Are you a Natural Born Change Maker?
Do you have that natural instinct? Are you curious? A problem solver and synthesizer of insights and opportunities? Are you yearning to make an impact and looking to be part of something with greater purpose, something with a reason beyond clothing?
Then this could be the move you’ve been looking for; the move to natural.
The apparel industry needs a shake-up. At icebreaker, we’ve always believed in the pursuit of better, inspired by nature to create sustainable natural performing apparel.
As the first purpose-led acquisition of VF Corporation we have never been better placed to drive a global movement for nature, and for the betterment of our species and the planet.
As Global Head of Merchandising located in our global head office in Auckland, New Zealand , you’ll lead our integrated marketplace strategy and the Product Merchandising category teams, providing a clear strategic vision for a group of passionate, authentic and adventurous people who like to achieve results.
You’ll be a natural at assessing the marketplace and the opportunity and understand what the customer is looking for teamed with the ability to drive change through sound decisions making with an entrepreneurial mindset, testing and learning along the way.
Naturally high-performing, you’ll share your global proven expertise across the business, inspiring and leading by example.
You will foster a collaborative working environment and cross-functional agile mentality, leading with business acumen, brand relevancy and commercial insight to create compelling natural performing product concepts that educate, enable and empower our customers to move to natural for all their outdoor performance apparel needs.
We’re a non-stuffy, non-bureaucratic group of humans who have the ability to flip from the end-state planning to the here and now of agile opportunities.
We are looking for an exceptional individual whom ideally would have :
Years of Related Professional Experience :
confidence and presence to lead a diverse team
If this opportunity feels like the type of job you’re passionate about, and it fits with your skills and experience, please click apply below to send us your CV with a covering letter.
The recruitment of this position is being managed by Philippa Irvine, Talent Scout. For any queries, contact Philly directly on +64 21 564 691 or email philippa irvine vfc.com