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Footwear Product Manager Kids

Employer
On
Location
Zurich
Closing date
24 Jun 2024

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Job Details

The world's fastest-growing sports brand is seeking a Product Manager who will extend our footwear range to Kids.

With a very structured and analytical approach, the new Product Manager will contribute to creating products that answer children's requirements and meet the right customers in the right distribution.

Based in Zurich, yet frequently visiting our globally spread team and key retail partners, the role will ensure that products are relevant to customers, to retailers, and to the company.

Your Mission

- At the intersection of product design and development to co-create an
industry-leading kids footwear range, you are responsible working with
your team to validate and input critical cross functional product data

- Support the Product creation team in gathering all data and future
trends to initiate the seasonal kick-off supported by design and
Innovation (aligned with On's message)

- Work on the co-creation of clear and relevant briefs (products,
materials, colours)

- Align with Development to track costing and utilise your organisational
skills to stay on top of sample tracking, process, coordination and
multi- seasonal awareness

- Ensure full alignment with the Go To Market (GTM) plan by partnering
with our developers, Design, Sales & Marketing teams and actively
partaking in major internal/external presentations, milestones, and key
product launches

- Increase our industry knowledge/trends by attending trade shows, retails
stores, market visits and partner with our internal teams on consumer
insights (non-Covid times)

- Connect closely with communities (customers, schools, and retailers in
key markets) to ensure a customer-centric range

Your Story

- 4-6 years of experience in product management or merchandising in a
global sports brand environment

- 3+ years of experience within the global sports retail landscape and its
opportunities which tie into how a younger generation can/will be
affected by it

- Interest or experience with children's products/experiences, and a
willingness to pursue a career in product management

- Passion for challenging the status quo and reshaping the industry

- Strength in managing projects, strong organisational skills & ability to
manage complex projects whilst sticking to critical timelines and
deadlines

- Strong communication and team-working skills, dedicated to over-
delivering (y)our promise and a sense of WOW

- Ambition to work in an environment that requires to be excellent in both
analytics as well as creative and innovative thinking

- Customer-first mindset. Great network-building skills and ability to
connect effectively with a diverse team of peers and stakeholders

- A higher education degree

- Willingness to travel

- Fluency in English (written and spoken)

Meet The Team

As the Product Management team, we're responsible for managing product creation to facilitate go to market efforts; concept to consumer. Our cross functional interaction is driven by a consumer-focused mindset to ensure we create a product line that sells in and through.

What We Offer

We offer a dynamic, challenging and sportive environment that has been ranked as the' fastest growing sports company' of its time. With offices across the globe, we are an international team who is hungry to innovate and build something incredible. We foster an active environment where each individual strives for excellence and can achieve their full potential.This is where your work matters, you're hands-on and your team members are amongst the very best in their respective disciplines and fields.If you are driven to bring On to the next level, curious about the opportunity and want to be part of our growing team send us your application, and join the ONiverse!

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