Assistant Manager, Franchise Retail

Chennai | India | Retail (Back Office)

At adidas, every day is a chance to flip the script. An invitation to take everything we know and re-invent it. Do it better. Never settling for good enough. Every day we get up, invent, adapt, improvise, find new ways to collaborate, and do the unexpected. We’re creators, makers and doers. Helping athletes make a difference, not just in their games, but in their lives and in their world. It’s an obsession.

We’ve been doing this for more than 65 years. With an unmatched history and tradition of creating iconic products, consumer connections and experiences, we’ve been defining sport culture since the beginning. And we’re never done. Come be a part of shaping the future together with us.

Key Responsibilities


 To ensure proper execution of established policies, procedure, initiatives and directives regarding store operation, visual merchandizing, staff training and in-store marketing store activation

 To ensure all stores commercial success

 To support front Retail forces via Store operation excellence programs to ensure increasing stores’ productivity and profitability

 To ensure all stores comply Global Visual Merchandising standard and guideline

 Identify and communicate Market needs and best practices

 To visit Franchise stores and to ensure Net Sales productivity, Retail KPIs, Visual Merchandising, Re-order enforcement, etc.

 To group Franchise customers, set objectives, strategies, tactics, allocate resources and ensure translation into action plans respecting the framework set by the customer portfolio strategies


 To measure progress on own KPIs

 To report to Area Retail Manager

 To review and take action on all MIS reports

 To monitor and report on stores and competitors Sales and activities, and propose/initiate/take actions

 To provide realistic plans and forecasts on store performances


 Retail Sales, KPIs , Comp Growth of the Cluster against planned Budgets of own managed stores ( 12 - 15 stores )

 Store Operations Excellence : Store Audits

 Managing staff motivation/incentives and productivity, Comp growth in staff productivity - avg sales / month/year

 Motivate and engage with the Store managers and the Retail associates on a day to day basis to drive the best from them


 Work closely with the Partner and Partners team to implement best practices

 To closely monitor merchandise movements and propose stock transfers/reorders to the partner

 To work closely with the Merchandising/Visual Merchandising/Training and the COE teams and implement the guidelines received

 To Train and Develop the Store managers/Retail associates which will ensure profitable and well managed stores

Professional background:

 Functional: > 4-8 years in retail

 Industry: ideally in apparel/fashion/footwear

 Leadership: NA

 Exposure: Sports

Educational Background:

 University degree in business with marketing and sales focus

IT and Language skills:

 Outlook: basic

 Word: basic

 Excel: advanced

 PowerPoint: advanced

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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The Facts

Jobtitle Assistant Manager, Franchise Retail
Team Retail (Back Office)
Brand adidas
Location Chennai
Country India
Number 177483
Position Type Full time
Date May-30, 2018
Relocation no

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