Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:To support profitable and sustainable market share growth for all brands (adidas & Reebok) in Asia Pacific - Korea through driving implementation of Asia Pacific and Korea Key Strategic Initiatives, providing Project Management Office support and coordinating Change management following major project implementation.

Key Responsibilities: Project Planning

  • Collaboratively steer, coordinate and prioritize cross-functional strategic priorities
  • Drive the project scoping, create and share a systematic and integrated view of all key strategic initiatives in Korea
  • Ensure objectives are aligned with the strategic direction of Asia Pacific and Korea
  • Drive guide and support function leaders in the planning and execution of the respective strategic initiatives

Project Management / Support / Communications

  • Coordinate and manage prioritization processes across markets/functions for each initiative implementation
  • Provides project administration support to ensure documentation, supporting materials, and project plans are updated and readily available for project teams and senior leaders
  • Facilitate internal and external meetings when necessary
  • Consolidate and analyze data collected from project information, compare results with baseline and communicate status to Korea SLT
  • Provide Korea SLT, APAC PMO and HQ with regular updates on project implementation progress through maintenance and development of project status reports.

Change management

  • Support Korea SLT team in change management process following all major project implementation.
  • Support function leaders to build change management plans and monitor progress.
  • Communicate risks, escalate decision points and obtain required strategic direction from Korea SLT team KPIs:
  • Work-stream(s), Initiative(s) achievement – Time to Completion, Resource Utilisation
  • Contribution to the development of the overall business strategy and organisational set up
  • Qualitative feedback from Leads, Sponsors and Global Interfaces on overall project leadership, communications, problem solving, strategic influence

Key Relationships:

  • Executive team of adidas Korea
  • Market Sales Directors (and Sales Management Team)
  • Market Brand Directors (and Brand Management Team)
  • Asia Pacific PMO team
  • Asia Pacific work stream leads
  • Global Sales Strategy and Business Development team

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong process and project management skills – organized but flexible approach
  • Solid business sense and analytic/critical-thinking skills
  • Influential skills– able to mobilize people across functions towards a common objective. Not just with logic but also by other means (e.g. appealing to authority, relationship, etc.)
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritization abilities to handle multiple projects at the same time;
  • Takes initiative and proactively seek opportunity for improvement with an owner mentality
  • People oriented & Collaborative – ability to work with, service, and navigate across a wide network throughout the organization
  • Confident, has good judgement and will assert and stand behind it
  • Accountable, reliable and objective, leveraging fact base
  • Solid skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, etc.) and experience with problem- solving tools (e.g. logic trees, storylines, quantitative models)
  • Strong communication skills – written and spoken English
  • Broad understanding of business value drivers and operations

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • University degree or above (MBA or other business-related qualification preferred)
  • 7-9 years of general business experience
  • Strong track record in cross functional/market level project management with leading consumer brands or consulting firms
  • Proven track record of delivering high-quality work on time
  • Experience with initiatives/project tracking (e.g. knowledge of utilizing tracking tools)
  • Experience with synthesizing large amounts of data into updates that are easy to digest

Seniority level
Not Applicable

Employment type

Job function
Research and Engineering

Sporting Goods, Manufacturing, and Retail

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