The world's fastest-growing sports brand is seeking a motivated Apparel Product Manager to work with our Special Projects and Brand collaborations team. This role will support conceptualizing and executing exciting new special projects within the apparel landscape to further authenticate the brand. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure the timely and successful launch of new products, as well as manage ongoing collaborations with external partners. You will have a keen eye for emerging trends, strong project management skills, and a passion for delivering exceptional products that delight our customers.
-Support managing the global SMU collection in close collaboration with Design and Development teams as well as external partners and brands.
-Help develop and drive business plans forward that are in line with our apparel strategy while meeting the consumer's needs.
-Support product launches to ensure business opportunities are identified and maximized based on the needs of our consumers globally.
-Your role consists of helping monitor all the strategic analysis processes of the special projects and collaborations apparel collections and ensuring full alignment with the Go-To-Market plan by partnering with our Sales & Marketing teams and participating in major presentations, milestones and launches.
-You are constantly connected to the innovation and sustainability teams to ensure the range is forward-looking and industry leading.
-Collaborate with external partners and make sure information is distributed, aligned and taken into the creation process where relevant
-Gathering and analyzing all data and future trends, including attending trade shows and market visits, to initiate the seasonal kick-off, working with your team to validate and input marketplace product data.
-Manage margin, cost and pricing to ensure maximum efficiency while achieving our financial goals.
-2+ years of industry experience in a relevant field (Product Management) ideally within the sportswear apparel industry.
-A higher education degree (bachelor or above) in Business Administration or Product Management
-Analytical skill set with first experience in PLM, calendar management and range architecture as well as assortment planning
-Strong passion and understanding of the apparel industry, its product landscape and opportunities.
-Strength in managing projects and ability in delivering through-out the full process end-to-end.
-Strong organizational skills, ability to manage complex projects whilst sticking to critical timelines and deadlines.
-Entrepreneurial attitude, ambition and willingness to take on challenges.
-zuricDemonstrated experience in working independently through strategic plans.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
Meet The Team
As the Product Management team, we're at the heart of the engine. Working directly with experts in fields such as Development, Design and Innovation to create something extraordinary. Our cross functional interaction is driven by a market relevant, consumer-focused mindset touching on all departments inside our organization.
What We Offer
On is a place that is centered around growth and progress. We offer an environment designed to give people the tools to develop holistically - to stay active, to learn, explore and innovate. Our distinctive approach combines a supportive, team-oriented atmosphere, with access to personal self-care for both physical and mental well-being, so each person is led by purpose.
On is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that is fair and inclusive, where all decisions related to recruitment, advancement, and retention are free of discrimination.