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Our tale is one of great passion and creativity (plus the odd stroke of luck!) that goes back to the spring of '87. That as the year when three young designer pals in Antwerp stumbled upon a happy accident on a loom and discovered crinkled nylon fabric... and voila, the idea for Kipling was born. Having hit upon a winning formula they wasted no time in creating the affordable, sportly and functional bags and lifestyle essentials that have gone on to become wardrobe favourites for women in 65 countries across the world.

Why Join Vf International

Our Mission


We are on a mission To live a vibrant and colourful life – go places never been before. Be curious. Dare to live the life we’ve always wanted. That’s our mission. Well, you may say: It’s just bags. Yes, that may be true. But sometimes it’s the simple things that make life easier.

Exploring the world with curiosity We empower you to go your own way. Read more


Be your own time manager
Be your own time manager
Impressive Discounts for all VF brands
Impressive Discounts for all VF brands
Relocation Package
Relocation Package
The chance to work with likeminded, joyful people
The chance to work with likeminded, joyful people
Very good coffee, an office canteen & othter basics like water or fruits
Very good coffee, an office canteen & othter basics like water or fruits
Vibrant working environment that is not only cool but also sustainable
Vibrant working environment that is not only cool but also sustainable

Meet the Team

Job Opportunities

Vacancy opened 25-02-2020
Location: Antwerp

Job purpose :
In this role you will help shape the digital future of Eastpak by partnering with both internal and external stakeholders to drive and exceed our eCommerce financial results by executing the Eastpak eCommerce merchandising strategy.

Your role is to trade the website and merchandise products according to seasonal categories and stories defined by the retail marketing calendar.

Together with your manager, you constantly focus on improving execution of the most compelling online assortments and merchandising initiatives and deliver online sales and margin plan.

You are a team player yet able to also work on own initiative. With ambition, and an ever enquiring mind, you will keep abreast of new developments in the world of eCommerce and deliver a unique selling proposition within a competitive online shopping landscape.  


As a key member of the eCommerce team you will be responsible for:

* Drive financial results by maximising sales and margin, inventory sell through and bottom line profitability by understanding the brand needs and product assortment.

* Participate in the development of the website with the aim to deliver great usability, 'on brand' shopping experience and inline with the digital strategy

* Categorization, filtering, cross/upselling, keywords and site search maintenance facilitating efficient product search and reinforcing positive brand experience

* Ensure an effective and data driven visual merchandising while overviewing collection launches

* Work closely with the digital marketing team to create the online brand experience and match the retail seasonal and promotional activity

* Work with buying and merchandising team for the eCommerce seasonal product buy, online exclusives, and additional stock initiatives.

* Manage inventory to cover stock needs to meet customer demand and financial goals.

* Merchandising product listing pages by country

* Build and share reports on merchandising initiatives with key stakeholders on a regular basis

* Manage ecom calendar around pillars; exclusives, brand stories, collaborations, seasonal launches

* Align & communicate with other departments to create & execute the calendar

* Work with team to gather product assets including images, product description and technical information for new collection launches. Validating all product content.

* Participate in UAT for new capabilities and improvements as well as bigger projects such as re-platforming onto Magento 2.0

* Work with online customer service team to analyse returns figures and reasons.  

Required skills to be succesful

* Minimum 3 years of experience in an eCommerce or digital environment with a focus on merchandising, coordinating and achieving business results

* Preferably a Bachelor or university degree or equivalent through experience

* Proficiency in written and spoken English and at least one other European language. Knowledge of more languages is an asset

* Ability to prioritise workload

* Excellent time management and deliver to deadlines

* Deliver work with accuracy and to the highest standards with an eye for detail

* Strong communication skills

* Work on own initiative

* A team player, sharing skills and ideas to ensure the best outcome for business and the team

* Good in using Office tools: Excel, PowerPoint and Word

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Vacancy opened 20-02-2020
Location: Mendrisio

Job purpose :
We are looking for an outstanding Front-end developer to join our Napapijri team in Stabio, Switzerland.

Napapijri was born in 1987 in the shadow of Europe’s highest peak, Mont Blanc, where an Italian entrepreneur gave outdoor apparel a new meaning by combining innovative materials and close attention to style. As a premium leisurewear brand, we thrive at the intersection of design, sustainability, and innovation, and champion a positive attitude through inclusive and a ceaseless drive to pioneer the future.

Let's talk about the role!

