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 Digital inspires athletes worldwide to move faster, push harder and pursue their personal best. From personalized training content to access to the sport’s top stories, the world of Nike Digital is leveling the playing field like nothing before. At the forefront is the Nike Run Club App team working to realize Nike’s mission to make sport a daily habit.OverviewAs a Senior Program Manager on the Nike Run Club team, you will be responsible for delivering app releases on both iOS and Android platforms that deliver against the Product Roadmap and Vision. You will partner with a highly skilled team of product managers, designers, engineers and stakeholders to deliver an aggressive roadmap with multiple dependencies throughout the organization. As a leader, you will set lofty goals for your team, develop comprehensive execution plans, drive alignment across multiple vectors, and deliver results that inspire others to greatness.Core ResponsibilitiesDrive multiple project teams to successful outcomes, balancing the work of internal teams (product managers, engineers, designers and QA) with the expectations of multiple external stakeholders.
Partner with product management and external stakeholders to develop and maintain a comprehensive understanding of success criteria and business impact. Leverage this understanding as work is prioritized to insure delivery of the highest priority initiatives.
Develop program plans including milestones, deliverables, resourcing, dependencies, development, escalation and communication within an agile development offense.
Effectively and dynamically context switch between the individual task level and high-level program milestones, with the goal of maintaining a consistently up-to-date view that can be conveyed outward.
Define, execute, and communicate risk management plans with a mindset towards proactive problem solving and risk mitigation.
Lead agile release planning practices across the team inclusive of Impact Mapping, Story Mapping, Sprint over Sprint Planning, and Feature Burndown tracking.
Demonstrate an understanding of basic technical architecture of software systems, and an ability to leverage that understanding in professional communications.
Proactively approach communication with clarity and urgency.
Demonstrate an ability to provide one-on-one status updates to executive stakeholders as needed.
Contribute as a positive team player by always looking for Nike First solutions while recognizing others for their contributions.
Build partnerships across organizational, departmental, and geographical boundaries with the ability to manage vendors and contractual agreements.
Demonstrate a willingness to go above and beyond to deliver results.
QualificationsBachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in consumer technology
5-7+ years experience in program management, product management or technical leadership
A passion to deliver world class experiences and products to all athletes*
Demonstrated ability that reflects a bias towards action and delivering outsized results
Exceptional collaboration, listening, written and verbal communication skills
Disposition towards building relationships and leveraging partnerships to navigate complex organizational challenges
Demonstrated ability to market your ideas and persuasively move others to action
Comprehensive understanding of release management practices, Waterfall/Agile software development methodologies and domain specific best practices
Experience working with multiple cross functional teams in delivering large technical infrastructure and consumer initiatives
Extensive project management experience, developing and managing schedules, scope, budgets, resource plans, issues, risks and change requests
Comfortable working in a very fast-paced, results-oriented environment
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: 00442497