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Product Manager, Accessories

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

  • Bring consumer and sport insights into your concepts
  • Execute the Global category direction for adidas Sportswear products of Accessory and Gears
  • Work with all creation functions to deliver product concepts
  • Create ranges within the category from both an image and commercial point of view

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Proactively manage relevant range direction and creation
  • Propose a clear strategy for the relevant parts of the range and how to move it on
  • Show full understanding of the product creation process whilst managing all tasks within the given time frames, with special attention to speed to market
  • Work within cross-functional team and with interlinked departments to enable an efficient product creation process with an optimum product outcome
  • Actively analyse business, draw conclusions and propose action steps
  • Strong knowledge of product information systems and the interlinking functions – clarity on respective timelines
  • Good level of product expertise to create industry leading products
  • Be considered as a range expert by adidas China and franchisees
  • Prepare and present your ranges and business related topics - with respective audience in mind - by using relevant structure and content
  • Work independently on projects and follow up on project development

 

Key Relationships:

 

  • Maintain a strong relationship and ensure constant dialogue/feedback with
    • business unit and across other BU´s
    • cross-functional team ( Design, Fashion Operations ,CtC, Materials, Costing, Planning)
    • China market and relevant key retailers

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

  • Transport information clear and effectively – negotiate skillfully
  • Cooperate well and effectively to maintain and develop trustful relationships
  • Work independently as well as part of a team
  • Plan and prioritize daily working time effectively with the ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Knowledge of respective product category
  • Strong analytical skills, be solution driven and result oriented
  • Ability to travel
  • Actively interested in lifestyle and/or fashion
  • Passion for sport

 

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • College degree, preferably in marketing/business /textile/fashion
  • Minimum of 4-5 years Product Marketing experience with APP, FTW or ACC background
  • Experience in trade, vertical retail business model or sales is helpful
  • Fluent in English
  • PC skills (MS Office programs, especially PowerPoint and Excel)

 

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:  Product Manager, Accessories

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Shanghai
TEAM:  Marketing & Communications
State:  SH
Country/Region:  CN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  385749
Date:  Nov 25, 2021