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PVH Corp. Systems Manager in Amsterdam, Netherlands


PVH is one of the most admired fashion and lifestyle companies in the world. We power brands that drive fashion forward – for good. Our brand portfolio includes the iconic  CALVIN KLEIN and TOMMY HILFIGER brands. We market a variety of goods under these and other nationally and internationally known owned and licensed brands. PVH has over 40,000 associates operating in over 40 countries and $9.9 billion in annual revenues. That's the Power of Us. That’s the Power of PVH.

Founded in 1985, Tommy Hilfiger delivers premium styling, quality and value to consumers worldwide with a brand portfolio that includes TOMMY HILFIGER and TOMMY JEANS.

Tommy Hilfiger is one of the world’s most recognized premium designer lifestyle groups and is recognized for celebrating the essence of “classic American cool” style, featuring preppy with a twist designs.

Its focus is designing and marketing high-quality men’s tailored clothing and sportswear, women’s collection apparel and sportswear, kidswear, denim collections, underwear (including robes, sleepwear and loungewear), footwear and accessories. Through select licensees, Tommy Hilfiger offers complementary lifestyle products such as eyewear, watches, fragrance, swimwear, socks, small leather goods, home goods and luggage.

The Team

The function of our marketing organization, including people, process, and technology, that enables the marketing team to operate efficiently and to scale with quality and consistency, globally.

It serves as the backbone of our global marketing team, delivering planning, governance and support functions to allow core marketing functions to focus on delivering value.

The centralized content management and creation function of our brand’s global marketing hub. The team that enables the creation & delivery of meaningful, engaging and innovative content that connects with our consumer, efficiently and consistently, to scale, globally.

It focuses on end-to-end marketing operations - from planning and budgeting to production & execution. The Global Marketing Management team increases efficiency and drives results.

The Global Marketing Management team drives operational excellence.

The Position

The Systems Manager is the spider in the web of all marketing digital platforms. Assessing departmental needs, aligning existing platforms, implementing and maintaining up-to-date best practice technologies across the department to streamline the marketing process from beginning to end.

This position requires an in-depth knowledge of marketing best practice combined with tech literacy and a keen enthusiasm for new ideas and process. An ability to see quick gain solutions in tandem with larger long-term results on an organisational level.

Combining data-based facts, individual team needs and creative thinking to provide a transparent user-friendly digital process to the marketing team.

A key partner for all teams within the marketing organization, communication and effective methodologies for capturing feedback and tracking and analysing results is essential.

Importantly, the marketing representative to the IT department and is trusted to not only consider marketing initiatives but be collaborative on companywide systems implementations (and speak their language).

The ongoing end goal being to keep the marketing department focused and operating efficiently, within budget and on time – all the time.

Nothing is impossible mentality, thinks in solutions.

Knows everyone.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Governance and accountability for core project management systems, end-to-end process. Including implementation, roll-out,onboarding, up-grading/scaling and ongoing integrations

  • Go-to person for ongoing IT developments within the department.

  • Drive IT solutions for the department including scoping, stakeholder management and budgets

  • Optimizing workflow and departmental wide processes and calendars for increased efficiency matching key business priorities set by management

  • Adding speed and transparency to all projects

  • Researching technologies both internally and externally and evaluating where efficiencies can be gained

  • Server and Cloud governance in cooperation with IT department

  • Measuring, evaluating and continuously improving aspects of workflow to maximize progress performance

  • Evolve department for next generation marketing aligned with business objectives

  • Full emersion in marketing process to implement change ahead of the game.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • 7+ years IT/agency project management experience at a global/international level (fashion cycle knowledge a bonus)

  • University degree or similar in marketing, creative, communications, business studies or significant equivalent work experience​

  • Great communicator

  • ​​Creates and maintains lasting relationships both within the company and with external vendors/developers

  • Open and accountable. Keeper of un-impeachable records

  • Process driven – able to work through any situation

  • Speaks and understands IT both in acronyms and long form; communicating fluently with developers whilst being able to translate back to users

  • Puts the user experience first

  • On the pulse of latest technology and passionate innovation driver

  • Always ready to help

  • Passion for creating simple elegant solutions for everyday use (all about the automation)

  • Think global, act local – always with the bigger picture in mind

  • Business-level English (written & verbal)

What You Can Expect from Us:

  • ​A company culture that fosters development, offering training and learning opportunities through our very own PVH University

  • An international environment which respects diversity, equality, and individuality

  • A monthly Covid home- office budget

  • A smart work program that empowers our associates to work from home in the Netherlands, within a flexibleschedule

  • A beautiful state-of-the-art Campus awaiting you upon our return to theoffice

Please include a cover letter with your application. We would love to know why this is THE role for you!

COVID-19 and Working at PVH

As we continue to navigate the impact of COVID-19 and look ahead to shaping our new ways of working, the health, safety and well-being of our associates remains our #1 priority. This means all of our teams, including HR, work a bit differently*. Our Recruiting process is conducted remotely, primarily via phone and video calls. New hires will be welcomed through an adapted, at-home onboarding program. Equipment will be delivered safely to your front doors.

We will continue to work this way until September 2021, and are looking to shape a more hybrid work-from-home / office model in the coming months.

Should your application be successful, our Talent Acquisition Team will outline the recruitment process and Covid Work policies in your initial call.

*Please note that should you be applying for a role at our PVH Studios, or in our distribution facilities, the hybrid model already applies.

PVH Europe and our brands, TOMMY HILFIGER and CALVIN KLEIN, are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse community of associates with a strong sense of belonging. We believe we are bettered by all forms of diversity, and take pride in working with top talent from every walk of life and corner of the world. In the spirit of inclusivity, qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, ethnicity, ability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, nationality, race, religion or sexual orientation

DIVERSITY & EQUAL OPPORTUNITY We are committed to recruiting, training and providing career advancement to all associates regardless of gender, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, nationality, or social or ethnic origin. Diversity in the workplace is encouraged. Bigotry, racism and any form of harassment or discrimination is not tolerated.