Manager eCommerce Buying

Shanghai | China (Peoples Republic of) | Digital

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Purpose: Own and drive the range management for Sport Style & Young Athletics categories

• Overall range management (From pre-line to Online introduction) as per agreed tagets and objectives. • OTB planning • Deliver financial and range efficiency targets for specific categories • Manage and maintain all range management systems • Align with marketing & master data teams to ensure smooth and ontime Online Introductions. • Involvement in cross-functional efforts for online product roll-outs  

Key Responsibilities: · Overall range management (basis China GTM/CTC milestones) as per agreed targets and objectives. · Deliver financial and range efficiency targets for specific categories · Responsible and accountable for Net sales, Sell through, Std. margin, OTB & Stock turn · Manage and maintain all range management systems (Including pricing & Sizing) · Interface with BU Category teams & CTC · Align with teams on range selection, milestones & deliverables. · Interface with Procurement · Handover range and forecasts at agreed timelines to ensure timely procurement · Identify bestsellers and provide signal to pursue in-season reorder of fast moving articles ( In-Season) · Interface with Marketing · Interface with eMarketing in-season to identify opportunities to improve category drive sell thrus (Sorting rules, intelligent offer, tactical push activities, etc)  

Key Relationships: · eCommerce Marketing, Analytics, UX & Site optimization · BU Category & CTC tea  

Competencies & Skills · Strong understanding of eCommerce marketing in China · Strong category management/ranging/buying experience with a recognized top tier brand · Strong analytical skills and fact based orientation in decision making · Ability to influence cross functional teams, cultivate relationships; build consensus & influence business partners. Both within and outside the organization. · Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively across organization functions and levels and to write and prepare executive-level business correspondence.  

KPI · Overall commercial targets of eCommerce China · Category Sales, Std. margin, Sell-thru, Full price sales, Stock turn

Professional background / Experience/Education · Minimum 4-5 years of category management experience with a recognized top tier brand, with at least 3 years in product management · A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in business, marketing, communications or related field.

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The Facts

Jobtitle Manager eCommerce Buying
Team Digital
Brand adidas
Location Shanghai
Country China (Peoples Republic of)
Number 176777
Position Type Full time
Date May-22, 2018
Relocation no

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adidas is a global leader in the sporting goods industry with the core brands adidas and Reebok. Headquartered in Herzogenaurach /Germany, the company employs more than 56,000 people across the globe and generated sales of € 21 billion in 2017. In Greater China, the company employs more than 5,700 people and generated sales of over € 3.7 billion in 2017. adidas China was founded in 1997 and headquartered in Shanghai, one of adidas’ six key cities across the globe. With a population of 24 million, Shanghai is the largest city in China – and eighth largest in the world. It's the country's most important center for culture, commerce, and industry. Sometimes referred to as the "Paris of the East'," Shanghai prides itself for being a fashion capital as well. Shanghai is also the headquarter of adidas Asia-Pacific market which is crucial to achieving the brand’s mission to be the best sports company in the world.

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