Product Development Manager
New York, NY 10016 New York, NY 10016
Our client, a clothing and accessories designer, is seeking a Product Development Manager to manage the day-to-day functions in their Product Development department.
-Manage action calendar to ensure the team is constantly moving toward its goals on the appropriate time table
-Collaborate with Merchandising, Design, and multiple other teams
-Reinforce relationships with mills, vendors, and suppliers to maximize productivity and efficiency
-Manage cost and margins to ensure all targets are met
-Work closely with existing and prospective customers to maximize sales
-Various other management, product development, financial, and sales duties as required
-BA in Design, Business, Fashion, or other related field
-At least 2-4 years’ experience
-Strong negotiation skills involving vendors and customers
-Knowledge of product development/manufacturing process, brand management, and retail math
-Proficient in MS Office
-Experience with PLM system preferred
Vanguard is an industry leading, privately held staffing agency in business for over 40 years. We work to cultivate a unique professional relationship with every Client and Employee. Vanguard attains superior results by devoting all of our resources, creativity, and experience to each and every placement. We are committed to your success.