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Sr. Product Manager - Classics Apparel

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Create consumer winning product concepts aligned with global seasonal strategic direction and guidance from Director of Apparel
  • Manage range size, model/article count efficiencies, GIM margin and net sales for the respective offer within agreed targets
  • Lead target FOB & RRP setting and creation of product briefs
  • Drive the product creation process in collaboration with the cross functional teams while managing all tasks within the given time frames
  • Be a role model for other team members in regard to product creation process and show leadership through living the brand values
  • Build and maintain a strong relationship with cross-functional teams and with interlinked departments (Footwear, Comms, CTC) to enable an efficient product creation process; ensure product excellence
  • Pro-actively analyse business, draw conclusions and act upon; drive profitability and efficiency
  • Be a competent partner for product and ranging discussions with markets and retailers
  • Prepare and present ranges and business-related topics - with respective audience in mind - by using relevant structure and content
  • Identify projects to optimize category performance; work independently and steer to conclusion
  • Gain influence and understanding within the streetwear industry to develop trend relevant product concepts fit for Classics consumer.
  • Identify and develop collaboration opportunities to drive hype for the men’s business. Manage special projects that fall outside of normal creation calendar.

 

 

 

 

Authorities:

  • Personnel managed – not immediatley                  
  • Budget managed – no  

 

Key Relationships:

 

  • VP Performance Apparel
  • Director Men’s Apparel
  • Global Design team
  • Global Development
  • Global Product team
  • Brand Communications Manager
  • Regional Merchandisers
  • Fashion and Collaboration Team
  • Diverse network within the streetwear and fashion industry

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

  • Lateral thinking and challenge status quo
  • Communication skill set, including effective negotiation and clear transportation of information
  • Step up to conflicts, work towards a diplomatic solution
  • Be open for change, support execution of change management
  • Cooperate effectively to maintain and develop trustful relationships
  • Basic leadership skills
  • Work independently as well as part of a team
  • Efficiently plan and prioritize daily work
  • In-depth knowledge of respective product category
  • Advanced analytical skills, be solution driven and result oriented

 

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • College degree, preferably in marketing/business /textile/fashion
  • Minimum of 5-7 years Product Marketing experience with APP, FTW or ACC background
  • Experience in trade or sales is helpful
  • Fluent in English
  • PC skills (MS Office programs)

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Job Title:  Sr. Product Manager - Classics Apparel

Brand:  Reebok
Location:  Boston
TEAM:  Product Development
State: 
Country/Region:  US
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  217217
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