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Program Manager - Special Projects


As Program Manager Special Projects at Studio A (adidas digital in-house full service team) inside Operations & Production team, you manage and deliver Studio A programs with the objective to conduct projects within the boundaries of time, cost & quality while focusing on stakeholder’s expectations and requirements.

Key responsibilities:

  1. Program management – Studio A hubs rollout
  • You drive the change management plan and training approach for the expansion of Studio A globally within regional hubs (NAM, China, LAM, etc.)
  • You drive the analysis on financial forecasts, required FTEs and workstreams, ensuring a smooth ramp up of the teams, that the local processes are mapped and aligned with global corresponding processes.
  • You manage the relationship with Studio A hubs and its external partners, ensuring the correct onboarding, upskilling, creative review and quality assurance on digital adaptation and localization services.
  • You strategize, implement, and maintain program initiatives that adhere to Studio A objectives (Next Level Guidance, KPIs, etc.)
  • You develop program assessment protocols for evaluation and improvement and maintain Studio A’s standards of quality and performance
  • You oversee multiple project teams, ensuring program goals are reached and manage budget and funding channels for maximum productivity
  1. Change management
  • You deliver inspiring training documentation and sessions for Studio A team and its external partners and ensure all digital departments and connected stakeholders are onboarded and refreshed with the latest guidance information
  • You deliver quarterly update presentations to stakeholders, reporting on guidance and processes KPIs and making recommendations according to adidas and Studio A business strategy.

Key relationships:

  • Studio A extended team and collaborators
  • #DIGITAL organization
  • Global Brand and BU organizations
  • Market teams
  • Digital analytics teams
  • Global IT, Procurement, HR and Legal Services
  • External agencies and vendors


  • An excellent communicator, comfortable presenting complex topics to stakeholders at various organizational levels both in person and remotely
  • A natural motivator with influencing skills and positive attitude
  • You have experience working with global brands and digital marketing and have developed and implemented effective digital transformation with documented team KPIs achievement
  • You have experience in process optimization and have worked with Lean methodology.
  • You have experience in working in collaborative multi-functional teams
  • You have experience in working with teams developing digital creative solutions
  • You have excellent project and time management skills
  • You have very good knowledge of digital strategy and business management and ideally already extensive knowledge of adidas digital strategy
  • You have very good knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite
  • You are speaking and writing English fluently


  • Er is geen minimale opleiding vereist

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