Retail Store I Retail Corporate I Sales I E-commerce Team



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

  • Lead and direct a team of planners and allocators to build and allocate the most profitable, balanced, customer focused range which reflects the Brand strategy
  • Jointly with Head of Merchandising Retail Europe is responsible for delivering maximum sales, margin, and profit to the business whilst showcasing the PUMA brand in stores
  • Direct and lead the team in developing seasonal/quarterly strategy, reviewing and identifying lessons learnt from financial KPIs
  • Responsible for transparency, visibility and communication of key data and analysis to the business for effective decision making
  • Deliver divisional target parameters and plan framework to build the range. Communicate agreed targets to relevant key stakeholders and regularly update on re-forecasts and current performance with action plan
  • Lead weekly, in- and pre-season KPI top line and divisional performance reviews with Buyers, Planners and Allocation team. Identify opportunities and risks, review with teams and implement action plan for current and future seasons
  • Manage overall markdown budget. Involve stakeholders in planning timing, level of discount, cost of markdown and price implementation
  • Set up of optimum tools and processes to enable Buying, Planning and Allocation teams to deliver results and best practice, approve with Head of Merchandising.

Your Talent

  • All Gender are welcome to apply
  • University degree preferably in Business Management /Finance
  • At least 4 years of work experience as a Planner /Senior Planner in sport/fashion Retail
  • Min 2 years of successful team management experience
  • Commercial, data driven and analytical mindset
  • Hands on and solution oriented
  • Advanced MS Excel knowledge, especially skills with pivot tables and formulas
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, presentation and leadership skills
  • Understanding of logistics operations
  • Knowledge of SAP Retail is an advantage
  • Excellent language skills in English, other European languages will be a beneficial

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.