Senior Manager HR, Digital

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:


•     Act as ‘Strategic Business Partner’ and ‘Coach’ to China Digital organization in all relevant people management issues, ensuring the best HR strategies and value-adding service are provided to attract, develop, motivate and retain the talents in Digital functions.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Act as a consultant on all HR-related topics to the leaders and employees of the support area including but not limited to HC planning, team structure, culture building, performance & talent management, employee relations etc. and coordinate with global partners where needed.
  • Work closely with Digital leaders to understand their business needs and translate business priorities into HR initiatives in order to enable China Digital Acceleration, drive change management plans and execution of new Digital NXT org. set up.
  • Maintain a high level of communication with Digital Management team and contribute to the decision-making process of structuring and developing the team for the organization.
  • Support and execute People Strategy landing in China Digital, also the quality execution of global HR functional initiatives in China
  • Facilitate annual salary round and promotions/ salary adjustment process for China Digital team in accordance with the company policies and process
  • Build a Talent pipeline with robust succession plans for critical positions within China Digital
  • Support the implementation of Personnel & Management Development tools and concepts
  • Support the business on employee engagement-related topics (onboarding program, townhall meetings, listening sessions etc.)
  • Provide insights on rewarding system, including external competitiveness, retention programs, etc.
  • Prepare HR reports on regular basis, monitor dashboards and analytic trends


Key Relationships:

  • Global & China Digital team
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Rewards
  • Talent Partnering
  • GBS



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • HR Capabilities: Individual and collective labor law. HR Subject Matter Expert, use of HR metrics, change delivery support, organizational design, maintains external perspective, anticipating people trends, employee relations. Basic knowledge around workforce planning and organizational design
  • Business Capabilities: Digital Landscape, customer focus, understanding HR strategy, understanding business, its value chain and key processes
  • Consulting Capabilities: Brokering solutions to meet business needs, ability to sell HR solutions to the business, trusted advisor, small group facilitation, coaching skills, project input and delivery
  • A good team player with basic management skills
  • Customer oriented, approachable and strong interpersonal skills, basic coaching skills
  • Excellent organization and problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, presentation and facilitation skills
  • Is open to new approaches and supports change actively
  • Ability to adapt to fast pace and agile working environment


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • University degree or equivalent
  • At least 7-8 years HR management with preferably digital business support experience
  • Good understanding of FMCG/ consumer goods industry and digital landscape
  • Familiar with commercial environment
  • Fluent in English and Mandarin (written and spoken)

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Job Title:  Senior Manager HR, Digital

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Shanghai
TEAM:  Human Resources
State:  SH
Country/Region:  CN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  364459
Date:  Oct 12, 2021