Senior Manager Retail Operations 1

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:


To ensure the delivery of a sustainable and profitable Own retail market share growth in the region and operating within the parameters of the Global Retail by:

  • Meeting or exceeding agreed net sales and profitability targets
  • Leading by example on the development of a trading and service culture within the retail  teams
  • Motivating and inspiring the field teams to meet or exceed commercial goals and KPI’s, and build Brand equity
  • Supporting the Director DTC and acting as “first amongst equals” with peer group to deliver a joined up world class retail business
  • Implementing, driving and ensuring compliance with agreed Global Retail processes and standards for DTC
  • Developing and executing local retail relevant and specific processes
  • Supporting the development of a truly integrated Omni-channel experience to continuously improve both consumer service and in-store experience.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Inspirationally lead retail stores to a world class position by focusing on the 5 P’s: People, Product, Premises, Processes and Profit.
  • Ensure a leading shopping experience and continuously maximise profitability from the store portfolio, in conjunction with key stakeholders.
  • Manage and control operational expenses (OPEX) in line with the Market retail budget.
  • Make recommendations to the merchandising team on commercial opportunities at cluster level by analysing retail KPI’s and local retail trends and needs.
  • Create and drive a high performance culture across the country by setting clear expectations and targets analysing stores’ performance, holding District Managers accountable and giving appropriate and prompt feedback.
  • Ensure identification and improvement of best practices by own store format and compliance within the Market retail store portfolio and maximize.
  • Adhere to Global standards for all retail marketing, visual merchandising, CEI and other store related activities, and monitor/evaluate established processes to guarantee stores’ full compliance.
  • Identify and communicate country needs and best practices.
  • Implement all functional components of the adidas Group retail business model (logistics, IT, reporting) in partnership with the respective functions and in line with Global Retail standards.
  • Drive compliance with all Global Retail standards, taking counter requirements into account, unless legally prohibited from doing so.


  • Define organizational structure, set objectives, and manage workloads and results to achieve goals while adopting best practices and achieving continuous process improvement


  • Ensure high employee engagement at every level through effective motivation, coaching, training, and development of personnel in the team


  • Evaluate the competencies of his/her subordinates on a regular basis and provide prompt and constructive feedback and assumes a coaching role in order to support and inspire his/her subordinates.


  • Takes ownership for a consistent Talent Management Process in his/her respective country to grow talent for leadership positions.
  • Develop strategies to translate the company vision and strategy into region-specific goals and business plans.
  • Ensure consistent implementation of strategies and business plans through on going controlling and monitors of team and own performance and results.


Location:  Holon
Country:  Israel
Team:  Retail (Back Office)
Brand:  adidas
Position Type:  Full time
Number:  191013
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