Under Armour, Inc. Professional, Category Merchandising - Accesories & Outerwear in Panama City, Panama
Panama City, Panama
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Accessories & Outerwear Category Merchandising Professional – LATAM
Location: Panama Reports to: Train Category Regional Mdsg - EM
Category Global Mdsg (functional)
Execute short and medium-term objectives (seasonal/year strategy) to deliver season/year targets and develop Long term plans to build/positionate the Accessories & Outerwear category for LATAM Region to achieve 3YP Goals. Provide market input and local consumer insights to Global organization team to develop global product offerings which will reflect LATAM consumer needs across all distribution channels. Guide and collaborate regularly with country/regional counterparts to identify business opportunities in the market and to maximize sales and profitability.
Essential Duties and Responsibilitiesinclude but are not limited to the following:
Work in collaboration of the Global Team (GM, Global Category Merch & PLMs) to develop/build the category and drive the Business for the region
Implement the global range components as required and optimize the local range assortment to complement the market offer (Right product, Right place, Right time, Right experience & Right value)
Optimize the cross-functional working relationships to ensure timely delivery of the GTM propositions in LATAM (collaborate with the rest of the GTM Team and also channels)
Share her/his knowledge of the needs of her/his category and is seen as the category expert in LATAM region
Deliver clear and substantive input regarding market specific needs to the Global Team following Go To Market Calendar/process
Maintain regular analytics on the sell-in and sell-through performance of the specific Category as well as the ROI on marketing investments
Keep the system (Trasix) updated to guarantee all deliveries OTIF
Drive Price/Margin analysis to optimize category profitability
Technical Attributes of Ideal Candidate:include but are not limited to the following:
University degree in business, ideally with marketing and sales focus
3+ years of Merchandising, Sales and or Category experience, primarily gained Latin America, preferably within the sports apparel industry, ideally with Under Armour
Fluent in English and ideally conversant in Spanish/Portuguese
Superior presentation skills
Analytical skill set critical to drive the range/assortment and business
Behavioral Attributes of Ideal Candidate:include but are not limited to the following:
Team Player. Loves being part of a team, both leading and serving; demonstrated deep commitment to colleagues; highly effective in a matrix environment
Humble & Hungry. Confidence without arrogance; driven to continually “up their game" regardless of prior successes. Open to learn and listen.
Unparalleled Integrity. In good times and bad, lives the UA Way; takes ownership for mistakes; delivers tough messages directly; doesn’t “back-channel”
Action Oriented. "Can do" and "does do" attitude; authentically engaged with people and situations (frustration doesn’t exist in the dictionary)
Accountable. Commits to stretch goals and delivers; holds self and team to highest performance standards
“Gets” Under Armour. Passionately embraces the challenge and effort to keep UA unique; committed to go the extra mile to build/protect the brand