Team Head Commercial Marketing Nordic

Merchandising and Go-To-Market

Manager Global Go-To-Market Accesories

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

  • Develops a market input plan before the start of the season with the Accesories BU, aligning priority countries, planning market trips and market insight sessions; conducts regular & extensive markets visits to ensure that markets needs are covered
  • Works closely with Merchandising, Sales, and Key Accounts to ensure insights and feedback are integrated earlier/stronger in the process
  • Drives commonality and the recommendation of style and article drops based on Key Market adoption
  • Manages the process to address needs of Tier 1, and where relevant Tier 2 markets and strategic key accounts appropriately (varied by BU)
  • Facilitates communication process to ensure smooth integration of different service-levels into the overall process
  • Assists the Tier 1 markets in a smooth preparation and execution of 360, pre-lines, local GTM, sell-in meetings; represents the BUs in local GTM/Key Account meetings, where necessary
  • Defines the Seasonal Key Initiative items in conjunction with Marketing, divisional Global GTM and the BUs (based on feedback from Key Markets); ensures key initiatives are implemented properly and brand/core ranges are bought into on a local level.

Your Talent

  • All genders welcome
  • Position is limited for 12 months
  • Degree in business studies
  • A minimum of 5 - 7 years working experience in the Accesories business (Retail, Sales, Product Management or Merchandising function) is a must; Global and/or Regional experience is a benefit
  • Excellent intuitive understanding of the performance or fashion business, the competitive environment and future trends in the industry
  • Exceptional process management skillset
  • Problem solving and decision making skills
  • Business analysis and quantitative skills
  • Results orientation
  • Very good communication and presentation skills
  • Strong team player.

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.