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DTC Merchandise Manager

  • Application Deadline: Aug. 31, 2021
  • Stockholm
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 31, 2021
  • Stockholm

Haglöfs AB is now recruiting a DTC Merchandise Manager to our head office in Alvik, Stockholm, Sweden.

Haglöfs develops clothing, footwear and hardware for people who invest in an active outdoor lifestyle. Born in Sweden in 1914, Haglöfs has from small-scale backpack manufacturing developed into one of the world’s leading suppliers of technical and sustainable outdoor products by means of modern product development and strategic distribution. With more than 100 years of experience from the outdoors the brand represents high quality and reliability and is frequently awarded for its design and innovation. The Haglöfs brand is primarily marketed to 22 European and Asian markets and the company employs more than 200 people. Haglöfs is owned by ASICS Corporation since 2010.

As a DTC Merchandise Manager you will play an important part in contributing to Haglöfs’ continued success by being accountable for the planning, buying and allocating the Haglöfs assortment for all Direct to Consumer (DTC) channels (eCom, own Retail stores, Marketplaces) as well as consignment stock. You will also be responsible for managing the PIM (Product Information) team and processes.

Main responsibilities and tasks

  • Drive the pre-season article planning & budgeting and steer in-season forecasting as well as trading decisions to meet stock turn and sell-thru requirements
  • In collaborating with Product, Marketing and Sales teams drive the assortment segmentation structure
  • Place internal assortment buy for all managed channels
  • Manage product information (PIM) team and processes
  • Develop, analyse and report on season performance, and communicate and act on insights
  • Facilitate regular in-season trading meetings with channel managers with data and insights
  • Responsible for effective flow of stock and assure product relevance in regular & outlet stores, adequate stock clearance and margin optimization
  • Ensure end of season stock management is optimised by effectively managing and driving the in-season replenishment
  • Work with IT and key members to design and develop leading merchandising and planning systems
  • Drive key merchandising projects to deliver excellence in the business processes

As DTC Merchandise Manager you will report directly the Head of Direct to Consumer

Skills & Requirements

  • Minimum 5+ years of core merchandising, planning and buying experience in sports or fashion industry
  • Minimum bachelor degree in business administration, but preferred university degree in business administration – focus on merchandising or sales is a plus
  • Sound knowledge and experience with merchandize planning systems
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Excel or other analytics tools is a plus
  • Broad knowledge of DTC operations, supply planning and good knowledge of other business functions
  • Experience in leading and developing Teams - ensure organizational efficiency through effective motivation, training and development of the internal teams using prior experience in people management and foster strong relationships and team spirit
  • Good understanding of brand building and consumer engagement
  • Fluent in English, Swedish is a plus

Please send your application before 31/8- 2021. Application are reviewed on a rolling basis, so do not wait to apply!

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About the company

Haglöfs is all about improving the quality of life. Both for costumers, through the outstanding outdoor products we produce, but also for our employees. We always strive to improve the work environment,

In other terms, Haglöfs is more than a job. It’s an opportunity to combine a life filled with inspiring colleagues and exciting tasks with your outdoor interests. If this sounds like life-quality to you, please see ”current job opportunities” or contact us with a spontaneous application.


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CURIOUS We explore our potential and develop our competencies to constantly be relevant for our customers

RELIABLE We honour our promises and keep true to ourselves and others.

PROUD Our passion for what we do motivates us to succeed and we keep a winning attitude at all times

Bogdan Sarbu | Contact Person

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