Fashion and FMCG

FOOTWEAR PRODUCT LINE MANAGER

Sportswear Company

We are looking for Footwear Product Line Manager, based in the Company European HQ in Emila-Romagna, who will be responsible for development and profitability of the product portfolio of Footwear.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create Seasonal Relevant Product Range to meet EndConsumers needs
  • Category Positioning ; Vision , Strategy
  • Seasonal Product Briefing
  • Seasonal Line Plan Style level
  • Share responsibility (Merchandise) to manage the product lines through a process of line planning, internal designs, development meetings until prototype approvals and launching the lines at the international meeting ensuring that the final collection is reflecting market needs.
  • Collaborate with Apparel on seasonal direction.
  • Guide Sales Teams to drive business and meet seasonal goals.
  • Monitor Product Creation Process
  • Product Segmentation
  • Create In Season opportunities
  • Create New Product / Category Opportunities
  • Collaborate with Development Manager to hit required cost prices (FOB).
  • Constantly challenging product costing and how costing affects product quality, margin & net sales from design phase to production.
  • Shared responsibility to hit required Margin + Profitable goals
  • Competition & Consumer Analysis
  • Internal & External Product Presentations
  • Regular visits of markets , fairs and suppliers

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Very good knowledge of consumer trends , fashion/lifestyle market and retail environment as well as the sportswear market focus on EMEA
  • Very good organizational skills to manage complex processes and calendars
  • Very strong analytical skills , overall business orientation
  • Very strong Product knowhow
  • Team player mentality , high flexibility , entrepreneur spirit and open mindedness
  • Very good verbal and written language skills in English
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of MS Office environment (Excel, Power Point, etc.)
  • Initiative , energy , passion, eye for details , confident and handle daily challenges
  • High degree of resilience, flexibility and willingness to travel.
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