Adidas Group AG
This position drives the efforts and projects of Diversity & Inclusion for adidas North America and acts as a strategic advisor for diversity elements of cross-functional initiatives. Furthermore, it fosters the development and execution of the global People Strategy, with a specific focus on major Diversity & Work Life Integration projects and concepts.
*Drive the further development of Diversity & Inclusion concepts in North America *Work closely with the Global Head of Diversity to create alignment and continuity. *Build strong relationships with senior management, internal customers, Global Diversity Team, external service contractors, community organizations and governments *Underline and drive relevance of Diversity & Inclusion through strong communication and transparency in close cooperation with internal and external communication teams *Oversee project committees for key initiatives to ensure alignment, consistency and quality of project deliverables *Translate adidas People Strategy into key programs and projects *Support and align with the Global Diversity Framework 2020 by developing new and improving existing concepts through active best practice research and benchmarking *Support global diversity reporting by providing the NAM data on local programs, projects and activities *Provide strategic guidance to NAM employee resource groups
*SVP HR North America *Senior Leadership North America *HQ/global Diversity Director *Corporate Communications *Employee Resource Groups *External vendors *Community organizations and government
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
*Service-minded, networker, customer focused and global thinker *Superior knowledge on the diversity agenda and best practices *Excellent convincing and influencing skills with high credibility in senior management *Deals effectively with difficult situations, negotiates persuasively, has a clear opinion and conveys ideas to the point *Ability to work in and thrive in a changing business environment
*University degree in Business or related field *Minimum of 10 years of progressive experience; with at least 3 years of experience in Diversity & Inclusion *Proven track record of leading and implementing larger-scale global programs and projects *Management experience
Adidas Group AG
Website : http://www.adidas-group.com
For over 80 years the adidas Group has been part of the world of sports on every level, delivering state-of-the-art sports footwear, apparel and accessories. Today, the adidas Group is a global leader in the sporting goods industry and offers a broad portfolio of products. Products from the adidas Group are available in virtually every country of the world. Our strategy is simple: continuously strengthen our brands and products to improve our competitive position and financial performance. adidas Footwear, apparel, accessories Reebok Footwear, apparel and accessories TaylorMade-adidas Golf Golf Equipment: metalwoods, irons putters, golf balls, footwear, apparel and accessories Rockport Dress, casual and outdoor footwear, apparel and accessories CCM-Hockey Hockey equipment and apparel Activities of the company and its around 170 subsidiaries are directed from the Group's headquarters in Herzogenaurach, Germany. It is also home to the adidas brand. Reebok Headquarters are located in Canton, Massachusetts. TaylorMade-adidas Golf is based in California. The company also operates creation centres and development departments at other locations around the world, corresponding to the related business activity.