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Senior Manager Design And Delivery

Country : USA USA

Region : Oregon

County : Multnomah County


Category : Production - Quality

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Job description


Workplaces is responsible for the active management of the Global Real Estate Portfolio including leases and transactions of all the properties, all design, construction and operations for offices, showrooms and DC's for adidas. This supports the successful implementation of our internal business strategies by supporting revenue growth, portfolio optimization and creating great workplaces to attract and retain top talent across the globe. To ensure a successful and sustainable Portfolio, Workplaces collaborates within an extensive network of internal / external stakeholders and industry experts to provide value added service.

In this role you are expected to lead teams, manage and deliver mid-scale Workplaces projects or sub elements of larger-scale projects on a local level in the North American region across respective functions within the boundaries of time, cost & quality while focusing on the customers' expectations and requirements.


- Lead and manage teams to successfully deliver real estate design and construction projects, end-to-end, up to 25M EUR.

- Manage proposal and selection process for design and project management services. Negotiate appropriate contracts.

- Develop and manage construction budgets and schedules for projects.

- Partner with regional Corporate Real Estate Managers and local business units for the development of financial analyses and Capital Appropriation Requests.

- Work with local business units and regional Corporate Real Estate Managers to develop the annual Capital Budget.

- Compile, analyse and prepare data from different tools for reports.

- Implement and ensure compliance to CRE policy and project management standards.

- Manage the change management approach for respective project and ensure changes are smoothly and successfully implemented to achieve lasting benefits.

- Finalize all activities across the projects to formally close and hand over the project, ensuring project documents are approved, completed, maintained, and stored appropriately.

- Think globally and x-functionally in order to identify project dependencies and their impact, raise dependency issues with the project sponsor and co-create solutions.

- Form and lead multi-functional project team resources (internals and externals) to deliver and support projects and programs

- Ensure appropriate leadership skills are present at every level through creating a motivational and supportive work environment in which employees are coached, trained and provided with career opportunities through development

- Allocate the different work to the respective employees considering experience, complexity, workload and organizational efficiency

- Provide team members/direct reports with clear direction and targets that are aligned with business needs and CRE objectives.


- Senior Leadership / Business Units

- Director Workplaces Management

- Director Portfolio Management

- Global Strategy Teams

- Respective business function (GOPS, Finance, HR, Brands, Sales, ...)


- Ability to manage a Real Estate portfolio and guide a project manager team

- Pro-active (engaging & impact-oriented) mindset, ability to think end-to-end

- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with different international cultures

- Business mindset: strong numerical and analytical skills, experience in finance

- Strong experience to manage complex projects on a global level

- Strong communication (both written and verbal) and facilitation skills (small and large groups) especially when interacting with different levels of business

- Ability to travel, domestic or international, as required

- Fluent English skills (verbal and written)

- Strong MS-Office skills


- Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering or Project Management or equivalent education

- 8 years of work experience and minimum 2 years of experience in the direct management of construction projects including budget control, estimating, design, construction coordination and project scheduling.

*Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at adidas means championing individual uniqueness and cultivating a culture of belonging in which everyone can create at their best. We embrace diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives and seek to create a workforce that reflects our consumers and communities.

*adidas offers robust and progressive medical, including HSA (Health Savings Account) with employer funding or FSA (Flexible Spending Account) options, dental, vision, prescription drug coverage, adoption, with surrogate and fertility support, short and long-term disability, and basic life and AD&D insurance, which can be supplemented with employee-paid coverage. Employees are able to enroll in adidas' 401k plan and Stock Purchase Plan with employer match. Full-time employees are eligible for education assistance and generous Leave policies including 14 weeks of paid parental leave.

*Employees are eligible to earn an annual bonus based on both company and personal performance and RSU offering. Employees accrue prorated flexible time off in the amount .4388 hours per day that increases with years of service, eleven paid holidays throughout the calendar year and Service Time Off during milestone years.

*We officially returned to office in a hybrid work environment, working 3 days in office and 2 days remote. The working location of this position is Portland, Oregon .

*Though our teammates hail from all corners of the world, our working language is English.

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