VF Corporation Retail System Manager (Kipling) in Jersey City, New Jersey

Job Description

Kipling is looking for a Retail Systems Manager to join our team in our Jersey City, NJ office. This role will provide application support for Kipling’s retail business software at an Omni-channel level. Establish control-related standards and procedures.

  1. Assist the business team in understanding and leveraging more complete usage of existing systems available to them.

  2. Provide a holistic view of all inter-related systems.

  3. Advocate as a liaison with GBT on behalf of the business as it relates to support matters.

  4. Drive implementation of new business solutions and system process related enhancements

  5. Develop business strategies and procedures in the area of systems to improve productivity as well as reduce costs.

  6. Assist with training new associates and provide ongoing programs to further the usage and understanding of the systems environment.

  7. Coordinate all systems related activities associated with new store openings.

  8. Cleanse, optimize, audit and purge Island Pacific to increase efficiency.

  9. Maintain Garpac to Island Pacific purchase order upload process.


  • Years of Related Professional Experience: 5+ years

  • BA degree or 5 years equivalent experience managing and implementing software solutions for an Omni-channel environment.


  • AS400 system knowledge

  • SAP working knowledge

  • PC and systems literate

  • Ability to work independently

  • Self-motivated

  • Good communicator and teacher

Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, 64,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue. Our businesses and brands are organized into four categories called coalitions, comprising: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, and Sportswear. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our One VF culture and approach to doing business provide a unique and powerful competitive advantage.

VF Diversity Vision Statement

VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.