Senior Project Manager, Strategy and Programs

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

This is a key in-house strategy position for an organized, passionate and goal-oriented future leader who understands what projects have in common, and their strategic role in how organizations succeed, learn and change.

  • Drive major change initiatives across functions
  • Manage (senior) stakeholders relationship and secure buy-ins to project deliverables
  • Coach and groom future junior talents
  • Furthering project management capabilities and knowledge management of the team
  • Uphold and enhance the brand of Strategy & Programs with (senior) stakeholders


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and drive overall project and workstreams deliverables (e.g. project planning, milestones execution and monitoring)  in alignment with strategic direction
  • Identify business opportunities through development of new capabilities, and align and balance cross-divisions’ interest
  • Manage effective and timely communication on project progress and results to sponsors and senior management
  • Lead interpretation of project results and translate into insights to steer the project successfully
  • Effectively deploy project management toolkit across workstreams to ensure high quality and consistency of deliverables
  • Coach and Manage activities of (assistant) project managers and business analysts
  • Manage  Global Operations Strategy & Programs departmental activities (e.g. knowledge sharing and employer branding)


Key Relationships:

  • Drive project activities and connect with other stakeholders to share activities across work streams
  • Initiate and drive discussions with x-functional stakeholders to collect and consolidate feedback, prepare and align solutions
  • Proactively manage stakeholders, build relationships and manage communication
  • Stakeholders can relate to the following core functions:
    • Global Operations (Creation functions, Footwear, Apparel and A&G Sourcing ops, Supply Chain, etc.)
    • Markets (SCM and Sales functions) 
    • Marketing (horizontal and vertical BU divisions)
    • Corporate functions (e.g. legal, finance & performance management


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

           Soft skills:

  • End-to-end mindset, big picture view of problems on hand
  • Engaging, open and react to feedbacks and improve
  • Highly self-motivated individuals
  • Independently manage portfolio of tasks and handle upward communication proactively
  • Change management skills of influencing network of stakeholders
  • Coaching experience
    Hard skills:
  • Proven track records on wide areas of tools (e.g. Project planning, process mapping, enterprise solutions, Excel analytics, etc.)
  • Solid presentation and storytelling skills
  • Discipline in planning time management and organization skills
  • Project management, lean six-sigma certification
  • Other HR toolboxes (e.g. Campus and self-learning modules)

Requisite Education and Qualifications: 

  • Minimum 5-6 years of relevant work experience in MNC environment (e.g. top tier consulting, project management, apparel/fashion, or supply chain management, background)
  • Within which 1-2 years of relevant project leadership, team management experiences
  • University degree, PMP and lean sigma certification preferred
  • Strong knowledge on Sourcing business, operations, process and systems preferred

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 Project Manager, Strategy and Programs

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Hong Kong
TEAM:  Global Operations
State:  91
Country/Region:  CN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  287748
Date:  Feb 16, 2021