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