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Dunhill

Product Developer

Permanent

London, UK

Level

Coordinator / Executive

Skills

Accessories (Advanced)

Accessory Design (Advanced)

PML (Advanced)

Product Development (Advanced)

Product Specialists (Advanced)

Shirt Design (Advanced)

Shirts (Advanced)

Tailoring (Advanced)

Technical Product Development (Advanced)

Languages

English (Fluent)

**Role Overview**


Dunhill are looking for a dynamic individual to take the lead in product development for their multi-category apparel. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating luxury-level products while working within strict timelines and challenging costing margin parameters. This role demands a strong partnership with our designers and merchandisers, and involves following a product’s complete development, from initial drawings to final samples. 


**Key Responsibilities**


- Manage the product development for a selection of multi-category apparel products, mainly soft accessories and shirts. They are open to profiles with a multitude of product and category backgrounds, not just regulated to menswear.

- Use insights into the competitive environment, sales data, brand DNA and market feedback to manage the development of creative and commercial product collections

- Drive innovation and research & development for continuous progression and elevation of collections

- Liaise with stakeholders to ensure completion of relevant development steps

- Negotiate costs to align with margin strategy

- Maintain up-to-date data in the PLM system

- Support the Quality & CSR team with the sustainability strategy

- Manage ad-hoc projects and support counterparts when needed

- Organise and maintain fabric, leather and trims archiving systems

- Support the technical and design teams during product fit sessions

- Source innovative and sustainable materials

- Prepare and present your product category at key sign off meetings

- Manage all incoming/outgoing shipments and couriers

- Monitor prototype and salesman sample deliveries

- Track and monitor purchase orders and manage your seasonal budget 


**Success Criteria**


- Relevant product development experience

- Experience in managing design and product development critical paths

- Team player with a positive approach

- Ability to handle a fast-paced environment and multiple projects

- Excellent written and spoken English proficiency

- Relevant BA (Hons) or equivalent qualification in design

- Openness to ideas and a collaborative work ethic

- Willingness to travel abroad to liaise with suppliers


**What We Offer**


At Richemont, we offer opportunities for personal and professional development. We strongly believe in internal growth and mobility, and we are committed to providing various opportunities to support your development journey. Join our family and contribute to our community as a significant member of the Richemont team.

Level

Coordinator / Executive

Skills

Accessories (Advanced)

Accessory Design (Advanced)

PML (Advanced)

Product Development (Advanced)

Product Specialists (Advanced)

Shirt Design (Advanced)

Shirts (Advanced)

Tailoring (Advanced)

Technical Product Development (Advanced)

Languages

English (Fluent)

**Role Overview**


Dunhill are looking for a dynamic individual to take the lead in product development for their multi-category apparel. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating luxury-level products while working within strict timelines and challenging costing margin parameters. This role demands a strong partnership with our designers and merchandisers, and involves following a product’s complete development, from initial drawings to final samples. 


**Key Responsibilities**


- Manage the product development for a selection of multi-category apparel products, mainly soft accessories and shirts. They are open to profiles with a multitude of product and category backgrounds, not just regulated to menswear.

- Use insights into the competitive environment, sales data, brand DNA and market feedback to manage the development of creative and commercial product collections

- Drive innovation and research & development for continuous progression and elevation of collections

- Liaise with stakeholders to ensure completion of relevant development steps

- Negotiate costs to align with margin strategy

- Maintain up-to-date data in the PLM system

- Support the Quality & CSR team with the sustainability strategy

- Manage ad-hoc projects and support counterparts when needed

- Organise and maintain fabric, leather and trims archiving systems

- Support the technical and design teams during product fit sessions

- Source innovative and sustainable materials

- Prepare and present your product category at key sign off meetings

- Manage all incoming/outgoing shipments and couriers

- Monitor prototype and salesman sample deliveries

- Track and monitor purchase orders and manage your seasonal budget 


**Success Criteria**


- Relevant product development experience

- Experience in managing design and product development critical paths

- Team player with a positive approach

- Ability to handle a fast-paced environment and multiple projects

- Excellent written and spoken English proficiency

- Relevant BA (Hons) or equivalent qualification in design

- Openness to ideas and a collaborative work ethic

- Willingness to travel abroad to liaise with suppliers


**What We Offer**


At Richemont, we offer opportunities for personal and professional development. We strongly believe in internal growth and mobility, and we are committed to providing various opportunities to support your development journey. Join our family and contribute to our community as a significant member of the Richemont team.

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