Manager DTC Merchandising FO KAZ / UKR

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

This role is responsible for maximizing the profitability of the Factory outlets by implementing all the day-to-day trading of the department by reviewing sales and stock and ensuring all in-season activity is focused upon delivering planned sales, margin and terminal stock objectives, ensuring the effective execution of promotions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the implementation of key strategic priorities in line with the company and the market Merchandising framework.
  • Deliver financial targets for his/her categories including Net sales, Sell through, Std. margin.
  • Plan, manage, and monitor the seasonal open to buy to reflect sales trends and adjust buys accordingly.
  • Work with key stakeholders including Marketing, Visual Merchandising (VM), Store Operations, Supply Chain, Logistics and CRM to deliver strategic priorities.
  • Lead effective merchandise launch plan for FO and ensure effective execution.
  • Ensures efficient implementation of markdown / promotions in order to deliver topline, bottomline & inventory ageing targets.
  • Lead space management projects in order to efficiently manage right stock at right place in right volume.
  • Drive efficient stock buying process from planned production & free stock list pool based on inventory forecast considering terminal from brand store & cancellation in market.
  • Action & lead relevant projects time to time based on the business needs in order to achieve business goals.

Key Relationships:

  • Field: Store operations, Supply chain, VM & Trade marketing.
  • Wholesale: Controlling, Order book fulfillment/ Customer Service departments, VM, Finance.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent command on English.
  • Excellent attention to detail and analysis skills.
  • Strong work ethics.
  • Intermediate to advanced MS office skills.
  • Understanding of retail management system and back office system
  • Structured, process oriented at the same time approachable and strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work within a team environment.

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • University degree Marketing/ Business/ Sales focus/ Economics.
  • 5-6 years merchandising experience – similar capacity.


  • Competitive compensation & rewards (bonuses, referral program, etc.).
  • Official employment in accordance with the Labor Code of KAZ.
  • Hybrid work schedule (remote format/work from the office).
  • Flexible working hours (from 8−10:00 to 17−19:00).
  • Medical insurance.
  • Partial compensation for lunches.
  • 40% discount on company products.
  • Corporate development programs (career opportunities in various departments of the company, including relocation to other countries).
  • Access to online learning platforms to further your skills.
  • Opportunities to participate in sponsored adidas events.

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title:  Manager DTC Merchandising FO KAZ / UKR

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Almaty
TEAM:  Retail (Back Office)
State:  ALA
Country/Region:  KZ
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  507262
Date:  May 28, 2024