Manager, Sustainable Sourcing - Field Operations

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

A key player in Global Sourcing in driving Sourcing’s vision to be the Most Agile, Most Competitive, Most Digitalized & Cleanest Supply Base in the industry.  Manage the roll out, provide guidance and monitor adidas’s environmental supply chain strategy, program and targets for Sourcing suppliers.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Manage and implement adidas's environmental supply chain strategy, program and targets for Sourcing suppliers.  Provide the guidance to the suppliers on technical issues around energy, waste, water, chemical management and/or wastewater in the Global Supply Chain.
  • Ensure facilities full fulfillment of all adidas environmental programs requirements and targets.
  • Identify the areas of risk and provide recommendations in respect of those risks, based on legal obligations, commitments and/or Social & Environmental Affairs requirements.
  • Assess the environmental indicators to track performance of suppliers and provide business partners with clear summary on supplier performance under his/her coverage.
  • Provide guidance, capacity building and technical knowledge to facilities on all environmental issues to drive improvements.
  • Identify training needs of in the supply chain and provide training and conduct regular advisory to ensure suppliers meet reporting deadlines in the sustainability systems.
  • Manage the roll out of the adidas supply chain environmental management programs in your key countries in collaboration with key functions within adidas.
  • Increase internal awareness and knowledge about adidas environmental program achievements.
  • Role model leadership to foster a culture of Diversity Equity & Inclusion that strives for an inclusive workplace.



Key Relationships:

  • Global Sourcing: Strategic Sourcing & Sustainability, Sourcing Operations 
  • Global Operations: Sustainability team
  • Global Legal: Global Social & Environmental Affairs
  • External stakeholders: Local and regional industry associations on energy, waste, chemical, wastewater, NGO, Government bodies and professional institutions, external monitors etc,


Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong business acumen, quantitative and analytical problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to develop business cases, including financial implications for environmental investments
  • Strong communication skill to simplify complex information to diverse stakeholders
  • Strong project management, presentation, influencing and communication skills
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • Strong Microsoft office skills


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications: 

  • University degree in Environmental studies, Science, Engineering, Climate discipline or Chemical
  • Minimum 5 years of experience managing and implementing environmental issues within a manufacturing setting 

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:  Manager, Sustainable Sourcing - Field Operations

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Ho Chi Minh City
TEAM:  Sourcing
State:  65
Country/Region:  VN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  501614
Date:  Sep 12, 2023