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Sales, Marketing & Product Development
Sint-Baafs-Vijve

Are you interested in the job? DIRECTOR PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT?

Director product development

Director product development

Your challenges

  • 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

Your talents

  • 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

Our offer

  • 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.

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