Senior Manager Supply Chain Business Intelligence (Reporting & Analytics) (m/f/d)


Are you enthusiastic about the prospect of driving excellence in reporting & analytics capabilities to increase transparency and visibility across the entire supply chain organization? Do you enjoy utilizing SQL queries to address critical management inquiries to deliver business insights that inform decision-making? If you're an analyst with front-end visualization experience and are eager to make a real impact on the adidas supply chain, then look no further. The role of Senior Manager SC Business Intelligence is tailor-made for you!

As part of the Supply Chain Strategy & Innovation team, we are actively seeking an experienced Senior Manager of Supply Chain Business Intelligence lead and enhance reporting capabilities, ensuring standardization, harmonization, and scalability. Your role will be instrumental in creating visibility to increase the proactive management of our business operations. Join us in shaping the future of supply chain excellence at adidas.


Key Accountabilities

  • Create scalable data visualizations, and effectively communicate complex findings to diverse stakeholders.
  • Utilize SQL queries to identify relationships, causality across data to address critical management inquiries and increase business impact. 
  • Lead the creation of business requirements and translate to technical and data needs for the Data Transformation team e.g. data points, architecture and models.
  • Secure one version of truth by actively standardizing, harmonizing, and scaling reporting capabilities.
  • Ensure that all relevant metrics are timely developed, harmonized across markets and consistently documented to bring transparency.
  • Drive the deployment of the reporting capabilities, including conducting thorough validation processes and onboarding the Supply Chain reporting user community.
  • Continuously challenge the status quo by evaluating reporting capabilities ensuring reflection the updated or new business processes, defining areas of improvements.
  • Identify business opportunities and provide strategic inputs for optimizing supply chain performance by leveraging data analytics and intelligence.
  • Utilize implemented advanced analytics tools and methodologies to identify trends, patterns, and potential areas for improvement.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams (global and markets) to implement continuous improvement, nurturing a culture of collaboration and knowledge-sharing within supply chain for seamless integration & onboarding of harmonized reporting and intelligence into decision-making.


Key Relationships

Stakeholders can relate to the following core functions:

  • SCM - Global / Market Functions
  • SCM - Strategy & Innovation (e.g., Channel Development)
  • SCM Digital Solutions
  • Global DNA, Global TECH, and external developers


Knowledge, Capabilities and Skills

  • Self starter: Take initiative, work independently with a constant desire to improve, and embrace opportunities of trying new things where failure is an opportunity to learn.
  • Personal Resilience: Celebrates successes, sees failure is an opportunity to learn and bounce back in face of difficulty.
  • Analytical Skills: Strong analytical, diagnostic, and creative problem-solving skills, with the ability to translate data into actionable insights. Detail-oriented but lives for efficiency.
  • Communication: At ease to spend a lot of time on communication with an ability to synthesize key results from data sets and present to technical and non-technical audiences, fluency in English.
  • Collaborative style: Ability to work collaboratively in a team and create an inclusive environment with people at all levels and build relationships with cross-functional collaborators and executives.
  • Cultural Sensitivity: Capability to navigate and work effectively across diverse cultures within a multinational context.
  • Done is better than perfect: Someone who likes to talk enough about what needs to happen but is itching to get the job done. Navigates ambiguity turning complicated situations into doable tasks.
  • End-to-end mindset: Big picture view of problems on hand with ability to embrace innovation, challenge the status quo and drive change while anticipating and forecasting various scenarios.
  • Supply Chain Expertise: In-depth knowledge of supply chain operations, processes and KPIs. With understanding of industry best practices and trends in supply chain management.
  • Data Analytics and Modeling: Proficiency in data analysis tools, statistical methods, and predictive modeling. Experience with data visualization tools such as PowerBI & Structured Query Language.



  • Minimum 8+ years of relevant work experience in multinational environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, Analytics, Supply Chain, or a related field. Master’s preferred.
  • Proven experience in business intelligence role with strong understanding of business intelligence concepts, tools (e.g. Power BI and Structured Query Language), and methodologies.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to convey complex concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Good understanding of supply chain principles and operating practices, logistics terminology, basic finance, and management of cross functional interdependencies.

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Job Title:  Senior Manager Supply Chain Business Intelligence (Reporting & Analytics) (m/f/d)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Lucerne
TEAM:  Supply Chain Management
State:  LU
Country/Region:  CH
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  507543
Date:  Apr 4, 2024