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Associate Merchant, Global Merchandising - Women's Recover

Company: Under Armour
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Under Armour has one mission: to make you better. We have a commitment to innovation that lies at the heart of everything we do, not just for our athletes but also for our teammates. As a global organization, our teams around the world push boundaries and think beyond what is expected. Together our teammates are unified by our values and are grounded in our vision to inspire you with performance solutions you never knew you needed but can't imagine living without.

Position Summary

The Associate Merchant, Global Merchandising - Women's Recover will contribute to the development and implementation of the Merchandising strategy & tactics for Women's Recover resulting in sustainable, profitable growth and Brand health. Additionally, he/she will support the Women's Apparel Merchandising Team to deliver results in support of the aligned Merchandising vision. Core responsibilities will include contribution to & implementation of seasonal line architecture and product lifecycle tools; Global marketplace channel segmentation & assortment strategies & tools; and go-to-market operational effectiveness of the focus business segments. This teammate will work functionally and cross-functionally throughout UA to build a collaborative and supportive operating environment and be a consensus-builder who drives results.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Participate in the Development & Implementation of Global Seasonal Merchandising Strategy for Women's Recover, and ensure Implementation of tools & some systems inputs - Lifecycle Planning, Line Architecture, Marketplace/Competitive Roadmap Analysis, Color Implementation and Architecture, Flow, Hero Product Strategies, Channel Assortments, Visual Merchandising Plans, Global Hero Looks, Trasix Assortment Tools and Data Understanding
  • Assist with the Women's Recover Merchandising GTM Excellence - Collaborate & Effectively Communicate with the Global Merchandising team, Cross-Functional and Regional Teammates; Timely Implementation of All GTM Milestones Including Quality Tools/Deliverables
  • Assist in implementing Tools for Overall Global Strategy - Line Architecture, Lifecycle Planning, Channel Segmentation, Franchise Management, Long-Range Planning
  • Assist with the overall Women's Apparel Merchandising Operational Efficiency
  • Develop strong understanding for & application of Women's Recover Merchant Data, Consumer, Marketplace, Competitor and Trend Insights & Analytics
  • Work cross-functionally and lead touchpoints with Recover Product and Marketing Teammates to ensure connectivity on upcoming deliverables + milestones, outstanding projects, relevant market insights and opportunities
  • This position reports to Director, Women's Global Merchandising
    Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)
    • Demonstrate strong skills in working cross-functionally
    • Work productively in a fast paced environment
    • Communicate effectively and influence partners
    • Strong analytical and conceptual skills
    • Have experience with a variety of go-to-market models (direct to consumer, wholesale, retail, etc.)
      Education And / Or Experience
      • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in product management, systems coordination, buying or merchandising positions.
        Other Requirements
        • Ability to travel domestically and internationally (5-10%)
        • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

          Managed Budget

          At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

          Learn more about Under Armour's COVID-19 response and Teammate vaccination policies here.

Keywords: Under Armour, Baltimore , Associate Merchant, Global Merchandising - Women's Recover, Hospitality & Tourism , Baltimore, Maryland

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