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STRATEGY

MANAGER LICENSED BUSINESS TEAMSPORT

Herzogenaurach, Germany

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

  • Support the Senior Teamhead Licensed Business Teamsport and the Head of Business Performance in steering the licensed commercial strategies relating to the relevant PUMA affiliated businesses and PUMA entities
  • Analyze business data in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders and initiate tactics for increased business performance
  • Cross-functional alignment, esp. with the Product, Legal and Sports Marketing teams
  • Support and manage business relationships with key international partners such as the Italian National team and AC Milan
  • Data-driven guidance and assistance in building strong and commercial product ranges
  • Steer and implement best practice and business processes to ensure required rights are commercially exploited and contractual obligations are met and adhered to
  • Support the go-to-market processes for all relevant Teamsport licensed business (incl. affiliates) and ensure an efficient management of all relevant milestones and deadlines
  • Analyze and report business performance incl. KPIs on a regular basis and ensure reports are communicated and distributed to all internal and external stakeholders
  • Together with relevant controlling teams prepare and check royalty and net sales reports
  • Assist senior management in the negotiations with potential and existing partners, mainly in the development of respective P&L as well as definition of licensing rights and packages.

Your Talent

  • 3-4 years of work experience in a relevant department such as licensing, product management, sports management, legal or business development
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel, good knowledge in Powerpoint and Word 
  • Process driven and commercial mindset
  • Ability to analyze, interpret and present complex business data in a comprehensive and digestible way
  • Experience in managing complex projects and processes across different channels and in a collaborative and international environment
  • Exceptional analytical skills and ability to see the bigger picture from start to finish in the commercial process
  • Excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills
  • Team-orientation, commitment, intrinsic motivation and flexibility
  • Open minded, flexible, open to travel and working in a multi-cultural environment
  • Adaptable, good at setting priorities and with an attitude of problem solving
  • Excellent English language skills, Italian language skills are a plus
  • Experience in the fashion, athletic/apparel industry and understanding of the product development & seasonal go-to-market process is a plus
  • University degree in Business administration, sports management, finance, product, law and/or relevant field of study.

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.

PUMA Wellbeing at Herzo

Athlete

  • Company sports
  • Free gym
  • Health weeks
  • Massage/Physiotherapy
  • Soccer Field & Basketball Court

Social

  • Buddy Program
  • Coffee bar
  • Community engagement
  • Company parties
  • Canteen

Flex

  • Family Services
  • Flextime
  • Kids camp
  • Mobile working
  • Parent child office

Finance

  • Bike leasing
  • Employee discount
  • Private pension planning
  • Public transportation
  • Simple saving plans

Herzogen­aurach

The PUMA corporate Headquarters are located in Herzogenaurach or Herzo, as we like to call our hometown, located in southern Germany close to Nuremberg.  Every day, more than 1000 colleagues walk through our doors, ready to push sport and fashion forward.  And if you’re lucky, you just might run into Usain Bolt or Antoine Griezmann walking down the hall.

Go big, go Herzo
Basketball court at the PUMA headquarters