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Senior Product Line Manager Apparel - Running, Training, Swim - BERN

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SENIOR PRODUCT LINE MANAGER APPAREL

Athletics Categories (Running, Training, Swim)

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum bachelor’s Degree in business administration, Sports Management or similar

  • Long-term experience in directly relevant work

  • Knowledge of the international sporting goods market, with a focus on the categories Running & Training, additional experience in Swimwear is an advantage

  • Analytical skills and ability to commercialize industry trends

  • Leadership skills

  • Effective communication and negotiation skills

  • Solution driven and result oriented personality

  • Open minded and flexible team player with a structured way of working

  • Positive energy and stress resistance

  • International travelling

  • Excellent command of English, both written and spoken

  • Advanced knowledge of Windows applications and preferably PDM/PLM systems.

 

DUTIES:

  • Create product concepts for Running & Training apparel in collaborations with cross-functional teams while managing all tasks within the given timelines

  • Market research regarding opportunities, product innovations, emerging trends, materials, features and price points

  • Creating detailed international range plans and manage style and SKU efficiency

  • Brief designers on direction, range plan, product features and price positioning

  • respecting development timelines

  • Initiate and manage product feedback and inputs during the process

  • Lead and present at the international Advisory Meetings

  • Present and actively sell the collections to the buyers of the national Organizations at international advisory and sales meetings

  • Set target prices according to the market needs and follow up with the Development Team

  • Management of collection data and features in Flex PLM and PIM systems

  • Cooperation and alignment with Category Management for the execution of common category strategies in Retail

  • Work closely with Brand Management on workbooks, hangtags, packaging and product information

  • Participate in and manage special project outside the normal calendar

  • Lead a team of PLMs/jr. PLMs, develop their skills, follow up on their processes, work together on strategies and alignments for the whole athletics categories.

 

WE OFFER:

  • Exciting and challenging position in the international sports industry

  • Independent cooperation in a dynamic team

  • Progressive working and employment conditions.

 

If you are interested in this challenging role, we are looking forward to your written application.

IIC-INTERSPORT International Corporation GmbH,

Rosmarie Burkhalter, Director Human Resources, Wölflistrasse 2, CH-3006 Bern

Tel. 031 930 78 01, rosmarie.burkhalter@intersport.com

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