Product Manager (Maternity Cover | Temporary Contract), 80-100% (m/w/d)

Temporary, Full or part-time · Zürich

Your mission
Are you motivated to make children's hearts beat faster and turn little couch potatoes into big outdoor enthusiasts with the help of technically innovative and durable kids clothing?
Then apply now for the job as Product Manager:
  • You are responsible for the global collection management (apparel / accessories / equipment) of namuk and shape namuk’s product vision together with the founder.
  • You will work closely with Design, Development, Operations, Marketing and Sales to develop products and collections that fit the brand and meet the needs of our customers.
  • You will manage product launches, provide operational and technical support to our marketing and sales teams, and ensure go-to-market plans are met.
  • You develop product specifications and assortment definitions and are responsible for ensuring that all product data base is correctly available internally.
  • You continuously inform yourself about new trends and innovations and ensure that our assortment is future-oriented and industry-leading. You also attend trade fairs and conferences.
  • You act as a link to our suppliers and producers and make sure that we are as efficient as possible in terms of pricing/margins and that we reach our goals.
  • You are responsible of the product calendar creation and management: setting timelines and meeting deadlines for product, development and design.
  • You are responsible of fabric booking in alignment with the operations team.
  • You ensure quality is met from all stand points by checking and approving fabric test reports and production inspection reports.
  • Together with development , you are in charge of briefing, sourcing and testing new fabrics.
  • You are responsible of creating and evolving processes for maximum efficiency.
  • You are responsible of managing different projects within the team (sustainability, product excellence, development, operations, etc).
Your profile
  • Deep understanding of the premium lifestyle and outdoor market with a clear focus on sustainability. Passion for the outdoors and/or fashion industry, affinity for design
  • Demonstrated strength in project management and ability to manage different complex projects at a time, meet key timelines and deadlines, and own processes through from start to finish
  • A business and/or textile engineering degree and 5+ years of industry experience in global product management or collection development
  • You are used to working conceptually and have a very good command of written and spoken English
  • Digital readiness: You are familiar with MS Office programs/Google Suite. Additionally, editing a techpack in Illustrator and filling out a BoM is no problem for you
  • You have very high quality standards in your daily work, work precisely, have a keen eye for detail and maintain a good overview even in hectic times
  • You are hands on and you like to take on a lot of responsibility and ownership from day 1. You work independently with an entrepreneurial mindset and are motivated to further develop namuk’s product offering
  • You are open-minded, able to work under pressure, committed and communicative and enjoy working in a small team
  • You are motivated and willing to work in a young team and to tackle topics that are not directly in your area of responsibility
What we offer
  • An open, dynamic and positive corporate culture with little bureaucracy and a flat hierarchy
  • Diverse opportunities for development in a fast-growing, internationally active start-up
  • A flexible working environment, varied challenges and the opportunity to actively contribute to the further growth of the most innovative Swiss children's outdoor label
  • A small but dynamic and highly motivated team with the aspiration to revolutionize the market with sustainable, durable and high-quality children’s clothing
  • Work location: Zurich Stadelhofen with the lake (almost) directly in front of the office. Home office is partly possible
About us
We’re an up-and-upcoming, innovative Swiss outdoors children’s clothing label. Our experienced team revolutionises the market for kid’s apparel by developing sustainable, high-quality and thoughtfully designed functional clothing for kids. We aspire to be groundbreaking, making use of innovative materials, technologies and distribution models.

namuk is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that is fair and inclusive, where all decisions related to recruitment, advancement, and retention are free of discrimination.
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