Sr. Specialist HR Systems Support

Portland | United States | Human Resources

At adidas, every day is a chance to flip the script. An invitation to take everything we know and re-invent it. Do it better. Never settling for good enough. Every day we get up, invent, adapt, improvise, find new ways to collaborate, and do the unexpected. We’re creators, makers and doers. Helping athletes make a difference, not just in their games, but in their lives and in their world. It’s an obsession.

We’ve been doing this for more than 65 years. With an unmatched history and tradition of creating iconic products, consumer connections and experiences, we’ve been defining sport culture since the beginning. And we’re never done. Come be a part of shaping the future together with us.


Responsible for the Region Americas (US, Canada, Latin America) HRIS day to day operations and the continuous improvement of HR systems and processes. Ensure HR system compliance with global, regional and local standards and a high level HR data quality and integrity.

Provide HR system support to HR and Employees

Analyze and resolve HR system and interface issues in cooperation with IT

Perform and assist with HR system user acceptance testing

Assist with HR system project and process implementations

Create and maintain HR system user manuals and provide HR system trainings

Adhere to and enforce HR system data maintenance policies and guidelines as well as HR data protection and HR data privacy regulations

Ensure high level of HR data integrity and validity at all times

Audit and process HR system authorizations

Assist with HR Report creation including US Government (AAP, EEO, Vets)

Collaborate HR internally to identify HR system and process flaws, make recommendations for improvements and eventually support their implementation

Participate in regular information exchange sessions with HR Solutions and Regional HR System Support functions as well as other HR functions

Assist with major Organization changes by creating and executing Mass Uploads

Other HRIS related duties as assigned

Key Relationships

  • HR Business Partners
  • HR Talent Partners
  • HR Rewards
  • HR Services
  • Global HR Solutions
  • Global IT
  • Legal
  • Group Data Protection Officer
  • External consultants and service providers

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • High level of affinity to learn and experience Business computing solutions
  • Good knowledge of SAP HR; especially PA, OM, LSMW & Time Management
  • SAP Payroll and Project Management experience are a plus
  • Experience providing support; preferably via an Incident Management solution
  • Strong customer focus and service minded; continuous improvement mindset
  • Analytical, solution oriented work style
  • Self-motivated and team player mentality
  • Ability to balance competing priorities
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal

Minimum Qualifications

  1. University degree
  2. 3+ years of work experience within the field of HR IT systems
  3. Experience working in an International Company with geographically & culturally diverse teams
  4. Excellent command of English; Spanish a plus
  5. Excellent knowledge of MS Office applications

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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The Facts

Jobtitle Sr. Specialist HR Systems Support
Team Human Resources
Brand adidas
Location Portland
Country United States
Number 176085
Position Type Full time
Date May-07, 2018
Relocation yes

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