Manager, Development & Commercialization, Apparel (Global Sourcing), Cebu

Key Responsibilities:

• Ensure that the suppliers meet all key milestones and KPIs of the physical and virtual product creation process on time and with quality for defined categories.

Key involvement in the escalation of issues which cannot be resolved by CC and the supplier.

Understand and implement all transfer policies ensuring product integrity (quality, aesthetics, cost) is maintained at all phases of the process with minimal or no delay in production timing.

Ensure product whether Physical proto or Virtual proto is developed and engineered with focus on productivity and manufacturing efficiency without compromising product quality.

Ensure Virtual proto’s created by the suppliers are a true representative of designers intent, and that Physical production is aligned with Virtual approved proto.

Continuously build up category specific capabilities within the internal and supplier teams and be the spokesperson for the category in the supplier group/OC.

Work with manufacturers and suppliers in continuous upgrades of technical applications and processes including the development and implementation of new technologies.

Drive effective teamwork by actively coaching and supporting internal and supplier team members to develop their skills and capabilities.


Key relationships:

• Suppliers

• Brand Operations

• Costing

• Planning

• Material

• CI

• Transport & Logistics


Knowledge, skills and abilities: (to be derived from skills assessment)

• Management experience, including leading , developing and motivating people and building effective teams

• Strong understanding of apparel manufacturing

• Basic 3D knowledge and skills on virtual sample creation & engineering

• Good understanding of costing principles

• Effective communication and negotiation skills

Fluent in English, written and verbal


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

• Four year college or university degree

• At least 5 years of related work experience in the apparel industry in a technical capacity with managerial experience

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Job Title:  Manager, Development & Commercialization, Apparel (Global Sourcing), Cebu

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Cebu
TEAM:  Product Development
State:  CEB
Country/Region:  PH
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  494809
Date:  Feb 27, 2023