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TacJobs – Amer Sports – Military And Law Enforcement Sales Manager

Monday, March 9th, 2015

MILITARY AND LAW ENFORCEMENT SALES MANAGER

Amer Sports is a sporting goods company with internationally recognized brands including Salomon, Wilson, Atomic, Arc’teryx, Precor, Suunto and Mavic. The company’s technically-advanced sports equipment, footwear and apparel improve performance and increase the enjoyment of sports and outdoor activities. The group’s business is balanced by its broad portfolio of sports and products and a presence in all major markets. Amer Sports shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki stock exchange.

We are seeking a Military Sales Manager who will be responsible for executing the commercial strategy and driving sales within the military channel of distribution including government contracts, exchanges and tactical retail.

The ideal candidate will be located in the Continental US, has a track record of managing sales, account and reps within the channel and has the ability to work out of a home office environment and travel 60% of the time.

RESPONSIBILITIES
– Responsible for executing sales goals, margin targets and sell through for Arcteryx, Suunto and Salomon
– Maintains deep and broad knowledge of the military and law enforcement channels, particularly government contracting and purchase to drive significant growth for the Amer Sports brands
– Develops strategic business plans with key accounts, including, AAFES, to grow market share with the military exchanges and key contracting partners
– Hire, manage, mentor, lead and develop joint sales reps in the US
– Closely coordinate with Sales & Commercial Management Team to develop meaningful sales programs and bring channel specific feedback on product to support growth strategies

REQUIREMENTS
– Bachelor’s degree in Business or Sales
– Minimum of 3-5 years working in law enforcement, government contracts or military sales
– Minimum 3-5 years sales management experience
– Retail and/or wholesale expertise preferred
– Ability to navigate within a matrix organizational structure
– Excellent communicator and listener

Amer Sports is an equal opportunity employer that offers excellent benefits. If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume to: megan.erickson@amersports.com

www.amersports.com

TacJobs – Security Pro USA – Product Line Manager

Friday, February 6th, 2015

Product Development / Product Line Manager Position in a Law Enforcement / Safety Supply Company

Security Pro USA in Culver City CA

Security Pro USA is a growing innovative, Law Enforcement & safety supply company. For over 25 years Security Pro has been supplying Law Enforcement & Defense products to government agencies. We pride our self in our good coffee, solid gear, future thinking solution and friendly atmosphere.

Currently we are looking for a new product development manager to continue our line of Law Enforcement and defense products.

Tasks and Details:

• Overlook the product development process from concept to prototype to fulfillment.
• Interact with manufactures
• Interact with End Users to understand their needs and requirements.
• Create 2D & 3D CAD design and layouts.
• Review product design for integration with customer needs and company standards.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

• Results orientation; high levels of personal initiative, energy and ownership for success
• Inquisitive mind; actively keeps abreast of new and developing technologies inside and outside of the industry
• Strong business acumen and deep expertise in new product development disciplines
• Ability to work well across teams and in a matrix organization
• Strong service ethic; understands and embraces service relationship with internal and external customers; highly collaborative work style
• Good interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work equally well with peers, superiors, and subordinates
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
• Strong project management skills; well organized; able to manage multiple projects at a detailed level in various stages of progress
• Demonstrated ability to develop creative business solutions; good judgment and decision making process

REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

• BS degree, preferably in an engineering discipline such as Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical or Material Engineering; MBA preferred.
• 6 years of progressively responsible work experience with product development disciplines.
• Experience in project management and team facilitation
• Intimately familiar with the implementation of new product development processes
• Proven track record in new product development and launch

Applicants can contact Mendy Kudan via phone at 310-475-7780 ext 103 or via email at mendy@securityprousa.com.

www.securityprousa.com

Tacjobs – Under Armour Tactical Product Line Manager

Friday, August 8th, 2014

Under Armour is currently seeking a Tactical Product Line Manager. The details and requirements of the position are listed below.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Serve as CEO of the category/end-use assigned
  • Provide direction regarding product assortments, ensuring execution of brand strategies and product initiatives
  • Create salable product lines that entice the target audience
  • Drive the product creation process with design, development, sourcing and planning
  • Create and lead strategic plans for regional brand development, including marketing rights
  • Drive communication with the sourcing and materials teams with ultimate accountability for margin targets and deliverables
  • Conduct market research to identify trends and market opportunities to maintain competitive edge; including focus groups, survey data and wear testing
  • Conduct regular market and consumer research, industry and competitive analyses
  • Maintain communication with Sales, Buyers and Team Dealers
  • Meet regularly with the sales teams, merchandising and marketing to analyze sales results, new trends, information from key accounts and competitors as a feedback for quick response to market opportunities and continuous improvement of the apparel business
  • Manage and monitor product demand, forecast and inventory levels
  • Ensure that approved calendars and timelines are met
  • Supervisory Responsibilities

