Senior Manager Program Management

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organisation:


Environmental sustainability is integral to adidas Own the Game 2025 strategy.  The management of supply chain’s environmental program is complex and challenging.  To continue to advance progress towards the environmental targets, we need to work in a wider spectrum and collaboratively with both internal and external stakeholders to drive changes and identify the opportunities for further improvement.


This role is to support Director, Environment (Program and Data Management) to manage and interlink supply chain environmental strategy, program and tool across the key 5 strategic environmental topics, such as carbon / energy, water, waste, chemical & wastewater and environmental management system.



Key Responsibilities:


Program Management

  • Drive and support the development of supply chain environmental program and tools in alignment with supply chain environmental strategy
  • Develop an unified strategic supply chain environmental program and target setting with topic leads for climate/energy, water, waste, EMS and chemical & wastewater
  • Manage the annual verification cycle from tool, timeline and resource, such as develop workplan and execute timeline management to ensure the supply chain environmental program meet internal and external reporting cadence.
  • Responsible for supplier’s annual environmental performance scorecard generation
  • Provide trainings to the team in regular basis to ensure consistency and improve their understanding on program and targets.
  • Identify training needs and develop training material for the supplier to support the supply chain environmental program rollout and implementation to drive towards and development of a self-governing supply chain. 
  • Drive consistency in environmental guideline standardization and all the internal/external facing environmental training material and communication.
  • Ensure alignment on environmental performance evaluation with divisional sourcing scorecard thru engagement with key sourcing partners




Key Relationships:


  • Sustainable Sourcing
  • Sourcing Divisions
  • Global Operations
  • SEA, Environmental Assurance Team
  • External monitors / verifier for annual reporting  


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Strong project management knowledge and experience, including developing and maintaining project plans, providing regular communication, coordination, problem resolution and undertaking budget administration.
  • Strong business acumen and superior quantitative and analytical problem-solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to convey complex information in a simple, easily understood to diverse groups of stakeholders
  • Proven ability to interact with all levels, partnering, facilitating, and influencing and utilizing internal and external resources
  • Strong team player with proven ability to work cross functionally to achieve goals and objectives and ability to work independently as well as in team setting.
  • Strong written and verbal English, any other regional (Asia Pacific) language is a plus
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint programs
  • Able to work independently as well as in team setting.



Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of experience of environmental / sustainability project management within the supply chain and/or sustainability sector
  • Bachelor / Master degree in Environmental Engineering / Management / Science

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Job Title:  Senior Manager Program Management

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Hong Kong
TEAM:  Sourcing
State:  HK
Country/Region:  CN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  449208
Date:  May 3, 2022