Senior Product Manager

-Be the consumer and sport expert
-Influence and execute the category direction
-Work with all necessary functions to deliver the category business objectives
-Create ranges within the category from both and image and commercial point of view
-Lead and develop your team, if applicable
Key Responsibilities:
-Influence and implement strategic category direction, proactively set range direction
-Identify new business opportunities to drive innovation and/or commerciality
-Show full understanding and drive the product creation process whilst managing all tasks within the given time frames
-Become a role model for other team members in regards to product creation process
-Show leadership through living the brand values
-Build and maintain a strong relationship with cross-functional teams and with interlinked departments to enable an efficient product creation process
ensure product excellence
-Pro-actively analyse business, draw conclusions and act upon
drive profitability and efficiency
-Strong knowledge of product information systems and the interlinking functions – clarity on respective timelines
-High level of product expertise to create industry leading products
-Be a competent partner for product and ranging discussions with markets and retailers
-Prepare and present 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
-Identify projects to optimize category performance
work independently and steer to conclusion
-If applicable: Build experience in managing direct reports, developing their functional and social skills
ensure clear and structured on boarding process for new team members
Key Relationships:
-Steer a strong relationship and ensure constant dialogue/feedback with
-business unit and across other BU´s
-cross-functional team ( Design, Development, CtC, Sports Marketing, Materials, Costing, Planning)
-markets and relevant third parties
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Lateral thinking and challenge status quo
-Communication skill set, including effective negotiation and clear transportation of information
-Step up to conflicts, work towards a diplomatic solution
-Be open for change, support execution of change management
-Cooperate effectively to maintain and develop trustful relationships
-Basic leadership skills
-Work independently as well as part of a team
-Efficiently plan and prioritize daily work
-In-depth knowledge of respective product category
-Advanced analytical skills, be solution driven and result oriented
-Ability to travel

 
-Lateral thinking and challenge status quo
-Communication skill set, including effective negotiation and clear transportation of information
-Step up to conflicts, work towards a diplomatic solution
-Be open for change, support execution of change management
-Cooperate effectively to maintain and develop trustful relationships
-Basic leadership skills
-Work independently as well as part of a team
-Efficiently plan and prioritize daily work
-In-depth knowledge of respective product category
-Advanced analytical skills, be solution driven and result oriented
-Ability to travel
-Passion for sports
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-College degree, preferably in marketing/business/textile/fashion
-Minimum of 6 years Product Marketing experience with APP, FTW or ACC background
-Experience in trade or sales is helpful
-Fluent in English
-PC skills (MS Office programs)


Location:
China Shanghai
Salary:
£110000
Job Type:
Permanent

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