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PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

PRODUCT MANAGER SPORTSTYLE FOOTWEAR SMU

Herzogenaurach, Germany

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Your Mission

  • Managing the creation of footwear product lines through a process of line planning, brief creation, internal design and proto development meetings with a strong focus on key account requests from EMEA market
  • Ensuring that the final products are target consumer relevant, aligned with corporate strategy, competitive on the market and offer a unique selling proposition
  • Planning product lines and price basis considering specified Brand and Business Unit targets as well as Merchandising plans
  • Cooperating closely with Merchandising & Sales, Marketing, Key Accounts as well as Design and Development to ensure that the final collection is reflecting market needs
  • Manage market and competitor studies with regular visits to key markets and fairs with focus on EMEA region
  • Present product lines to merchandising and sales partners as well as to key accounts
  • Checking the final FOB-prices considering given target margins
  • Constantly challenging the product costing and how costing affects the product quality, margin & net sales from design phase to production release.

Your Talent

  • A minimum of 3-5 years work experience in product management in the sporting goods industry, preferably Sportstyle and /or Footwear
  • Graduate studies in Business Administration, Sports Management or similar
  • Good market, customer trends and retail knowledge
  • Developed product sense and taste level
  • Very good communication skills as well as excellent English knowledge (written and spoken)
  • Very good analytical skills
  • Excellent MS-Office skills (Excel, Word, Power Point)
  • Experienced in delivering effective presentations
  • Customer & delivery focus, with the ability to move fast within growing and evolving environment     
  • Flexible teamplayer with good organisational skills and well-structured work
  • Requires domestic & international business travel.

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
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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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