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.
Strategic Planning, Corporate Services
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.
Every successful team at Nike, Inc. needs a brilliant game plan. Strategic Planning teams keep the company moving in the right direction by leading the strategic business planning process and spearheading transformational projects across Nike businesses and geographies. Embedded in teams across the company, strategy professionals explore complex business issues; conduct consumer, competitive and market analyses; create financial models and develop action plans. The Strategic Planning teams help write the future of sport by charting Nike’s path forward.
DescriptionEvery successful team at Nike needs a brilliant game plan. Strategic Planning teams shape and drive the company’s growth agenda by leading the business planning processes, aligning enterprise leadership to make our biggest opportunities a reality, and spearheading transformational projects across Nike’s diverse businesses and geographies. Embedded in teams across the company, strategy professionals serve as critical thought partners to our senior leaders to explore complex business issues; conduct consumer, competitive, and market analyses; create financial models; and develop action plans to galvanize our teams.
As a Strategic Planning Manager, you’ll be expected to work with the North America leadership team to:
Develop and execute cross-functional projects focused on business planning
Evaluate Nike’s critical priorities on an ongoing basis
Identify opportunities to drive Nike’s long-term growth strategy
Report weekly/monthly/quarterly results to senior executives
Facilitate cross-functional and senior leadership discussion
In this role, you will often be expected to manage one or more workstreams to help identify and evaluate critical priorities and to catalyze action against these priorities. You will develop high-impact presentations to communicate strategic plans and visions across Nike. In addition, you will lead the development and ongoing management of tools and processes to execute against the strategic and business plans.
QualificationsStrong passion for Nike
Four-year bachelor's degree; MBA preferred but not required
Preference for at least 3 years of total experience in corporate development, business development, corporate strategic planning, business unit strategic planning, investment banking, management consulting, finance, and/or related fields; or 4 years of total experience in digital/e-commerce, retail, and/or apparel brands
Demonstrated ability to drive quantitative and qualitative analysis (e.g., financial modeling, corporate finance and valuation)
Comfort analyzing research related to consumers, industries, and competitors
Proven ability to lead cross-functional teams and provide project management support
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects at once, to operate with a high degree of ambiguity, and to work with a flexible schedule
Logical problem structuring and strategic problem-solving skills
Track record of working effectively as a thought partner to senior leaders and their teams to drive change
Ability to effectively navigate a highly matrixed environment and manage a diverse set of stakeholders
Superior interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work-cross functionally
Experience presenting to and influencing senior leadership
Excellent written, oral, and communication skills
Proficiency in standard business software applications (e.g., Keynote, PowerPoint, Excel)
Can-do attitude and history of making stuff happen independently and as part of a team
Ability to pass a criminal background check
Digital/E-commerce, Retail, Merchandising, Operations, and/or Product functional experience
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 00446785