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Manager Products Innovation Apparel & AccessoriesWorld Cat Limited
Manager Products Innovation Apparel & AccessoriesWorld Cat Limited
Job Highlights
  • Creative, innovations, pro-active;
  • Good presentation and communication skills;
  • Strong knowledge of Apparel/textile/accessories;
Job Description

This role represents the connection for Puma Apparel/Accessories Innovation with vendors in the Asian arena. Working close to vendors. Identifying what we currently do well or need to do better, and then develop further to improve performance, value and appeal.

Communication to the Innovation team and to Sourcing colleagues on a regular basis is critical. Creative idea and using a ‘Design Thinking’ approach is critical to achieve new perspectives to Apparel/Accessories Innovation.

Your mission:

  • Develop strong ties with industry suppliers to explore garment/accessories manufacturing methods to create new solutions.
  • Monitor, identify, evaluate, share and present emerging market trends at the garment/accessories construction and process levels to the team.
  • Visit tradeshows within the garment arena and beyond to build up a portfolio of new inspiration. Use your exploitative mindset to support your network connections.
  • Develop new and innovative solutions for performance apparel concepts – through architecture, styling, wearable and further, using your products experience.
  • Bring ideas and inspiring concepts to the table on a regular basis, based on your research and ability to absorb external trends and translate to our future consumer’s needs.
  • Nurture high level, professional relationships with external suppliers and vendors; existing and be able to identify new partners. Travel across the region to local suppliers and factories on a regular basis.

Your talent:

  • Degree in Textile / Fashion / Clothing related discipline;
  • 10-15 years’ experience in apparel / accessories industry; 
  • Creativity; Entrepreneurial spirit and imitative
  • Strong overall business acumen;
  • Strong knowledge of Apparel/textile/accessories industry, manufacturing processes and materials;
  • Good command of spoken and written English, Mandarin and Cantonese

SPEED & SPIRIT is what we look for in our candidates, defined by some simple values that inspire us to BE DRIVEN in our performance, BE VIBRANT in our sporting legacy, BE TOGETHER in our team spirit, and BE YOU to let our individual talent and experience shine.

If you have the drive and commitment to work in the dynamic and demanding PUMA environment, please submit your online application including your CV with your possible starting date and salary expectations.

Additional Information
Career Level
Not Specified
Qualification
Not Specified
Years of Experience
Not Specified
Employment Type
Full Time, Permanent
Benefits
Dental insurance, Double pay, Five-day work week, Flexible working hours, Life insurance, Performance bonus
Company details

PUMA GROUP

PUMA is one of the world’s leading Sports Brands that designs and develops footwear, apparel and accessories. It starts in sport and ends in fashion. PUMA offers performance and sport-inspired lifestyle products in categories such as Football, Running, Training, Fitness, Golf and Motorsports.

We are committed to working in ways that contribute to the world by supporting creativity, sustainability and peace, and by staying true to the principles of being fair, honest, positive and creative in decisions made and actions taken.