Product Manager

Job location:
Italy/Lombardia/Milano


Job type:
FULL-TIME
Brand / division:
Ermenegildo Zegna is the worldwide leader in luxury menswear.
Basic purpose of the job:

Contribute to collection development in its different steps in particular with regards to materials, colours palette and prototype development, in continuous collaboration with Design Studio and Merchandising.

Main responsibilities:
  • Definition of the collection qualitative structure
  • Fabrics and accessories research
  • Samples definition and quality check (fitting)
  • Check on collection complexity/completeness
  • Communication to Supply Chain of the necessary information for samples production
  • Samples production process monitoring
  • Support Collection Coordinator in the price list definition 
  • Liaise with Supply Chain to perform tests in fabrics
  • Visit fairs to keep up-to-date on the latest fabrics proposals
  • Occasionally support to sales with key clients
 
Background and principal skills required for the position:
  • Time and process management abilities
  • Creativity, intuition and innovation skills
  • Strong personal taste and ability to translate style trends in products
  • Deep product knowledge (texture and materials)
  • At least 4-5 years of experience in similar roles within luxury sector
  • Fashion or Design school preferred
  • Fluent in italian and english, other language is a plus