Project Manager/Senior Project Manager, Strategy & Programs

Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Global Operations

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

This is an in-house strategy key position for an organized, passionate and goal-oriented talent who understands what projects have in common, and their strategic role in how organizations succeed, learn and change.

  • Drive major change initiatives across functions
  • Manage stakeholders relationship and secure buy-ins to project deliverables
  • Support enhancement activities on project management capabilities and knowledge management of the team
  • Uphold and enhance the brand of Strategy & Programs within own network

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead project activities and manage effective and timely communication on project progress and results to (senior) management
  • Execute overall project management and workstreams deliverables (e.g. project planning, milestones execution and monitoring)
  • Design and drive analytics framework to support project execution
  • Lead interpretation of project results and translate into insights to steer the project successfully
  • Effectively deploy project management toolkit to ensure high quality and consistency of deliverables
  • Provide guidance and manage activities of assistant project managers and business analysts
  • Manage Product Operations Strategy & Programs departmental activities (e.g. knowledge sharing and employer branding)

Key Relationships:

  • Initiate project activities and connect with other stakeholders to share activities at work stream level (e.g. GOPS, IT)
  • Initiate and drive discussions with stakeholders to collect and consolidate feedback and gather input on solutions
  • Establish working relationship and maintain regular contact with stakeholders
  • Stakeholders can relate to the following core functions:
    • Product Operations (Creation functions, Footwear, Apparel and A&G product ops, etc.)
    • Markets (SCM and Sales functions) 
    • Marketing (horizontal and vertical BU divisions)
    • GOPS (Global IT, SCM, etc.)
    • Corporate functions (e.g. legal, finance & performance management

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Soft skills:

  • Capability to simplify complex matters and provide options
  • Ability to build storyline to convey messages in a simple way
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and high level of influence skills
  • Ability to work independently

Hard skills:

  • Strong Excel analytics
  • Extensive PowerPoint knowledge and skills
  • Project management, lean six-sigma certification
  • Experience with project planning and process mapping tools (e.g. MS Project, Visio)
  • Basic knowledge of enterprise solutions (e.g. SAP, development systems)
  • Other HR toolboxes (e.g. Campus and self-learning modules)

People management skills:

  • Work with and guide interns
  • Manage work stream teams
  • Assist coaching of more junior team members

Requisite Education and Qualifications: 

  • Minimum 3-4 years of relevant work experience in MNC environment (e.g. management consulting, or regional exposure)
  • Within which ~2 years of relevant project management or industry experiences
  • University degree required
  • Candidate with more experience may be consider as Senior Project Manager
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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 Project Manager/Senior Project Manager, Strategy & Programs
Team Global Operations
Brand adidas
Location Hong Kong
Country Hong Kong
Number 190477
Position Type Full time
Date Feb-11, 2019
Relocation no

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