Manager GBS DE - Resource planning & Performance Management

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organisation:


Global Business Services (GBS) designs, builds and operates consistent end-to-end business solutions for adidas, delivering services in the areas of finance, non-trade procurement and human resources.  This drives operating efficiency, better customer experience, company agility and decision making, and ensures the compliance and control environment.  This is enabled through consistent end-to-end processes, strong, globally consistent governance of solutions and services, state of the art technology and tools, creativity and continuous improvement.


Performance Management include definition of GBS Global Dashboard and KPIs, balance scorecard and framework of how data should be used to drive process improvements. The Director Delivery Excellence – will make sure that data are available and distributed to relevant stakeholders, there is a regular process in place to review process performance and productivity metrics, and right corrective actions are taken.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Support design and build of automated reporting and dashboards to track business performance metrics
  • Support creation of the monthly report on the consolidated service performance of all GBS Centers and processes globally
  • Identify additional demand for new reports and functionalities
  • Provides business and technical expertise for the analytics process, tools, and applications for GBS.  Seeks opportunities for advanced analytics, continually strives to embed data and analytics in business processes and leverage analytics as a motivation for high quality data.



Key Relationships:


  • GBS Leadership team
  • Global Process Owners
  • Operations teams in centers
  • Global Delivery Excellence team
  • IT Platform Engeenering team


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Strong data acumen, being able to model and analyze complex data sets
  • Good collaboration skills, able to work effectively in a matrix organization
  • Experience with reporting systems and efficient data pipeline architecture
  • Experience with technology and ability to facilitate communication between business and technology teams
  • Ability to work and deliver in changing environments, under limited guidance while adhering to specified deadlines
  • Ability to think strategically, synthesize complex situations and develop innovative solutions within a changing environment
  • Knowledge of the performance measurement function and practices
  • Excellent English language proficiency



Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:


  • 4+ years of experience in GBS organization preferably in any of the Excellence functions
  • The successful candidate will have experience in business level reporting, complex data mining and analysis as well as data visualization
  • Preferably have worked in Performance Management team
  • University degree or equivalent experience

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Job Title:  Manager GBS DE - Resource planning & Performance Management

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Dalian
TEAM:  Accounting & Finance
State:  LN
Country/Region:  CN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  349902
Date:  Nov 6, 2021