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Project Manager - Strategy & Programs - Temp Until March 2021 (m/f/d)

Purpose 

 

This is an in-house strategy key position for an organized, passionate and goal-oriented talent who understands what projects have in common, and their strategic role in how organizations succeed, learn and change.

 

  • Drive major change initiatives across functions
  • Manage stakeholder’s relationship and secure buy-ins to project deliverables
  • Support enhancement activities on project management capabilities and knowledge management of the team
  • Uphold and enhance the brand of Strategy & Programs within own network
     

Key Accountabilities
 

  • Lead program, project activities and manage effective and timely communication on project progress and results to (senior) management
  • Execute overall project management and work streams deliverables (e.g. project planning, milestones execution and monitoring)
  • Design and drive analytics framework to support project execution
  • Lead interpretation of project results and translate into insights to steer the project successfully
  • Effectively deploy project management toolkit to ensure high quality and consistency of deliverables
  • Provide guidance and manage activities of assistant project managers and business analysts
  • Manage [Product/Fulfilment] Strategy & Programs departmental activities (e.g. knowledge sharing and employer branding)

 
Knowledge, Capabilities and Experience 

 
Soft skills:

  • Capability to simplify complex matters and provide options
  • Ability to build storyline to convey messages in a simple way
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and high level of influence skills
  • Ability to work independently

 

Hard skills:

  • Strong Excel analytics
  • Extensive PowerPoint knowledge and skills
  • Project management, lean six-sigma certification
  • Experience with project planning and process mapping tools (e.g. MS Project, Visio)
  • Basic knowledge of enterprise solutions (e.g. SAP, development systems)
    • Other HR toolboxes (e.g. Campus and self-learning modules)

 

People management skills:

  • Work with and guide interns
  • Manage work stream teams
  • Assist coaching of more junior team members

  

Qualifications

 

  1. Minimum 3-4 years of relevant work experience in MNC environment (e.g. management consulting, or regional exposure)
  2. Within which ~2 years of relevant project management or industry experiences
  3. University degree required  

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:  Project Manager - Strategy & Programs - Temp Until March 2021 (m/f/d)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Strategy
State:  BY
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  223749
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