Senior Project Manager Creative Direction / Future (m/f/d)

Herzogenaurach | Germany | Design

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

Manage strategic projects for Creative Direction and Future and ensure efficient and high performance operational implementation of projects. Successfully manage systems, processes and organisation for the SVP Creative Direction.

Develop and coordinate engagement activities with creators beyond the organization to support adidas in being recognized as the creator brand and shape an industry-leading Creator Culture within adidas.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Pro-actively manage the development of key, strategic Creative Direction projects, to ensure company and brand objectives are met, cross-functional teams are aligned, critical seasonal timelines are met
  • Develop and grow the Creator Culture by organising outings, events, activities and initiatives for Creatives in the brand
  • Develop and coordinate engagement activities with creators beyond the organization to support the adidas in being recognized as the creator brand 
  • Ensure successful on boarding and integration of new hires and visitors
  • Support in ideating and implementing robust training, development and talent programs 
  • Pro-actively manage the development of key strategic projects, to ensure brand objectives are met, cross-functional teams are aligned, critical seasonal timelines are met
  • Collaborate with cross-functional partners to ensure clear communication, optimization of processes, on-time deliveries to stakeholders
  • Write project briefs and project plans
  • Support Director Projects in overseeing project portfolio and tracking
  • Manage budget for assigned area, support annual budget planning process and forecasts
  • Ensure regular communication about CD/F  in the organisation
  • Champion and support the fulfilment of adidas Creative Direction strategies

Key Relationships:

  • BU Design VP's 
  • CD/F Leadership team
  • BSBD
  • Brand and CD/F Project Management / Head Office network
  • HR
  • Finance/accounting
  • IT

Skills:

  • Ability to think strategically, synthesize data and develop innovative solutions within an entrepreneurial environment. 
  • Strong client management skills
  • Proven experience with the design process (project scope and time planning, design steps,
  • production/execution of design solution, pre-press processes)
  • Proven skills and capabilities in project, organization, time, and budget management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong Negotiating and Collaborating skills
  • Self-starter, strong self-initiative
  • IT skills:  Macintosh software, Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint: advanced 
  • Language: English: fluent

Requirements:

  • University degree with equivalent work experience
  • At least 8 years of work experience in design related area (agency or company)
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The Facts

Jobtitle Senior Project Manager Creative Direction / Future (m/f/d)
Team Design
Brand adidas
City Herzogenaurach
Location Germany
Number 195120
Position Type Full time
Date May-13, 2019
Relocation yes

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