Executive Assistant (m/f/d)


Executive Assistant



Area:                                                                                     GOPS

Department:                                                                         SCM Global

Direct Reporting Line:                                                         SVP SCM Global Operations

Indirect/secondary reporting line:                                      n/a

Subsidiary/country:                                                               adidas International Trading AG/Switzerland

Location:                                                                               Lucerne

GSMS Grade:                                                                                       P1

Number of Personnel Managed:                                          n/a

Cost Center/Budget and/or Revenue Responsibility:         n/a



Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:


Provide administrative support to the (Senior) Vice President and his/her department to ensure efficient management and running of the function on a day to day level.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Take charge of all kind of correspondence independently, to ensure timely and accurate response

  • Format, type and edit a variety of material, including correspondence, memos, minutes, reports and confidential material

  • Maintain and update department files, records, (organizational) charts, subscriptions and publications

  • Receive and screen telephone calls, monitor mail entry and administer the department owned e-mail accounts

  • Create announcements and newsletters

  • Create presentations

  • Schedule internal and external meetings/conferences

  • Coordinate and execute all travel arrangements for team members including flight and hotel booking visa securing, car reservations and airport pick-up arrangements and immediately providing solutions to problems requiring knowledge of department policies and procedures

  • Complete travel expense reports

  • Handle the department cost-center on at the respective level, including regular monitoring for budgets, approval of invoices to ensure correct accounting transactions

  • Key contact point for information management (e.g. intranet), ensure content of the intranet is up to date

  • Proactively/ independently carry out special projects and assignments

  • Assist in and coordinate projects and assignments as requested/directed (please give examples)




  • Take over administrative and coordinative tasks of department members as requested

  • Handle assigned operational tasks of respective department under supervision


    Key Relationships:

  • SCM Global team in Lucerne
  • HR Lucerne
  • Peers and stakeholders of SVP SCM Global Operations
  • Supporting functions: Travel, Facilities, etc



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • An excellent service minded and can-do attitude.

  • Pro-active E2E thinking, understanding dependencies and preferences

  • Very good language skills, particularly in English &German both written and spoken

  • Strong communication skills, especially throughout all hierarchy levels

  • High level of service orientation in dealing with internal and external stakeholders/customers

  • Outstanding organizational skills

  • First project management experience preferred

  • Excellent PC software skills

  • Excellent knowledge on new media & applications


    Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor degree in Business or Communication, or any other related education field

  • 2+ years of relevant work experience, ideally in a dynamic and diverse work environment



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Job Title:  Executive Assistant (m/f/d)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Lucerne
TEAM:  Administrative
Country/Region:  CH
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  199972