Assistant Manager Product Launch & Optimisation

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization: 

Working within Platform Experience pillar of the Partner Program team, the “Assistant Manager Product Launch and Optimization” will be instrumental by supporting the team to ensure our adidas products will launch on-time and with the best content available for our consumers. The goal is to ensure partners can showcase our products in the most premium way possible, whether it is through product images/descriptions or by executing best-in-class digital visual merchandising strategies with our partners. Bringing products to life on partners site is an extremely rewarding element and the backbone of our marketplace business. 


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Manage the product data and content end-to-end for the adidas brand within the Partner Program European business by providing a clear reporting and solutions to issues encountered. 

  • Maintain and Optimize product data in our middleware providers platforms. 

  • Capture partner specific requirements to ensure optimal presentation of our products on their websites (filter navigation, searchability, data quality) 

  • Support the execution of best-in-class digital visual merchandising strategies and adapt output to meet the needs of our local consumers and partners.  

  • Support the optimisation projects to increase data quality and improve product onboarding time. 

  • Proactively monitor the article status reports from our partners understanding clearly the status of our articles and what actions need to be taken. 

  • Track time to onboard with our partners and correct data issues when this occurs to ensure our products launch on time on our partners platforms 

  • Responsible for the creation, maintenance, transfer and reporting of correct and consistent data between the adidas product management systems and Partner Program vendor product systems. 

  • Pro-actively communicate the need for local asset creation and share information on updates to global style-guides to our accounts and create feedback to our Global Asset Creation Team 

  • Work closely with eCom Product Launch and data to ensure all account needs are briefed and delivered 


Key Relationships: 

  • Partner Program Platform Trading 

  • Partner Program Business Development 

  • Tech Project team 

  • eCom Consumer Experience team 

  • eCom Product Launch team 

  • Global Asset Creation team, 

  • Global Partner Program 

  • External vendors teams 

  • Our retailers/partners 


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Highly motivated and flexible, with the ability to work in deadline driven environment 

  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment and under pressure 

  • Understanding of key digital KPIs (e.g. Traffic, Average Order Value, Product Details Page views, Conversion Rate, Add to Bag rate, etc.), their inter-connected nature and what levers to drive to improve performance across the whole buying journey. 

  • Excellent computer & system knowledge, especially Excel (advanced level) 

  • Preferably experience with a PIM system 

  • Good planning, organizing, project management skills 

  • Pro-active approach to work & a go-getter mindset 

  • Great attention to detail 

  • Comfortable working in an international environment 

  • Fluent in English, other European languages are a plus 

  • Self-motivated and passionate about deriving business insight from data, improving business processes, and solving problems.  



Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Degree or Diploma in Business/Marketing Management 
  • Basic knowledge in merchandising as well as Basic eCommerce knowledge 
  • Minimum 1 years of product management experience with a recognised top-tier brand 
  • Ideally 1 years’ experience in online merchandising 


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Job Title:  Assistant Manager Product Launch & Optimisation

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Amsterdam
TEAM:  Digital
State:  NH
Country/Region:  NL
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  504302
Date:  Nov 13, 2023