Manager - DPC (GCC)

Dubai | United Arab Emirates | Sales

Purpose and relevance to organization

  • To ensure profitable and sustainable brand share and net sales growth in the GCC online wholesale account
  • Support the Senior Manager, DPC with the online accounts(s), coordinating DPC communication and developing long-term partnerships
  • Work to achieve sales & profitability targets for assigned online account(s)
  • Continuously monitor the account’s financial data and mitigate risks early


  • Work with Senior Manager, DPC as point of contact for assigned partner accounts leading e.g. Sell-ins, KA meetings, Sales & Marketing meetings etc., supporting the sales process and representing the face of the adidas brand
  • Coordinate communication and requests for partner account and be the face of the account to all internal stakeholders
  • Develop long-term partnership with partner accounts, identifying the partner’s needs and priorities to develop and act on relationship investment opportunities
  • Together with the Senior Manager, DPC, review, challenge and develop the Strategic Account Plans proposed by the KAMs
  • Together with the Senior Manager, DPC, and Senior Sales Director, develop and negotiate Digital Joint Business Plan (JBP) including sell-out & and Digital KPI targets.
  • Prioritize and implement DPC partner development solutions across digital shelf, consumer journey and marketing to reach JBP targets
  • Together with Senior Manager, DPC, prioritize key digital acceleration initiatives to achieve Business Plan
  • Regularly input feedback specific to your account into the Hub DPC team to help drive best-practice & consistency in our approach across EM
  • Understand which consumers shop on assigned online partner platforms and create tangible actions on how to differentiate adidas product offering, content and services towards their needs
  • Work with the GCC sales & analytics teams to facilitate the forecasting of sales & growth ambitions across your account, identify digital growth opportunities and take initiative to capture them
  • Share knowledge about E-Commerce trends to both internal and external stakeholders to further advance our digital efforts both in cluster and across EM
  • Deliver the net sales and direct contribution for your partner accounts


  • Net sales, contribution and profitability targets
  • Brand share


  • University degree in the field of Business or equivalent
  • 3/4+ years of professional experience
  • Experience in E-Commerce Sales and account management
  • Strong interpersonal skills (e.g. communication, negotiation, influencing)
  • Proven methodological skills (e.g. business analytics and planning, strategic development)
  • Sportswear industry experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of local E-Commerce landscape
  • Ability to convince and motivate people on different seniority levels and communicate change
  • Exceptional relationship building and negotiation skills to achieve win-win outcomes with assigned online retailers
  • Innovative and entrepreneurial mindset, taking personal ownership
  • Good understanding of key Digital success metrics along the consumer journey on- and off-site (conversion, click-through rate etc.)
  • Good understanding of retailer’s financial metrics (sales, inventory, margin, returns etc.)
  • Fluent English, both verbally and written
  • Proficient in MS Office

Key contacts

  • Hub Digital Partner Commerce (DPC) team
  • GCC Sales Leadership teams
  • GCC Brand teams (Marketing, Digital Planning, CtC)
  • Buying, Management and Merchandising teams
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The Facts

Jobtitle Manager - DPC (GCC)
Team Sales
Brand adidas
City Dubai
Location United Arab Emirates
Number 207068
Position Type Full time
Date Dec-03, 2019
Relocation no

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