Senior Specialist, Procurement, Finance (8 Months)

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

  • This position is to provide non-product procurement service and issue solution
  • Ensure that commercial and business relationships and engagements with suppliers are handled according to policies, commercial, risk and business best practice and in the interest of adidas Korea
  • Increase cost visibility and transparency of the adidas Korea


Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct collaborative work with internal key stakeholders and global adidas teams in regards to non-product procurement process.
  • Active communication and price negotiation with domestic and international vendors to optimize cost savings and to find potential saving opportunity.
  • Control cost saving amount of non-product items to secure cash within business budget.
  • Conduct bidding process for optimal vendor selection with respective department in order to assure transparency
  • Ensure the procurement process is in compliance with group policies, standards and guidelines.
  • Ensure implementation of standard procedures and guidelines for non-product materials and services procurement
  • Works with accessibility to strategic business plans, forecast on company sales, full Profit and Loss, costs, margins and other key financial data through shared folders, global and local emails, divisional meetings, team meetings which are available to roles of management and executive level (such as the Senior Leadership team)
    Key Relationships:
  • All department
  • External vendors for non-product procurements
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Profound Negotiation skill with external vendors
  • Strong ability of communication with global teams and key stakeholders
  • Complete familiarity with Excel, Powerpoint tools
  • Strong analytical skills and customer focus
  • Management skill of vendor relationships and understanding of diversity
  • Expert knowledge about market trend and business relationships in own area
  • Problem solving based on the logical thinking
  • Very Fluent in written & spoken English
    Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:
  • University degree or adequate education
  • Over 3 years of Procurement experience
Location:  Seoul
Country:  Korea
Team:  Global Operations
Brand:  adidas
Position Type:  Temp
Number:  193044