Senior Manager Franchise

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

To Lead and drive sustainable and profitable market share growth within Franchise partners by:

Implementing and driving agreed Global Franchise processes.
Ensure seamless customer mono-brand experience through the sharing and implementation of latest tools, information, training, and proactive follow-up.
Meeting and exceeding agreed KPI targets for net sales and profitability.
Leading and inspiring the Market field and retail back office (RBO) teams to meet or exceed commercial goals and KPI’s, and build Brand equity
Focusing on the development of a trading and service culture across Franchise monobrand environments.
Defining and continuously developing the heart of franchise business models, considering industry benchmarks and Global guidelines.
Define SBP and portfolio management for Franchisee partners as part of DTC Israel strategy

Key Responsibilities: 
•    Execute and constantly improve E2E Franchise Business Model.
•    Manage the Franchise collaborations by coordinating all involved functions.
•    Identify Franchising opportunities and partners jointly with the management team.
•    Operate and manage all day-to-day tasks related to the Franchise business and collaborations.
•    Coach and support people from other departments.
•    Support the creation of operational guidelines in close cooperation with the DTC Excellence and ensure local implementation.
•    Co-lead sale in process and review pre-order buy to all Franchise Partners/stores.
•    Lead the Franchisee team, direct and doted line reports to ensure goals are achieved
•    Define resources needed to support business growth in line with the 2025 SBP
•    Staff most suitable persons for direct and indirect report positions in alignment with Sales Management.
•    Support the implementation of the adidas Retails processes to the Franchise business.
•    Support project and take ownership of initiatives to improve existing tools.
•    Live Brand Leadership and act with the consumer in mind and an attitude of collaboration, confidence and creativity.
•    Work with DTC team to define strategic role from Franchisee channel as part of the overall DTC & DBC business
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

Minimum of 5 years’ experience in retail and/or sales Industry.
Excellent communication skills including impactful presentation skills, influencing and negotiating
Advanced numeracy and literacy, with good IT skills (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)
Fluency in English.

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications: 

University degree in business, 4-6 years Franchise and/or Retail Experience
Exposure to sports retail / franchise desired.

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Job Title:  Senior Manager Franchise

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Holon
TEAM:  Retail (Back Office)
State:  M
Country/Region:  IL
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  414529
Date:  Jan 13, 2022