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Associate Product Development Manager : 17-03151
Ref No.: 17-03151
Location: New York, New York
Primary Skills : Product Development, Retail Math
Duration : 05 Months
Contract : W2, *No Vendor Candidates*

General Summary:
The Associate Manager of Product Development supports the product line creation by partnering cross-functionally to communicate and execute to merchandise strategies and financial targets. They work closely with local teams in New York as well as Sourcing and Product Development partners in Asia to deliver on product design and brand aesthetic while effectively managing average unit cost.
 
Responsibilities :
  • Operates as an Individual Contributor to communicate and execute a product development strategy that maintains Brand aesthetic and product quality, while maximizing cost efficiencies.
  • Understand product development implications on merchandising and design-driven product decisions based on category or vendor strategies and nuances.
  • Drive communication between brand teams and Asia-based product teams to ensure strategic business alignment and optimal responsiveness.
  • Execute seasonal and monthly booking processes, in addition to supporting in-season product management.
 Qualifications :
  • Global Product Development experience or exposure to driving global product development and understands design merchandising, and vendor/category management.
  • Experience executing production trade regulations, testing protocol, product integrity, production cycle timeline, fabric and garment construction, and retail math.
  • Change Management - experience leading without authority to influence others and drive decision-making.

Please apply directly with your updated resume or call Samar @ 408-512-2365