Helly Hansen is looking for a Product Manager, Outdoor/Ski - Temporary

We are now looking for a person to manage the product creation and innovation and connect the dots between purpose, design and development. As part of The Helly Hansen Global Product team, this position partners with Design and Development, as well as Marketing, Sales and operation to support the development of the global Mountain/Ski business. The role will also support the development of seasonal product initiatives and assortments to meet financial targets/metrics and assist with delivering on strategic intent.

How You Will Make A Difference

  • Be an internal product expert and create innovative award-winning products
  • Ensure departments across functions are aligned with seasonal stories
  • Lead facilitation of Product Creation from ideation to launch
  • Undertake financial management of the ranges, meeting KPI´s and business targets
  • Gather market research and interpret opportunities (competitive analysis/comps shops) to align on seasonal opportunities
  • Curate channel assortments and assist in segmentation that provide meaningful points of difference by channel
  • Participates in cross functional Go-To-Market work stream and ensuring seasonal launch is brought to life instore and online
  • Coordinate/participate in Preseason meetings with targeted strategic accounts/D2C
  • Sales Meeting Presentation preparation and participation

As Product Manager, you will report directly the Category Managing Director and will work cross functionally across Product, Operations, Marketing and Sales departments.

Years of Related Professional Experience: 7+ years in product creation/management/merchandising/development.

Educational Position Requirements: A formal education and subsequent undergraduate/graduate degrees are nice to have, but we are most interested in your total experience and professional achievements.

What We Expect You Already Know

  • Excellent understanding of how to create product stories that makes a difference for the consumer and brand
  • Strong communication storytelling skills both verbal and written, strong cross functional collaboration skills required
  • Strong presentation skills, proven ability to influence in front of accounts
  • Strong understanding of the outdoor/ski marketplace, including regional difference and across diverse channels of distribution
  • Ability to play and integral role within a broader team, connect the department and individual expectations to company vision
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to juggle multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to work with others as part of cross-functional team, build consensus, and achieve results across a variety of distinct groups
  • Experience product forecasting, statistical modelling and/or strategic planning
  • Computer/Software Applications: Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe illustrator a plus
  • Experience in retail sales analysis and interpretation of data to identify opportunities
  • Understanding of product development and manufacturing process
  • Shares the passion for the outdoors with us

We offer

  • Young, dynamic, creative and international environment
  • A culture of inclusion, empowerment, and ownership
  • A culture that rewards ‘excellence’ in an exciting phase of growth and new opportunities
  • An opportunity to work and play in the outdoors
  • Nature as part of our backyard

The position is a full-time employment with a duration of 1 1/2 year, based at our Oslo headquarter.

Questions can be directed to karianne.nordahl.horsle@hellyhansen.com

Applications is ONLY accepted in portal (due to personal data protection rules) and not later than 27th May 2021.



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