In this role as a front-end developer located in our Swiss office in Stabio, you’ll be responsible for the development and implementation of our customer facing website experience supporting Napapijri’s digital engagement objectives. You will be expected to use the latest web development methodologies and techniques to create engaging, interactive and often animated web experiences and assets. A good design eye, attention to detail and accurate executions are required. You’ll be required to use Javascript, HTML & CSS and leverage appropriate libraries, frameworks and plugins to implement a variety of front-end projects. 

In this role you will be reporting to the Digital Experience Manager and you’ll be responsible for:

* Supporting our team in day-to-day website updates, landing page development, testing, and editing needs.

* Development and implementation of digital front-end objectives, working closely with designers to create engaging web pages, user experiences and unique digital brand assets.

* Work with designers to suggest and build animations, effects, engaging interfaces and elements using native and non-native browser technologies and libraries.

* Implement banners, content updates and e-marketing spot requests, utilizing responsive web design best practices.

* Deliver cross-browser, functioning and responsive code building upon the Digital Platform’s CMS using ready-made components, custom layouts and external libraries and tools.

* Create issue and feature tickets for improvements, platform bugs and conceptualize of components to platform development teams.

* Development of A/B testing for several areas of the website.

* Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.

What you need to succeed?

* 3 years plus of digital creative agency experience or equally relevant digital development portfolio.

* Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3

* Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them

* Good understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript libraries/frameworks, including jQuery

* Good knowledge of managing Restful API

* Demonstrable experience with browser based animations: Understanding of various methodologies and libraries utilizing native (CSS & JS) and external libraries/tools to achieve the best outcome.

* Familiarity with CMS and ecommerce platforms

* Familiarity with SEO concepts

* Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, including Illustrator and Photoshop

* Knowledge of headless architecture is a plus

* Experience in backend development is a plus

What's in it for you?

* Be part of iconic lifestyle brands

* Join a multi brand and multi countries organization to drive you career forward

* International and challenging working culture

* On site gym offering health and well-being initiatives

* After one month, you will receive a discount card with 50% on all VF brands

* Subsidised canteen as well as break out areas offering complimentary hot drinks

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

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Vacancy opened 20-02-2020
Location: Antwerp

Job purpose :

Reporting to: Digital Buying & Merchandising Manager


Our digital team is committed to constantly deliver a best-in-class online experience. We are looking for a passionate, analytical and forward-thinking individual who stands out from the crowd.

Eastpak was founded in 1952 and evolved from a manufacturer of military issue backpacks and duffels into the leading supplier of stylish, functional solutions for city living and the things you carry with you. From street-smart backpacks to convenient shoulder bags and ingenious luggage and travel items, every Eastpak bag or accessory is designed to let you cram more life and excitement into your day, whether moving across town or across the globe.

Eastpak is part of VF Corporation, a world player famous for its well-known brands, such as Timberland, The North Face, Vans, Kipling and Napapijri.


In this role you will shape the digital future of Eastpak by partnering with both internal and external stakeholders to help developing a digital first culture across the Eastpak organization while driving and exceeding our digital key accounts financial goals. You will support our Digital Key Account Manager by developing mid and long range forecasting and assortment strategies for accounts like Amazon, Yoox, Bol, Zalando Lounge and others.


As a key member of the buying team you will be responsible for:

* Lead digital wholesale forecasting strategies and mid-to-long term range planning

* Improve Go To Market accuracy and conversion rates by working on the right assortment planning strategies, reducing forecast error, developing action plans to improve SKU efficiency

* Sales, stock, margin weekly, monthly, and seasonal order-book analysis and reporting at category, collection, style and SKU level providing recommendations around new and lost business

* Work with the brand merchandising and product teams to understand historical performance, trend analysis to identify market opportunities

* Strengthen the relationships with key accounts, operations, planning, customer service and DC to ensure timely and optimized forecasting and availability

* Develop reporting by account to quickly identify potential business opportunities and impacts and timely communicate to sales and planning teams

* Contracts maintenance, phasing and stock levels monitoring

* Ad hoc projects and sales analysis


* Minimum 3-5 years experience in digital wholesale planning/buying

* Worked with sales preferably in the accessories, apparel or footwear industry

* Cross country planning and forecasting experience

* Track record of consistent results

* Proficiency in written and spoken English

* Excellent excel knowledge

* Preferable SAP and Cognos experience


* Strong analytical mindset and planning skills

* Superior eye for detail

* Self-motivated, flexible, and able to handle large volumes of work independently

* Excellent time management and ability to meet deadlines

* Ability to build long term relationships & communicate with a wide range of stakeholders

* A team player, sharing skills and ideas to ensure the best outcome

* Positive and solution oriented mindset


We offer a challenging position in an international context, an informal atmosphere, training opportunities, growth perspective and a competitive remuneration package.

