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Director eCommerce Porject Delivery

General Purpose

 

As Director Program Delivery in adidas APAC eCom, your task is to manage and deliver digital programs and large-scale digital projects. The program scope may comprise multiple brands and functions across APAC region. Your objective is to conduct the projects within the boundaries of time, cost & quality while focusing on consumers’ expectations and requirements. Planning, executing and tracking projects & programs in cooperation with the respective functions and project team members are a few examples of what is expected from this role. Additionally, you will be focusing on resource management, vendor management and coordination activities, acting as the central interface to key stakeholders.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

Project/ Program Delivery

  • Deliver projects & programs end-to-end successfully, ideally through effective application of PMI/Agile methodology.
  • Develop detailed plans that allow providing transparency on progress and identifying risks on time.
  • Identify interdependencies with other projects & programs and solve issues proactively.
  • Identify economically beneficial opportunities for products, processes and systems within the project & program scope and give input to global for consideration.

Resource Planning

  • Form, lead, manage and monitor multi-functional team resources (internals and externals) to deliver and support projects & programs.
  • Partner with Supplier Management/ Procurement department in order to manage suppliers for the projects & programs in scope, e.g. interviews, staffing, supplier costs.

Communication

  • Act as the key contact person for strategic stakeholders.
  • Apply appropriate and effective communication methods to senior management and important stakeholders (incl. vendor) throughout the project lifecycle.
  • As conflicts and escalations arise within projects, identify solutions and manage the resolution in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Drive change management activities for respective projects & programs and ensure changes are smoothly and successfully implemented to achieve lasting benefits.

Project Controlling

  • Manage project controlling as an independent element to ensure that actual project costs are in line the committed budget.
  • Lead or conduct engagement reviews. Verify implementation of quality assurance procedures. Ensure project & program delivery against program KPIs.
  • Monitor project & program variables (cost, effort, scope, etc.) against plan in order to implement corrective or preventive actions.

 

Requirements

  • Ideally Master’s degree with focus on Business Administration, Communication or IT or related areas, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 10+ years of in-depth experience related to project management or similar topics
  • 6-8 years of professional experience in the digital ecosystem environment
  • Proven market business acumen
  • Experience in Finance is a plus
  • Experience working with stakeholders at various seniority levels as well as subject matter experts across various functions (Developers, business stakeholders, product and marketing teams, etc.)
  • 2+ years of experience in leading a team
  • Very good communication skills, especially when interacting with different levels of business
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with different international cultures
  • Ability to handle ambiguity and untangle complex situations into actionable activities
  • Distinctive strategic mindset and ability to prioritize and delegate high numbers of tasks with varying workload and importance
  • Solutions-oriented approach and entrepreneurial mindset
  • Good numerical and analytical skills
  • Highly developed leadership skills are required
  • Strong MS-Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to travel, domestic or international, as required
  • In-depth understanding of IT

 

 

 

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:  Director eCommerce Porject Delivery

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Shanghai
TEAM:  Digital
State:  31
Country/Region:  CN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  241813
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