agile project management specialist


About the Company

Tommy Hilfiger is one of the world’s leading designer lifestyle brands, internationally recognized for celebrating the essence of “classic American cool” style. Founded in 1985, Tommy Hilfiger delivers premium styling, quality and value to consumers worldwide with a breadth of collections including Hilfiger Collection, Tommy Hilfiger Tailored, men’s, women’s and kids’ sportswear, Tommy Hilfiger Denim, accessories, and footwear. In addition, the brand is licensed for a range of products, including fragrances, eyewear, watches and home furnishings. Tommy Hilfiger, which was acquired by PVH Corp. in 2010, has more than 17,000 associates worldwide and an extensive distribution network in over 115 countries and 1,600 retail stores. Global retail sales of the Tommy Hilfiger brand were US $6.5 billion in 2015.

Department Information

The General Merchandising and Product Management department covers Strategy Planning, General Merchandising, Calendar Management and Agile Project Management to support long term company growth.

Position Description

The ideal candidate for the role is/has:

  • An affinity with Agile and a drive to learn more
  • Excited by organizational change
  • Ready to rise to challenges
  • Positive and collaborative
  • A team player
  • A passion for continuous improvement and process management
  • The ability to work with staff and executives with equal ease
  • A passion for the Agile/Scrum methodologies
  • Strong communication skills and an open personality
  • An excellent understanding of stakeholder relationships

The Agile Project Management Specialist will:

  • Consult with executives, business partners, and IT partners to assess current opportunities for improvement
  • Analyze findings, provides options for consideration and recommendations for resolution
  • Contribute to the successful implementation of an Agile Scrum structure with an end-to- end continuous improvement approach
  • Work with cross-functional teams on various projects (product, marketing, sales, HR, design etc), with the aim to lead a focus on solving consumer, regional and/or organizational needs
  • Assist in onboarding new Scrum Teams
  • Nurture a flexible and collaborative mindset within a creative and inspiring culture

You have:

  • 3-5 years’ experience
  • Expert Microsoft office skills, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
  • Fluent English communication skills (written and spoken)
  • Ability to work and live in the Netherlands

We have:

  • A unique opportunity to work within a new team, shaping the mindset of the company along the way
  • Room to transform the internal organization
  • Plenty of opportunities to make the role your own, and to be entrepreneurial  
  • Competitive benefits

Position Requirements

Candidate nice-to-haves:

  • Experience in Agile transformation
  • Experience with Design Thinking and Lean Startup
  • Experience with DevOps
  • Previous experience in retail and/or fashion
  • Experience with more traditional project management methods / PMOs

We’d love to know why this is THE role for you, so please include a motivational letter with your application!