HEAD OF SPORT PRODUCT (M/W)












Directly reporting to the Global Menswear Product Director, the Head of Sport is responsible of the Sport Performance Business (Men/Women/Accessories) for the Collection Merchandising and Product Development. He/She works closely with the Design and Retail Merchandising teams, for the collection management and product definition. He/She also works closely with the Sourcing team.


• Product development:

✓ Define the Product and Merchandising strategy for Sport PERFORMANCE in coherence with the Global Men Product strategy and top management.

✓ Contribute to the sourcing strategy and supplier’s allocation.

✓ Set up the Seasonal Merchandising Brief in collaboration with Design and Retail merchandising teams, the Global line plan, pricing strategy in line with the Global strategy.

✓ Define the product specification and responsible for the development of the products in collaboration with the Sourcing team.

✓ Responsible for the final editing and pricing in order to achieve the margin targets.


• Collection Merchandising:

✓ Define the worldwide product initiatives in collaboration with Retail merchandising and Design teams.

✓ Define the Global pricing strategy in collaboration with Retail Merchandising.

✓ Build up sales force training tools.

✓ Monitor KPI’S: number of references/ Margins/ UP/ Productivity/ Commonality/ Sales performance.


• Sponsoring :

✓ Define the Product strategy in collaboration with Sponsoring team.

✓ Facilitate the connection between Sport Federations and Sponsoring team.

✓ Drive Special operations: Olympic Games/Roland Garros/Ryder Cup/President Cup.


• Resources & Budget:

✓ Define the resources and budget needed to achieve the objectives.


• Management:

✓ Manage a team of 6 people (Product Managers/Technical Designers)


• Process & tools:

✓ Contribute to improving internal tools, process and end-to-end calendar


• Internal coordination with:

✓ Design team

✓ Production team

✓ Marketing team

✓ Retail merchandising

✓ Regional and local teams

✓ Sponsoring team


• Key Performance Indicators:

✓ Merchandising KPIs

✓ Budget monitoring


Qualifications


PROFILE :

• Solid Product Development experience (+/- 10 years) and expertise in the Sport Universe

• Leadership & strategic skills

• Transformation experience

• Business and results oriented

• Passionate and enthusiastic

• Autonomy

• Strong relationships skills

• Diplomacy

• Agility

• Fluent in English INFORMATION

Location: position based in Paris


Date: ASAP


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