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04.11.2017 / ID: 180

Vice President Global Operations Strategy (m/f)

This is a key leadership position for adidas Global Operations (GOPS), responsible to drive and manage the strategy formulation and evolution of GOPS strategy across Product and Fulfilment functions.  This role provides input into and support for broader adidas strategy, ensuring alignment across all key stakeholders.  It also supports executive teams to drive successful implementation of GOPS strategy and related adidas strategic initiatives.

This role must be future oriented, continuously bringing forward and evaluating new ideas and innovation that will support adidas goals.  This will be accomplished though continuous research, industry and partner relationships, and close relationships with the rest of the organization.    

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leads the top-down GOPS end-to-end strategy creation process in co-operation with the GOPS Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and ensures continues evolution of strategy and strategic planning processes
  • Drives alignment across all key stakeholders to ensure successful strategy formulation and implementation
  • Takes ownership for the process of defining the GOPS one-pager portfolio of strategic initiatives against which all functions and markets will execute and operate
  • Develops and facilitates annual strategy week with GOPS SLT
  • Facilitates shaping and tailoring function specific implications together with respective GOPS SLT members and GOPS strategy and program functions.
  • Leads and steers GOPS research and innovation hub, to explore and provide continuous industry and competitor insights and relevant trend & benchmarking analyses to fuel strategic dialogue
  • Represents GOPS and acts as the interface to shape and enable an aligned Corporate Strategy together with Brand, Sales, Finance and other counterparts
  • Drives the Strategic Business Plan process and the annual objectives setting process in collaboration with the Executive Board Member for GOPS
  • Supports Executive Board decision making in alignment with GOPS SLT
  • Develops and maintains contacts with industry leading organizations, universities, and other “open source” partnerships to broaden our network and deepen our knowledge of state-of-the-art strategic and operations relevant developments
  • Responsible for constant evolution of GOPS strategy in accordance with adidas objectives.
  • Sets and defines people strategy for the team
  • Handles all line management responsibilities - building safeguard on the talent pipeline for team continuity 
  • Drives ambassadorship at senior management level

 

ONLINE-BEWERBUNG: https://careers.adidas-group.com/jobs/vice-president-global-operations-strategy-office-mf-167834?locale=en

At adidas, every day is a chance to flip the script. An invitation to take everything we know and re-invent it. Do it better. Never settling for good enough. Every day we get up, invent, adapt, improvise, find new ways to collaborate, and do the unexpected. We’re creators, makers and doers. Helping athletes make a difference, not just in their games, but in their lives and in their world. It’s an obsession.

At adidas, every day is a chance to flip the script. An invitation to take everything we know and re-invent it. Do it better. Never settling for good enough. Every day we get up, invent, adapt, improvise, find new ways to collaborate, and do the unexpected. We’re creators, makers and doers. Helping athletes make a difference, not just in their games, but in their lives and in their world. It’s an obsession.
This is a key leadership position for adidas Global Operations (GOPS), responsible to drive and manage the strategy formulation and evolution of GOPS strategy across Product and Fulfilment functions.  This role provides input into and support for broader adidas strategy, ensuring alignment across all key stakeholders.  It also supports executive teams to drive successful implementation of GOPS strategy and related adidas strategic initiatives. This role must be future oriented, continuously bringing forward and evaluating new ideas and innovation that will support adidas goals.  This will be accomplished though continuous research, industry and partner relationships, and close relationships with the rest of the organization.     Key Responsibilities: Leads the top-down GOPS end-to-end strategy creation process in co-operation with the GOPS Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and ensures continues evolution of strategy and strategic planning processes Drives alignment across all key stakeholders to ensure successful strategy formulation and implementation Takes ownership for the process of defining the GOPS one-pager portfolio of strategic initiatives against which all functions and markets will execute and operate Develops and facilitates annual strategy week with GOPS SLT Facilitates shaping and tailoring function specific implications together with respective GOPS SLT members and GOPS strategy and program functions. Leads and steers GOPS research and innovation hub, to explore and provide continuous industry and competitor insights and relevant trend & benchmarking analyses to fuel strategic dialogue Represents GOPS and acts as the interface to shape and enable an aligned Corporate Strategy together with Brand, Sales, Finance and other counterparts Drives the Strategic Business Plan process and the annual objectives setting process in collaboration with the Executive Board Member for GOPS Supports Executive Board decision making in alignment with GOPS SLT Develops and maintains contacts with industry leading organizations, universities, and other “open source” partnerships to broaden our network and deepen our knowledge of state-of-the-art strategic and operations relevant developments Responsible for constant evolution of GOPS strategy in accordance with adidas objectives. Sets and defines people strategy for the team Handles all line management responsibilities - building safeguard on the talent pipeline for team continuity  Drives ambassadorship at senior management level   ONLINE-BEWERBUNG: https://careers.adidas-group.com/jobs/vice-president-global-operations-strategy-office-mf-167834?locale=en

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