Head of GTM Operations Shane

Product Development

Sr Project Manager Indoor Sports

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

  • Virtual lead for PUMA Indoor Sports, with specific focus on Handball
  • Develop and execute holistic strategies, business plans and initiatives to maximize presence and business of PUMA in Handball, other Indoor Teamsports and school sports
  • Be the central point of contact within PUMA for all matters related to Indoor sports and Handball
  • Closely align with key PUMA subsidiaries across Europe for planning and implementation of plans and initiatives
  • Work with related inline functions to develop and execute the plans and required tools (Product, Marketing, Merchandising, Sales, Sports Marketing)
  • Monitor and follow up on quantitative and qualitative intelligence/reporting (external and internal) with relevant functions
  • Monitor and analyze the competitive landscape to gain business facts
  • Create and maintain network with key retail partners, consumers and pro players to gain up-to-date market and consumer insights
  • Cross functional project management of Indoor related activities to meet agreed commercial and brand objectives
  • Develop account specific plans for Indoor
  • Represent the BU Teamsport in both external milestone meetings (e.g. seasonal key account meetings) together with selected members of the BU Teamsport senior leadership team, and participate in major internal milestone meetings.

Your Talent

  • All genders are welcome to apply
  • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Sports Management or similar education
  • At least 5 years of experience in the sports industry desirable
  • Very good knowledge and passion for Handball (Handball market), Indoor Sports, consumer trends and retail environment
  • Very strong analytical skills and business orientation
  • Strategic mindset with hand-on mentality
  • Confident teamplayer with strong initiative and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Able to work independently
  • String influencing skills to be able to navigate in a matrix organization with virtual leadership
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in English.

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.