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Senior Specialist Account Operations - Temporary 6 months

Posted 9 Jul 2024
Work experience
2 to 3 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
English (Fluent)

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Join adidas Europe and shape the future! For over 75 years, our European heritage has been a fusion of culture and innovation, driving global sports trends. Our offices, from Herzogenaurach to London, Berlin, Amsterdam, Warsaw, Athens, Milan, Manchester and Paris, are centers of creativity and collaboration. We aim to be Europe's best sports brand, seeking pioneers and visionaries to join our bold journey. At adidas, you're not just getting a job; you're invited to make a global impact, joining a team that values creativity, courage and innovation. Are you ready to be part of our journey?

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

  • To support the Key Account business in order to achieve sales & profitability objectives
  • To support the Senior Manager Account Operations in order to achieve departmental goals
  • Taking on projects to improve efficiency of Department – EDI, Vendor Compliance, automation of reporting

Key Responsibilities:

  • Creation and conversion of orderbook – communication of product availability and managing intake plan
  • Communication with the Senior Key Account Managers in order to plan and develop the KAM processes
  • Reviewing customer requirements in consultation with the Senior Key Account Managers and working together to define the respective service level
  • Customer relationship building in order to discuss current topics and gain greater insight into the organisations and business requirements of these customers
  • Internal adidas collaboration (e.g. Supply Chain Mgmt/Distribution Centres) to improve current service levels
  • Providing the Senior Manager Account Operations with support in projects and workshops with a view to achieving departmental goals
  • Working as a key user and/or tester in system- and process-based IT projects, as well as updating and adapting the test scenarios

Key Relationships:

  • Internal Direct Account Team: Sales, Marketing, Finance
  • Internal (adidas): Area North MOPs, Area North SCM, Areas DCs (DAMCO, CDC, Uffenheim, Scheinfeld, TDC), GBS Porto
  • External (Foot Locker Europe): Operations, Planners & Buyers

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong conflict management capabilities and excellent communication skills
  • Process-oriented mindset
  • Highly customer-oriented and cost-oriented approach
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office (Excel) & SAP
  • Fluency in English (written and verbal)

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • Successfully completed vocational training in the field of industry or logistics, along with further training or a bachelor’s degree
  • 2 years’ experience of providing customer support in the field of customer service, sales or logistics

Inspired by our heritage, we push the boundaries of culture and human performance. Through sport, we have the power to change lives.
Headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany, we employ more than 57,000 people across the globe.

1,200 employees