Manager SEA, Field Operations (7-month Temp)

Manager, Social & Environmental Affairs



Position/Job Title:                     SEA Manager

Department:                           Social & Environmental Affairs

Direct Reporting Line:           Senior Manager or Director, SEA

Indirect/Second Reporting Line:  

Subsidiary/Country:               adidas Sourcing Ltd.

Location:                                Guangzhou

Personnel managed:             None




  1. Conduct compliance audit to adidas suppliers mainly in footwear, garment and accessory industrials for both Tier 1 and material Tier 2.
  2. Update audit reports in the shared platform (i.e FFC)
  3. Identify the areas of risk to adidas in respect of working conditions and standards. Provide to the Line Manager recommendations in respect of those risks, based on legal obligations and SEA requirements
  4. Other temporary tasks assigned by Line Manager.



Communication/Customer Contact

Internal interactions within SEA department.



Academics & Training Background

  1. University Degree in Engineering, Occupational Health & Safety, Human Resource Management, Law or related Fields are preferrable.
  2. At least 5 years of progressive experience in manufacturing industry with focus on compliance, or at least three years’ experience in the areas of compliance audit in brand’s compliance team or in auditing firm.
  3. Written Communication - be able to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of styles; can get messages across that have the desired effect.
  4. Language – Knowledge of local language and dialects in country of operation.  Fluent written and spoken English.


Further Requirement

    1. The job requires hands on experience in the field. 
    2. Frequent travel in the designated country is essential. Be able to work in industrial environment.
    3. Be able to trouble shoot issues, identify risks, and manage crises.

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 SEA, Field Operations (7-month Temp)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Guangzhou
TEAM:  Legal / SEA
State:  44
Country/Region:  CN
Contract Type:  Temp
Number:  300655
Date:  Feb 22, 2021