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PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

TEAM HEAD, PRODUCT LINE MANAGEMENT, SPORTSTYLE APPAREL

Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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

  • Manage and lead the Boston based Apparel product management team to deliver a product strategy that supports the Brand’s global strategic direction and answers the specific local market needs in North America and LATAM
  • Develop and deliver the strategic direction for the Regional Creation Center (RCC) PUMA North America/Sportstyle Apparel- including executional guidelines for achieving commercial success
  • In collaboration with the Regional Merchandising team and key functional relationships including Footwear Teams, Sales, and key accounts, create the total line architecture delivering the Brand Plan through effective retail, consumer, price, and product segmentation.
  • Lead the PLM Teams with clearly communicated category plans to deliver the business requirements in volume, revenue and margin
  • Navigate local Product Creation Calendars and support the Go-to-Market Process across all the product creation teams, collaborating specifically with key internal partners such as Supply Chain, Design Teams, Development, Retail, IPM/BU’s, Sales, Operations, and Brand Marketing
  • Ensure rigorous analysis of seasonal forecast and sell through data is used to drive efficient product planning
  • Partner through key business relationships to ensure a consistent and seamless communication of product programs from concept to retail and consumer
  • Manage the complete PLM team ensuring delivery of high levels of performance while overseeing opex and departmental budget for team
  • Build cross function and Regional key contacts leveraging expertise, process and business initiatives

Your Talent

  • Bachelor’s degree in Textiles, Business or Marketing and 8+ years of product management experience, preferably in an international, matrixed company
  • 3+ years of management experience, directly managing teams of at least 3 individuals.   
  • Credible knowledge of North American sportswear/fashion consumer trends and Apparel market/retail dynamics
  • Experienced presenter who can present with passion and impact during sales/product presentations to internal and external audiences
  • Demonstrated understanding of apparel technical knowledge such as materials, trims, fabrics
  • Leadership skills, open communication, and good listening skills
  • Knowledge in MS office programs including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Ability to travel up to 15% domestically/internationally
  • In mid-2021, the PUMA North America Regional Corporate Headquarters will be moving to a new office located in Somerville, MA. All positions currently located at the Westford office, as well as at our International Boston office, will make this transition

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 is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of PUMA to prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, gender, physical or mental disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.For additional information, please contact: us-hrrecruiter@puma.com

PUMA Wellbeing at Boston

Athlete

  • Corporate races
  • Free Boston Sports Club Gym membership
  • Massages
  • Soccer and basketball leagues

Social

  • Company parties
  • Free coffee, tea and beer
  • Healthy Snacks
  • Social areas
  • Quarterly catered lunch
  • Ice Cream Wednesdays (Summer)

Flex

  • Cooperation with childcare facilities
  • Nursing Mother’s Room
  • Parental Leave Policy
  • Summer Fridays

Finance

  • Employee discount
  • Pre-tax public transportation
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401K Employer Match

Boston MA

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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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