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Product Manager Apparel NEO

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

 

  • Bring consumer and sport insights into your concepts
  • Execute the category direction
  • 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 range direction
  • Propose a clear strategy for 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
  • Actively execute spot buying (e.g.buying existing fabrics or already developed/existing styles at supplier)
  • Be considered as a range expert by markets and retailers
  • Prepare and present your ranges and business related topics - with respective audience in mind - by using relevant structure and content
  • Actively provide input for setting the CtC (Concept to Consumer) direction and implement it into relevant ranges in partnership with CtC counterparts
  • 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)
    • markets 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 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 Apparel NEO

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Shanghai
TEAM:  Marketing & Communications
State:  SH
Country/Region:  CN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  349963
Date:  Jul 22, 2021