HUGO BOSS is one of the leading premium fashion and lifestyle companies with around 13,800 employees worldwide. We work on innovative projects with passion and enthusiasm and create space for a variety of working methods. In this role, you will have the opportunity to support our digital transformation and to contribute new ideas – because, to create something extraordinary, we must explore new paths together. Join our team and shape your own future at HUGO BOSS!

Head of Global Merchandise Projects (m/f/d)
HUGO BOSS AG | Metzingen near Stuttgart | Germany | Full-time


What you can expect:

  • Direct the ongoing activities of improving merchandising processes with an awareness of innovations and the ability to assess the relevance of possible tools & applications for enhanced merchandise efficiency
  • Steer the implementation of our new merchandising system
  • Drive continuous change management of new merchandise processes and innovations (e.g. use of adv. analytics) both within HQ and in the markets
  • Working closely together with global merchandise leaders with the aim to have a consistent view of how to balance efficiency, brand desirability and productivity
  • Steer both the global merchandise projects team and additional internal and external resources to find the right balance between daily business support, continuous improvements and project work
  • Raise awareness of Merchandising requirements and processes in the business 
  • Leading a diverse team incl. managers
  • Support Global Merchandising VP in the strategic definition / alignment of global merchandise processes and tools (merchandise roadmap) that include as well the impact on organizational structures           
  • Involved in the global and regional strategic alignments/discussions around merchandise management, support a creation of and compliance to global standards for merchandise processes and tools

Your profile:

  • Bachelor or Master in Business administration or similar
  • Relevant working experience in Retail and Merchandise management or in industry related Consulting
  • Good project management experience (waterfall & agile)
  • Very good understanding of IT tools gained through implementing new tools ans systems (e.g. S4 HANA)
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong (cross divisional) communication and change management skills
  • Quick comprehension of complex tasks as well as ability to quickly establish a good working connection to divers target groups in an intercultural environment
  • Ability to influence behavior of diverse stakeholder groups from Board to team member level
  • Business fluency in English, German is an add-on


Your benefits:
  • Made for Me: three days in Metzingen and two days working remotely. Our hybrid working model "Threedom of work" is as individual as your personal needs.
  • Today. Tomorrow. Always. Sustainability is one of our key values, and more than just a trend. We are committed to environmental, animal and climate protection, and human rights.
  • Does innovation drive you? Same for us! We have digitized most of our workflows and almost fully automated our logistics centres.
  • Exclusive discounts for shopping and arts: benefit from discounts for family and friends along with free entrance to more than 15 international art museums.
  • High-performing people need a healthy balance. Take advantage of the employee gym, the beach volleyball field or yoga classes on the rooftop terrace.
  • As a fashion company, we value good taste in everything - including food. Welcome to our own restaurant and café, Times.


Fashion is a form of self-expression. With our products, we want to inspire individuality and encourage everyone to be their authentic selves. HUGO BOSS is a global company with our employees representative of the world at large. We believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce, and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of, but not limited to, age, citizenship, disability, gender identity or expression, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, marital status, or sexual orientation.