VF Corporation Jr Project Manager, Ecommerce Content Timberland - Temporary Contract 8 months in Switzerland

Job Description

Key responsibility for this role is managing the ecommerce go-to-market process from a content perspective, coordinating all the stakeholders to ensure quality and timeliness of the online content production.

Typical activities will include:

  • Review the commercial brief coming from Merchandising and Marketing and translate it into an action plan for the content development team

  • Create and maintain a masterplan for all content development activities, identifying possible issues ahead of time and working on their resolution

  • Plan and conduct alignment meetings with all relevant stakeholders, to insure key elements (copywriting, images, product availability etc.) are in place

The project manager is also accountable for coordinating third party agencies that may be involved in the content rollout process.

Role focus:

Key accountabilities include:

  • Create and maintain the content delivery master plan

  • Act as a facilitator to ensure that every stakeholder in the process is consistently aligned

  • Conduct status meetings; develop status reports; track issues to resolution and assist with change control activities

  • Work between e-commerce operations, merchandising and marketing teams to drive prioritization of content initiatives that will have the greatest impact on key customer metrics

  • Manage third parties involved in the content rollout process

  • Build strong relationships with all the stakeholders to play an integral role in the development of online content strategy

Essential:

  • 2-3 years of experience

  • Familiarity with waterfall project management methodologies

  • Ability to read complex, multi-functional contexts and subsequently prioritize initiatives

  • Result-orientation and capability to relate actions to KPIs

  • Experience in managing a 3rd party development agency

  • Ability to lead a small team and optimize tactical tasks on a daily basis

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.

Preferred:

  • Masters level education (College level education)

  • PMI certification

  • Agile project management familiarity

  • Ability to build long term relationships & communicate with a wide range internal and external parties, either with business or technical background

  • Experience and understanding of e-commerce systems and processes

  • Footwear & Apparel background

Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, 64,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue. Our businesses and brands are organized into four categories called coalitions, comprising: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, and Sportswear. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our One VF culture and approach to doing business provide a unique and powerful competitive advantage.

VF Diversity Vision Statement

VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.