Assistant Manager Marketplace Management

Shanghai | China (Peoples Republic of) | Administrative

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

  • To allocate franchise POSs to customers based on our brand leadership & customer retail development for respective region/channel
  • To implement POS allocation according to company’s policy & process

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible Core channel
  • Co-ordinate gathering of customers POS wish lists from the Channel Account Management teams & send to agency for data validation
  • Update strategic input into allocation criteria based on our brand strategy, IDR, customer agreements/strategies and territory exclusivity if any
  • Identify controversial POS applied by multiple customers (e.g. overlapped demand for a store) and run the customer score card to determine primary allocation  
  • Align within Marketplace Management team, to ensure allocation result fits company policies
  • Prepare allocation reports for internal discussion and POS allocation meetings
  • Track the allocated POS opening compliance
  • Other admin tasks & some team co-ordination work

Key Relationships:

  • Retail Strategy, Retail Planning, Account Management

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work independently
  • High analytical skills & ability to manage large databases for advance analysis
  • Good sense of logical thinking  
  • Good communication (spoken & written) skills in Chinese
  • Good knowledge about China sports industry market or retail markets

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • University degree in business
  • Preferably 5+ years sales or retail development experiences, operational & database/BI skills also advantage
  • Exposure: sales, retail expansion, analytical work
  • IT skills: Advanced Excel & database management skills, Good PowerPoint Skills


  • On time delivery of first round POS allocation & re-allocations proposals
  • On-going maintenance of the franchise POS wish list
  • Track opening progress per allocation plan
  • Ability to work smoothly with other functions


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The Facts

Jobtitle Assistant Manager Marketplace Management
Team Administrative
Brand adidas
Location Shanghai
Country China (Peoples Republic of)
Number 189131
Position Type Full time
Date Jan-11, 2019
Relocation no

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