Amer Sports (www.amersports.com) is a sporting goods company with internationally recognised brands including Salomon, Wilson, Atomic, Arc’teryx, Mavic, Suunto and Precor. The company’s technically-advanced sports equipment, footwear and apparel improve performance and increase the enjoyment of sports and outdoor activities. The Group’s business is balanced by its broad portfolio of sports and products and a presence in all major markets. Amer Sports shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki stock exchange (AMEAS).


POSITION TITLE: Retail District Manager Export (m/f/d)
LOCATION: Garching near Munich, Germany 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
As Retail District Manager Export, you will manage and drive the retail third party business in your district for all branded stores and partner stores in order to meet agreed targets. You will be the link between Amer Sports export and the local third-party partner.        
  • Optimizing retail partner store.
  • P&L & Operations lead for all retail formats P&L.
  • Managing regularly business reviews, reporting to export HQ and global retail.
  • Implementing retail operations guidelines given by Global retail.
  • Managing up to 15 to 20 store managers (Brand stores & Factory Outlets).
  • Building yearly commercial animation calendar with the store managers.
  • Supporting day to day business.
  • Optimizing collaboration with partner stores.
  • Controlling retail multi-format consistency.
  • Optimizing retail stock level.
  • Updating and sending required reports to HQ export – both export and global retail.
  • Demonstrating, understanding, applying and transmitting decisions from the global retail HQ.
  • Developing collaborative and diverse relationships both internally and externally.
  • Investigating, analysing and recommending potential partners and partnerships.
  • Having regular business reviews with key partners and annual business reviews with strategical partners/distributors to remain abreast with business developments and challenges.
YOUR PROFILE:
  • University degree in Economics
  • 8 years of retail experience and management
  • Overall senior experience with sophisticated retail
  • Ability to influence and coach retail team
  • Ability to manage retail budget and related P/L      
  • Ability to understand and integrate the needs of internal/external clients
  • Ability to work as a team member and to collaborate
  • Ability to lead and support the change
  • Ability to lead and work in teams
  • Experience with third party management is a plus
  • Being able to travel regularly
  • Excellent English skills in speaking and writing
  • German language knowledge is a plus
REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:
  • Negotiation skills                                             
  • Presentation skills
  • Commercial business skills
  • Influencing and Coaching skills
  • Presentation skills
  • High personal integrity
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Professional commitment
  • Integrity and trust
  • Customer orientation
WHAT WE CAN DO FOR YOU:
  • An interesting role in a challenging industry
  • Career progression opportunities
  • The opportunity for independent and self-reliant work
  • A friendly and vibrant working environment in a dynamic and international team
Please submit your application online.

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