Apparel Leader

Confidential Company  •  Atlanta, GA

8 - 10 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/21/18
Confidential Company
Atlanta, GA
8 - 10 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/21/18

Responsibilities

  • The Apparel and Appearance Leader is a cross-functional role and leads an internal CFA stakeholder team comprised of key partners from Brand Strategy, Supply Chain, Field Operations and Training.

 

  • Manages participation of an on-going Operator Apparel Council including communication, in-field testing, research and validation of new apparel concepts and initiatives.   

 

  • Leads and aligns the efforts of external apparel vendor partners to ensure a brand relevant, fashion forward design that meets Operator’s cost and value expectations, and Team Member needs in terms of fit, comfort and durability.

 

  • Strategic planning and program management of the TeamStyle, Executive Club, and The Mill apparel collections, including near-term program timelines and a long-term apparel road map.

 

  • Partners with Supply Chain to identify and introduce compatible items from The Mill, CFA‘s branded consumer apparel line, as supplemental options for restaurant leadership.

 

  • Initiates and oversees the internal corporate communication strategy including planning, review & approvals.

 

  • Collaborates with Field Operations and Training to define and communicate Apparel & Appearance guidelines in the ORG (Operational Requirements Guide) and to coordinate in-field evaluation through the ROE and CEM assessment programs.

 

  • Coordinates internal and external resources to facilitate execution of projects through a disciplined design process

 

  • Reports and tracks project progress, manages significant budgets and regularly communicates updates to internal and external stakeholders.

 

  • Partners well and effectively manage work and relationships with external partners like OOBE and Shoes for Crews.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Proven track record of success in both professional and academic environments
  • Strong communication, presentation, and project management skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment within a team approach to accomplishing objectives
  • Well-versed in current consumer and design trends, with a knowledge of retail, food service and hospitality industries
  • Experience in guiding research projects in support of new program initiatives, paired with sound analytical capabilities
  • Ability to build effective relationships and strategic alignment with internal CFA partners, Operators, design consultants and vendors

 

Preferred Qualifications

Continuing education edits and/or professional certifications preferred

Minimum Years of Experience

7

Travel Requirements

20%

Required Level of Education

Bachelor's Degree

2017-3803

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