  • One Assistant Product Line Manager
  • Competencies
    To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies :

  • Analytical – Uses intuition and experience to complement data.
  • Design – Demonstrates attention to detail.
  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations.
  • Project Management – Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities
  • Technical Skills – Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
  • Customer Service
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Oral Communication – Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
  • Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
  • Visionary Leadership
  • Change Management – Develops workable implementation plans; Communicates changes effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Prepares and supports those affected by change; Monitors transition and evaluates results.
  • Leadership – Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others.
  • Managing People
  • Quality Management – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Business Acumen – Aligns work with strategic goals.
  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a 4 year University
  • 4+ years of product line management experience, preferably in the sports apparel industry
  • You can use the following link to apply for the position: career8.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=16132

    TacJobs – Kelty Military/LE Sales

    Thursday, June 7th, 2012

    American Recreation Products is seeking candidates for a Sales Division Manager of AmericanRec Government.

    American Recreation Products is owned by Sun Capital Partners, Inc and consists of Kelty, Sierra Designs, Royal Robbins, Slumberjack, Wenzel, Rokk, Insta-Bed, Mountain Trails, Ultimate Direction and ISIS. However, as we understand it, the position will be primarily with Kelty.

    They are seeking deep experience within the Military/Swat Tactical/ Law Enforcement/ Homeland security marketplace. Minimum of 5 years brand management / sales leadership in the government market. Intimate involvement and familiarity with target market. Proficient in P&L creation and review. Understanding of Military/Swat Tactical/ Law Enforcement/ Homeland Security, familiarity with cost/feature tradeoffs; familiarity with technical materials and specific vendors. Must be able to direct, nurture and develop a highly motivated team of internal and external resources. Must be able to foster and maintain a healthy team dynamic and spirit within a fast paced, problem solving based, collaborative work environment. Must clearly exhibit through example a professional and detail oriented leadership style. Effective and proficient public speaking, writing and presentation skills. Ability to understand and financial analysis, market research, technical product development, relationship building.

    Develop and Manage the AmericanRec Government direction
    Final P&L for Government business Plan.
    Create dramatic topline growth in three-year timeframe.
    Collaborate with supporting AmericanRec functional areas.
    Must be able to comprehend, thrive within and protect a core brand ethos and market position as it relates to the product development process and marketing function.
    In Partnership with the VP, Product Development, identify opportunity for product development for the brand
    Initiate strategic objectives that support the Division and Company’s mission and seasonal goals.
    Manage long term projects; be able to conceptualize product for at least a two year timeline.
    Maintain seasonal metrics regarding the on-time development of product.
    Develop a process/timeline strategy and gain internal consensus among multiple disciplines to achieve successful margins.
    Manage product creation timelines and deliverables to meet strategic and financial corporate goals.
    Maintain a network within the industry in order to stay current on design issues and trends that impact the product process and influence the product development process.
    Manage approvals such as: proto, sample, counter-sample and pre-production to ensure the Division’s quality standards as well as the timeliness of deliveries are met.
    Partner in developing new technologies which will ultimately create innovative product.

    Market Analysis/Brand Communications In Partnership with the Director, Marketing, this position will be responsible for:
    Articulating the marketing communication collateral requirements.
    As the key leader, the Manager will contribute to the evaluation and recommend opportunities for new products and entry into categories through a keen understanding of competitive dynamics, government trends and needs.
    Continually work to understand the division’s base and future customer and predict trends/changes in their behavior.
    Manage Trade Show participation
    Participate and drive promotional activities, PR and events
    Maintain market association memberships

    Sales
    Manage the overall sales function of the government business.
    Grow the revenue base effectively and be the key representative with key accounts.

    Sourcing
    Effectively partner with the internal resources of the ARP sourcing function
    Be the Government Business Champion with the sourcing team at ARP.

    For more information visit careers.outdoorindustry.org