Senior Manager Transport & Logistics (LO Pak)

Purpose:

The Senior Manager Transport & Logistics is responsible for ensuring end to end process and performance consistency for all logistics services provided for the goods shipped from the factory to destination ports. The role will also work proactively with various stakeholders to take the lead in the design, development, execution and performance of the inbound logistics activities enabling the adidas to achieve their availability targets at optimized transport & logistics service levels and costs.

Furthermore, the role will support the Director logistics operations in defining the overall strategic road map for logistics and for creating and implementing best practices.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive and manage the smooth execution of all factories to destination port logistics operations and to ensure that the defined logistics SOPs are followed diligently by the 3PL partners. 
  • Proactively evaluate the performance and execution of the end-to-end global transportation activities (ex-factory to Destination) across different ship modes are and provide an executive summary to Management where issues, process development or re-engineering is needed.
  • Establish continuous improvement process/performance reviews with the markets, factories and the LO to drive operational efficiency related to transport logistics.
  • Set-up and maintain effective communication, collaboration and relationship between Markets, 3PL, carriers, LO and the factories.
  • Ensure awareness of all logistics market developments. Collect market information and share to enable the team to take pro-active actions to minimize/mitigate risk of delivery delays.
  • Ensure compliance with local regulations and company code of conduct in the responsible cluster.
  • Work in partnership with the 3PL and review, translate the GOPS Strategy (SCM/Sourcing in Particular) and define a continuous improvement road map.  Align with respective leadership functions within adidas and execute accordingly.
  • Ensure that process requirements and service deliverables are documented in Standard Operating Procedures and/or Service Level Agreements with respective stakeholders and ensure that the agreed processes and service are implemented and executed successfully in the day-to-day operations and within the scope of contractual agreements.

 

People Management:

  • Ensure appropriate leadership skills are present at every level through creating a motivational and supportive work environment in which employees are coached, trained and provided with career opportunities through development. 
  • Allocate the different topics to employees considering experience, complexity, workload and organizational efficiency.
  • Continuously monitor and evaluate team workload and efficiency with the support of systems, data and analysis and team feedback and make appropriate changes to meet business needs.
  • Provide direct reports with clear direction and targets that are aligned with business needs

Key Relationships:

  • Regions, Markets globally
  • Global Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Factories and Sourcing  
  • Finance, Controlling, Performance Management, Global IT
  • Global Logistics Service Provider & Carrier Portfolio

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent planning, organizational and project management skills
  • Strong analytical skills, including structured and detailed problem resolution methodologies
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, both oral and in writing, to interact effectively and efficiently on different layers of the organization
  • High degree of self-management, enthusiasm, and drive to perform
  • Good knowledge and experience in logistics processes and supply chain management
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently within a global and changing environment, including completion of tasks of different complexity levels 
  • Good negotiation, presentation and moderations skills
  • Good knowledge of computer applications, MS-Excel, MS-Word, and MS-Powerpoint
  • Excellent English language proficiency

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • A 4-year degree from an accredited college or university with emphasis on the areas of business, economics, logistics, planning, supply chain, information systems, or operations; MBA a plus
  • +8 years work experience, ideally in an apparel/fashion supply chain management or a fast-moving logistics environment, particularly related to supplier/contract, project and supply chain management including an overall logistics responsibility
  • Experience in multi-national transportation logistics and project management with the drive and energy to implement change

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Job Title:  Senior Manager Transport & Logistics (LO Pak)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Lahore
TEAM:  Supply Chain Management
State:  PB
Country/Region:  PK
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  505340
Date:  Apr 6, 2024