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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Languages
    English
  • Experience Required
    Entry
  • Degree Required
    Bachelor
    • Province
      Amsterdam
    • Date Posted
      August 11,2022
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    Director - Head Office, SCM EMEA (interim 10 months)

    Director - Head Office, SCM EMEA

    Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:
    Establish, implement and manage operating model that ensures effective and efficient operations that support the SVP SCM EMEA and the SCM EMEA Senior Management Team in driving activities across the function to help bring the strategy to fruition. Ensure that the strategy, supply chain processes, infrastructure and enablers are understood in the organization. Drive and implement strategy execution and large-scale program execution. Builds and owns clear and efficient process for communications and change management. Establish and drive structure that brings together multiple stakeholders across functions and geographies to drive decisions.

    Key Responsibilities:
    • Work alongside SVP SCM EMEA in guiding and continuously evolving the SCM EMEA organization
    • Support SVP SCM EMEA in defining their ‘management agenda’, priorities and objectives for the SCM EMEA organization including Europe market inputs
    • Drive implementation of the ‘management agenda’ through preparing relevant SMT meeting/calls, ensuring structured follow-up on key topics / action items
    • Drive progress in achieving key transformational initiative milestones and objectives in collaboration with the Senior Management Team
    • Provide leadership in change management of EMEA key strategic topics to ensure a clear path for change and clear connection with communication strategy and execution to support understanding and adoption of key changes across SCM, Market Europe and GSCM.
    • Drive organizational reviews and changes across SCM EMEA organization including structural changes and hiring approach in collaboration with HR
    • Influence and manage any adhoc issue resolution, coordinate solutions across the different functions of the organization both for Europe and for Global SCM
    • Support and drive strategy evolution jointly with SMT and organizational engagement
    • Support the Strategic Business Plan process, and the annual objectives setting process in collaboration with the SVP SCM EMEA
    • Monitor and influence strategic projects after conceptualization
    • Feedback and facilitate sharing of best practices or improvement ideas
    • Facilitate and manage all SCM EMEA Senior Leadership meetings and SCM EMEA key events including alignment with Europe market meetings and key events and GSCM alignment
    • Create and align communications Framework for SVP SCM EMEA to share regular updates with the SCM EMEA organization and support in ongoing execution
    • Provide leadership and support for Europe market initiatives as needed
    • Leads and steers major assignments and/or projects with significant contribution towards department goals based on organizational strategy

    Key Relationships:
    • SCM EMEA Senior Management Team (SMT)
    • SCM EMEA Finance and Performance Management
    • GSCM Senior Management Team
    • Market Strategy and Head Office
    • GOPS Comms and Head Office
    • GOPS Strategy & Program team
    • Human Resources

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Strategic and visionary thinking and acting
    • Structured problem-solving approach
    • End-to-End supply chain mindset
    • High level of flexibility, tenacity, eagerness to learn
    • Service-minded and global thinking
    • A natural and proactive communicator with good interpersonal skills
    • Flexible and adaptable approach; able to change direction and respond to requirements within a changing environment
    • Organised and efficient, able to juggle projects in parallel with ease
    • Fluent in English, ideally in other languages
    • International, cross-functional and intercultural experience
    • Excellent Communication skills with clear employee and customer focus
    • Strong stakeholder management and ability to influence various levels and functions

    Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:
    • A degree from an accredited college or university with emphasis on the areas of business, logistics, planning, supply chain, or operations, MBA a plus
    • Min. 10 years progressive working experience in fast moving consumer goods or SCM industry in a strategic function and/or consulting background in one of the top strategy consulting firms
    • Proven track record in project and/or portfolio management and change management, preferably in a matrixed organization

    AT ADIDAS WE HAVE A WINNING CULTURE. BUT TO WIN, PHYSICAL POWER IS NOT ENOUGH. JUST LIKE ATHLETES OUR EMPLOYEES NEED MENTAL STRENGTH IN THEIR GAME. WE FOSTER THE ATHLETE‘S MINDSET THROUGH A SET OF BEHAVIORS THAT WE WANT TO ENABLE AND DEVELOP IN OUR PEOPLE AND THAT ARE AT THE CORE OF OUR UNIQUE COMPANY CULTURE – THE 3CS: CONFIDENCE, COLLABORATION AND CREATIVITY.

      CONFIDENCE allows athletes to make quick decisions on the field, to reach higher. For us at adidas confidence means acknowledging that we don’t have all the answers. But we are willing to take risks, we try new things. And if we fail, then this is part of our learning – it helps us improve.

      COLLABORATION. Every elite athlete relies on partners: coaches, teammates, and nutritionists. We, too, know that we are stronger together. Winning as one team takes open and candid dialogue, inclusiveness and trust in each other’s abilities and talents.

      Being the best sports company in the world takes CREATIVITY. No great athlete succeeds by copying their predecessors’ training plans and strategies. We have to be open to new ideas, explore, gain an edge and stand out. Only then can we succeed.

    ADIDAS CELEBRATES DIVERSITY, SUPPORTS INCLUSIVENESS AND ENCOURAGES INDIVIDUAL EXPRESSION IN OUR WORKPLACE. WE DO NOT TOLERATE THE HARASSMENT OR DISCRIMINATION TOWARD ANY OF OUR APPLICANTS OR EMPLOYEES. WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
    JOB TITLE:
    Director - Head Office, SCM EMEA (interim 10 months)
    BRAND:
    adidas
    LOCATION:
    Amsterdam
    TEAM:
    Supply Chain Management
    STATE:
    NH
    COUNTRY/REGION:
    NL
    CONTRACT TYPE:
    Limited Duration
    NUMBER:
    472216
    DATE:
    Aug 3, 2022
     
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