Product Development Manager - Bespoke Menswear

FOUR SEASONS RECRUITMENT
Country :
United Kingdom
Town :
LONDON
Category :
Production - Quality
Contract type :
Fixed-term
Availability :
Full time
Experience :
Less than 2 years
Job reference n° :
AP84189_1568134934

Job description

A prestigious tailoring brand are looking for an experienced Product Development Manager to join their team for a maternity cover. The ideal candidate will be available immediately, with end to end product development experience working across multi categories.

The Company:

* London based British heritage brand that specialises in tailoring
* Celebrated for their intricate designs
* Brand new offices

The Role:

* Manage development and drive critical path management across a dynamic team
* Ensure product is of the highest of quality at all stages of production
* Create the critical paths to ensure all products are finalised in a timely manner, flagging up any potential risks or queries as proactively as possible
* Develop and coach a small team to ensure both personal development goals, and objectives of the business are achieved
* Work closely with the Head of Buying and Merchandising during the product development cycle
* Source Fabric and Vendors where necessary
* Maintain and develop lasting relationships with the international sourcing and buying teams

The Candidate:

* You must be educated to an A - Level standard
* You must have experience managing a critical path
* You must have end to end multi category development experience
* 1+years managing a Product Development team
* You must have experience working with jersey, knitwear and outwear
* Italian language skills would be beneficial, however not essential

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