Product Development Coordinator, Upholstery (BB-105CC)
Found in: Talent UK
Description:DescriptionWho We Are... We are a collection of members' clubs, restaurants, hotels and cinemas, catering to those in the film, media, fashion and creative industries. The company has unique ventures throughout the UK, USA, Canada, Europe and Asia, with new openings planned globally. Soho House is a space for its diverse membership and teams to connect, grow, have fun and make an impact. Opportunities for all... Soho House was created to bring diverse communities of people together, and we take the same approach when building our teams. We thrive on differences and believe it is critical to our success as a global company. Soho House is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that seeks to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We therefore encourage applications from all genders, races, religions, ages and sexual orientations, as well as parents, veterans, people living with disabilities, and any other groups that could bring diverse perspectives to our business. The Role... The Product Development Coordinator will support the Product Development Manager from concept through the development and production process. You will be an integral part of the supply chain process, bringing bespoke products to the retail market place. With the support of the PD Manager you will lead the internal roadmap and strategy, coordinating the execution of new products from brief through to delivery. You will help to build and manage a high-performing supply chain, bringing brand vision and new concepts to life. Main Duties... With the support of the PD Manager, build and manage a robust supplier base across Europe, the US and Asia to deliver both retail and procurement strategies Work closely with Design to ensure all brief intentions are understood to deliver a high-quality product and maintain the concept direction. Own end-to-end product development with the support of an Assistant Coordinator; timely distribution of seasonal briefs to supply base, pricing and margin tracking, compliance, sample management. Lead weekly design and production meetings and all sample inspections, ensuring all product comments and approvals are promptly issued to suppliers Partner cross-functionally with all teams to ensure brand and strategy alignment Travel to visit partners in Europe, the US and Asia when required Manage and develop an Assistant Coordinator RequirementsThe ideal candidate will have a proven track record of successfully developing product for the retail and/or hospitality sectors. A resourceful multi-tasker with keen attention to detail with the ability to deliver within tight deadlines. Experience managing suppliers in Asia and traveling to factories Knowledgeable about negotiating with overseas providers and what drives supplier cost structures Strong aesthetic sensibility and eye for good design Superior organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload autonomously Diligent and adaptable to managing change in business needs and priorities Project and time management skills Proactive problem solving and willingness to be part of the solution Interpersonal skills, communicating effectively and in a clear and concise manner Not afraid to question the status quo A role model to the Assistant Coordinator’s BenefitsSoho House offers competitive compensation packages that feature global benefits and perks. Whether you’re seeking entry-level employment or a new opportunity to expand your profession, we offer training to develop the technical and managerial skills necessary to grow your career. Discounts at Soho House globally, as well as Soho Home and Cowshed Enhanced Pension Scheme Private Health and Dental Care Cycle to Work Scheme/Season Ticket Loan In conjunction with Soho Impact, take 3 days paid a year to support a charity of your choice. Cookhouse & House Tonic: Our Cookhouse & House Tonic programmes offer unique food and drink trainings, events and opportunities to inspire and educate. Team Events: From fitness sessions to cinema screenings and art classes, each month we hold a series of fun events which you can sign up to.
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