Manager Marketing Accessories & Licensing Out Clelia

Product Management

Sr. Product Line Manager Teamsport Licensed

Herzogenaurach, Germany

At PUMA, we are in constant pursuit of faster. That extends beyond our support of the fastest athletes in the world. We also work to be fast in how we adapt to and connect with the constantly changing world around us. Through innovative design, iconic footwear and apparel, and authentic partnerships, we aim to always push what’s next in both sport and culture.

PUMA supports over 14,000 employees across 120+ countries. The PUMA Group owns the brand PUMA, Cobra Golf and stichd, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany.

Your Mission

  • Independently developing conceptual assortment plans (CAP) on product line and price basis considering specified company and Business Unit targets as well as Merchandising plans (MPL)
  • Manage the product lines through a process of line planning, internal design and development meetings until prototype approvals and launching the lines at the international meeting
  • Cooperating with Merchandising, Design and Development (PUMA Group Sourcing) to ensure that the final collection is reflecting  market needs
  • Driving the product creation process based on the Go-to-Market (gtm) calendar
  • Presenting product strategy and product lines to international partner as well as key accounts
  • Constantly challenges the product costing and how costing affects the product quality, margin & net sales from design to phase to production release
  • Ensure a correct and punctual input and maintenance of the PAC system for all assigned product lines and all required information.
  • Present strategy and product lines to the relevant strategic clubs and international teams in cooperation with Sport Licensing.

Your Talent

  • All genders are welcome to apply
  • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Sports Management or similar education
  • At least 5 years of international product management experience in the sports industry; experience in a Go-To-Market function (Merchandising, Sales) desirable
  • Very good knowledge and passion for Football market, consumer trends, the fashion/lifestyle market and retail environment
  • Very strong technical Apparel/Equipment knowledge and product knowhow
  • Very strong analytical skills and business orientation
  • Confident teamplayer with strong initiative and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in English. More languages are a plus
  • Please note that the screening of the applications for this position will not start before September 2nd, 2019.

SPEED & SPIRIT is what we look for in our candidates, defined by some simple values that inspire us to BE DRIVEN in our performance, BE VIBRANT in our sporting legacy, BE TOGETHER in our team spirit, and BE YOU to let our individual talent and experience shine. Applying for a job at PUMA is easy. Simply click APPLY ONLINE and follow the steps to upload your application.