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Director, Digital Planning Product Management & Experience

Country : USA USA

Region : California

County : San Francisco County

Town : San Francisco

Category : Marketing

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Job description Product Manager

About the Opportunity

Be a pioneer in the fashion industry by joining our team that is delivering AI-based and digitized capabilities to drive a shorter, smarter, integrated, digitally-enabled go to market (GTM) approach and calendar.

We are looking for a Director of Product & Experience as we pioneer AI-based Digital solutions at LS&Co. We are seeking an experienced Product Leader to lead the vision and delivery of our portfolio of digital planning experiences for the Merchandise Planning & Inventory Management (MPIM) function at LS&Co. You and your team will lead the experiences for capabilities including forecasting, sizing, allocation and inventory management. You will report to the VP of Global Internal Product Management

You and your team will help define and drive the product strategy and roadmap delivery. You will craft product vision, co-develop Objectives & Key Results (OKRs), and define roadmaps with your team to best meet those OKRs. You should be willing to dive deep when needed, move rapidly with a bias for action, and get things done. You should have an entrepreneurial spirit, know how to deliver, and long for the opportunity to build pioneering solutions to challenging problems. You will need to build strong collaboration with the business, and engineering. Your stakeholder management skills will also be critically important.

Details of the Job

  • Help drive the digital transformation for the MPIM function, with a clear product strategy across your portfolio
  • Define product vision for each of your products
  • Motivate and inspire your team and stakeholders to champion the product vision, goals, strategy, and benefits
  • Partner with business teams to deeply understand individualized needs, and be the voice of our users to deliver the best solution against those needs
  • Partner with engineering and delivery teams to ensure that concepts/features are delivered that drive our OKRs
  • Partner with leaders to increase adoption of new ways of working
  • Communicate progress to stakeholders, functional owners, and internal team members on program status and benefits tracking
  • Support your team where they need your help (defining OKRs, prioritizing backlog, unblocking challenges, defining multiple solution concepts, data analytics to ensure your product is performing)
  • Develop an understanding of LS&Co. supply chain processes and learn about the applications supporting those processes


About You

  • Bachelor's degree: MBA preferred
  • 8+ years of experience in a Product Management role
  • 5+ years of apparel / retail experience, ideally applying digital and AI within an operations function
  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit, love autonomy & working in a fast-paced environment, know how to deliver, and long for the opportunity to design pioneering solutions to challenging problems.
  • Experience with agile product management where a culture of experimentation and continuous delivery and discovery is promoted
  • You have an understanding and passion for product and design methodologies with a strong focus on human-centered design
  • Experience in conducting research to identify end user needs and gaps and demonstrated ability to translate those needs into creative and engaging output
  • Able to craft compelling narratives to convey product strategy and progress to stakeholders with a strong focus on business outcomes
  • Experience in working with Design systems
  • Ability to perform market benchmarking on solutions out in the industry
  • Experience leading and working across data, technical and business teams in a matrixed organization
  • Understanding of technology concepts and effects, ability to manage trade-offs and evaluate new opportunities with all partners
  • Provides clear strategic direction - organizes well, set a clear and simple course of action, stays focused on the most important priorities
  • Leadership skills to influence partners driving to timely completion in an agile environment
  • Executes with excellence - is action-oriented, drives for results, set clear expectations and milestones, reviews progress, acts decisively, can be counted on to meet goals
  • Ability to work some flexible hours due to varying time zones and regions
We put a lot of thought into our programs to provide you with a benefits package that matters. Whether it is for medical care, taking time off, improving your health or planning for retirement, we've got you covered. Here's a snapshot:

  • 401K match: $1.25 for every $1.00 you contribute up to the first 6% of pay you save.
  • Five hours of paid volunteer time per month with nonprofit organizations
  • Product discount of 50% off regular-price merchandise
  • Paid Family Leave
Currently, LS&CO requires proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of commencing employment, except in those jurisdictions where prohibited by law. Medical or religious accommodations, or other exemptions that may be required by applicable law, will be approved when properly supported. Further information is provided during the recruitment process.

The expected starting salary range for this role is $162,800-$230,000. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range based on the location of the role. The amount a particular employee will earn within the salary range will be based on several factors including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, experience, skills, performance and business needs.

Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.) offers a total rewards package that includes competitive pay, incentive plans, and a wide array of benefits designed to help you and your family stay healthy, meet your financial goals, and balance the demands of your work and personal life. Available benefits vary depending upon the specifics of the role; details relating to a specific role will be made available upon request.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, benefits or other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company's sole discretion, consistent with the law.

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