MTB Category Merchandising Manager

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Fox Head Europe is currently recruiting a MTB Category Merchandising Manager to join its team based in Barcelona.


MTB Category Merchandising Manager / FOX HEAD EUROPE

JOB TITLE:                                                          MTB CATEGORY MERCHANDISING MANAGER

DEPARTMENT:                                                  Product

REPORTS TO:                                                     Brand Manager

LOCATION:                                                         Barcelona HQ


Position Summary :

The Product Manager MTB is responsible of the Mountain Bike product offer for the European market.

He/She will assure the development of the product line with the global team and optimize the introduction in the market in order to reach the quantitative and qualitative objectives of the company.


Essential functions of this Role:

– Build MTB product offer
– Product offer management from the brief to the go to market

Purpose and General duties:

– Be a market expert: knowledge of the European MTB market in term of product offer, competition, distribution and consumer.

§   Establish MTB Market survey

§   Market visit

§   Participation to trade show and events

§   Drive a group of MTB fox expert (product committee)


– Build European MTB product collection in order to fit to the global brand strategy and support the financial targets (net sales, profitability, margin)

§   Briefing the collection (line plan, design review, segmentation…)

§   Active participation in product review meetings at Fox head inc.

§   Assure a strong voice of the European market Follow up at the different step of the product development calendar

·         Regular touch based meeting with global team.


– Range management through the product lifecycle

§   Define line list (prices, carry over..)

§   Work with marketing department to oversee catalogue development and marketing supports (POP, press review..)

§   Work closely with operation department to pilot the collections (line list, order entry tool, buy, cancellation)

§   Guarantee a cross department information flow through FHE (internal training)


– Go to market

§   Responsible of samples order

§   Active participation to FHE kick-off meetings.

§   Product presentation to sales forces and to some key accounts

§   Support the marketing department for all MTB action.


Minimum Education, Experience and Skills Required:

Degree in Business or design school
Practice MTB and passionate by MTB
First experience in bike industry
Knowledge in product development, product design
Technical Product skills (fabrics, functionalities, construction )
Excellent communication skills clearly and concise (product presentation, international meetings)
Ability to analyse and configure market and business report
High level of English, any other language is a plus
Frequent travels in Europe and United States.
Organized, structured, team worker

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