Senior Manager Delivery Management FW

Purpose& Overall Relevance for the Organization:

  • Drive and coordinate production allocation and availability management for finished products and components across all Footwear LOs/functions
  • Drive conceptual evolution, implementation and ramp-up of Speed programs; and coordinate all operations of Speed programs across the Footwear organization, incl. feasibility checks, material staging, capacity and availability management
  • Support the Director Allocation & Capacity in the operational and strategic planning process; and in identifying/implementing initiatives that enhance the capabilities, efficiency, effectiveness and collaboration within Footwear Sourcing


Key Responsibilities:

  • Optimize seasonal production allocation along various dimensions incl. availability, landed costs (FOB, duty, VA), key technologies, model mix and factory capabilities; drive allocation strategy implementation through production allocation on BU and franchises level; actively influence and shape development allocation through production allocation decisions
  • Drive monthly performance of Footwear Sourcing operations along relevant dimensions (e.g. order fulfilment KPIs, capacity utilization, process compliance and efficiency, etc.)
  • Drive component business and feasibility checks and develop alternative sourcing options to optimize trade benefits
  • Proactively identify potential issues for fulfilment and capacity utilization and work closely with the LOs and/or functional teams to develop mitigation measures
  • Manage end to end planning process of special Statement projects (e.g Yeezy..)
  • Manage the current Footwear Speed programs Continuous Replenishment / Planned Responsiveness / In-Season Creation: monitor execution of all on/off-system processes to ensure high degree of speed feasibility, order fulfilment, and to identify improvement opportunities; specifically, own and drive the seasonal speed feasibility checks and support SMU requests
  • Support the department in ad-hoc data analyses
  • Support selected projects as defined by Director Allocation & Capacity


Key Relationships:

  • LO teams and esp. LO Planning Managers, DPCs and SDOMs
  • Supplier teams and esp. Business Planning Managers
  • Global Supply Planning and BU planning
  • GOPS Speed team
  • Product Operations
  • other COPS functions


Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Understanding of trade topics (import duties, FTA, trade barriers) affecting imports from the Footwear source countries into major markets
  • Good knowledge of Footwear industry and manufacturing methods a plus
  • Good knowledge of standard Software applications (Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Project management skills a plus


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate university degree
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in a Sourcing role or operations
  • Fluency in English, knowledge of another language (ideally Mandarin, Vietnamese, Bahasa, or German) an advantage.

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Job Title:  Senior Manager Delivery Management FW

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Hong Kong
TEAM:  Sourcing
State:  HK
Country/Region:  CN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  412369
Date:  Jan 7, 2022