Director, Merchandising Operations – Process Activation

Beaverton Oregon
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 7 hours 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.




Merchandising, Product Management & Merchandising, Merchandising & Product Management

For Nike, Inc. merchants, everything begins and ends with the consumer. The Nike Merchandising team understands consumer needs and market capacity to create the right product mix for marketplaces around the world. From stores to online, this team helps bring the seasonal category visions to life. The Merchandising team has the unique ability to see beyond trends to identify what’s next to deliver the right product to the right places at the right time and price.

Nike, Inc. products enable and inspire human potential, and it’s up to the Nike Product Management team to define, drive and perfect those products and experiences for consumers around the world. Product managers lead the creation process, manage product lines, and maintain a keen understanding of consumer and market trends. Product Management employees skillfully operate at the intersection of buyer needs, technical feasibility and business objectives. Whether it’s basketball or skateboarding, apparel or footwear, one thing remains constant: the Product Management team delivers world-class products to help athletes push the boundaries of their potential.




Description
Nike is a brand
fueled by innovation and creativity, and it is the responsibility of our
operations teams to create the time and space for our teams to push the
boundaries of what is possible. As the Director, Merchandising Operations-Process
Activation, you will be responsible for driving operational effectiveness
across our Global Merchandising organization. 
You will work directly with Merchandising leaders and teams empowering
them to deliver line, assortment and flow plans with ease.
In this role you will lead a team dedicated to
defining and managing the Merchandising process to strengthen the way we work,
plan and execute to move at the pace of the consumer, leveraging digital solutions
where possible.  You will engage the Global Merchandising community to
gather insights and identify opportunities to improve seasonal execution. To be
successful in this role you must have a passion for cross-functional
collaboration, striving to evolve a complex and connected system through
continuous improvement.  In collaboration
with design, product, marketing and marketplace operations you will work on
strategic initiatives and projects on behalf of the Merchandising function,
creating innovative solutions to complex questions that have a broad impact on
the business.  Through deep partnership and understanding, you will lead
the engagement model with Global Merchandising teams and leaders, serving as
the hub to connect with cross-functional Global operational, tools, and
analytics partners and Geo cross-functional partners as needed.



Qualifications
Bachelor’s
degree plus 8 years of professional work experience in merchandising, operations,
analytics. management consulting, corporate strategy or a related field (6+
years of work experience with an MBA).
Experience
designing and implementing new processes across a large organization
Strong
understanding of Merchandising or Product Management workflows
Demonstrated
ability to lead cross—functional teams driving large scale change within an
organization.
Advanced
written and verbal communication
Expert
problem structuring and strategic problem-solving skills.
Compelling,
high-impact storyteller with the ability to influence at multiple levels
throughout the organization.
Self-directed
and comfortable working in ambiguous environments.
Strong
retail or digital product acumen.




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 00466213