Senior Director, North America Nike Direct Planning

Portland Oregon
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 13 days ago
Job Description
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.
Nike, Inc. Retail Corporate is the backbone to stores around the world. A global network of teams — Finance, Human Resources, Talent Development, Marketing, Merchandising, Real Estate and Strategic Planning — direct the daily operations of Nike.com and the hundreds of Nike Stores and Nike Factory Stores. Retail Corporate teams share the same passion and energy for the brand as their in-store teammates, and it shows: Retail continues to be one of Nike’s top areas of growth.
DescriptionLeadership role accountable for maximizing business opportunity and performance potential across North America’s Nike Direct DSM team. Create, nurture and implement plan to cultivate creative member experiences and deliver results through business planning, retail planning, allocations, space planning, location planning, and in-season organization. Represent DSM/Nike Direct stakeholders in creating the future of Nike. Engage, Empower, Inspire, and Lead the Nike Direct Planning Team to achieve North America and Nike strategic targets. Identify, assess, and develop team members across global/geo DSM and Nike Direct planning.Strategic ResponsibilitiesConnect and align programs, risk, and opportunities across DSM with focus on Nike Direct.
Revenue, Margin and Inventory accountability – Plan, buy, allocate, cancel, chase to enhance revenue, margin, and inventory.
Forecast consumer demand based on retail sales drivers to deliver right product, right place, right time, right depth, right flow.
Lead team in creating topline plans across Nike.com, NSO, and NFS at the gender, division, category, product engine, power franchise, key classification, and key product levels that strengthen NA product strategies.
Partner with DSM, merchandising, and category teams on E2E line planning, assortment productivity, profitability, aligning on holistic consumer strategies.
Represent DSM team back to Nike Direct leadership, connecting the functions in Consumer Direct Offense delivering against company goals.
Deliver key business information along the Nike Consumer Code, leading with Nike Direct, consumer, member.
Lead pre-season, in-season, and post-season ownership shaping seasonal plans, partnering with key stakeholders, identifying risks/opportunities, aligning plans to support product and brand strategies.
Partnering with balance of DSM functions on demand & supply match, understanding risks/opportunities to augment revenue, margin, inventory across the Nike Network.
Collaborate with DSM metrics to create reports and instruments in assessing and delivering the business.
Create and Deliver DSM strategic priorities, centering on mission/vision and key metrics of results.
QualificationsBachelor’s degree in business, finance, sales, fashion, marketing, analytics, or related business fields.
10 years or more of experience in buying, planning, allocation, and/or vendor sales for Direct to consumer brand/retailer.
Comprehensive understanding of retail math
Experience in delivering revenue, margin, and inventory goals
Ability to lead large diverse teams and transition/change management
Strong and demonstrated ability to effectively communicate, influence, and lead large scale projects
Experience in developing and understanding of consumers, competitors and retail trends, knowledge of sports apparel and footwear market preferred
Ability to interpret financial sales data to make decisions and recommendations that deliver business goals
Has led strategy and execution of process/tool implementations
Advanced knowledge of MS office applications; proficiency in excel including creating spreadsheets, complex formulas, pivot tables, etc.
Ability to work in matrix environment with multiple business functions
Strong team player and ability to work with the cross functional partners and senior management on all aspects of planning
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 00436059