Senior Manager CtC Merchandising Originals (m/f/d) – temp until 28.02.23

Date posted:
Company: Adidas
Location: Herzogenaurach (BY), N/A
Job Type: Part Time

Senior ManagerCtC Merchandising

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

To contribute to the Global Ranging Roadmap projects and define its Merchandising Principles.

To build a world class cross-channel merchandising practice globally for BU.

To build and facilitate the implementation of the Global Ranging Strategy, contributing to a common brand footprint and increasing the company’s profitability.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To lead and steer the overall global ranging architecture / strategy and process for the Brand Collection and ensure implementation across all channels for BU.
  • To contribute in defining and establishing KPI’s, processes and tools.
  • To facilitate a collaborative approach with key stakeholders and ensure alignment between all parties on Brand Collection related topics.
  • To define, communicate, present and adjust the Brand Collection seasonal strategy and architecture plan along the Creation Milestones Process.
  • To ensure involvement of channels and key markets in the building phase.
  • To ensure that all deliverables are ready on time and in full for each of the CTC Process Milestones. (eg. CTC Handover, GBC, GMM…)
  • To provide regular analysis of sell-through performance to the global BU’s and contribute to strategic planning based on that analysis.
  • To provide regular updates on status, progress, results, key learnings, to Senior Management.
  • To provide support and combine efforts with other functions involved in Global Ranging projects (MOPS, GOPS…)Authorities:
  • i.V. Key Relationships:
  • BU Product and CtC Teams
  • Marketing
  • Global Operations
  • Finance
  • Channels
  • MarketsKnowledge, Skills and Abilities:  
  • Advanced knowledge of Retail Management Systems
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Structured, organized and process orientated
  • Attention to detail as error in analysis will have crucial impact to business
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment and under pressure
  • High influencing skills and ability to make fact based decisions
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in MS Office
  • Fluent in English
  • Additional language is an advantageRequisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:
  • University degree in business, ideally with marketing and sales focus or equivalent professional experience
  • Merchandising Experience: min 7 years