Manager Procurement Insights (m/f/d)

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization


This role will act as the single point of contact for reporting and analytics related topics within the Global Non-Trade Procurement Department. The monitoring and maintenance of our various interfaces to the Reporting & Analytics systems will become a key activity in addition to the interaction with the Reporting & Analytics, Data and Analytics and S2P Insights Management teams. Together these functions will constantly enhance our KPI structure, tracking and reporting capabilities.
By ensuring that the required Procurement data is available and easily accessible across the organization this role will support a data driven and fact-based decision-making process and therewith contribute to the profitability of our organization. 


Key Responsibilities


Support Procurement Community by providing functional & market insights

  • Collect data and conduct analyses, together with the Global Business Service team, on internal factors such as spend and customer requirements
  • Analyze historic spend data and identify trends and patterns
  • Generate reports with the respective findings, the scenarios considered and recommended actions to the respective stakeholders
  • Combine external and internal data insights to develop and perform calculations on industry and supplier cost models, total cost of ownership and develop sensitivity/scenario models to identify critical variables and impacts
  • Prepare fact-based negotiation packages as support for the category management team in the negotiation process


Support value tracking

  • Monitor savings (identified and realized) and create reporting on saving progress

Produce standard and ad hoc business intelligence reports as required 

  • Execute, verify, modify, and distribute reports according to pre-defined reporting schedules
  • Help create and communicate KPI reports with the GBS team on regular basis based on defined list of KPIs 
  • Support Procurement organization with activity analysis and exception reporting, e.g. activities reporting of e-catalogues or user portal


Manage knowledge

  • Secure knowledge transfers and exchange by storing and maintaining (analytical) project deliverables and templates in the knowledge repositories
  • Actively scan research databases, and communicate category specific news and trends to internal stakeholders


Project Planning

  • Partner with IT, Group Data Management, Group Finance and Global Business Services teams to ensure robust processes are in place and adhered to, to ensure proper primary data governance
  • Ensure delivery and execution of procurement analytics needs across materials and services.

Key Relationships

  • Senior Director Procurement Excellence
  • Corporate Data and Analytics Team
  • GBS Reporting & Analytics Team
  • GBS NTP Team
  • Category & Market Teams
  • Group Data Management
  • IT Project and Support Teams
  • 3rd party Service Providers

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent knowledge in analytics, e.g. analyzing spend, demand and savings
  • Extensive knowledge of procurement tools and procurement data structure as well as Financial and Procurement KPIs
  • Good understanding of savings methodologies and ability to train users on different use-cases
  • Good knowledge of project management and planning 
  • Strong capability to independently interact with different stakeholders
  • Action oriented and solution minded team player with high degree of self-management
  • Ability to prioritize workload and manage deadlines
  • Knowledge on Visual Analytical tools: e.g. Microstrategy, Tableau or Power BI
  • Proficiency in MS Office and SAP Ariba
  • Fluent in English, spoken and written
  • Knowledge of Portuguese and German would be a plus

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree with emphasis on the areas of business, economics, finance, procurement or legal, or comparable professional education
  • 3-5 years of general business experience preferably in the Procurement area

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 Procurement Insights (m/f/d)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Accounting & Finance
State:  BY
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  358125
Date:  Oct 13, 2021