Senior Manager Strategic Sourcing

Hong Kong | Greater China | Sourcing


Ensure world class sourcing organization in terms of reliability, speed to market, quality, innovation, cost engineering and sustainability by working on projects and by taking over tasks related to the implementation of the sourcing strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support implementation of high profile projects in strategic focus areas (e.g. Speed) through management of network of product development experts (PCPM)
  • Drive continuous improvement efforts in our digital processes and system landscape of digital product creation program (DCE2E) to ensure optimal and efficient operations
  • Drive collaboration between product development, planning and supplier management teams, act as an ambassador between adidas Brands and Sourcing organization
  • Act as leading authority on product development ‘best practices’; collect, analyze, consult on and drive adoption of ‘best practices’ globally
  • Define and implement supplier capability strategy in product development area, own and manage global supplier training program
  • Ensure world class product lifecycle management system (PLM) through monitoring of performance, collection of user feedback and submission of enhancement requests
  • Conduct analysis and generate insights to support strategic sourcing decisions
  • Drive performance standards through creation and update of sourcing standard operating procedures and their alignment with key stakeholders
  • Provide “ad hoc” support for both product development and supplier facing teams within the sourcing organization

Key Relationships:

  • Senior Management Team, Apparel Sourcing
  • Sourcing – Strategy and Projects, Brand Operations – Strategy and Projects
  • Global Planning
  • T1 and T2 business partners

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Effective communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong analytical and result orientation
  • Strong planning & organizing skills
  • Pro-active approach and thinking outside of the box
  • Fluent in English, written and verbal

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate university degree from educational entity preferably in related fields
  • Minimum 3 years working experience in project management
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in apparel Industry, product development or related field
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The Facts

Jobtitle Senior Manager Strategic Sourcing
Team Sourcing
Brand adidas
City Hong Kong
Location Greater China
Number 198999
Position Type Full time
Date Aug-06, 2019
Relocation no

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