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Manager Sustainability

PURPOSE & OVERALL RELEVANCE FOR THE ORGANIZATION:

Be a key player within the GCA Sustainability Team to support executing and implementing the GCA sustainability strategy and programs. This role will be responsible to help build up a brand-new business opportunity within adidas.

 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategy

  • Support development of a new business plan
  • Contribute to operationalizing the Sustainability strategy
  • Identify and support collaboration with partners to advance our Sustainability strategy
  • Seek innovative, disruptive ideas on sustainability and provide unique consumer experiences

 

Process Development

  • Develop and implement the end to end Go-To-Market (GTM) processes for key sustainability programs
  • Develop compelling program rollouts with a strong focus on sustainability and innovation
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Project Management
  • Execute, monitor, and communicate the implementation of key sustainability programs between stakeholders across all levels
  • Manage the ongoing metrics of project progression, monitoring inputs & outputs, and manage issues/risks to deliver against KPIs
  • Support test and learn for key sustainability programs

 

 

KPIs:

  • Program achievement, contribution to team effort, and overall business impact
  • Overall project leadership, communications, goal-orientation, problem resolution and strategic influence
     
     
    KEY RELATIONSHIPS:
    GCA: All functions
    Global: Global Sustainability, Global Legal: Sustainability and Engagement, Government Affairs and Communities, Global Brands, Global GOPs
     
     
    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  1. Proven passion for and professional exposure to Sustainability a plus
  2. Experience in managing strategic initiatives and projects simultaneously
  3. Ability to think on a strategic and operational level at the same time
  4. Experience in setting up and executing new business models within an existing organization
  5. Background in merchandising, product management, supply chain and/or project management
  6. Organized, but also able to be flexible to meet changing needs, takes a pragmatic problem-solving approach
  7. Team player with ability to collaborate with cross-functional project teams
  8. Strong communication and presentation skills
  9. Entrepreneurial – takes initiative and has an owner mentality
  10. Curiosity and desire to grow and develop
  11. Solid skills in Word, Excel, Power Point etc.
  12. Professional working proficiency in English and Mandarin
     
     
    REQUISITE EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE / MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • University degree in business/marketing or related field
  • Proven experience in cross-functional and collaborative working (matrix organization)
  • Functional: relevant work experience in functions like Brand, Sales, Finance, Supply Chain
  • Industry: sporting goods / retail / consumer goods

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 Sustainability

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Shanghai
TEAM:  Strategy
State:  SH
Country/Region:  CN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  358307
Date:  Sep 14, 2021