Manager, Sustainability Materials Footwear

Manage and execute the implementation of the sustainability projects at Tier 1 suppliers with primary focus on Product Traceability, and also on material availability improvement 



  • Drive the Product Traceability execution at T1 level in collaboration with the Footwear Materials Sustainability Team within designated country of origin. 
  • On-boarding of T1 supplier into relevant sustainability projects with primary focusing on Product Traceability
  • Execute the Training Roll of Sustainable product traceability with standardized processes/procedures into the T1 base. 
  • Govern and audit Tier 1 suppliers performance of implementation and execution of processes. 
  • Managing Sustainable Material projects implementation into Tier 1 suppliers to ensure KPI’s of Sustainable material projects are achieved. 
  • Be the first line of support in case of system/process troubleshooting for T1’s
  • Lead the Continuous Improvement and feedback process to ensure T1 relevant feedback is considered in system and process enhancements.  
  • Maintain a strong network of relationships with Tier 1 suppliers to build up knowledge for Product Traceability.   
  • Act as the execution expert to cooperate with same function in different country of origin for standardized execution.    
  • Execute material availability improvement strategic initiatives and tactical operations on day-to-day basis



  • Footwear LO planning teams
  • Sustainability  team FW Materials 
  • Footwear LO operation teams 
  • Apparel and A&G sustainability counterparts
  • Footwear Tier 1 suppliers



  • Effective communication and negotiation skills
  • Strategic thinking and result orientation
  • Strong data analytics with tools (e.g. excel, Alteryx)
  • Strong Knowledge of Footwear Planning 
  • Knowledge of Footwear Tier 1 PO procurement process
  • Strong Execution and Implementation skills
  • Pro-active approach and thinking outside of the box
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)



  • Four-year university degree
  • Minimum 5 years’ work experience in Footwear manufacturing planning /procurement

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Job Title:  Manager, Sustainability Materials Footwear

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Ho Chi Minh City
TEAM:  Sourcing
State:  65
Country/Region:  VN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  381469
Date:  Nov 17, 2021