pvh assistant store manager tommy hilfiger & calvin klein bijenkorf amsterdam (fulltime)


About the Company

We are a company transformed, focusing on global growth and brand building. Since our beginning in 1881, we have become a world leading lifestyle apparel company with over US$8 billion in estimated 2013 revenues. Through a combination of strategic acquisitions and successful partnerships with our brands, we have been able to globally expand across the wholesale, retail, e-commerce and licensing channels throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America. With the acquisition of Tommy Hilfiger in 2010 and of the full Calvin Klein brand in 2013, we have redefined the identity, performance and long-term growth potential of our organization. We work with these powerful global iconic lifestyle brands together as a family to maximize their potential by leveraging them across new categories and existing and future markets. Together, as a global, action-oriented company characterized by commitment and achievement, we strive to attract people who will help take our brands and business to new levels.

Position Description

The Assistant Store Manager primary function is to ensure the efficient running of the floor, in order to achieve the highest levels of customer service, sales and profit. To support the Store Manager managing all personnel, product and merchandising functions, business processes and results for his/her store. Overview of responsibilities: • Partner with store manager to build on business opportunities and achieve Company standards/goals. • Identify opportunities to grow the business or improve performance. • Participate in weekly staff meetings. • Ensure “door to floor” Best Practices and visual merchandising directives and standards for sales floor and back room are being executed. • Evaluate product performance, pricing, sell through, and inventory levels. Communicate to the store manager what is driving sales results and discuss any issues/priorities, in order to develop strategies to maximize business. • Maintain corporate visual merchandising directives and standards for sales floor and back room. • Assist the store manager in the training and development of Employees. • In the absence of the Store Manager must be able to effectively manage the store under any circumstances. • Recognize and celebrate the contributions and achievements of others. • Resolve ongoing conflicts and unproductive disagreements. • Create energy and excitement around shared goals and values. • Build team commitment.

Position Requirements

  • At least two years of relevant working experience;
  • Team player;
  • Analytical skills;
  • Independent and proactive, result driven and accurate;
  • Effective time manager, prioritizing skills and an excellent people manager;
  • Perfect social and communicative skills as well as leadership skills;
  • Good knowledge of the Dutch and English language;
  • Fulltime position (38 hours per week, available in the weekends).