Building a family of brands, for the world to love, generation after generation.
We are Pentland Brands, a global family business bringing some of the most loved active and footwear brands to millions of people around the world.
We own Speedo, Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Endura, Mitre, ellesse, Boxfresh, SeaVees, KangaROOS and Red or Dead. We’re the global licensee for Karen Millen footwear and Kickers in the UK. We also have a joint venture partnership for Lacoste footwear.
All our brands have their own unique identities and every one of them is powered by Pentland. We have more than 1,400 employees worldwide and we’re always on the lookout for talented, enthusiastic people to help shape our future.
We celebrate differences and give everyone the freedom to innovate and develop, be it through creative working environments or learning opportunities. Our brands are there in the moments that matter - being there for more people, in more of those moments, drives everything we do.
At Pentland, we’re guided by four principles, we use these to make sure we’re not only doing a great job, but we’re doing it in the right way:
To find out more go to www.pentland.com or follow @pentlandbrands on Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram or Facebook.
Key Purpose of Job:
Our consumers have an intimate relationship with the products we create. This role will uniquely impact the experience that people all over the world will have when they try on, wear, use and interact with our products – be that apparel, footwear or equipment.
As part of the innovation leadership team you will be accountable for the creation of new and relevant materials technologies and solutions across the full portfolio of brands and categories. This is a highly collaborative leadership role, working closely with the wider Innovation team, brand and supply chain teams.
You will champion the value of materials innovation across the business by showcasing what’s possible. You will translate this into meaningful consumer experiences and viable business solutions.
What you need to have:
What we need to see in you
This overview gives you a feel for what you’ll be doing day to day but it’s not an A to Z.