Reebok Senior Apparel Product Manager - Creation Center Asia

Tokyo | Japan | Product Development

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

Be the consumer expert both Performance and Classics

Influence and execute the category direction

Work with all necessary functions to deliver the category business objectives

Create ranges within the category from both and image and commercial point of view

Lead and develop your team

Key Responsibilities:

  • Influence and implement strategic category direction for both Performance & Classics, proactively set APP range direction with guidance and alignment of CCA Director
  • Identify new business opportunities for relevant collaborations and to drive innovation and/or commerciality
  • Show full understanding and drive the product creation process whilst managing all tasks within the given time frames
  • Become a role model for other team members in regards to product creation process
  • Show leadership through living the brand values
  • Build and maintain a strong relationship with cross-functional teams and with interlinked departments to enable an efficient product creation process; ensure product excellence
  • Pro-actively analyse business, draw conclusions and act upon; drive profitability and efficiency
  • Strong knowledge of product information systems and the interlinking functions – clarity on respective timelines
  • High level of product expertise to create industry leading products
  • Be a competent partner for product and ranging discussions with markets and retailers
  • Prepare and present ranges and business related topics - with respective audience in mind - by using relevant structure and content
  • Actively provide input for setting the GTM (go-to-market) direction and implement it into relevant ranges in partnership with GTM counterparts
  • Identify projects to optimize category performance; work independently and steer to conclusion

    Key Relationships:

  • CCA Director
  • CCT Design team
  • CCT Development team
  • APAC Range Management team
  • APAC CTC team
  • APAC Brand Director
  • Global Product team
  • Regional Markets
  • External partners

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Lateral thinking and challenge status quo
  • Communication skill set, including effective negotiation and clear transportation of information
  • Step up to conflicts, work towards a diplomatic solution
  • Be open for change, support execution of change management
  • Cooperate effectively to maintain and develop trustful relationships
  • Basic leadership skills
  • Work independently as well as part of a team
  • Efficiently plan and prioritize daily work
  • In-depth knowledge of respective product category
  • Advanced analytical skills, be solution driven and result oriented
  • Ability to travel
  • Passion for sports

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • College degree, preferably in marketing/business /textile/fashion
  • Minimum of 4-5 years Product Marketing experience with APP, FTW or ACC background
  • Experience in trade or sales is helpful
  • Fluent in English
  • PC skills (MS Office programs)

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The Facts

Jobtitle Reebok Senior Apparel Product Manager - Creation Center Asia
Team Product Development
Brand Reebok
Location Tokyo
Country Japan
Number 177302
Position Type Full time
Date Jun-06, 2018
Relocation no

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