(Temporary) Manager Business Development

Istanbul | Turkey | Strategy


Support and successfully execute Strategic Plan of EM Turkey and Global PM by developing business solutions, improve processes and manage all critical x-functional projects.

Being the local overall in-charge of the assigned business development projects for EM Turkey.

Continuously improve the execution efficiency of the business development projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the full project lifecycle
  • Apply standard project management methodology to setup project control and drive successful project execution
  • Identify, analyze, prepare risk mitigation tactics related to change management before and after project go-live
  • Lead the project on-site, implement project decisions and ensure sustainability of achievements
  • Partner with business, IT and Senior Management, co-ordinate different streams & dependencies within and outside projects
  • Creation and alignment of regular project status updates to EM Turkey GM & Leadership Team in alignment with the Global PM and communication of the same to all stakeholders
  • Considers consequences, business and cost impact, and gives direction to enable fact-based decision making by creating transparency on local business process requirements
  • Develop and implement adequate communication packages to present derived results, recommendations and solutions
  • In cooperation with project managers develop new processes, standards or operational plans and deliver results with direct impact across EM Turkey structure
  • Project reporting and ad hoc analysis
  • Coach, guide and motivate local project members
  • Secures Change Management, Communication Management and Training to ensure business readiness after the projects going live
  • Dedicated support to BD Director & GM for the strategy and top priorities
  • Preparation of company strategy documents with strong collaboration from Leadership Team
  • Lead strategically important projects with the cross-function teams
  • This position is temporary for 6 months

    Requisite Education and Experience:

  1. University degree in preferably in business administration or engineering
  2. Minimum 5 years of experience in Project Management preferably in an international organization
  3. Preferably having a consultancy company experience
  4. Preferably having PMP certificate
  5. Preferably knowledge and experience of OMNI Channel, Digital and CRM Projects
  6. Comprehensive business understanding of processes including complexity, interactions and dynamics within the organization
  7. Solid understanding of balance sheet and Profit/Loss dependencies
  8. Proven business process analysis skills i.e. ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and propose solutions
  9. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to influence others towards a common vision or goal
  10. Excellent analytical skills, managing large data quantities from multiple sources and systems
  11. Experienced in project management leadership across cross functional teams
  12. Fluent in English & Turkish
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The Facts

Jobtitle (Temporary) Manager Business Development
Team Strategy
Brand adidas
Location Istanbul
Country Turkey
Number 186941
Position Type Temp
Date Nov-23, 2018
Relocation no

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