Director PMO - GCA Delivery Hub

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:


Manage IT portfolio across GCA Delivery Hub. Lead and deliver large-scale projects/programs across brands and functions within the boundaries of time, cost & quality while focusing on the customers’ expectations and requirements. Drive IT transformation through innovation and continuous improvement.


Key Responsibilities:


Portfolio and Demand Management

  • Manage GCA Delivery Hub project portfolio following GIT guideline
  • Collect and prioritize business demand align with business and GIT strategy
  • Drive standard by harmonizing business process and IT solution
  • Develop and measure project dashboard including quality, cost and NPS
  • Manage total IT project and RFC spending with controlling


IT Transformation and Innovation

  • Lead GCA Delivery Hub transformation initiatives with CIO office
  • Create and track IT scorecard
  • Develop and execute IT communication plan
  • Highlight economically beneficial opportunities as they arise, co-plan the concept and return on investment with Senior Leadership from GIT and Business.
  • Lead digital innovation with internal/external partner and scale up after successful pilot program.


Project/Program Management

  • Lead and manage to successfully deliver global/regional and x-functional projects/programs, end-to-end, ideally through applying PMI methodology effectively.
  • Raise any project/program scope ambiguity with Senior Leadership, seek clarity to be able to design detailed project plans and roadmaps.
  • Form and lead multi-functional project team resources (internals and externals) to deliver and support projects and programs
  • Manage project budget through tracking and reporting the monthly budget accruals and variances and ensure timely and accurate invoicing
  • Identify and manage relationships with key stakeholders and build a broader network map, incorporating relevant departments within Global IT and the adidas Group in order to deliver and embed the projects/programs.



  • Full project budget responsibility


Key Relationships:

  • Global IT
  • Respective business function (Digital, GOPS, Finance, HR, Brand Marketing, Wholesale/Retail)
  • Controlling


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to provide a clear framework for performance to project team
  • Ability to coach, guide and manage a project team
  • Pro-active (engaging & impact-oriented) mind-set, ability to think end-to-end with a global mind-set
  • Ability to be self-directed while working under tight deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with different international cultures
  • Business mind-set: Strong numerical and analytical skills, experience in finance
  • Strong experience to manage complex projects on a country/regional level
  • Strong experience to work on several projects simultaneously
  • Strong communication (both written and verbal) and facilitation skills (small and large groups), especially when interacting with different levels of business
  • Ability to travel, domestic or international, as required
  • Fluent English skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong MS-Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Good knowledge of Digital and latest technology trend


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • university degree with focus on IT or related areas, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive work experience in mid- to large-scale project or program management
  • Ideally PMI certified
  • Digital/EC solution development experience

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Job Title:  Director PMO - GCA Delivery Hub

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Shanghai
TEAM:  Information Technology
State:  SH
Country/Region:  CN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  355368
Date:  Jan 3, 2022