Senior Manager Analytics

  1. General Purpose

As a Senior Manager Trading & Analytics at adidas you are responsible for delivering cutting-edge analytics services to stakeholders, enabling them to make fact-based decisions. Based on internal & external data sources, you manage the generation of insights that help adidas better understand the consumer, expand reach, increase customer engagement and advocacy and ultimately drive sales. In collaboration with your team you inform the adidas digital trading strategy and provide the factual basis for business decisions.



  1. Key Responsibilities 

Scope:  Accountable for a specific digital analytics practice


  1. Analytics
  • Hands on analysis from basic ad hocs to advanced modeling with a focus (but not limited to) on the adidas China business.
  • Focus on product performance across the entire life cycle from planning to exit strategies.
  • Lead the continuous development of the Trading Analytics practice, including service portfolio evolution and constant screening of the ecosystem for partners or solutions.
  • Manage demand for insights and delivery of analytics services. Oversee the collection, tracking, mining and analysis of data and the generation of fact-based insights. Support Trading or BU teams to increase reach, engagement, buy and advocacy and inform digital strategy.
  • Lead assigned projects in areas such as analytics implementation, database integration, marketing attribution, tag management, qualitative data, etc.


  1. Consulting
  • Advise stakeholders in trading on analytics to define goals, select appropriate KPIs, monitor performance and derive trends and opportunities.
  • Collaborate with other colleagues within analytics to share best practices and optimize analytical techniques and approach.
  • Provide stakeholders with actionable recommendations and calls for action based on your gathered insights. Drive the translation of gathered insights into engaging, actionable and easy to digest insights presentations.
  • Develop and maintain a strong stakeholder network with high level of trust that facilitates action-ability of insights (strong focus with stakeholders in our China market).
  • Drive the implementation and use of data driven decision processes, in line with a fact-based decision culture.


  1. Innovation
  • Build a strong internal and external network, informing the adidas trading & analytics community on the latest trends and technological advances.



  1. Key Relationships:
  • China Digital Analytics
  • Trading Product Teams
  • Global and Local Trading Market teams
  • Global IT teams
  • Data Science
  • Global Digital and Brand organizations



  1. Requirements
  1. Education & Professional Experience
  • Degree with focus on Economics, Data Science, or IT or related areas, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5+ years of experience working in a Data Science or Analytics environment
  • Experience in working with stakeholders and experts at various organizational levels
  • Experience in creating strong internal business cases to support investment and internal resource requests


  1. Soft-Skills
  • A passion for delivering data-based recommendations for quantifiable improvements in business results and consumer satisfaction.
  • Very good communication skills, comfortable presenting complex topics to stakeholders at various organizational levels both in person and remotely
  • Very good presentation skills and story-telling
  • People management skills are a plus (although the role currently does not include people management, there is a possibility it may in the future)


  1. Hard-Skills
  • Proven experience with analytics tools and disciplines, preferably SQL, Google Analytics, adobe analytics, and Python or R combined with good mathematical and statistical foundations
  • Experience with data visualisation tools such as MicroStrategy and Power BI
  • Experience in forecasting, predictive, and/or simulation models
  • Very good project management skills, including the ability to lead projects or work on several projects simultaneously
  • Fluent English both verbally and written
  • Fluency in Mandarin along with professional experience in China would be a plus


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Job Title:  Senior Manager Analytics

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Amsterdam
TEAM:  Digital
State:  NH
Country/Region:  NL
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  413294
Date:  Jan 14, 2022