Manager Platforms, eCommerce

Tokyo | Japan | Digital

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

The goal of the eCommerce (eCom) team is to deliver one integrated consumer journey to create a premium and seamless experience so that we not only meet their expectations, but also exceed them while meeting our targets when a consumer leaves our touch point.

This role is created for the development of Platforms (Marketplace) as a sales driver of our eCommerce business.  The Platforms Manager is the key point of contacts between adidas and Reebok and accounts on all Marketplace topics.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive and pilot Marketplace sales and implement optimizations: highlighting any products that are not performing and discussing improvements with partner.
  • Build and manage the Marketplace range offer with E-com Buying  team.
  • Forecast business activities and validate high-level buying for the accounts.
  • Build the Marketplace marketing activation calendar taking into account ranging, account profile, and existing trade marketing operations.
  • Coordinate implementation of marketing activations with partner account trade marketing.
  • Facilitate the introduction of new collections into the partner product portfolio, for example, coordinating with internal stakeholders on Master Data management.
  • Manage the product content for Marketplace.
  • Monitor logistic performance in compliance with SLAs.
  • Create and maintain internal processes to enable us to manage the business and cost optimization more efficiently.
  • Represent the assigned accounts internally as an “ambassador” toward all functions.
  • Act as a day-to-day contact for all Marketplace related to queries on assigned accounts.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Entrepreneurial mindset – Results & Profit oriented
  • Analytical and independent problem-solving skill to moderate complex problems
  • Strong communication, negotiation and presentation skills (*Convince others inside and outside the organization to accept modified standards or concepts with common desire to reach agreement, but with differing opinions about the procedure.)
  • Have strong IT skills across all applications
  • Feel comfortable with working in an international environment
  • Have an excellent analytical and problem-solving skill, an excellent organizational and planning skill and an improvement-focused mind able to challenge the norm
  • Strong PowerPoint skill and Advanced Excel skill; High proficiency in spreadsheet analytical skills

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration
  • Minimum 3 years of working experience in Sports or Fashion industry and ideally have a Sales, eCommerce or Merchandising background preferred
  • Ideally have experience of working internationally and in settings requiring cross-cultural sensitivity
  • Fluent Japanese skills and Fluent English preferred

Key Relationships:

  • eCommerce Team
  • Business Unit
  • Brand Activation
  • CtC
  • IT
  • Global DPC Team
  • External Technology Partners
  • Wholesale
  • FP&A
  • Legal
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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.

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.

The Facts

Jobtitle Manager Platforms, eCommerce
Team Digital
Brand adidas
City Tokyo
Location Japan
Number 197369
Position Type Full time
Date Jul-17, 2019
Relocation no

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