Retail Store I Retail Corporate I Sales I E-commerce Team



Moorabbin, Australia

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 and all genders are welcome. Simply click APPLY ONLINE and follow the steps to upload your application.

Your Mission

Your Mission:

  • Accountable of managing the Planning process to deliver maximum sales, margin and profit to the PUMA Retail Business
  • Responsible for Sales Forecasting, Inventory levels and SKU count, making sure that this supports and drives the business
  • Responsible for delivering a buy strategy per season and building the most profitable, balanced, customer focused range for the country which reflects the PUMA Brand Strategy and supports any key strategies
  • Accountable for managing the in-season trading of the business in a way where inventory is managed efficiently and required trading decisions are made and communicated to stakeholders
  • Review Sales, Inventory, Profit and OTB Budgets vs actual performance by channel and division and evaluate the achievability of budget targets for future seasons using the OTB tool
  • Drive weekly, monthly, quarterly and seasonal reporting and analysis and present these during weekly trading meetings.
  • Review weekly sales at style level and make trading decisions for promotions, MD, price changes, re-buy needs, stock transfers etc.
  • Review the plans for upcoming seasons against actual situation and create final store plans and stock flow for allocation.
  • Manage the re-forecasting of sales, including markdown budget - inventory, profit and OTB monthly at category level for each channel and division based on current trading
  • Create and justify extensive Lessons-learnt analyses for previous seasons to be used as a basis of strategy for future seasons
  • Provide feedback and input into the Retail Strategy process to ensure that the strategy is market relevant and addressing the right areas of the brand and business
  • Oversee the placement of orders and track deliveries and stock flow to Warehouse with Demand Planners
  • Ensure an efficient inventory flow between channels and locations; transfers in and out, store versus warehouse, and that any opportunities are fulfilled.
  • Create achievable seasonal top-line plans for store and category sales and options in the Range Plan tool based on brand strategy, country strategy, history and range strategy
  • Responsible of the development of any direct reports.

Your Talent

Your Talent:

  • Successfully completed Bachelor Degree, ideally in Business
  • Approximately 5 years of Planning & Allocation Experience in a comparable role
  • Experience in the footwear or apparel industry is a plus
  • High Level of numerical and analytical skills 
  • Excellent IT skills in MS Office, especially Excel
  • Ability to read and understand P&L Accounts
  • Drive for Results 
  • Well organized and and proactive working style 
  • High accuracy and attention to detail 
  • Flexible working style in a fast moving environment

PUMA provides equal opportunities for all job applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or disability. Equality for all is one of the core principles at PUMA and we do not tolerate any form of harassment or discrimination.

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.