Senior Director, Innovation Strategy

Beaverton Oregon
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 18 days ago

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.
Corporate Services, Strategic Planning
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.
DescriptionBecome a Part of the NIKE, Inc. TeamNIKE, 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.Innovation is oxygen for Nike, Inc., and the company depends on its talented, global workforce to breathe originality and curiosity into everything they do. The Nike Advanced Innovation team strives for lighter, faster, bigger, smarter, smaller, more efficient, more sustainable and more personal. They imagine, research, analyze and invent the next industry-changing technology to advance athletic performance. In roles that span research, design, materials and manufacturing, the Advanced Innovation team looks to the future and focuses on making the seemingly impossible, possible.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.The Senior Director of Innovation Strategy is a strategic leadership role. You will lead a Strategy team that works with the Innovation Leadership to influence, set and define the future of Nike and Innovation. You and your team will develop, implement and execute Nike, Inc.'s end to end strategy. You will capture and leverage external trends and benchmarks to inform the short and long term strategy. You will connect the dots, elevate insights & trends, and generate ideas. In this role you will lead and create content for key strategic business planning processes and help monitor performance to drive the business. You will harness these strategy processes to drive new ideas for growth and generate stakeholder alignment and commitment. This role partners directly with the executive leaders to frequently execute and manage specific priorities, is a critical thought partner on Strategic Priorities and current business challenges as well as acts as a proxy for the executive in specific business meetings as needed. Responsibilities•Work closely with the VP Nike Explore Team (NXT) and VP of Innovation Finance and Strategy to facilitate the process of creating, communicating and implementing the rolling three-year Product Innovation strategic house.•Develop and manage direct reports across Innovation.•Be the ligament across Innovation that continuously focuses everyone together on implementation of our strategy.•Manage the quarterly business review process with Innovation leadership on progress against annual goals in support of the Innovation strategy.•Work with senior leaders across Design, Product, Global Manufacturing, Sourcing, Digital Innovation and Merchandising to coordinate and align our respective strategies.•Support Strategy and Finance teams with information needed to help create the overall Nike Inc. strategy, SPKO and CSR input and annual spending targets.•Create new product innovation investment theses with respective Innovation senior leaders.Qualifications•Bachelor's degree plus a minimum of 10 years' relevant experience (3 years' experience post MBA preferred). In lieu of a Bachelor's degree an additional two years of experience is acceptable. •MBA or advanced degree is highly preferred•Experience in consumer product highly preferred•Experience in corporate development, business development, corporate strategic planning, investment banking, management consulting, finance or related field•Strategy development experience with global-consumer enterprises (including internal and/or consulting)•Previous experience leading and managing a team with proven ability to coach and develop future leaders 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.
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