH Europe. The programme includes a comprehensive induction & development programme providing the successful candidate with a strong cross-functional profile built through rotating across multiple business teams and brands. Our programme includes three 8-month rotations. Two of these rotations will be in two different product areas. Possible product areas include:

  • Merchandising
  • Production
  • Sourcing
  • Buying
  • Sales
  • Product Development

The third rotation is in Retail and/or E-commerce to help you understand the importance of sales for our brands. The programme includes day to day duties and individual projects as well as tailored training & coaching delivered by our learning and development team to help build your technical, professional and soft skills. The programme commences in September 2016. 

Position Requirements

PVH - Product Graduate Scheme

* If you are interested in this position, please apply via the link we provide you in the end of this job description!

Successful candidates will meet the following requirements:

  • A degree in a relevant subject such as Fashion Buying, Fashion Buying and Merchandising, Management of Textiles or similar
  • Recently graduated from a school/university - no longer than 2 years ago
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluent in English – speaking and writing
  • Strong in MS office 
  • Eligible to work in the EU

About you

As well as meeting our key criteria above, successful candidates are expected to demonstrate the following attributes:

  • International mindset
  • Energetic & entrepreneurial drive
  • Hands on
  • Team player
  • Strong personality
  • Ambition for career growth
  • Strong passion for fashion
  • Hard working yet fun-loving

PVH - Product Graduate Scheme

There are 5 stages to the PVH Graduate Program recruitment process as follows: 

  • Online application 
  • Video interview 
  • Telephone interview with Bright Network
  • Skype interview with PVH
  • One-day assessment centre at PVH offices, Amsterdam

You will know within 7 working days whether you have been successful at the first three stages (application, video interview and telephone interview). You will know within 5 working days whether you were successful at the assessment centre.

The assessment centres will be held on the following dates:

  • 1st – 15th April 2018

If you are unable to attend an assessment centre, we will unfortunately not be able to progress your application.

Applications are screened on a rolling basis so we encourage early applications to ensure you don't miss out. For any further questions on the opportunity, please don't hesitate to get in touch with a member of the Bright Network team - 0203 011 1612. 

Please use this link to apply:

Good luck!