Apparel Product Manager

Location
North West England
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
07 Oct 2016
Closes
04 Nov 2016
Ref
13767152/001
Contact
Jessica Cameron
Function
Product Manager
Sector
Sportswear
Job Type
Permanent

I am working with a long-established global sportswear brand based in the North West of England who are currently looking for an Apparel Product Manager to join their growing team.

Client Details

My client is one of the longest-standing and most recognised sports brands globally. Based in the North West of England, they are looking for an Apparel Product Manager to join their successful team.

Description

I am working with a sports brand based in the North West of England who are looking for an Apparel Product Manager who;

  • is responsible for the management and coordination of the category including creation of CAD's, tech packs and artworks; line plans, factory communication and product tracker updates.
  • supports the collation of seasonal trend and market information.
  • manages the creation and maintenance of line plans through updated coding, colour and price information.
  • supports in CAD creation for distribution to supply base, licensees and also internal use.
  • assists in the management of sample feedback through to product commercialisation.
  • manages/coordinates and works towards achieving the key dates on all product creation calendars
  • assists in the adherence of all groups (design, development) to the seasonal critical paths.
  • participates in weekly calendar meetings, highlighting any risk as a result of missing critical dates.
  • works directly with customers on the creation and interpretation of product briefs and the development of products suitable for individual markets
  • collaborates across the broader Product Creation team to ensure cross-fertilisation of ideas including colour and graphics.
  • works closely with all team members to ensure line plans and calendars are correct and achievable.
  • builds and maintains good working relationships with the Sourcing, Finance and Marketing teams.
  • builds and maintains good working relationships with the supply base and support the management of information in both directions

Profile

I am working with a sports brand based in the North West of England who are looking for an Apparel Product Manager who;

  • must be approachable, personable with a positive attitude, willing to help and provide support as needed.
  • has the ability to present thoughts and ideas on paper clearly, concisely and accurately.
  • has the ability to articulate situations and information in easily understood terms.
  • has the ability to command attention in groups of varying size and deliver information to a global audience.
  • is able to participate in discussions on issues and in a way that demonstrates collaboration to ensure the best outcome
  • can analyse data and trends and use as a basis to solve problems. work with people at all levels of the organisation (internal and external) and influence the outcome of key decisions.
  • can prioritise to ensure results maximise the benefit to the business.
  • is able to work effectively cross-functionally and coordinate work across groups.
  • can handle multiple tasks at any one time.
  • ensures information, facts and figures are accurate and free from mistakes.
  • can respond as needed within an appropriate time-frame.
  • has the ability to make decisions on work issues that impact the successful completion of tasks.
  • can take a stand on important issues but also know when to step-back.
  • Job Offer

    Competitive