Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team
NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.
Like any winning team, Nike, Inc. relies on talented, ambitious individuals to thrive. Every day, the Corporate Service teams raise the bar on excellence. The diverse disciplines that make up these teams include Finance, Facilities, Legal, Human Resources, Procurement, Child Development, Administrative Support, Strategic Planning and more. Corporate Services drives innovation in process, technologies and services, while fueling the company with exceptional levels of support.
DescriptionThe Global Services Procurement Director is a key member of the global NIKE Procurement team, dedicated to revolutionizing how the world’s leading sports brand does business with its external suppliers and partners. This critical role will assume responsibility for leading a global team to source and manage our worldwide services spend category portfolio. This portfolio consists of consulting services, professional services, HR services (benefits, relocation, etc…), facilities, construction + design, travel, meetings + events, food and fitness. You will be a part of the Procurement extended leadership team and play a key role partnering with leadership teams across NIKE. You will lead a team responsible for helping to bringing Nike’s contingent labor strategy to life to enable the consumer direct offense and delivering a frictionless experience to each employee by leveraging tools and technology. You will plan with Stakeholders to set targets and align priorities for the Global Services Procurement team. You will develop Global strategies based on overall procurement objectives, industry dynamics, and NIKE priorities. You'll work in conjunction with teams throughout the world to identify value-generating opportunities. You'll spearhead global negotiations and drive for an optimized value proposition for the brand. You'll drive your sourcing strategy through an analytical, data-driven category-anchored approach, with a balanced understanding of what the brand and business needs. You'll identify and finalize target savings for your category while managing and fostering key relationships with both internal and external customers - and track and manage global team performance.
This position also requires a high-energy, self-motivated, and dynamic individual with strong analytical skills, deep insight to the retail industry, strong ability to manage multiple senior stakeholders, lead and manage a global team, and excellent written and verbal communication.
Qualifications8 years' relevant work experience in Professional Services, Retail Strategy, Procurement, Strategic Sourcing and/or Category Management
2 years' management experience
Experience at a leading retail organization that serves consumers through brick and mortar as well as online tools.
MBA or advanced degree is preferred
CPM or internationally accredited procurement qualification preferred
Global perspective and experience in sourcing and procurement processes, supply base and best practices
Experience in spend management practices such as demand management, compliance management, supplier collaboration and/or performance management
Superior communications, interpersonal and presentation skills, with strong influencing and persuasive talents
Experience working cross culturally
Experience of communicating procurement strategies and vendor performance to business owners
Understanding of cost savings approaches
Retail category sourcing expertise; Store Development, Store Operations, Digital, Retail Marketing
Project management skills
Strong leadership, influencing and communication skills gained across a range of cultural environments
Demonstrated experience consulting with business partners, including independently identifying business partner needs, developing action plans, identifying deliverables, and presenting results
NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.
NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.
Job ID 00420693
Global Procurement Director - Services
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