Senior Manager, Strategic Planning

Seoul | Korea | Strategy

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

  • To support profitable and sustainable market share growth for all brands (adidas & Reebok) in the Market by providing strategic insights through internal and external data synthesis, decision-support analysis and strategic planning processes.

    Key Responsibilities:  

    Strategic Planning process:

  • Drive the global and local Strategic Business Planning (SBP) process (e.g., document development, local alignment, global submissions, communication packages), for the future 2-5 year period.
  • Support other regular and ad-hoc strategic planning activities (e.g., workshops, individual briefings).

Data analysis and decision support:

  • Develop financial and quantitative models relevant to strategy planning (e.g., business simulation, revenue projection, market share development, financial statement analysis).
  • Synthesize data and prepare analysis to support senior management decision-making on priority topics (typically working cross-functionally).

Strategic documents development:

  • Develop strategic presentations and business planning documents to Senior Leadership Team.
  • Drive the development of executive level presentations and reports.

External consultancy and research:

  • Manage external research activities, including agenda-setting, consultant selection and research planning.
  • Actively engage with selected consultancy/research projects, to ensure quality outcomes and applicability to the business and support to strategy development.

Special projects:

  • Engage on regular and ad-hoc major cross-functional projects, esp. at strategic development stage (workshops, individual briefings).

Key Relationships:

  • Senior Leadership Team of adidas Group Korea
  • Sales Directors (and Sales Management Team)
  • Brand Directors (and Marketing Management Team)
  • Asia Pacific Business Development – Strategic Planning team
  • Global Sales Strategy and Business Development team


  • Proper management of SBP process and deliverables
  • Quality of market and competitor data reporting
  • Quality of data analysis
  • Effectiveness and impact of external research projects
  • Overall business impact

    Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with a global apparel / consumer goods brand or retailer.
  • Experience in working closely with middle and senior leaders across functions
  • Strong analytical skills, problem solving skills and communication skills
  • Proven project management experience
  • Expert Power Point user, Expert Excel user

    Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:  

  • Minimum 7 years of general business experience (ideally in more than one business function); equivalent experience in leading management consulting firm with strategic planning experience
  • University degree or above; MBA or other business-related qualification preferred
  • Open mind-set, curiosity, continuously challenging the status-quo
  • Passion for sport/sporting goods industry
  • Fluent in English and local language required
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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 Senior Manager, Strategic Planning
Team Strategy
Brand adidas
Location Seoul
Country Korea
Number 188076
Position Type Full time
Date Dec-12, 2018
Relocation no

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