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, Finance, Strategic Planning & Procurement
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.
The Nike, Inc. Finance, Strategic Planning and Procurement teams play a key role in fueling the growth of Nike, Inc. Finance identifies opportunities and catalyzes action to drive value for every Nike shareholder. Strategic Planning helps write the future of the business by charting Nike’s path forward. Nike Procurement maximizes the value of the company’s investments in external resources and secures the best supplier relationships to drive business success. Across Nike’s diverse geographies and businesses, the teams’ unwavering commitment to excellence keeps the company one step ahead of the competition.
Today, the opportunities for growth across Nike, Inc.’s business portfolio offer more potential than ever. Nike Finance employees play a key role in that progress by identifying and capitalizing on opportunities to drive value for every Nike shareholder. They manage accounting and reporting for Nike’s multi-billion-dollar global investment portfolio, debt and equity instruments, and other Treasury activities. They strategize, forecast, audit, analyze, budget, research and lead important decisions. Across Nike’s diverse geographies and businesses, Finance employees deliver far more than just the numbers.
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.
Nike, Inc.’s relentless pursuit of product innovation and sustainable growth demands bold new ways of doing business – including supplier engagement. Stretching far beyond conventional sourcing, Nike Procurement secures the best supplier relationships to drive business success. The team maximizes the value and reach of the company’s investments in external resources, including product materials, marketing services, digital tools, temporary labor, high-tech manufacturing equipment and other products and services to fuel business growth and sustainability.
DescriptionNike’s response to the ever-changing needs of the marketplace has created a clear mandate to evolve from the legacy Category Gameplan (CGP) to the faster, more integrated and consumer-driven Nike Consumer Code (NCC). This transition represents a critical component of how geographies will realize the benefits of the Consumer Direct Offense (CDO). The NCC is how Geographies bring Brand Concepts, powered by Categories, to life for its customers and consumers. It enables teams to drive growth and profitability in an integrated marketplace by exceeding expectations.
Today, there is a significant opportunity within North America (NA) to drive a simple, efficient and more responsive end-to-end Go-To-Market (GTM) process. This role will help us develop and implement a NA Seasonal Readiness process that enables role and responsibility clarity, the right work at the right time to influence the season, organizational decision-making efficiency, and cross-functional collaboration. Achieving this ambition will start with a more robust cross-functional approach that will examine new opportunities driven by the CDO, key city strategies, and category offenses. This work will ultimately help enable Nike to forge stronger relationships with the consumer through increased speed and flexibility.
The role reports directly to the NA Strategy Sr Director and partners closely with major Geography functions (Brand, Merchandising, Demand & Supply Management, and Sales) to achieve a seamless seasonal workflow and sell-in process. The role will partner with leaders in these functions to drive continuous improvement and maintain a high standard of cross-functional alignment and execution of the Nike Consumer Code. The role will be the first point of contact into the Geo for the Global Consumer Code team and likewise, serve as liaison into the Global Code team.
Key responsibilitiesLead the Nike Consumer Code on behalf of North America:
Ensure visibility to function-specific processes, and alignment of those processes to NA Consumer Code
Drive adoption of seasonal NCC activities in partnership with cross functional teams
Partner with cross functional teams to clearly identify roles and responsibilities that will support the NCC for NA
Drive simple, timely and efficient communication across categories, functions, territories and global partners related to seasonal processes and touchpoints
Ensure NA NCC portfolio is aligned with the NA strategy and delivered within key constraints (timelines, resources, and budgets)
Provide regular & structured updates to Senior Geo Leadership ensuring proper visibility to NA Project/Portfolio status and key risks
Drive & Influence the evolution of the NCC:Drive collaboration with Global/Geo NCC counterparts to enable continuous improvement while advocating for NA strategic imperatives
Lead effort to identify current NA NCC process opportunities and define solutions in collaboration with cross-functional leaders
Identify, develop and leverage digital strategies/tools as catalysts for change & collaboration across the NA NCC
Influence Senior Geo Leadership to drive aligned perspective on NA NCC path forward
Lead cross-functional NA NCC team:Assign clear roles/responsibilities and clearly articulate relevant goals/objectives
Provide feedback and coaching to help drive organizational growth and individual development
Embed a culture of knowledge sharing and innovation across the virtual team
Work closely with direct employees to build EDP and provide relevant growth opportunities
QualificationsBachelor's degree plus 8 years of professional work experience in Project Management/Process Design/Org Design major or course work preferred
OR, MBA plus 6 years of experience (2+ years' experience post-MBA).
OR, in lieu of a degree, 10 years of relevant work experience.
Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic, and results-oriented environment
Proven ability to pull together diverse individuals with different goals and facilitate productive discussions
Successful track record liaising with and influencing executive level professionals to drive business outcomes
Mastery of business communication tools and verbal/written communication to promote conceptual understanding and mobilize change through storytelling
Pro-active problem solver with the ability to assess, challenge and develop action steps for resolution
Skilled in Mic