Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization :
adidas Global Business Services (GBS) is the engine to drive the transformation to ONE adidas. It is the company's operational backbone, through delivering standard global services, focusing on enhancing customer user experience, and providing consistent skills and quality.
It delivers high quality services in the areas of Order to Cash (O2C), Source to Pay (S2P), Record to Report (R2R), Controlling & Reporting and HR Services for adidas companies and subsidiaries located in Europe, North America and Latin America.
We are looking to fill this role with a candidate that enable day-to-day purchases, including Purchase Requisitions Management, user guidance and vendor selection in line with category strategy for free-text requests, and Purchase Order (PO) Management.
Key Responsibilities :
Ensure team’s management including coaching, training, motivation and performance appraisal guidance;
Supervise the daily operations by adhering to the agreed SLAs towards the business partners;
Ensure good relationships with business partners and the global functional Team on a proactive basis;
Develop and report relevant KPI’s for area of responsibility;
Ensure that KPI’s are maintained, achieved and reported in a correct and timely manner;
Generate ideas for process improvements with respect to the processes in scope and ensure high quality and efficient work;
Problem analyses and proposal or assessment of solutions, and respective implementation.
Key Relationships :
Close collaboration with Local Non-Trade Procurement teams based in Europe / LAM / NAM
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :
Solid experience with SAP and Ariba;
Experience in a Shared Service environment or similar;
Ability to read, write and communicate in English in a business setting;
Ability to pay close attention to detail and high degree of customer orientation;
Solid interpersonal skills combined with a high degree of customer orientation; can navigate easily within complex organizations, connect with a variety functions, audiences, management styles, or cultures;
Strong problem solving and analytical skills;
Highly results driven and self-motivated team player;
Growth mindset; keen to learn and approach subjects outside of comfort zone;
Team management skills
Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications :
University degree in Commerce / Business Administration / Finance / Controlling or similar;
R elevant work experience in the accounting / business area;
Work experience in people management / demonstrated ability to manage a medium-sized team.
Apply with your CV in English.