Merchandising / Buying

Manager, Merchandising Footwear (Sportstyle)

Seoul, Korea, Republic of

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Your Talent

  • Education: Bachelor degree
  • Professional: Minimum 8~10 years of experience in sport and lifestyle with footwear or apparel product line building and planning experience. ( Fashion / lifestyle categories preferred)
  • IT Skills: Highly advanced MS Office Skills (Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Language Skills: Fluent in Business English
  • Competencies: ​Proactive, Sense of Trend, Keen eyes on contemporary market trend and fashion industry, Teamwork, Communication Skills
  • Functional Skills: ​Product Line building and planning, Distribution channel comprehensive

Your Mission

  • Vertically own and drive the business for the respective sportstyle business unit across the different categories of GTM & merch planning by developing local ranges & product strategies with a deep understanding of Sportstyle(lifestyle) market landscape
  • Build and provide merchandising fundamentals including consumer centric range plan, segmentation and strategy with an expertise of sportstyle products and the brand positioning in the market, balancing functional and commercial aspects of products to bring concrete channel specific GTM (Go To Market) solutions
  • Drive the Sportstyle business from end-to-end across business units conducting regular market landscape assessments including competitor benchmarking, channel assessment and brand positioning for Sportstyle category
  • Be a front face of Sportstyle categories to drive growth targets, and strong sell-thru for your area of responsibility
  • Sportstyle category analysis including sell-thru, forecasting, range adoption including brand collection, monthly flow to establish an organized platform for delivering key story, concept and distinguished brand image
  • Collect and organize key market insights, look for key global and regional trends and shifts in market direction to share with your manager & global team
  • Maintain positive, open communication with co-workers in order to contribute to the smooth flow of information and efficient operation

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.

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