• Assistant Manager, Retail Buying Makati
  • PUMA Group in Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
  • jobs
  • 2 weeks ago

jobs description

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Together with the Merchandising Manager, this role will be responsible for delivering a buy strategy per season and building the most profitable, balanced, customer focused range for the country which reflects the PUMA Brand Strategy and supports any key country strategies.

Execution of seasonal buy for FPS, FOC and ECOM
• Execute seasonal buy in accordance with OTB & Budget
• Define assortment based on Country/ Channel/market/ platform/ customer profile, participate in seasonal pre-line/ kickoff/ tradeshow meetings to ensure product relevance
• Ensure timely submission of... seasonal orders
• Manage the right product mix with targeted division/product category in mind
• Ensure the buy based on analysis of the historical data/sell through
• Define product strategy by sales channel to achieve optimal sell through results
• Deliver seasonal line to ensure gross margin, sell through performance and healthy stocks inventory
• Present seasonal collection performance vs expectations and in analysing consumer buying patterns, predicting future trends
• Propose Country requirement and pricing against competition

Effective and efficient in-season rollout
• Ensure Country merchandising Team rollout seasonal buy in accordance to Global/ SEA direction
• Be close to market to monitor direct competitors against Brand's position in terms of pricing, product, technology, Hero items.
• Ensure PLC guideline are adhere for promotion/ markdown roll out
• Ensure both Offline and ECOM Team reaffirm on RESEC/ OSEC & Banner roll out

Align best practices across territory
• Adhere to existing best practices and ensure it is consistently rolled out in different participating platform/s
• Ensure that functional work processes are clearly defined

Other tasks

Task 1: Pre-season Planning

Task 2: In-season Planning

Task 3: Process improvement

Task 4: Strategy

• Must be a college graduate, degree in business or similar field
• Has minimum of 5 years retail / merchandising experience in a fashion / branded / e-commerce environment
• Has good stakeholder management
• Advanced skills in MS Office
• Has good communication skills (written and oral - business level)
• Has good presentation skills

PUMA supports over 19,000 employees across 120+ countries. The PUMA Group owns the brand PUMA, Cobra Golf and stichd, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany.

PUMA provides equal opportunities for all job applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or disability. Equality for all is one of the core principles at PUMA and we do not tolerate any form of harassment or discrimination
Makati Metro Manila Philippines


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