Global Product Manager- Road

Position Summary: The Global Product Manager will establish a comprehensive business strategy to achieve sales and growth in the IBD channel. They will be required to establish short and medium term goals and strategy for the development of bicycle product to ensure brand vision and corporate objectives are met for our Global Road market. The position will require a unique entrepreneurial aptitude for translating customer needs into desired bicycle product.
Work with the leaders of Product Management, Sales, Finance, and Sourcing to identify and define a strategy for the category
Provide direction for the product categories with consideration of customer needs
Establish business strategy to achieve sales, net margin, and SKU productivity for the assigned categories
Collaborate with VP of Product Management for annual line reviews and creation of 3 year product roadmap
Present product vision, features, and functionality to sales and externally to retailers
Work with Marketing and Sales to develop sales publications, catalogs, packaging and product launch packages
Review and share accountability for category margin
Work with demand planning and sales to deliver accurate regional forecasts
Oversight of project deadlines for design, engineering, specification and commercialization of products
Essential Qualifications
Bachelors Degree with 2 years of relevant Product Management experience
Minimum of 3 years experience in cycling industry
Knowledge of trends , market drivers, and customers in the cycling industry
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
Strong presentation skills
Excellent financial analysis and business math skills
Demonstrated success in growing product categories
Excellent Excel and other Microsoft Office skills
Beneficial Qualifications
Road bike specific experience
Sales experience
Understanding of European and Asian markets

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