Senior Manager, Marketplace Development (Timberland PRO)

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Company: VF Corporation
Location: Stabio (TI), N/A
Job Type: Full-Time

Timberland EMEA is looking for an exceptional Senior Manager, Marketplace Development Timberland PRO to join Marketplace team based in Stabio, Switzerland.

Founded in 1973, Timberland® is a global outdoor lifestyle brand. Best known for its original yellow boot designed for the harsh elements of New England, Timberland today offers a full range of footwear, apparel and accessories for people who value purposeful style and share the brand’s passion for enjoying – and protecting – nature.   

At the heart of the Timberland brand is the core belief that a greener future is a better future. This comes to life through a decades-long commitment to make products responsibly, protect the outdoors, and strengthen communities around the world.   

Let’s Talk about the Role

The Senior Manager, Marketplace Development Timberland PRO will be responsible to manage the end-to-end Footwear & Apparel GTM Strategy & execution in Europe aligned with the Global Vision and Product Engine.

How You Will Make a Difference

You will achieve this by:

Category Management

  • Develop regional PRO Category strategy aligned with global vision

  • Steer long range planning process (LRP)

  • Drive alignment of seasonal key investments

  • Brief and execute Regional requests aligned with Global product engine

GTM Management and Financial Steering

  • Manage EMEA PRO financial plan

  • Align with TBL Brand Finance regionally and globally

  • Seasonal GTM management and execution

  • Oversee and steer KA profitability and T&Cs with KAs

Marketplace Strategy & Sales execution

  • Drive PRO ONE marketplace execution across all channels aligned with the Timberland marketplace vision

  • Manage seasonal strategy and execution (seasonal plan, In-season Management) aligned with EMEA PRO LRP

  • Drive seasonal sell-in campaigns with KAs

  • Drive alignment and local adaptation of regional marketing asset creation aligned with global PROP marketing (E-Com and KAs)

Marketplace operations

  • Drive operational execution aligned with regional and global supply platforms

  • Definition and implementation of effective and efficient fulfilment solutions (e.g., direct shipments, holistic model to leverage scale across channels incl. E-COM)

  • Master data management and integration with EMEA digitalization programs

Skills for Success:

  • 10+ years' experience in a similar role, as Category Senior Manager / Manager

  • Strong knowledge and experience of the Workwear Marketplace

  • Experience in Key Account Management and Sales is a must

  • Financial Acumen

  • Excel and Power Point Expertise

  • Fluent in English

  • Cross-Dept work attitude

  • Collaborates and communicates effectively

  • Be a Timberland Purpose Ambassador

VF is a global apparel company connecting people to the lifestyles they cherish through our family of iconic brands. At the heart of our journey lies our purpose: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. It’s the reason we come to work every day. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling. Learn more at

What’s in it For You

We’re in the business of unleashing human potential, driven by the ideas, energy and commitment of our people. That’s why we offer comprehensive benefits that encourage mental, physical and financial well-being for all VF associates. When it comes to benefits, we’re the total package.

  • A supportive feedback-based culture where respect and integrity guide us in what we do

  • An inclusive international environment where people of diverse backgrounds, lifestyles and nationalities love working together

  • Be part of an iconic lifestyle brand in a multi brand, multi countries organization

  • On site gym offering health and well-being initiatives

  • A discount card with 50% on all VF brands

  • Break out areas offering complimentary hot drinks

Free to Be, Inclusion & Diversity 

As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness and authenticity. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, VF is committed to support disadvantaged groups whilst providing equal opportunities for both VF associates and applicants alike.

If you like what you have read and want to join our team then we would like to hear from you!