Assistant Manager, Trading & Implementation - Consumer Excellence

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organisation:
Reporting to the Director, Retail Operations, South-East Asia, this role is responsible for supporting the maximisation of profitability by supporting the implementation of Operational strategies, Omni-channel and Digital infrastructure opportunities which underpin the wider channel strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

Project Management

  • Coordination of assigned project work/ global initiatives to ensure the delivery of project plans on time and within agreed objectives. 
  • Prepare pre-project analysis; build comprehensive project plans for each project including success measures from all stakeholders, commercial implications and timelines.
  • Track progress of ongoing initiatives.
  • Run surveys with key stakeholders on policy/ project drafts and test these pilot projects when required
  • Training of users
  • Enhancement/ optimization of initiatives and processes

Store Operations / General Support

  • Basic re-occurring NS reporting via MSTR to Cluster SLT, RBO and Country Retail teams
  • House of Retail process optimization and adoption assessment and recommendations for future focuses and/ or course correction
  • Support Marketplace Expansion Senior Manager as required with BPM committee meetings, SSM maintenance and tracking store openings, closures and planned remodels  
  • Act as a single point of contact for retail initiatives and gathering of best practices for the cluster, escalating and scaling these further where applicable
  • Gathering information in a timely, quarterly way FO promo plans, commercial moments and other initiatives that are designed to drive the business and in a timeframe that allows the cluster team to intervene or propose adjustments to said plans
  • Timely reporting on the measurable outcome of these moments, campaigns or product launches to fuel a process of continuous improvement and target achievement
  • Building off of channel priorities and initiatives, support the creation and launch of store tactical incentives to drive specific KPI outcomes
  • Support the cluster ops team to create project plans and initiatives that directly drive our net sales and move the retail formula in a meaningful way  
  • Support the expansion of ways of working into new countries including, but not limited to, ThinkTime, HOR, GROW, etc.


Key Relationships:

  • Local:
    • SEA Retail back office team
    • SEA Country Retail team
    • SEA GM and Finance
    • SEA Brand and Marketing Activation
  • Hub: DTC Excellence Team


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Advanced user of MS Office suite of products.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Excellent Coordination and communication skills
  • High level of attention to details
  • High level of Retail knowledge and experience

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • University or College Degree.
  • 2 years of relevant functional experience, ideally with direct Retail experience and exposure to project management/coordination.
  • Understanding of Retail, Finance, Control
  • Industry experience in Sports/Fashion/FMCG.

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:  Assistant Manager, Trading & Implementation - Consumer Excellence

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Singapore
TEAM:  Retail (Back Office)
State:  01
Country/Region:  SG
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  512946
Date:  Jul 8, 2024