Manager, Delivery Management Footwear

Hong Kong | Greater China | Sourcing


  • Drive and coordinate availability management for finished products and components across all Footwear LOs/functions
  • Drive selected brand/category-specific allocations (e.g. Reebok) from development stage taking into consideration supplier portfolio, capability, availability, complexity etc.; gatekeep Fashion allocation process and monitor complexity across suppliers
  • Support conceptual evolution, implementation and ramp-up of Speed programs; and support coordination of all operations of Speed programs across the Footwear organization, incl. feasibility checks, material staging, capacity and availability management
  • Support the Director Allocation & Capacity and team in the operational and strategic planning process; and in identifying/implementing initiatives that enhance the capabilities, efficiency, effectiveness and collaboration within Footwear Sourcing

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor monthly performance of Footwear Sourcing operations along relevant dimensions (e.g. order fulfilment KPIs, capacity utilization, process compliance and efficiency, etc.)
  • Execute selected brand/category-specific (e.g. Reebok) allocation strategy through multiple stages of development allocation; drive complexity reduction on Fashion with BU through early projection, disciplined planning and smart allocation
  • Drive component business and feasibility checks and develop alternative sourcing options to optimize trade benefits
  • Proactively identify potential issues for fulfilment and capacity utilization and work closely with the LOs and/or functional teams to develop mitigation measures
  • Support coordination of the current Footwear Speed programs Never out of Stock / Planned Responsiveness / In-Season Creation:  monitor execution of all on/off-system processes to ensure high degree of order fulfilment, and to identify improvement opportunities
  • Ensure data integrity of the planning process including buy-plans and execute / support system updates to reflect e.g. transfers or dual-sourcing decisions, changes in speed propositions, etc.
  • Support the department in ad-hoc data analyses
  • Support selected projects as defined by Director Allocation & Capacity

Key Relationships: 

  • LO Planning Managers
  • LOs/ Suppliers
  • Senior Project Managers Product Operations
  • Global Supply Planning
  • other GOPS & Marketing functions

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Understanding of trade topics (import duties, FTA, trade barriers) affecting imports from the Footwear source countries into major markets
  • Good knowledge of Footwear industry and manufacturing methods a plus
  • Good knowledge of standard software applications (Excel, PowerPoint, MicroStrategy)
  • Project management skills a plus

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Undergraduate university degree
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience in a Sourcing role or operations
  • Fluency in English, knowledge of another language (ideally Mandarin, Vietnamese, Bahasa, or German) an advantage.
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The Facts

Jobtitle Manager, Delivery Management Footwear
Team Sourcing
Brand adidas
City Hong Kong
Location Greater China
Number 197099
Position Type Full time
Date Jun-13, 2019
Relocation no

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