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Assistant Project Manager Supply Chain

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

 

This is an in-house strategy key position for an organized, passionate and goal-oriented talent who understands what projects have in common, and their strategic role in how organizations succeed, learn and change.

 

  • Deliver project activities for major change initiatives
  • Manage project stakeholder’s relationship
  • Build and enhance project management toolkits through proactive participation
  • Contribute to Strategy & Program activities with passion and energy

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive and manage analytics on data, processes and various business challenges to support project execution
  • Support shaping of program, project direction through interpreting analysis findings and recommend solutions to support project goals
  • Support overall program, project management execution and work streams deliverables (e.g. project planning, milestones execution and monitoring)
  • Own and manage individual work stream activities and coordinate with project stakeholders
  • Ensure high quality and consistency of individual and cross functional work stream output
  • Proactively support [Product/Fulfillment] Strategy & Projects departmental activities (e.g. knowledge sharing and employer branding)

 

Key Relationships:

  • Support project activities and connect with other stakeholders to share activities at work stream level  (e.g. GOPS, IT)
  • Initiate discussions with stakeholders to collect and consolidate feedback (e.g. data, detail processes)
  • Establish working relationship and facilitate regular contact with stakeholders
  • Stakeholders can relate to the following core functions:
    • Product (Creation functions, Footwear, Apparel and A&G product ops, etc.)
    • Markets (SCM and Sales functions) 
    • Marketing (horizontal and vertical BU divisions)
    • GOPS (Global IT, SCM, etc.)
    • Corporate functions (e.g. legal, finance & performance management)

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Soft skills:

  • Capability to simplify complex matters
  • Ability to translate messages and stories in a simple way
  • Highly motivated and strong perseverance
  • Solution mindset and action oriented

 

Hard skills:

  • Strong Excel analytics
  • Extensive PowerPoint knowledge and skills
  • Hands-on experience with process mapping tools (e.g. Visio)
  • Exposure to enterprise tools is a plus (e.g. SAP, development systems

 

 

Requisite Education and Qualifications: 

  • Accredited university bachelor or master degrees
  • First level of work experience mandatory (e.g. management trainee, project participation, or consulting experience)

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 Supply Chain

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Lucerne
TEAM:  Global Operations
State:  LU
Country/Region:  CH
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  318986
Date:  Apr 8, 2021