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MERCHANDISING AND GO-TO-MARKET

SENIOR MANAGER, ACCOUNT MERCHANDISING

Shanghai, China

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

  • Work with sales team to increase account understanding/needs. Regularly participate and along with sales team have regular meetings with accounts
  • Get from sales team account sell thrus, business expansion plans, bricks/morter versus online plans to understand and assess potential opportunities
  • Following global seasonal range plan, and work together with China merchandising team, China sales team, and accounts to identify key opportunities, needs for exclusives, key needs whether to be met by nrp, smu or inline.
  • Based on approved line plan and design direction, provide sales and accounts with initial assortment plans.
  • Communicate and translate account needs to internal teams  to finalize collection designs; balance and align account needs  with China seasonal strategic initiatives/marketing focus initiatives.
  • Follow up with  RCC, partner feedbacks, design sign off with accounts/sales, sample review and feedback, sample confirmation processes.
  • Communicate rcc smu collaboration process/ terms with accounts/sales/internal stakeholders
  • Liase with marketing/retail marketing as needed for potential marketing collateral/instore display for an accounts smu program if of a sufficient size and financial investment by the account.
  • Regular meeting/touchbase with key accounts and their Puma sales teams to understand business updates, sell in , sell thru, business situation, ie inventory, otb plans to be aware of any business opportunites, upcoming store opening plans. Keep good communication and maintain long term business relationship with key accounts.
  • Regular updates to merch/internal teams to keep team abreast of new developments, account updates/changes.
  • Embed in the key account sales team to maintain understanding of market dynamics, business environment. Maintain regular market visits.

Your Talent

  • Bachelor’s degree and above in business and/or fashion design related majors
  • At least 10 years working experience in sport fashion, sport lifestyle or lifestyle casual wear industry. Preferably experience in sales, merchandising, and quick turn product creation process backgrounds, a multi discipline background.
  • Good command of computer skills and design related software skills
  • Excellent English skill in writing and oral
  • Strong communication skill and result driven
  • Strong presentation skills internally and externally
  • Strong time management.
  • Flexibility and problem solving.
  • Ability to work with product sketches and color boards.
  • Strong numbers understanding                

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 China

Athlete

  • Annual health check
  • Company sports
  • Free gym
  • On-site fitness classes

Social

  • Company events 
  • Community engagement
  • Festival gifts
  • Office snacks and drinks

Flex

  • Flex time
  • Happy Friday
  • Special occasion leave policy
  • Work from home

Finance

  • Commercial insurance plan
  • Employee discount
  • Special sales
  • Travel insurance

China

Enter one of PUMA's top three markets in Shanghai, Beijing and Guangzhou, and become a valuable team member to help us leave a positive impact.

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