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PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

SENIOR PRODUCT LINE MANAGER SPORTSTYLE FOOTWEAR SMU (SPECIAL MAKE UP – LIFESTYLE)

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

  • Drive & Execute the BU exclusive Special Make Up Product (SMU) for the target European Brand Accounts (e.g. Footlocker). Direct the (exclusive) key account projects end to end including article efficiency, article budgets, hit rates, range planning, creating briefings.

  • Lead the full product creation process through collaborative efforts with design, development, and merchandising. Develop Exclusive FTW Range Plans with the assigned account, build marketing plans and long-term strategic franchise plans.

  • Build strong SMU product propositions & strategies and present them to customers & internal stakeholders. Prepare and present ( SMU) ranges and business related topics – with targeted audience in mind - by making use of relevant structure and content. Give clear direction and information to all cross functional departments involved in the Regional Creation Center process (Development, Design, Account Marketing, Sales and Merchandising) and work collaboratively with the inline categories.

  • Achieve net sales and gross margin targets, analyze & report business performance on a monthly basis, understand growth trends and effectively communicate to other stake holders.

  • Gain strong knowledge of all inline products, strategies, and marketing plans with the ability to effectively present to internal and external parties.

  • Consumer and Key Account expert for PUMA with an in-depth understanding of account consumer profile, expectations consumers have of the PUMA brand, and develop strong consumer focused strategies.

  • Actively and confidently communicate with the Inline Teams to ensure project alignment with all teams and a consistent PUMA brand message.

  • Identify projects to constantly optimize performance and workflow; work independently and steer to successful project closure. Expert managing and maintaining PUMA systems.

Your Talent

  • Minimum 5 years of international footwear experience in product management, product marketing or collection merchandising in the footwear sport/-lifestyle industry. Ideally with a top tier international sports company. Very good knowledge and passion for the sport, technical consumer trends as well as the fashion/lifestyle market.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced working environment unsupervised and proactively in reporting to management. Flexible Teamplayer with an open mindset, good organizational skills and well structured work. Initiative, energy, passion, eye for details, confident and looking for daily challenges in an international environment.

  • Very strong analytical skills, overall business orientation and deep knowledge of MS Office environment (Excel, Power Point, etc.)

  • Experienced presenter - great verbal communication skills (especially speaking to accounts and sharing internal feedback) as well as excellent English knowledge (written and spoken).

  • Graduate studies in Business Administration, Marketing or comparable degree.

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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