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PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

PRODUCT LINE MANAGER TEAMSPORT INDIVIDUAL

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

  • Develop and lead the Teamsport Apparel base style across Teamwear and Licensed including the strategy and implementation of sustainability pillar across Teamwear, Licensed and Accessories. Coordinate and lead product testing of new Teamsport Apparel base styles with professional and amateur teams. Develop the collection and market strategies for the assigned product lines.
  • Preparing market and competitor studies on an international level as well as analyzing forecasts and sales analyses.
  • Independently developing conceptual assortment plans (CAP) on product line and price basis considering specified company and Business Unit targets as well as Merchandising plans (MPL). Manage the product lines through a process of line planning, internal design and development meetings until prototype approvals and launching the lines at the international meeting.
  • Working closely with Business Unit, footwear, apparel and accessories teams to ensure concept and product coordination across all product segments. Cooperating with Merchandising, Design and Development (PUMA Group Sourcing) to ensure that the final collection is reflecting  market needs. Driving the product creation process based on the Go-to-Market (gtm) calendar.
  • Presenting product strategy and product lines to international partner as well as key accounts. Preparation of international meetings.
  • Planning, coordinating and final checking of the instore date/product flow. Collaborate in planning the whole sell-in support (catalogue etc.)
  • Checking the final Free on Board-prices considering given target margins. Constantly challenges the product costing and how costing affects the product quality, margin & net sales from design to phase to production release.
  • Regularly market visits, fairs and supplier.
  • Ensure a correct and punctual input and maintenance of the Product Range Management system for all assigned product lines and all required information.

Your Talent

  • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Sports Management or similar education
  • At least 6 years of international product management experience in the sports industry; experience in a go-to-market function is a plus
  • Very good knowledge and passion for Football market, consumer trends, the fashion/lifestyle market and retail environment
  • Very strong technical Apparel knowledge and Teamwear specific product knowhow
  • Very strong analytical skills and business orientation
  • Confident teamplayer with strong initiative and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in English.

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 16,100 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
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PUMA Product Management

Bring products from idea to reality. Go the extra mile and lead the product strategy to exceed the expectations of consumers and retail partners. Our product masterminds build the connection of consumers and markets with our design, development and marketing teams.

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