Content Management Team Lead (M/F/D)

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:


Lead a team of operations according to the adidas GBS culture and strategy. Assessing the team's needs and act about it, drive it to achieve operational goals and targets. Ensure deliverables expected to the business, while developing the team's skills through the adidas performance culture.


We are looking to fill this role with a candidate that can provide the following:


Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage a team between 4 up to max. 15 people, ensuring full responsibility for team performance and execution in accordance with defined KPI‘s and Stream strategy  
  • Ensure team’s management including, coaching, training, motivation and performance appraisal guidance, identifying improvement opportunities and implementing development action plans  
  • Support and actively participate in the recruiting process for own team  
  • Actively participate in the Employee Life Cycle, contributing with relevant inputs both to the management and the HR Team 
  • Prepare and support new team members functional onboarding and integration in the team and company culture  
  • Ensure good relationships with stakeholders and the global functional Team on a proactive basis as well as cross functional stakeholders and monitor customer satisfaction, implementation respective corrective measures 
  • Supervise the daily operations by adhering to the defined SLAs and ensuring that the team KPIs are maintained, achieved an reported correctly and on a timely manner 
  • Handle escalations by providing support in resolution of complaints and issues, as needed 
  • Problem analyses and proposal or assessment of solutions, and respective implementation 
  • Ensure data quality and integrity across various systems and tools and perform quality check on the work output of the team  
  • Perform or ensure day-to-day and period end processing responsibilities are completed in accordance with internal standards (e.g. desktop procedures, Group Finance manual) 
  • Monitor of work requests and allocation (ticketing and e-mails) 
  • During transitions: Ensure the necessary preparation and organization to receive and include new tasks or new work 


Key Relationships:


  • GBS Porto Leadership Team (area of responsibility) 
  • Market BPs  
  • Operational Teams  
  • Area GPO Team  
  • GBS Porto Internal Controls & Compliance  
  • GBS Porto Delivery Excellence  


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong knowledge of Content & Catalogue Management within Ariba & Coupa
  • Solid experience with SAP
  • Pro-active mindset in terms of identifying opportunities to drive automation
  • Experience in a fast-paced environment, Shared Services or similar
  • Ability to read, write and communicate in English in a business setting
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and high degree of customer orientation
  • Solid interpersonal skills combined with a high degree of customer orientation; can navigate easily within complex organizations, connect with a variety functions, audiences, management styles, or cultures.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Highly results driven and self-motivated team player
  • People oriented and passionate about leadership
  • Curious and growth mindset; keen to learn and approach subjects outside of comfort zone, look beyond the obvious
  • Continuous improvement mindset


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • University degree in Commerce/Business Administration/Finance/ Controlling or similar.
  • 5 plus years relevant work experience in the accounting / business area / Procurement
  • Proven work experience in people management / demonstrated ability to manage a medium-sized team
  • Broad and deep theoretical understanding of job function

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:  Content Management Team Lead (M/F/D)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Porto
TEAM:  Accounting & Finance
State:  13
Country/Region:  PT
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  362178
Date:  Nov 29, 2021