Assistant Project Manager - Head Office- BU Originals (m/w/d)

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization: 


Provide operational, process and organizational management to superior and team. 

Drive day to day business in the respective unit, provide ad hoc support on operational topics to superior and team and work on unit specific projects. Run an efficient head office and ensure a smooth communication flow between your unit and other Business Units & Functions.   


Key Responsibilities:  


  1. Projects  

  • Steer projects and ensure deadlines and targets are successfully achieved. Work closely with superior, team and departments involved making sure the scope and direction of each project is on schedule. 

  • Manage the execution and completion of the defined project plan by effectively coordinating people and resources. 

  • Manage and coordinate projects briefs and assignments as requested/directed by superior. 


  1. Presentations 

  • Create compelling presentations 

  • Ensure consistency, flow and high quality of presentations 


  1. Head Office  

  • Ensure an efficient head office  

  • gather and provide information to key stakeholders in a user friendly and presentable format 

  • organize meetings, take and distribute notes of meetings and follow up on action steps in a timely manner 

  • ensure alignment and a smooth information flow amongst Senior Managers in your unit  

  • Assist your superior in all administrative tasks and duties (i.e. calendar management, meeting organization) 

  • Plan and manage domestic and international travel. This includes also the support and management of executive visits and organization of side events, hotel and travel arrangements, etc. 

  • Manage head office cost center, including regular monitoring for budgets, approval of invoices to ensure correct accounting transactions 

  • Optimize departmental efficiency 


Key Relationships:  


  • Senior Management within own unit as well as Business Units & Functions 

  • Board Head Office 

  • GOPS 

  • Finance 

  • IT 

  • HR 

  • CoE Sales 

  • CoE Retail 

  • CoE e-commerce 

  • Markets 

  • External stakeholders: key accounts, external partners  


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  


  • Project management skills  

  • Analytical skills  

  • Strong interpersonal skills  

  • Talent to think big picture 

  • Ability to multi-task and solve problems independently 

  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization  

  • Ability to manage/liaise with internal and external project teams  

  • PowerPoint expert  

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English 

  • Result-oriented 

  • Energy, resilient 


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:  


  • Four years degree or equivalent experience  

  • Minimum of one year experience in project management or related work area ideally within the adidas Group  


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.

Job Title:  Assistant Project Manager - Head Office- BU Originals (m/w/d)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Administrative
State:  BY
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  446853
Date:  Apr 26, 2022