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PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

SENIOR PRODUCT LINE MANAGER RUNNING/TRAINING RCC EUROPE FOOTWEAR

Herzogenaurach, Germany

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Your Mission

  • Preparing market and competitor studies on an international level as well as analyzing forecasts and sales analyses
  • Developing collection and marketing strategies for the assigned product lines
  • 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
  • Cooperating with Merchandising, Design and Development (PUMA Group Sourcing) to ensure that the final collection is reflecting market needs
  • Working closely with Business Unit, footwear, apparel and accessories teams to ensure concept and product coordination across all product segments
  • 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
  • Planning, coordinating and final checking of the instore date/product flow
  • Checking the final Freight on Board prices considering given target margins
  • Constantly challenging the product costing and how costing affects the product quality, margin & net sales from design to phase to production release
  • Collaborating in planning the whole sell-in support (catalogue etc.)
  • Regular market visits, fairs and supplier visits
  • Ensuring a correct and punctual input and maintenance of the Product Range Management system for all assigned product lines and all required information.
  • Managing the Run/Train showroom and assisting with Product Setup and Teardown for seasonal meetings.
  • Expert on Run/Train Footwear product line across all segments with ability to present product to all levels of internal and external stakeholders.

Your Talent

  • Graduate studies in Business Administration, Sports Management or similar
  • At least 5-7 years of work experience in product management in the sporting goods industry, preferably in Footwear and the Running/Training category
  • Very good market 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)
  • Flexible team player with good organizational skills and well-structured working style.

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

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