Director Project Management

Adidas (Hong Kong 91, 中国) 10小时前发布

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

This is a key in-house strategy position for an organized, passionate and goal-oriented future leader who understands what projects have in common, and their strategic role in how organizations succeed, learn and change.

  • Shape Global Operations strategy. Own a project portfolio and ensure delivery of major change initiatives across functions
  • Support vision creation and roadmap for global implementation of solutions and tools and set strategic direction for roll-out of capabilities across brands
  • Build and cultivate high performance team
  • Represent the brand of Strategy & Programs to Global Operations community and beyond

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support Global Operations strategy development process and project portfolio prioritization with VP of Product in Global Operations Strategy & Programs
  • Anticipate and capitalize on opportunities for transformation within Global Operations
  • Own and manage a project portfolio that drives change in the Global Operations
  • Lead multiple (senior) project managers to deliver projects in alignment with strategic direction
  • Effectively deploy team and project resources to ensure high quality and consistency of deliverables
  • Lead communication to sponsors and senior management through effective story telling
  • Support Global Operations Strategy & Programs people strategy definition and ensure growth and development of team members
  • Perform line manager role on direct reports (e.g. recruiting, performance management, team approvals, team budget control)

Key Relationships:

  • Lead project activities and partner with stakeholders
  • Steer and encourage discussions with x-functional stakeholders to ensure adequate and timely alignment on proposed direction(s)
  • Independently identify and manage (senior) stakeholder group, establish solid working relationship and steer communication
  • Stakeholders can relate to the following core functions:
  • POPS and Sourcing (Creation functions, Footwear, Apparel and A&G sourcing, etc.)
  • Markets (SCM and Sales functions)
  • Marketing (horizontal and vertical BU divisions)
  • GOPS (Global IT, SCM, etc.)
  • Corporate functions

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Soft skills:
  • End-to-end mindset, big picture view of problems on hand
  • Creative, energetic personality, able to influence the agenda
  • Decisive, taking ownership and leadership appearance
  • Track record on coaching, talent and team management
  • Experience in multi-cultural and cross-divisional management
    Hard skills:
  • Advance leadership and management training
  • Excellent presentation and story-telling skills
  • Proven track records in managing large teams and/or external consultant
  • Ability to launch large-scale projects and proven track records of strategic project management experience, advanced understanding of business process management, methodologies, and principles
  • Business acumen and in-depth knowledge on Sourcing and/ or operation related processes
    People management skills:
  • Lead and direct team of (senior) project managers
  • Handle all related line management responsibility
  • Coach and mentor team members with people development plan
  • Foster a highly motivational and encourage highly diverse working environment
  • Instills a team culture in which all important issues are discussed openly and constructively
  • Support definition and drive people strategy (e.g. recruitment)
  • Empowers individual team members and generates a can-do culture
  • Ambassadorship across network

Requisite Education and Qualifications:

  • Between 7-8 years of relevant work experience in MNC environment (e.g. top tier consulting, project management, apparel/fashion, supply chain management, background)
  • Within which 1-2 years proven track record of large scale project / program management experience; direct report / team management a plus
  • University degree, PMP and lean sigma certification preferred

Director Project Management

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