Senior Category Manager

SENIOR MANAGER CATEGORY MANAGEMENT - WOMENS SPORT, ASIA PACIFIC
 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for the business success of the category incl. setting forecasts, pricing corridor, size range, RID and Sell-through
  • Define the category range within guidelines by Global BU and APAC CTC, incl. inline, promo, SMU, Local Creation
  • Define range segmentation by country cluster and by channels
  • Define & implement APAC country cluster & channels allocation for global allocated products
  • Perform Category analysis including sell-thru, forecasting, range adoption incl. brand collection, pricing corridor compliance, monthly flow, ARP, etc.
  • APAC category interface between Global BU, APAC functions, and country cluster (business opportunities, commercial input process, SMU’s, performance results, market trends/insights, category plans, etc.)
  • Define extended range for sample ordering and order samples sets for all APAC country cluster, including inline pre-sale & SMS, plus ISC, etc.
  • Leverage GTMT analysis to set price bands (standard margin based on average price)
  • Monitor systems and file management: Master Range File, HUB, DMT & RMA
  • Actively participate in departmental level trainings and development initiatives and activities
  • Manage, develop, coach and motivate team / direct reports in alignment with the APAC organization (if applicable)
  • Drive performance and development culture through #MYBEST (if applicable)
  • Drive employee engagement, leading by example (if applicable)

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5-8 years of experience in Category Management/product required. Regional experience preferred.
  • University degree in Business or equivalent professional experience, ideally in Sales and/or Marketing
  • Sporting goods industry experience required
  • Fluent in English
  • Has lived and worked in different cultures or has substantial experience working in regional teams
  • High Business Acumen 
  • Strong Computer Skills including Outlook, Word, Excel (Pivot), Powerpoint, etc
  • Passion for sports and belief that through sports we have the power to change lives
  • Willingness to travel up to 15-20% of time

 



Location:
China Shanghai
Salary:
£100000
Job Type:
Permanent

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