Role details

Product Director

Oxfordshire   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • As the product Director you will be responsible for defining product offering.
  • Working closely with Design, Technical and Product Mangers.

About Our Client

Our client is a market leading specialist childrenswear supplier, in to major retail accounts and trading directly through their own ecommerce channels.

Job Description

As a product Director you will be responsible for:

  • Inspiring, driving and motivating teams across product, technical and design to achieve long term objectives.
  • Develop and maintain a clear brand strategy that cascades throughout product development and design, ensuring quality, consistency and delivery of values and company vision.
  • Develop strategy and structure for licences, sub brands, and products based on trends, analysis, and opportunity.
  • Develop and execute a product strategy for core and key accounts.
  • Adhere to and maintain a Quality assurance plan.
  • Regular visit fairs and factories overseas.
  • Through research, trend analysis and understanding of product performance provide a seasonal update of brand and product strategy, and communicate this to the business and product/ design teams.
  • Ensure that all design processes and elements of design are timely and cost efficient.
  • Develop KPIs for the team and monitor performance weekly to ensure sales and profit and schedules being met.

The Successful Applicant

  • At least 5 years management experience in a relevant wholesale, manufacturer or multi site retailer
  • Extensive far east buying experience essential
  • Demonstrate brand and creative expertise
  • Knowledge and understanding of Fashion product, Childrenswear would be an advantage.
  • Demonstrate management and development of people.

What's on Offer

Competitive basic + Bonus + Pension and Life Assurance

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