Raw Materials Product Developer - Accessories, Italian speaker

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Raw Materials Product Developer - Accessories, Italian speaker

Date: 17-Feb-2017

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: Burberry Limited

Req ID: 95014

Founded in 1856, Burberry today remains quintessentially British, with outerwear at its core.  Digital luxury positioning and intensive focus on design innovation, quality and heritage icons ensure continued brand purity and relevance globally across genders and generations. Burberry believes that in order to be a great brand it must also be a great company and constantly leverages the energy of its compassionate and creative thinking culture to continually innovate and drive the brand forward. Headquartered in London, Burberry is a design, marketing and retail led business with a global reputation for innovative product design, digital marketing initiatives and dynamic retail strategies.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Protect Burberry aesthetic- product knowledge and ownership, quality and attention to detail 
  • Passion for fashion and product knowledge- “fashion sensibility” knowledge of trends, the market, peer awareness and knows the luxury consumer 
  • Knowledge and understanding of Materials for accessories, leather and hardware, and ability to launch exclusive developments with suppliers   
  • Commercial awareness (including understanding of product cost) and business acumen, balance between creativity and commercial 
  • Understanding of testing parameters, quality requirements and fundamentals of chemicals used in finishing 
  • Awareness of the end to end Critical Path and key milestones 
  • Ability to admin and process information via Excel and our internal software
  • Knowledge of the global supplier market and ability to interact with suppliers 
  • Capability of working with multiple projects & cross functional teams; partnering closely with the Design team.

PERSONAL PROFILE:

  • Development experience, specifically within Leather Goods, Fabrics, Trims and Hardware essential
  • Experience managing Raw Materials essential. 
  • Fluent Italian preferred
  • Solution orientated – problem solver, flexible and adaptable, resilient 
  • Strong communication skills – relationship cultivator- negotiator, influencer and collaborator. 
  • Strong time management skills- experience of working in high paced environment 
  • Business acumen 

Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || London || Creative || Product Development – Non Apparel || n/a ||


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