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LTD Senior Manager, Product Launch and Master Data

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization

  • Our goal is to evolve the Digital & Consumer Experience so that when a consumer leaves our touch point, we not only meeting their expectations, but we are exceeding them - ensuring the products are online, accurate and presented in the right way is the key for us in bridging the gap between the physical and digital experiences is key for delivering on this role.  



Key Responsibilities / Authorities

  • Manage all relevant master data processes for adidas.
  • Responsible for management of the master data team within the market (3 person)
  • Set up both an ad-hoc and seasonal approach to product data embellishment, ensuring we can react quickly and also resource against fluctuating seasonal demand. 
  • Ensure [market] needs are properly represented within global initiatives, specifically around product content enhancements, product presentation and new site tools.
  • Drive the [market] roadmap and requirements for both the current [market] PIM and the planned Global PIM
  • Set up a process and team structure to support ad-hoc emergency issues outside of business hours
  • Work closely with digital merchandising, consumer experience, category managers & marketing activation to ensure consumer journeys can be supported with complete & accurate master data
  • Accountable for the NAM adidas range plan and local asset creation with collaboration with GACT.
  • Be the bridge point between global asset creation team and the market to ensure quality issues are identified and fixed within relevant SLAs 
  • Ensure the timely availability of assets and global master data in Demandware and PIM and act as escalation point for all Master Data Management topics in Demandware and PIM
  • Prioritize, lead and manage projects and operations independent in cross-functional teams.
  • Focus on improvements of complex system processes which are owned or driven/owned by other stakeholders.
  • Align with other key markets in the management of relevant master data processes by defining the necessary processes


Key Relationships

  • Consumer Experience Team
  • eCom Partner Program
  • Marketing Activation
  • DTC Category Managers
  • Marketing Business Units and Group Data managements
  • Global Asset Creation Team
  • Site Operations
  • Global IT
  • Global Digital Brand Commerce Org (DBC)


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Extensive problem solving and analytical skills
  • Experience with a 3rd PIM party tool (preferred, but not pre-requisite)
  • Experience with DW Business Manager (preferred, but not pre-requisite)
  • Strong MS office skills on Excel
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and in writing, to interact effectively and efficiently across departments, locations and levels of management
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken). Other languages offer an advantage but not required.  
  • Ability to be detail oriented and manage multiple priorities under tight timelines
  • Aptitude for learning new software applications
  • Willingness to work adhoc over weekends and holidays – this job requires an always-on mentality due to the commercial impact of issues.



Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications

  1. University degree in business administration, economics, information technology or similar discipline.
  2. 7+ years general work experience and 0-2 + years management experience
  3. At least 3 years of experience in eCommerce and Master Data Management.


Location:  Portland
Country:  United States
Team:  Digital
Brand:  adidas
Position Type:  Temp
Number:  189241
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