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Assistant Manager, Pricing & Costing COE

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VF

Shanghai, China
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

ABOUT YOUR ROLE:

Drives margin improvement across our brands by partnering with Product Merchandising, Brand Management, Brand Finance, and Supply Chain throughout the Pricing and Costing Process. This includes providing financial support during the preliminary line reviews and analyzing price and cost information at three main points (“Margin Review Meetings”): line close, before wholesale sales meetings, and after actual orders receipt from the customer. Provides summaries of these touchpoints to Executive Management for each brand and each season, and periodic dashboards and reports on our margin trending.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:

Ø Assist Margin sign off processes across APAC brands

Ø Provide the Analytics & Reports that will support the Brand Margin Review Meetings with Executive Leadership, Brand Management, Product Merchandising, and Operations

Ø Analyze price, volume, and cost to determine financial impact and margin performance

Ø Understand foreign exchange and commodity trends to ensure pricing strategy and margin is maintained

Ø Team with Sourcing to understand product cost assumptions that feed into the financial plan and support business decisions

Ø Pricing scenario modeling and performing “what-if” analysis

Ø Bringing to life the business narratives behind the underlying financial data

Ø Partner with Global Pricing and Costing teams drive for data consistency and transparency

WHAT WE WILL BE LOOKING FOR IN YOU:

Behavioral Competencies:

Ø Experience with working and influencing in a complex organizational matrix

Ø Strong interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written)

Ø Able to work under pressure with multi-tasks simultaneously while meeting tight deadlines

Ø Strong team player and able to manage and motivate others

Ø Result-driven and able to influence without direct authority

Ø Strong learning agility to adapt to changes and looking for continuous improvements

Functional Competencies:

Ø Understands P&L activities and drivers of revenue and profitability

Ø Has analytical mindset with ability to solve difficult problems

ØThinks strategically and provides thought leadership

Ø Demonstrates ability to communicate with senior level management

Ø Possesses robust story telling & presentation capabilities

Ø Proficient computer skills (Advanced MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

Ø Experience with SAP, IBM Cognos, Power BI and Tableau a plus

Ø Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Ø Fluent in English, added proficiency in Cantonese or Mandarin is also preferred

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