Director, Business Development/ Corporate Strategy

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:


To support profitable and sustainable market share growth for adidas in Thailand market by development and implementation of new strategic business concepts (reflecting Sales/Marketing/Operations) with key stakeholders.  To improve processes and systems to drive organizational effectiveness and efficiency and to address all extraordinary challenges to the organization.


Key Responsibilities:

  • (Create Vision) In close alignment with APAC actively elaborate, specify, test, and roll-out a 5-year vision on new market driven business concepts, advanced technological solutions and sales support services with key customers to drive effectiveness and efficiency for all brands adidas within Market.


  • (Strategic Business Planning) Drive the development, evolution, and implementation of Country market Strategic Business Plan across brands adidas, channels and supporting functions aligned with the global and APAC strategies; facilitate an annual strategy review and define yearly priorities with quarterly deliverables that are tracked.


  • (Project Management Office) Collaboratively steer, coordinate and prioritize cross functional strategic priorities. Definition of project management frameworks, deliverables,

and KPI’s Management of communication flow; Delivering results and impact assessment.        Address and solve cross-functional challenges and projects with high priority to Market.


  •  (Change management) Support Country Senior Leadership Team in change management process following all major project implementation, proactively assess the need and drive change (in business processes and organizational evolution) to meet the needs of brands, channels, customers and consumers
  • (Management Support) Support Country Senior Leadership Team (primarily General Manager) in facilitating on-going management meetings, monitoring and reporting business KPIs to key stakeholders
  • (Business Intelligence) Leverage internal data sources, global advance analytics capabilities, and external market intelligence research; lead analytical approaches to turn sales, brand and consumer data into strategic insights for winning the consumer; identify new business opportunities to achieve profitable growth for adidas brand in collaboration with functional experts.


Key Relationships:

  • Thailand Executive Team
  • Market Sales Directors and Sales Management Teams
  • Market Marketing Directors
  • Market Direct to Consumer Directors & Franchise and Management Teams
  • Global IT, Operations, Demand Planning


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Business Development experience with proven track record of successfully managing cross functional projects ideally with Marketing or Sales or Operations experience
  • Strong strategic acting and high visionary thinking as well as operational skills
  • Proven project management skills
  • High degree of commercial and business acumen knowledge
  • Proven leadership and managerial skills (if applicable)
  • High personal impact and high communication skills
  • Fluent in written and spoken English is a must. Skills and abilities in other language are an added plus


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum 8-10 years of project management experience or Strategic Office management within large sales organization or in the consulting industry
  • Experience in successfully influencing business leaders, working in matrix organizations
  • Business degree
  • MS Office

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Job Title:  Director, Business Development/ Corporate Strategy

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Bangkok
TEAM:  Strategy
State:  10
Country/Region:  TH
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  416891
Date:  May 17, 2023