Assistant Manager Category Sales, YY SS 1

Shanghai | China (Peoples Republic of) | Sales

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:< <

Assist to land category targets in non-BLR stores< Conduct category depth recommendation, and assist to conduct store format level assortment plans< Assist to land BLR assortment in BLR stores< <


Key Responsibilities:   < <

Digest Pre GBC Pack from BU to understand Sub-brand/Channel< Attend the whole week of BMW (Brand Merchandising Week) and be fully aligned with CTC on the assortment plans by end of the week< Communicate and present category strategy, key highlight products and by store cluster assortment in pre-line and TM< Start doing the depth recommendation by category, and assist category sales director to land the right articles for non-BLR stores at format level considering MPSA and category target at RA Pre Line Preparation phase< Conduct article forecast during GTM Plan Finalization (final range S/O) phase< Communicate and land BLR assortment buy< Align buying structure and adjust article selection by store format with customers via walking through Assortment Planning mock up rooms at trading meeting< Conduct customer order compliance check for non-BLR stores on category growth/targets and MR rules fulfillment and monitor to ensure compliance< <


Key Relationships: < <

Category Sales Director< CTC< BU< Retail AP< Account Management< Customers< <


KPI< < < <

Net Sales< Category SOB< < < < < ST%< Trade Inventory< Comp. Store Growth< < < Product< Mandatory Range Realization<


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: < <

Advanced user of MS Office suite of products< Fluent in English< Strategically minded with strong executional abilities< Excellent presentation skills< Strong analytic ability< Strong influence skills

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • University degree in Business, or equivalent professional experience, ideally with Marketing and Sales experience.<
  • 10 years+ of broad merchandising experience, ideally with both category merchandising and retail merchandising experience <
  • 5 years+ of leading and managing a diverse team< <
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Jobtitle Assistant Manager Category Sales, YY SS 1
Team Sales
Brand adidas
Location Shanghai
Country China (Peoples Republic of)
Number 196389
Position Type Full time
Date Jun-10, 2019
Relocation no

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