Head of Global Retail Environment Oudry

Retail Corporate

Buyer Retail Europe

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

  • In partnership with Planner develop seasonal strategy, reviewing and identifying lessons learnt from financial KPIs; Agree targets for sign off with the Head of Merchandising & Teamhead Buying
  • Build ranges across all Puma Europe retail channels (Fullprice, outlet and PUMA.COM) for Apparel, Footwear and non- license accessories
  • Use range building blocks of fashionability, revenue vs equity, color, seasonality and price to build a rounded collection that delivers budgeted sales, exceeds consumer expectations and creates impact on the Retail floor and on PUMA.COM
  • Through travel and extensive research, build and maintain a knowledge base of markets across Europe for product area of responsibility; Understand how current trends impact categories from a PUMA point of view
  • Work with Planner on selection ranking as input to forecast & final buy quantities based on qualitative and quantitative data. Also share vision on depth needs, flow management from a visual, geographical & trend perspective
  • Work closely with VM and Marketing to agree floor zoning, display and support in store. Ensure the assortment meets the VM space available per category with flow to drive newness on the floor
  • Work closely with Online Content & Marketing Team to agree on Onsite Product categories and display. Ensure the assortment meets Onsite category requirements and ensure continuous newness on PUMA.COM
  • Build a strong relationship with the Regional Merchandising Team in order to drive alignment between Retail and Wholesale ranges and maximize sales and profit

Your Talent

  • All Gender are welcome to apply
  • University degree preferably in business, product or design
  • 3 year’s experience in buying, merchandising, retail or have product related background
  • Awareness of current trend and our competitors
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritize own workload with proven administrative ability
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Self-motivator who is enthusiastic and keen to progress and develop;Active team player who constantly contributes and supports other members
  • Excellent PC skills (Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint) with an emphasis on detail and accuracy

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.