Director of Product, Strategic Growth Areas

Beaverton Oregon
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
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The Nike Digital team delivers what only Nike can do: unlock seamless access to products, services and tools to make athletes better. Forty years of insights from the world’s greatest athletes inform their work. The Nike Digital team powers Nike’s global community that provides unparalleled access, benefits and services to athletes of all levels. Whether it is, Nike mobile applications, digital brand experiences or consumer interactions, the team helps athletes stay motivated, challenged and connected. At Nike, you get in by being the best player, you stay in by being the best teammate. Making history is no easy task, but as a team, we are unstoppable.
As a Director of Product Management at Nike, you will lead the creation, improvement and growth of world-class digital products. You will help define and execute the product vision and strategy, manage the end-to-end lifecycle of a product, and help identify market opportunities. You will define and execute a thorough roadmap and product priorities based on a strong understanding of consumer needs, insights and an even stronger handle on in-depth data analysis. The Common Components team defines, prioritizes and delivers products, features and capabilities that benefit consumers of Nike’s app products.  Examples include conversion products like cart, checkout and Instant Checkout at Retail as well as engagement products like feed, inbox and profile.
Working on the Common Components team, you will be a leader who effectively and appropriately organizes resources to achieve business objectives and impact change across the Nike Digital ecosystem.  Leading through influence, you will partner with executives across multiple functions to develop a cohesive product strategy, product roadmap, and ensure successful business outcomes. The successful candidate will work to gather feedback and drive roadmap and prioritization alignment across a diverse range of stakeholders including app and capability teams.  Above all, you will embody the principles of product management while being a constant champion for our consumers.Key Responsibilities:
Leadership: Set the strategic direction for common functionality across the ecosystem while developing a product roadmap in partnership with other Nike business stakeholders. 
Management: Lead product pods, each composed of multidisciplinary teams, with direct management over multiple product managers at all levels. Enable teams to be successful by removing obstacles and developing strategic relationships throughout the business.
Product strategy and vision: Create and effectively champion a data-driven and market-informed product vision and strategy that works in concert with the greater Nike strategy. Identify the strategic product implications and opportunities resulting from major corporate strategies and change initiatives. 
Product lifecycle management: Manage the end-to-end lifecycle of complex products from conception through launch. Strategize and execute on growth initiatives in operating live products. 
Product roadmap definition: Develop a product feature and release roadmap based on business targets, in-depth data analysis, and a clear understanding of consumer needs.
Prioritization: Effectively design project plans based on priorities, setting clear/measurable objectives and deploying team resources appropriately to achieve business goals.
Product Specifications: Write and consult on complex product specifications while accounting for design challenges and external dependencies.
Analytics and Experimentation: Develop and measure product KPIs, derive key insights, drive reporting tools, and devise and execute experiments and multivariate tests to find product solutions. 
Communication: Clearly articulate the product roadmap, vision, priorities and requirements to multiple stakeholders in both written and oral formats.  Gather and incorporate feedback from a diverse range of stakeholders including app and web teams, capability teams, operational teams, legal and globalization.
Collaborate: Partner with Engineering, Design and Program Management leaders throughout completion of milestones while connecting with brand marketing and analytics teams to deliver optimal results.  Also partner with app, web and capability teams to understand and deliver against their consumers’ needs.
Raise the Bar: Promote cross-team and cross-organizational knowledge sharing through multiple forums (e.g., user groups, tech talks, design reviews, internal blogs).
Minimum of 5 - 7 years of experience in product management; consumer mobile or web product experience required
Previous social networking experience strongly desired
Exceptional data analytics skills
Clear, concise and persuasive communication style that compels to action
Ability to lead high performing, cross-functional teams
Ability to train and motivate product teams of varying levels of experience
History of developing and growing product management talent through challenging situations
Ability to create product deliverables such as wireframes, prototypes and requirements specifications
Experience managing live mobile app or web experiences with multivariate testing 
Experience managing priorities with third party vendors and key partners. Comfortable making build versus buy recommendations based on industry knowledge
Outstanding written/oral, organizational, analytical skills, and attention to detail
Ability to provide clear direction, set measurable goals and give insight on industry trends
History of making challenging tradeoffs in establishing product priorities that have required sophisticated analyses and challenging negotiations. 
Strong project management skills and ability to present work to executive stakeholders
Strong passion for creating engaging, compelling fitness and sports user experiences
Previous start-up and/or software consulting experience a strong plus
CS background or prior engineering experience a strong plus
Previous experience with SQL, database architecture, and building BI tools a strong plus
Comprehensive understanding of the market landscape, both through a technology and competitor lens
BA/BS degree required, MBA preferred
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: 00426869