2x Senior Manager Head Office (m/f/d)

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


Manage key projects within the Brand portfolio with clear focus on milestone achievencement and deloyment to the business.


Support Chief Marketing Officer in creating all documents required for his 1:1 meetings with other Board Members and manage CMO’s presentations to the overall Executive Board.

PURPOSE: Drive, manage and implement cross- functional projects with wider impact to the organization/ increased complexity/scope ensuring successful execution and generation of expected benefits. Constantly foster and identify areas to creation of synergies, best practices and/or innovative approaches to existing processes.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Drive and manage the rollout implementation of cross-functional projects and subprojects within defined project framework and contribute significantly to global programs /projects, assuring proper set-up of processes as well as end-to-end process support, as needed. Analyze and report and document project/program performance development, best practices and analysis among respective functions, identified internally or based on competitor research. Support the development of concept/methodology for future rollout and sustainable impact.

PROJECT CHARTER/ OBJECTIVES: Manage project charter and objectives based on framework, within given budget in collaboration with Director Projects and/or Sr. Director Projects

RESOURCES/ BUDGET:  Manage, coordinate direct and/or indirect reports and /or project resources, including budget management (where applicable). Supports training of cross-functional teams.

COMMUNICATION: Manage and provide day to day content and analysis and support project communication with stakeholders. Support project communication with stakeholders. Prepare communication, presentations to Steering Board, Sponsors and stakeholders.

PROCESS: Manage and implement business process within project framework. Support integration into inline process. Provide operational, process and organizational management support to superior and team.

SYSTEMS: Define system needs within project framework. Manage implementation into inline systems.


Depending on scope/type of project but in general:

  • Product/Sports/Brand Marketing at Brand adidas
  • Senior Leadership Team
  • Finance
  • Global Operations
  • Marketing Operations & Business Development
  • Sales (Wholesale, Retail, eCom)
  • Global IT
  • Human Resources


  • Communication skills that are clear, concise, logical
  • Project Management experience
  • Product experience (product marketing, design or development)
  • Digital savvy
  • Specialist in business or technical skills with expert knowledge in some areas of work or systems (business champ).
  • Broad & deep knowledge in own functional area, combining theoretical and practical knowledge.

Language skills

  • English: fluent
  • Another European language advantageous

IT skills

Outlook:          Advanced

  • Word:              Basic
  • Excel:             Advanced
  • PowerPoint:   Advanced
  • SmartSheet:   Basic
  • OneNote:        Basic


  • University degree or equivalent education required.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in job or job function.
  • Cross-functional experience, ideally within marketing and sales on a Market level
  • Global mindset and ability to work cross-culturally; experience within different countries and/or different cultures