Senior Manager Transport & Logistics

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:


The Senior Manager Transport & Logistics – Origin Operations  is responsible for ensuring process and performance consistency between all origins.


The role will also work with the respective origin teams, 4PL and the Logistics Service Providers to trouble shoot any operational escalations/disruptions.


Furthermore, the role will support the director in defining the overall strategic road map for origin operations.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Process Consistency and Standardization Maintain close interaction with sourcing operations management to ensure that requirements towards the vendors are aligned enabling a smooth interaction between vendors, 4PLs and other stakeholders.
  • Work with CI team, Origin Cluster Lead or team and any other stakeholder to identify best practices for implementation throughout the vendor base.
  • Full responsibility for any operational implementation for the origin team in the case of new LSP, ship modes or initiatives.
  • Evaluate areas for process complexity reduction in global origins in close collaboration with the cluster leads. Develop process adjustments and drive their implementation.
  •  Advise and ensure operational requirements are captured by the procurement team for any tendering activities related to origin operations.




Operational Escalations and Performance Management

  • Partner with 4PL on day-to-day operational escalation and resolve issues in a timely and smooth manner, ensuring the adidas supply chain is not disrupted
  • Ensure 4PL or LSP partners are clear on operational expectations and provide feedback, representing the origin team
  • Give guidance/coaching to the 4PL and LSP partners


Strategic Planning

  • Review and recommend priorities on various origin operational improvement initiatives
  • Coordinate with the CI team/4PL/Destination Team on project resource planning
  • Provide inputs for budget reviews


Key Relationships:


  • Supply Chain Management teams
  • Local IT
  • Global Logistics Service Providers
  • Sourcing management / Liaison Offices


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Good planning and organizational skills, and ability to work and deliver on time in changing environments
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills, including structured and detailed problem solving methodologies
  • Extremely strong communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written, to interact effectively and efficiently with internal stakeholders and external logistics service providers
  • Self-motivated and highly driven
  • Sound business sense and good judgement capabilities
  • Team player
  • Knowledge of logistics’ computer applications, MS-Excel, MS-Word, MS-PowerPoint, and MS-Access.
  • Fluent English (written and spoken) and other relevant languages, if required


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:


  • A 4-year degree from an accredited college or university with emphasis on the areas of business, economics, logistics, planning, supply chain, information systems, or operations; MBA is a plus
  • +8 years of work experience, ideally in an apparel/fashion supply chain management or a fast-moving logistics environment, particularly related to supplier/contract, project and supply chain management including an overall logistics responsibility
  • Experience in multi-national transportation logistics and project management with the drive and energy to implement change

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Job Title:  Senior Manager Transport & Logistics

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Hong Kong
TEAM:  Supply Chain Management
State:  91
Country/Region:  CN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  282289
Date:  Apr 4, 2021