Manager Merchandising (6x) (m/f/d)

Purpose & Overall Relevance of CTC:

  • Contribute to the Global Ranging Roadmap projects and define its Merchandising Principles
  • Build a world class  cross-channel merchandising practice globally for the Originals and Badge of Sports
  • Build and facilitate the implementation of the Global Ranging Strategy, contributing to a global brand footprint and increasing the company’s profitability


Key Responsibilities of the Merchandising Manager:

  • Provide CTC input into the BU product creation process and ensure it meets CTC requirements for the respective markets/channels. Support creating marketing plans and seasonal concepts.
  • Develop and manage global merchandising strategy and work on global assortment plans during creation process.
  • Manage range architecture during planning and launch phase
  • Utilize historical data and analysis integrating with a future ambition and opportunity to inform creation team and new seasonal assortment planning.
  • Develop together with key stakeholder range plan for the assigned area of responsibility, ensuring brand strategies are executed to drive commercial success
  • Contribute to the range and assortment planning for Brand Collection
  • Support regular analysis of competitor activity in the market
  • Contribute to the development of key merchandising reports and be responsible for its implementation in markets
  • Analyse and review market order books to ensure key concepts/franchises are supported across all markets and channels
  • Support delivery of the required content/brand and strategic objectives on-time-in-full at key CTC milestones, e.g. CTC Handover, GMM, SMM, THO, GTM FC
  • Support in landing key brand priorities (e.g. Brand Collection) in the markets


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Advanced knowledge of Retail Management Systems
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Structured, organized and process orientated
  • Attention to detail as error in analysis will have crucial impact to business
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment and under pressure
  • High influencing skills and ability to make fact based decisions
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in MS Office
  • Fluent in English


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • University Degree or equivalent education required
  • Category Management/ Ranging/ Merchandising Experience or account marketing: 5 years relevant experience


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Job Title:  Manager Merchandising (6x) (m/f/d)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Marketing & Communications
State:  BY
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  259410