Senior Footwear Product Manager PAD

Date posted:
Company: On
Location: Zürich (ZH), N/A
Job Type: Full-Time

At a Glance:

The world’s fastest-growing sports brand is seeking a Product Manager Performance All Day. Based in Zurich, yet frequently visiting our globally spread team and key retail partners, the role will manage the creation of our franchise lifestyle footwear product line to ensure products are relevant to customers, to retailers, and to the company. 

Your Team:

As the Product Management team, we’re responsible for managing product creation to facilitating go to market efforts; concept to consumer.  Our cross functional interaction is driven by a consumer-focused mindset to ensure we create a product line that sells in and through.

Your Mission:

  • At the intersection of Sales, Marketing, Distribution, Supply Chain, Design and Development, you will contribute to the creation of an industry-leading performance all day footwear range, you connect the dots between multiple internal teams being a great communicator and motivator.
  • Ensure full alignment with the Go To Market (GTM) plan by partnering with our developers, Design, Sales & Marketing teams and participating to major presentations, milestones and launches.
  • Communicate closely with sneaker communities (customers and retailers in key markets) to ensure a customer-centric range.
  • You are constantly connected to innovation and sustainability teams to ensure the range is forward-looking and industry leading.
  • Increase our industry knowledge/trends by attending trade shows, retails stores, market visits and partner with our internal teams on consumer insights (non-Covid times).
  • Gathering and analyzing all data and future trends to initiate the seasonal kick-off supported by design (aligned with On’s message), working with your team to validate and input critical cross functional product data.
  • Utilize your organization skills to stay on top of sample tracking and coordination.
  • Align with Development to track costing and learn footwear creation to make more informed decisions.
  • Manage our franchise segment of Performance All Day product to ensure maximum efficiency while attaining our financial goals.

Your Story:

  • 5+ years of related experience in global product management within the lifestyle footwear industry (sneaker). 
  • 2+ years in managing franchise product.
  • A higher education degree (bachelor or above)  in Marketing, Product Management or any other related field.
  • Perfect understanding of the global sneaker market and its opportunities. 
  • Passion for challenging the status quo and reshaping the sneaker industry.
  • Strength in managing projects, ability in delivering through out the full process end-to-end.
  • Demonstrated passion for the footwear and/or fashion industry.
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to manage complex projects whilst sticking to critical timelines and deadlines. 
  • Entrepreneurial attitude, ambition and willingness to take on challenges.
  • Demonstrated experience in working independently through strategic plans.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

What we offer:

We offer a dynamic, challenging and sportive environment that has been ranked as the‘ fastest growing sports company’ of its time. With offices across the globe, we are an international team who is hungry to innovate and build something incredible. We foster an active environment where each individual thrives for excellence and can achieve their full potential.This is where your work matters, you’re hands-on and your team members are amongst the very best in their respective disciplines and fields.If you are driven to bring On to the next level, curious about the opportunity and want to be part of our growing team send us your application, and join the ONiverse!