PVH Corp. Vice President Advanced Analytics- PVH Corp. in New York, New York
PVH Chairman & CEO Manny Chirico has a phrase that describes the driving force behind the Consumer Insights & Customer Analytics Center of Excellence: No Rest For The Best . In an industry characterized by unprecedented change, significant shifts in consumer behavior and the rise of innovative technologies, we have seized upon the opportunity to become a more customer-centric and data-driven organization. We have consolidated our research and insights efforts under a single leader and hired a seasoned executive to steward the mission and development of a world-class practice and team. Members of the Customer Insights & Customer Analytics Center of Excellence team will advance thought leadership and organizational capability across our brands as well as help identify the business- and brand-building opportunities that will enable and fuel our continued growth. Simply put, we are a best-in-class company always looking for ways to become even better.
The Vice President of Advanced Analytics will be the critical thought- and team-leader in the development of a smart, successful, innovative analytics practice that will add meaningful value to the PVH portfolio of brands. This role will define, shape and build the company’s analytical capabilities, approach and work product, lead a multi-location team, and partner across brands, business channels and capability areas. As well, this role will provide essential, experienced leadership to an entrepreneurial team embedded with a complex organization. Success in this role will depend upon a rigorous analytical approach, the ability to be seen as a qualified expert and trusted educator, inspiring and encouraging intellectual curiosity, a creative approach to addressing complex challenges, and the ability to balance clear, strategic thinking with pragmatic, sleeves-rolled-up engagement and action.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & POINTS OF ACCOUNTABILITY
Lead an brand new analytics team (local and India-based) with an eye to efficient, productive, communal workload management
Establish standards & practices ranging from the ongoing development of database/modeling practices, to the development of a team culture encompassing both the on- and off-shore team, project and stakeholder management, and the communication methods back to the business teams
Ability to be the analytical thought leader for the team, a thought partner to the SVP Consumer Insights, and active leadership of colleagues charged with growing consumer research and market place insight capabilities
Effective communication of analytical findings such that key facts, insights and implications are clear and understood by those without analytics expertise; use of data visualization and other demonstration or description of information are important to all levels, including the most senior levels, of the PVH organization
Oversee the vision for PVH’s consumer data technology, partnering closely with IT to ensure actionable implementation
Develop and drive data & analytics in such a way as to influence decision-making across various functional areas
Actively track team performance and usefulness of insights provided to the business to ensure work if focused on providing value and all are being productive
Accountable for both recurring analyses & reports to provide ongoing tracking or progress, and ad-hoc analyses to identify and size new opportunities, and the establishment of interactive reports that can be shared within PVH’s business community.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & DESIRED ATTRIBUTES
Bachelor's Degree required, Masters in a quantitative field ideal
Eight-twelve years prior work experience in a combination of hands-on data analytics as well as analytics design and management
Proven track record building an analytics practice, functionality or approach within an organization
Proven ability to build common understanding through the use of customer analytics including segmentation/classification, lifetime value, regression, associations rules analysis, text analytics, linear programming, and customer migration
Comfortable leading a rapid response model where information or answers are sourced from a database in a timely and thoughtful manner
Familiarity with statistical programming languages
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to discuss complex information in an easy-to-understand manner with clear recommendations based on data
Strong analytical and critical thinking abilities
Motivated, resourceful self-starter
Experience and comfort in numerous coding languages including SQL, R and Python
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & DESIRED ATTRIBUTES
Natural collaborator who enjoys being a part of a team and is able to teach team members how to collaborate most effectively with different stakeholders and partners
Comfortable navigating and balancing multiple viewpoints
Willingness to learn and try new approaches
Nimble and flexible when it comes to juggling multiple priorities, projects and deadlines
Adaptable and energized by change
Energetic and enthusiastic about the opportunity to build something
Mature, professional demeanor
With a history going back over 135 years, PVH has excelled at growing brands and businesses with rich American heritages, becoming one of the largest apparel companies in the world. We have over 36,000 associates operating in over 40 countries and nearly $9 billion in annual revenues. We own the iconic CALVIN KLEIN, TOMMY HILFIGER, Van Heusen, IZOD, ARROW, Speedo*, Warner’s, Olga and Geoffrey Beene brands, as well as the digital-centric True & Co . intimates brand, and market a variety of goods under these and other nationally and internationally known owned and licensed brands.
*The Speedo brand is licensed for North America and the Caribbean in perpetuity from Speedo International Limited.
DIVERSITY & EQUAL OPPORTUNITY We are committed to recruiting, training and providing career advancement to all associates regardless of gender, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, nationality, or social or ethnic origin. Diversity in the workplace is encouraged. Bigotry, racism and any form of harassment or discrimination is not tolerated.