Senior Manager Digital Process Management

Date posted:
Company: Adidas
Location: Lucerne (LU), N/A
Job Type: Full-Time

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

Participate in company wide strategic programs and represent GPS in specific workstreams ensuring contribution is in alignment with the GPS strategy.  Drive process and analytical enhancements with a focus on innovating with new technology, system capabilities, methodologies, and industry standard approaches

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take ownership of the GPS process structure ensuring that all processes, corresponding details, and success factors are captured and aligned to the Product and APQC structure
  • Lead the creation of business specifications for new planning solution, sharing and reaching agreement on new processes with stakeholders
  • Support change management activities required to successfully introduce process standardizations and changes
  • Coordinate testing and signoff definitions of new system and process capabilities in collaboration with stakeholders
  • Manage and coordinate the RPA power user community ensuring that requirements are clear for developers and system accesses are granted.
  • Partner with the Digital Suit Hub (DSH) team, understand and explore the capabilities of new technology and prepare implementation proposals.
  • Coordinate the intake of RFCs from GPS, Markets or Sourcing ensuring details and business cases are clear while managing the demand in Jira
  • Participate in the TRANS4M and FPS programs picking up responsibility of allocated workstreams.
  • Track and report on the progress of Process Performance Indicator (PPI) structure

Key Relationships:

  • Global Product Supply Operational Teams
  • GOPS Performance Management
  • Market SCM
  • Sourcing Ops and Liaison Offices
  • GOPS/GSCM Strategy & Programs
  • Global IT (incl. Digital Suite Hub)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work independently.
  • Good planning and organization skills to accomplish targets.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and in writing, to interact effectively and efficiently on different layers of the organization.
  • Ability to bridge strategic, tactical, and operational business concepts and developments by applying an end-to-end Global mind-set.
  • Proven record of successfully applying project and change management skills with strong decision and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage team of experts to deliver business goals.
  • Strong degree of system knowledge (UiPath, SNP, BI, Micro strategy)
  • Fluent in English both verbal and written.

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in business administration, supply chain management or similar.
  • Minimum 8 years working international experience in supply chain management.
  • Minimum 2+ years people management experience (leading experts).
  • Proven project management experience (PMP/Prince/Six Sigma).
  • Experience in the Sporting Goods/FMCG/Consultancy industries.