BIRKENSTOCK is a global lifestyle brand that stands for quality, function and all-round well-being. The historic roots of this long-standing family-run company can be traced back to the year 1774. Nowadays, the product portfolio comprises sandals and closed shoes, accessories, natural cosmetics as well as beds and sleep systems. With more than 5,500 employees, BIRKENSTOCK is the German shoe industry’s largest employer. BIRKENSTOCK has 16 locations in Germany, with privately-owned distribution companies in Europe, Asia and the USA.



For our regional office in Singapore, we are looking for a


Junior Merchandising Manager Southeast Asia & Down Under (m/f/d)




  • Support the Merchandising Manager in elevating the brand, executing strategic initiatives and operational tasks to deliver a product offer that exceeds customers expectations and achieves sales and profit targets in Southeast Asia and Down Under region
  • Support the transformation of current merchandising to a best-in-class business function
  • Strategy Support (Support Merchandising Strategy, Go-to-Market Strategy and Regional Sales Conference (2x per Year))
  • Assortment Planning (Product Briefing; Product Line and Assortment Planning; Seasonal Forecasting; Seasonal Buying Support (Retail); In Season Management; Product Planning (Segmentation); Channel Planning (Segmentation); Lifecycle & Obsolesce Planning; Promotion Planning; SMU Management)
  • Data x Analytics (Demand |Sell-In & Sell-Out; Pricing & Margin; Merchandise Insights (e.g. SKU efficiency); Doors & Locations (Segmentation); Inventory)
  • Business Process Management (Document AS-IS Business Processes; Evaluate Design and Effectiveness of current Operating Business Processes; Support all re-designs and updates of business processes that reflect industry best practices (Blueprinting, testing, masterdata); Automate Business Reporting; Build comprehensive business process training deck for various stakeholders; Build Internal Audit program & Conduct Internal Audits documenting risks; Establish a formal „best-in-class“ SLA to various internal & external stakeholders)
  • Ad Hoc Management Requests
  • Be the contact for distribution Partners in SEA & DWNUDR and collaborate with Regional Sales, Customer Service, Marketing and BI & Analytics as well as relevant HQ departments



  • Bachelor’s degree or above in business or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience in Merchandising & Planning
  • Full professional proficiency in English, excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and creative problem solving skills
  • Excellent MS Office Skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Understanding of consumer, trends, competitors and marketplace landscape
  • Willing to manage complexity of multiple countries and multiple business models
  • Excellent stakeholder management (internal & external), enjoy working in a mulitnational environment
  • Adaptability to pivot/adjust to changing requirements in a fast-paced environment
  • Reliable, hands on, proactive, passionate, good team player
  • Willing to travel (Europe & Asia)



BIRKENSTOCK offers you all the advantages of a successful, fast-growing, global company: a dynamic work environment, considerable design freedom, authentic and open corporate culture and excellent development opportunities. Sounds exciting? It is. We are looking forward to receiving your online application.