Translate & understand customer’s needs and trends in the market in leading designs and color offerings into a long term product development pipeline
You’ll ask yourself: how do I organize my product portfolio in such way that I become a trend setter an have a unique offering?
And in doing so, you’ll find out quite rapidly what the competitors offer and where you make a difference
We want you to breathe textile, novelty and trends and be strong in SKU management
Develop and execute long term R&D roadmap for product designs and technical capabilities
Formulate concrete research programs to support the realization of R&D objectives
Lead the product development from idea to implementation
Actively manage the investment and development budget in order to provide optimal resources management
Lead and develop the team according their competencies and skills in order to further grow a well-functioning department
As member of the management team you drive the future success of the division
A Master’s degree and proven experience in product development, preferably in the textile industry (but if you have flair for fashion, design, out of the box offerings, we’d be curious to meet you as well)
Experience in preferably a B2C environment
A strong customer mindset and passion for fashion, trends and novelties
Technical expertise with regard to (preferably) textile and product development
Transparent leadership capabilities and an open mindset
An empathic mindset and will to win together
Proactive towards business opportunities and new challenges
Fluent in English (written and spoken) and a good knowledge of French
Hands-on and proactive organizational skills
Be part of a performing team, in a highly challenging and international environment.
Working within a company that offers a no-nonsense company culture, growing opportunities and a lot of autonomy in your job.
A working region which is usually free of traffic jams.
An attractive remuneration package including extra-legal advantages in line with your experience and results.