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Vacancy opened 20-02-2020
Location: Mendrisio

Job purpose :

We are looking for an experienced professional with a retail industry background and proven expertise in building/ managing Analytics platform.

The role will be a crucial member of a Scrum team dedicated to developing a portfolio of data solutions, fully leveraging Amazon Web Services cloud capabilities. Data & Analytics solution will impact organization results, across functions, by infusing data and delivering prediction and recommendations

The role is focused on VF EMEA and working in a global team.

Brands supported include: The North Face, Timberland, VANS, Napapijiri, Eastpak, Kipling and Dickies Life.

The Product Owner contributes to the development of the product strategy and product roadmap, aligned to company key strategic pillars by working with the relevant Area Managers, Data scientist/ Analyst and data engineers.


Product Roadmap and Strategy

* Contribute to the development of the product strategy and product roadmap, aligned to company key strategic pillars, working with the relevant Area managers and functions leaders

* Keep aware of competitor activity and relevant industry trends, both regionally and globally

* Connect product roadmap to incremental product development and to value realization

* Manage prioritization and expectation with business

Product Design

* Collaborate with different functions and products department to design the product that provides business / systems and application with relevant information

* Work with technology data scientist, business intelligence, business analysit and business owners to anticipate business needs and maximize interdisciplinary expertise

* Define set of metrics to measure value of the product once made available.

Product Development

* Be part of an execution POD working within an Agile development framework,

* Collaborate within a global team of Product Managers, Product Owners, Project Managers and Technologists to align product roadmaps, delivery schedules, and capabilities

* Acts as primary contact between technical (software-engineering, architects, testers) and other teams, including brand teams, operations, analytics, customer experience, legal, finance.

* Act as a business translator, to convert business priorities into use cases

* Triage technology, data science and business to shape product roadmap

* Put understanding of business and customers need in validating products/features.

Benefits realization and Benefits Performance

* Monitor, with support of business analysts, key product performance indicators (KPIs), as well as release-specific success metrics

* Partner with business enablement functions to ensure best experience to our customers when using delivered products and features.

Product Management and Partnership

* Create buy-in for the product roadmap with his/her direct stakeholders and clients

* Communicate to business stakeholders progress and benefit realization, looking at it through business and customers’ lenses

* Engage with partner ecosystem to optimize performance and results.

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Vacancy opened 19-02-2020
Location: Berlin

Job purpose :
Your role

Live the Brand

Founded by Jeremy Moon in 1995 in New Zealand, the Icebreaker® brand pioneered the ethical and sustainable production of natural performance apparel. The apparel collection for men, women and children harnesses the natural performance properties of Merino wool sourced directly from the most sustainable and ethical Merino farms in New Zealand.

Icebreaker is one of the brands under the roof of VF, the world’s largest retail company comprised of over 30 brands. In Germany, we are represented by the brands Icebreaker, VANS, The North Face, Timberland, Napapijri, Eastpak, Kipling and Smartwool.

Love your Challenge

* Responsible for sales activities for the region from Berlin to Nürnberg

* Support of all customers within the defined sales region

* Active acquisition of new customers and search for clients for the existing product range or parts of it

* Achieving a budget for turnover, extraordinary items, pre-order

* Editing of market analyses and reports

* Controlling and update of relevant sale documents and implementation into customer concepts

* Active involvement in the development and implementation of RPI concepts for the specialized trade

* Organization of events in cooperation with selected limited-line retailers

* Attendance at Sales meetings and fashion fairs

* Management of reports (weekly schedule, weekly reports, pre-order schedule)

Your skills

* Sales experience in the outdoor, retail or related environment

* Knowledge of the industry and knowledge of human nature as well as a good network

* Motivation and passion to make a significant difference

* Flexibility; strong ability to advertise and sell products; positive and confident attitude

* Independent thinker and proactive problem solver

* Language skills: fluent in German and English (both written and spoken)

* Willingness to travel

Your opportunities

In addition to a varied job with a great brand in a dynamic team, an interesting task awaits you. We offer you exciting challenges with good development opportunities in a growth-oriented environment.

Have we awoken your interest?

Then we look forward to receiving your application with your earliest starting date. Follow (w3.vfc.com/careers)

Location: Berlin (10115), Germany

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