Director IT Management

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization

As the Direct IT Management – Digital Analytics, you are the tech lead with primary responsibility in solution selection, delivery and operation in this product area. You will collaborate with the product owners, manage the Digital Analytics IT team, solution architect, data engineers, QA, SRE and vendor teams, to provide AI/ML based cutting edge analytics services to business stakeholders, enabling them to make fact based decisions in consumer insights, ecommerce reporting, and ecommerce operation optimization etc.


Key Responsibilities


Tech Lead

  • Be responsible for solution selection, project delivery and product operation in digital analytics product areas that are Creation Insights Platform, Digital Analytics Platform, and Trade Tower.
  • Forward looking mindset and deep understanding of digital analytics technology to develop product tech stack evolution roadmap.
  • Manage existing vendor services, or source new vendors, including contracting, contract renewal, cost control, SLA and KPI for products not fully delivered by internal teams.
  • Own team budget, trend, and forecast by product.


People Management

  • Lead the internal team and external resources in an agile way e.g. scrum.
  • Plan, monitor and optimize internal and external resources according to business priorities and product roadmaps considering experience, complexity, workload and organizational efficiency.
  • Provides team members/direct reports with clear direction and targets that are aligned with business needs and China Tech Hub objectives
  • Create a motivational and supportive work environment in which employees are coached, trained and provided with career opportunities through development



Demand and Project management

  • Implements demand management analysis and  planning activities.
  • Build agreed demands into quarterly OKR and deliver them by sprint.
  • Takes full responsibility for the project definition, approach, facilitation and satisfactory completion.
  • Identifies, assesses and manages risks to the success of the project.
  • Ensures that realistic project plans are maintained and ensures regular and accurate communication to stakeholders.
  • Manages the change control procedure, and ensures that project deliverables are completed within agreed cost, timescale and resource budgets, and are signed off.


Relationship management

  • Identifies the communications and relationship needs of stakeholder groups.
  • Facilitates open communication and discussion among stakeholders.
  • Build and maintain close collaboration relationship with business stakeholders, product owners and other internal China Tech Hub teams.


Key Relationships:

  • China Digital Hub
  • China Tech Hub
  • GCA Procurement
  • GCA Controlling
  • GCA HR


Requisite Education and Experience:

  • University degree with focus on data, IT or business administration.
  • Proficient spoken and written command of English.
  • At least 10 years of experience in IT with 5 years of experience in digital IT.
  • At least 5 years of experience in team management.
  • Familiar with popular BI tools such as PowerBI, Tableau, FineBI.
  • Familiar with popular Big Data tools – Spark, Flink, Kafka etc.
  • Familiar with the big data and analytics domain - Data Lake, Lake House, Datawarehouse especially in AWS platform.
  • General knowledge of analytical concepts and statistical techniques: hypothesis development, designing tests/experiments, analyzing data, drawing conclusions, and developing actionable recommendations for business units.
  • General knowledge of  the base concepts in Machine Learning – Types of Learnings, Algorithms,  ML metrics.

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Job Title:  Director IT Management

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Shanghai
TEAM:  Information Technology
State:  SH
Country/Region:  CN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  450868
Date:  Jun 4, 2022