Senior Manager HR Projects



To manage and deliver various strategic, tactical, global and local initiatives/projects across location Amsterdam (main focus) as well as Global Digital. To support an effective and efficient implementation of our people strategy, HR tools, processes and standards across location Amsterdam and the Digital business.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the implementation of the global HR strategy as well as global and local initiatives across location Amsterdam and Global Digital.
  • Support and drive the implementation of our people strategy for location AMS and Digital in close collaboration with the Director HR Project & Amsterdam, Chief Digital Officer and VP HR Lead and manage assigned project(s),
  • Support and drive global harmonization and standardization of processes and tools within the HR team across location Amsterdam and global Digital, thereby reducing complexity and increasing transparency and alignment across the locations and functions.
  • HR SPOC, ie liaise and collaborate with our Amsterdam & Benelux works council
  • Drive and facilitate the deliverables and outcomes for the Amsterdam Senior Leadership Team (ASLT), Amsterdam Leadership Group (ALG) and the local crisis management team.
  • Support creation of business cases to secure funding and ensure visibility of project progress, flag risks and support their mitigation,
  • Manage dependencies with other key initiatives to ensure alignment, consistency and quality of project deliverables across key initiatives,
  • Drive initiatives in collaboration with the Director HR Project & Amsterdam, Chief Digital Officer and VP HR to ensure  location Amsterdam is a best place to work.

Key Relationships:

  • Various leadership groups e.g., Amsterdam Leadership Group, Cultural Ambassadors
  • Global Digital and project teams
  • Works Councils
  • Global and local Rewards & Talent Partners, PMO
  • HR Business partners both in Amsterdam and around the globe
  • GBS, Global Workplaces, Internal Coms


Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong project management skills and ability to manage cross-functional project teams from concept to implementation, ideally on an international scale
  • Proven track record in managing globally dispersed project teams,
  • Ability to create integrated end-to-end solutions, move at speed and drive things to conclusion.
  • Entrepreneurial- and global minded,
  • Strong HR customer/consumer focus,
  • Strong stakeholder management capability and excellent interpersonal, networking and communication skills.


Requisite Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of 4 years’ progressive work experience in fast-moving consumer goods industry and/or consulting background
  • International, cross-functional and intercultural experience
  •  Experience as a HR Business Partner would be a plus.
  • English fluency 
  • Strong MS Office skills, ideally MS Project

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:  Senior Manager HR Projects

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Amsterdam
TEAM:  Human Resources
State:  NH
Country/Region:  NL
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  461404
Date:  Jun 14, 2022