Manager, Human Resources (Retail)

Key Responsibilities

Own Retail HR Function

  • Propose HR strategy for Own Retail in accordance with own retail development plan
  • Set up and maintain HC Planning for own retail based on productivity review
  • Optimize recruitment channels and enhance recruitment efficiency to support aggressive business expansion
  • Adapt and implement performance management system to drive performance culture in the retail stores
  • Propose own retail organization and grade hierarchy, develop career ladders for own retail staff according to grade hierarchy
  • Work with Rewards team closely to install proper remuneration system for own retail which includes but not limited to salary structure, commission scheme, benefits program and recognition program
  • Work with Retail Training department to map out development roadmap and conduct regular promotion cycle and build talent pipeline for upcoming new store expansion
  • Establish the effective and efficient cooperation with qualified labor/personnel agencies to ensure labor regulations are fully complied.
  • Maintain a high level of communication with retail team and promote positive employee relations in the working environment
  • Develop the best HR practices to support the retail operations
  • Advise the retail managers (district manager/store manager) on how to motivate, coach and manage the retail staff

HR Management for Retail Operations:

  • Work closely with Line Management to understand their business needs and how to translate those into HR initiatives, act as a Consultant to the business.
  • Manage the recruitment process and HR support for positions in support area
  • Support on annual personnel budgeting process.
  • Support on annual salary rounds and promotions/salary adjustments for defined areas in accordance with GSMS-process
  • Support the implementation of Performance Management and talent development tools and concepts (such as Talent Management, TLU and Succession Planning initiatives)
  • Prepare HR reports on regular basis


  • Provide job coaching for subordinates
  • Participate HR projects when necessary


Experience/ Skills Required

  • Bachelor degree required in business related majors
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in HR function in consumer/ fashion industry, experience in Retail will be a plus
  • Strategic planning and project management skills
  • Strong communication skills and presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and has the ability to deal with conflicts and ambiguity
  • A good team player
  • Native Mandarin and fluent English

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, Human Resources (Retail)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Shanghai
TEAM:  Human Resources
State:  SH
Country/Region:  CN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  337528
Date:  Jun 9, 2021