Manager Strategy Execution (Temp)

Panama City | Panama | Global Operations

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

Develop, support and manage key strategic initiatives/projects/programs, from planning to execution, across the LAM organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and manage initiative development, planning and prioritization across functions.
  • Guide initiative business owners in setting objectives, developing detailed plans and KPIs.
  • Develop and lead the project/program team to fulfil its mission and targets.
  • Develop and/or manage PMO tools (e.g. tracking, templates, summary dashboard) for efficient and organized execution.
  • Steer alignment with Directors to ensure projects are focused on the right strategic initiatives and priorities.
  • Financials: Drive budget management, business case modelling, cost/return estimations, analytics (as required).
  • Closely track project life cycle and organize, together with PMO team, regular updates with Management team on initiative progress, issues, decisions and recommended future actions.
  • Provide feedback to initiative business owners to ensure high quality and timely execution.
  • Actively manage a network across the organization to ensure the project remains highly relevant to the business and its priorities.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Experienced in job and fully qualified/trained
  • Combined broad theoretical and practical knowledge incl. company policies and practices
  • Strong competence with various tools, procedures, etc
  • Solid business sense and capacity to understand and connect the strategic objectives of a market with the project objectives.
  • Team player with proven ability to work cross functionally to achieve goals and objectives.
  • Ability to grasp new concepts and topics fast, high resilience and flexibility and influencing skills.
  • Independent and inclined towards self-development. Entrepreneurial mindset; take initiative and pro-actively seek opportunity for improvement.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to understand and use data to make decisions and influence outcomes.
  • Extensive knowledge of Project Management and methodologies; organized approach but also flexible to meet changing needs.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, MS Project and Visio. Use of Smartsheet is a +
  • Strong planning and organizational skills. Ability to be self-directed while working under tight timelines.
  • Effective communication skills. Comfortable with creating, adapting and delivering strategic messages to different levels of the organization.
  • Ability to lead and facilitate discussions in small and large groups.
  • Willingness to learn – to develop business acumen and develop general management competency.
  • Languages: Fluent in English (written and verbal) and Advanced level in Spanish

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5 Years of general business experience (ideally in more than one business function) within a large commercial organization; preferably within consumer goods industry
  • Experience in working closely with senior managers and leaders across functions
  • Experience in leading management consulting firm is a plus
  • Business degree from business school / Ideally MBA
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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.

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.

The Facts

Jobtitle Manager Strategy Execution (Temp)
Team Global Operations
Brand adidas
City Panama City
Location Panama
Number 205568
Position Type Temp
Date Nov-25, 2019
Relocation no

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