Senior Manager Business Strategy Execution

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

To support the successful delivery of the strategic business plan through identification of actionable insights and cross-functional business partnering.


Key responsibilities:


Strategic Planning & Execution

  • Provide relevant local insights and data to support informed decision making and the development of impactful business plans.
  • Work with local functional leaders to identify and develop initiatives to deliver the strategic plan.
  • Lead, facilitate and support specific cross-functional projects and change management initiatives, driving excellence in project management execution.
  • Provide ongoing communication and tracking of progress for priority projects to the Leadership Team and other identified stakeholders.


Market Intelligence

  • Deliver marketplace and consumer intelligence to support high quality business decisions.
  • Provide internal stakeholders with relevant information packages meeting their respective needs through an aligned communication plan and process.


Head Office

  • Support management processes through agenda planning and organization of relevant documentation for all key stakeholder interactions, driving continuous improvement through best practice sharing.
  • Work with the Internal Comms team to ensure management information and business priorities are amplified to a broader audience to drive engagement and understanding.
  • Facilitate and prepare content for assigned local meetings and internal VIP visits.


Key Relationships:

  • Internal
  • North Europe Leadership Team
  • EMEA Business Development team
  • Sales, Marketing, Finance and HR teams
  • Internal Communications
  • Key stakeholders identified for specific projects and initiatives


  • External
  • Market Intelligence providers
  • External partners/agencies relating to specific projects


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Consumer focused and experience of driving insights to action.
  • Proven cross-functional project management skills and track record of successfully delivering change.  
  • High degree of commercial and business acumen.
  • High personal impact and excellent communication skills.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English essential.
  • Mindset: curious, questioning, agile, pro-active and action orientated.


Requisite Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum 4 years of relevant functional experience.
  • Experience in sporting goods or fashion is a benefit.
  • Proven success in managing cross-functional teams and relationships.


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Job Title:  Senior Manager Business Strategy Execution

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Manchester
TEAM:  Strategy
State:  MAN
Country/Region:  GB
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  431470
Date:  Aug 6, 2022