Menswear Product Development Manager

Company Name Zachary Daniels (view profile)
Location London, United Kingdom
Date Posted April 23, 2019
Category Production & Technical
Job Type Full-time
Salary £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum

Description

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Competitive salary + company benefits
Central London

An iconic lifestyle brand that set the trends for premium men's sportswear & performance-wear have a fantastic opportunity for a Product Development Manager with strong analytical, design and technical experience to join their growing head office team.

As a Product Development Manager you will be responsible for managing the product development process from the handover of the range plan through to wholesale samples, range planning and range building. You will be required to attend fit sessions, creating and maintaining technical packs & system management, cost price management, analysing sales figures, and sourcing trims & fabrics, and ensuring all deliveries on time and within budget. The Product Development Manager will work closely with the design, customer service and wholesale sales team, and will report directly to the Creative Director.

The ideal applicant must have previous menswear Product Development experience working for a sportswear, performance-wear or lifestyle brand at a senior level. Demonstrating a strong understanding of conducting fit sessions, creating design tech packs with experience working with external suppliers and Far East factories. You must be an excellent communicator (written & verbal), highly analytical with advanced technical fabric knowledge, be proficient using Microsoft Office programs and AS400, and have excellent knowledge of garment construction, wash-care labels and managing the full product development process. International travel will be required, and keen passion for the health & fitness industry is highly desirable.

In return you will rewarded with a fantastic basic salary & company benefits, and the opportunity to join the head office team of a fast growing menswear brand!

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