Based in Copenhagen and owned and run by husband-and-wife team Creative Director Ditte Reffstrup and Founder Nicolaj Reffstrup, GANNI has developed exponentially over recent years with its Scandi 2.0 sense of style full of personality and contrasts. GANNI is all about making our community who wear our clothes feel even more confident and capable of anything. For us, acting responsibly is a moral obligation. GANNI is committed to creating a more diverse, equal and inclusive workforce, building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and experiences. It is a fundamental policy at GANNI not to discriminate on any basis or characteristics and celebrate diversity. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to apply. At GANNI we see behaving responsibly as our moral obligation. GANNI focuses on making more responsible choices every day to do better for our planet and community. Responsibility is at the heart of everything we do and we encourage all employees to take part in our journey towards becoming a more inclusive, equal and responsible business.
Product Development Manager
Are you organized, skilled, and passionate about denim? Do you know everything about ounces and denim washes and feel comfortable driving also woven RTW products throughout the creative and operational process? Then do not hesitate to apply for this rare opportunity!
Your mission & responsibilities ahead of you:
The RTW Denim & Woven Product Development Manager will be working from the RTW Product Development team in Copenhagen.
Your main responsibility is managing and developing the products in close corporation with the design team and the product engineers.
You will be responsible for all tasks related to the product throughout both the development stage as well as production and it is required that you own and drive the product as well as the process.
This includes sourcing and selection of materials and suppliers, managing critical path and product lead times, price negotiation, as well as securing quality and quantity in correspondence with the demand and planning teams.
Creating and maintaining Product Master Data in our ERP/PDM system as well as complying with workflow and other supporting tools. Ordering and management of sample collections. Manage and drive projects within the product group and throughout the organization with a strong sense of stakeholders and decision gates.
An independent team player with a high sense of fashion business as well as a proactive approach to cross-functional projects
- Minimum 5 years experience from a similar position in a global company
- Proficient skills in Denim fabrications
- Knowledge and work experience with other woven RTW categories
- Management of critical timeline related to commercial fashion
- Proficient skills in working with certified materials
- High level of both verbal and written English
- Flair for working with multiple digital tools and platforms as well as a high level of accuracy
- Knowledge of Microsoft Navision is an advantage
The GANNI way:
You are detail orientated without losing track of the goal and objectives. You are outspoken when needed and enter a team with an open mind but determined approach.
You master the juggle between realizing the creative ideas of a designer while keeping cost, lead times, responsibility, and overall sensible business targets aligned.
We are looking for a true GANNI ambassador - someone who shares our values of Openness (ready to evolve, honest not perfect), Optimism (you never stand still, just dance!), Authenticity (you march at your own beat!), Accountability (no excuses, you make an impact) & Responsibility (make small changes, see big differences).
The GANNI culture is based on a learning and results-driven mentality, where everyone is united by a common purpose of (hack)the fashion system!
GANNI is a state of mind - more than a way of dressing and we love to change the usual practice in everything we do. We are confident and capable of anything! So prepare yourself to be comfortable with the uncomfortable and hacking the system together with our amazing RTW Product Development team!
The position requires traveling to suppliers and production countries as well as participation in relevant fairs and summits
The position holds no people management
Applications and CV’s to be written in English
Be bold and join our GANNI community!
We hope you got all your questions answered and feel motivated to join our team and become a part of the GANNI community. If you have more questions regarding the position please contact Signe Larsen, Head of Product Development & Production RTW at email@example.com
We will be interviewing candidates continuously and kindly ask you to send your application and CV as soon as possible. Please use the “Apply here” button.
Our vision & mission:
Hack(ing) the fashion system.
Evolving from a distinctive Scandinavian fashion brand, we are more than a way of dressing - we are a creative collective and diverse community of first movers, committed to environmental responsibility and progressive social activism, setting the tone for the next generation to follow.
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