Adidas

Assistant Product Manager Footwear (3x) (m/f/d)

Adidas

September 15, 2021


This posting covers two vacancies as an Assistant Product Manager:
1. Assistant Product Manager FTW - BU Training & Sportswear (m/f/d)
2. Assistant Product Manager FTW Classics - BU Originals, Basketball & Culture Partnerships (m/f/d)
PURPOSE & OVERALL RELEVANCE FOR THE ORGANISATION
Gain and generate consumer and sport insights
Assist in executing the category direction
Work with all creation functions to deliver product concepts
Create ranges under supervision to achieve category goals
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Assist the PM/SPM in preparing the range direction, in the second step start to manage range direction with the support of the superior
  • Understand and execute the product creation process according to calendar timelines
  • Work within cross-functional team to enable a smooth product creation process with an optimum product outcome
  • Analyse range performance
  • Build knowledge to be able to maintain product information systems according to process time-lines
  • Experience market, consumer and retailer needs to be able to create industry leading products
  • Help to prepare range presentations; in the second step present own ranges with guidelines of the superior with regards to structure and content
  • Support the creation team to implement given CtC (Concept to Consumer) direction for relevant ranges in partnership with CtC counterparts
  • Execute given projects within a discussed frame

KEY RELATIONSHIPS
  • Develop relationships and ensure constant dialogue/feedback with
    • business unit and across other BU´s
    • cross-functional team ( Design, Development, CtC, Sportsmarketing, Materials, Costing, Planning)
    • markets and relevant key retailers


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Transport information clearly and effectively
  • Cooperate well and effectively to maintain trustful relationships
  • Ability to work and support others in a team environment
  • Plan daily working time effectively
  • Show analytical skills
  • Ability to travel
  • Passion for sports

REQUISITE EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE / MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • College degree, preferably in marketing/business /textile/fashion
  • International mind-set, ideally study abroad
  • Min. one relevant internship, ideally one year relevant practical working experience
  • Fluent in English
  • PC skills (MS Office programs)