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Head of Commerce
Medewerker Douane Rotterdam Haven (Brexit)
Medewerker Douane fysiek toezicht
Medewerker communicatie (tijdelijk)

Retail operations and partner development

Under Armour
32 tot 40 uur
Einddatum Vacature:

Retail operations and partner development

Under Armour is all about performance. Because what we make empowers athletes in every form to push themselves, to turn good into great, and to stay hungry for whatever comes next. And this is exactly what we expect from each other.

Working with us means one key thing: no matter what you do, you see every day and every project as a chance to push your field forward. In every store and every office, we build teams where everyone is an MVP. And together we tackle every challenge head on. Because we work to push the gear, the game, and ourselves farther.

We’re looking for people who do more than good work.
We’re looking for the Best in Every Game.

Under Armour is the chosen brand of this generation of athletes... and the athletes of tomorrow. We're about performance - in training and on game day, in blistering heat and bitter cold. Whatever the conditions, whatever the sport, Under Armour delivers the advantage athletes have come to demand.
That demand has created an environment of growth. An environment where building a great team is vital. An environment where doing whatever it takes is the baseline and going above and beyond to protect the Brand is commonplace.
The world's hungriest athletes live by a code, a pledge to themselves and everyone else: Protect This House... I Will.  Our goal is to Build A Great Team!  WILL YOU…PROTECT THIS HOUSE?!


Supports operations within EMEA partners business and acts as main communication line of partners regarding retail, to ensure brand standards and operational excellence is achieved within the retail partner stores.

Consistent execution of UA operating standards:

  • Works closely with Partner, their teams and across the matrix to ensure policies, procedures, initiatives and brand standards are properly executed in stores. Further develop and implement several programs which includes but is not limited to store operations, logistics, financial modeling, hardware and software requirements, and training needs.
  • Facilitate to partners seasonal updates regarding UA Operations, VM, in store Communication, store development manuals.
  • Ensure Retail Stores achieve compliance of store operating standards – oversee the consistency through store visit reports and tracking documents setting metric and benchmarks for success.
  •  Store commercial audits Conduct store audits and create action plans to rectify poor store performance.
  • Identify and communicate market needs and best practices across partner stores.
  • Create toolkits to support partners in developing operational procedures that mirror O&O stores in order to maintain brand standards.
  • Acts as liaison for store development, O&O stores and Territory managers in retail matters.
  • Leads partner regional initiatives and acts as PMO for Partner Projects.

Retail Supply Forecasting:

  • Gathers Fixture forecast from partners on a Quarterly basis to submit into Atlas Forecast Platform for Global Retail Supply Consolidation.
  • Supply fixture forecast and advise to partners on inventory.
  • Reviews and Analyze opening trends to provide input to senior management on Partner Retail Roll Out.
  • Vendor Management, point of contact  for Partner Retail

Financial Planning and KPI’s

  • Support EM Retail Partner Manager on the store Financial and Business plans which should include, but is not limited to: Real Estate Committee store approval, revenues SG&A, Margins, Wages improvements and action/mitigating plans etc.
  • Analyze KPI's formally on a weekly/ monthly basis be the driver for UA to ensure targets are achieved.
  • Monthly reporting of partner store performance.
  • Review yearly partner roll out plan and updates 3YP.

New Store Openings

  • Support partner new store openings in conjunction with Partner Retail Teams to ensure successful opening.
  • Collaborates with ecommerce to ensure partner retail stores are up to date in UA store locator.
  • Tracks and communicates status of partner stores projects
  • Assist in coordination of the plans, timelines, materials, and par country involvement to ensure the success of the program.
  • Generates new store opening reports to that reflects partner execution and sales trends.


  • Administer ARMOUR U2, ATLAS & Locker Room Access to Partners.
  • Delivers training to Partner Retail team that includes, but is not limited to: Armour U2, Atlas, VM, Store Development processes, Brand Standards, New Partner onboarding, Brand Days, Product, UA WAY Customer Service, others.
  •  Works closely with the Store Development, Merchandising, Visual Merchandising, and implement the guidelines received.


  • University degree in business management, ideally with marketing and sales focus.
  • 2-3 years of project management / consulting experience. Retail and franchise experience, preferably within the sports or apparel industry in EMEA is preferred
  • Fluent in English, further languages are a plus (Italian, French or/and Spanish).
  • Knowledge of non-US markets ideally attained through living/working in multiple countries.
  • Multinational reporting and willingness to travel locally and internationally.


Inspired Leadership. Articulates a compelling vision and the roadmap to success; adept at aligning and empowering a diverse set of teammates and stakeholders

Team Player. Loves being part of a team, both leading and serving; demonstrated deep commitment to colleagues; highly effective in a matrix environment

Humble & Hungry.  Confidence without arrogance; driven to continually “up their game” regardless of prior successes

Unparalleled Integrity.  In good times and bad, lives the UA Way; takes ownership for mistakes; delivers tough messages directly; doesn’t “back-channel”

Action Oriented.  “Can do” and “does do” attitude; authentically engaged with people and situations

Accountable.  Commits to stretch goals and delivers; holds self and team to highest performance standards

“Gets” Under Armour.  Passionately embraces the challenge and effort to keep UA unique; committed to go the extra mile to build/protect the brand

Under Armour is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to diversity in the workplace. We encourage qualified diverse candidates to apply. Under Armour does not discriminate against any candidate on the basis of race, gender, disability, religion, national origin, age, or any other protected category. 

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