Senior Manager, Sourcing Strategy Apparel (Project Management focused)

Purpose:  

 

In close cooperation with Director Strategic Sourcing, create a multi-season allocation strategy that optimizes allocation on a group level. Transform this into seasonal allocation strategies. Ensure alignment between T1 and T2 strategy.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Create multi season roadmap for suppliers and BUs and prepare documentation
  • Create and maintain supplier overview that steers allocation decisions and priorities
  • Create and maintain tool to link T1 and T2 allocation strategy
  • Manage sourcing relevant projects
  • Help on GASA KPI definition and scoring
  • Is fully informed and aware of factors (political, economic & strategic) likely to impact business operations in responsible factories

 

Key Relationships: 

 

  • Senior Management Team, Apparel Sourcing
  • LOs (SMM)
  • Material Sourcing, MDI
  • Centre of Excellence Sourcing, CoE Brand Operations
  • Global Supply Planning
  • T1 and T2 business partners

 

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

 

  • Effective communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong analytical and result orientation
  • Strong planning & organizing skills
  • Pro-active approach and thinking outside of the box
  • Fluent in English, written and verbal

 

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Undergraduate university degree from educational entity preferably in material related fields
  • Minimum 4 years working experience in project management
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in apparel/fabric industry
Location:  Hong Kong
Country:  Greater China
Team:  Sourcing
Brand:  adidas
Position Type:  Full time
Number:  194735