Banana Republic was founded with an explorer’s spirit and a desire to venture to new places, beyond the boundaries of the everyday. Our clothing is designed for a life with no boundaries.
We travel near and far in search of the finest materials and fabric innovations to infuse style with substance, because we believe that what you wear should open a world of possibilities. And the people that make up Banana Republic share the same qualities as our brand: curious, connected, undaunted by boundaries. Sound like you? Join us for the adventure of what’s next.
The Assistant Manager, Product Development willactively participate as a member of a Global Product Development Team, which isresponsible for the financial and responsive execution of the strategy &direction for a
single or multiple departments
Supports alignment with Merchandising & Design post Concept meetings to understand what the product strategies are and marry that with the sourcing strategies
Understand divisional and cross-functional goals and work with team to execute supporting strategies.
Help to drive communication between brand teams and Asia-based product teams to ensure strategic business alignment and optimal responsiveness.
Assists with costing process, helping to identify any costing concerns and
work with cross-functional teams to manage costs through our systems/tools, TradeStone and GA.
Assist in communication of lead timesand execution of all book dates to cross functional teams.
Track and report all open issues.
Support the execution of demand driven and seasonal booking processes, in addition to supporting in-season product management.
Order sample requests in PLM, Track samples via SMEE tool and follow up on missing samples with Asia-based partners.
Supports the execution of development & final BOMs in PLM
Problem Solver- can proactivelysolve problems and effectively manage multiple challenges.
Global Business Acumen- experienceexecuting on multi-year operational goals, incorporating knowledge ofproduction trade regulations, testing protocol, product integrity, productioncycle timeline, fabric and garment construction, and retail math.
Collaboration- Ability to influenceand make decisions cross-functionally in a matrixed environment where speed andcultural sensitivity is crucial.
Personal Leadership - demonstratedprofessional presence, presentation, influencing, and collaboration across abroader team.
Change Management- demonstrates theability to lead without authority to influence others and drive informeddecision-making.
Learning Agility- demonstratedcuriosity, motivated to develop new skills and knowledge.
Resourcefulness - experience inmanaging dynamic projects that require the ability to flex as obstacles arepresented.