Director Projects & Supplier Management FW, Global Sourcing


  • Lead and be part of a high performance team to drive strategic projects (digital, sustainability, fast production) across adidas Footwear supply base- covering multiple countries and top leading industry suppliers
  • Own and drive supply base performance enhancement initiatives



  • Formulate, drive and deliver strategic projects through working with cross-functions and cross-geographic teams
  • Own and evolve the supply base performance enhancement framework
  • Analyse organizational performance (e.g. Supplier Key Performance Indicators, business operations & efficiency), forecast operational risks, and work within the sourcing organization and other global functions on issue resolution.
  • Act as process owner for all policies and procedures impacting Footwear Sourcing, drive policy changes with cross-functions
  • Spearhead initiatives to drive continuous improvement within Footwear Sourcing and in the supply base


Key Relationships:

  • Country Managers
  • Local offices and Suppliers
  • Apparel and A&G Sourcing Operations
  • Other Global Operations functions
    Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
  • Strong analytical, quantitative and project management skills
  • Strong track records in operational improvements projects
  • Great interpersonal, presentation and communication skills, able to communicate at senior management level
  • People Management skills
  • Technical knowledge of Footwear industry and manufacturing methods a plus
  • Advanced knowledge of standard software applications (Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Fluency in English
    Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications: 
  • University degree
  • Minimum 6 years working experience in operational, sourcing, manufacturing, or strategic project management areas
  • Cross functional expertise in product development, costing, and/or planning a bonus

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Job Title:  Director Projects & Supplier Management FW, Global Sourcing

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Hong Kong
TEAM:  Sourcing
State:  91
Country/Region:  CN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  282452
Date:  Apr 6, 2021