Nike Senior Director of Strategy in Beaverton, Oregon
What you bring to Nike
10+ years of relevant experience in corporate strategy, strategy consulting, business development, investment banking or a related field.
One of the following alternatives may be accepted: PhD or Law + 8 yrs; Masters + 9 yrs; Associates degree + 11 yrs; High School + 12 yrs
Previous experience leading and managing a team with demonstrated ability to coach and develop future leaders.
Proven ability to pull together diverse individuals with different goals and facilitate productive discussions.
Experience in leading complex strategic projects and demonstrated success in leading a methodical process of analyzing problems, gathering information, generating options, then proposing and acting on a course of action.
Strong discernment to quickly learn new business opportunities and understand how strategic plans can enable revenue and profit growth.
Demonstrated experience and understanding of apparel/footwear, retail, merchandising, and digital/ecommerce in global-consumer marketplaces
Experience working in a matrixed organizational environment
Ability to take groundbreaking ideas and operationalizing them by catalyzing action and aligning the appropriate resources / partners
Advanced degree such as an MBA
Master’s (3 years post MBA preferred with 10+ years of relevant experience in total)
**Please note, we are hiring for multiple Senior Director positions across the Global Operations and Technology Strategy team.
Who are we looking for
Every successful team at Nike needs a brilliant game plan! Strategic Planning teams shape & drive the company’s growth agenda by leading the business planning processes, aligning enterprise leadership to make our biggest opportunities a reality, and spearheading groundbreaking projects across Nike’s diverse businesses and geographies.
We are looking for a Senior Director of Strategy that will work with senior executives to help define the future of sport, our business, and the broader marketplace. By driving critical transformational projects and leading our annual strategy cycle, we uncover and realize Nike, Inc.’s biggest opportunities.
What will you work on
As a Senior Director, you hold a strategic leadership role with visibility across our portfolio of businesses. You will shape and lead the strategic agenda aligned to Nike’s most significant growth opportunities:
Create the future and vision to better serve employees and consumers: gather marketplace and business insights to connect the dots, elevate trends, and generate ideas.
Identify gaps between vision and current state: translate vision into impactful plan, including key priorities, success metrics, achievements, investment requirements, and roles.
Lead and create content for key strategic and business planning processes.
Partner with senior stakeholders to execute and run specific priorities, often serving as proxy for leader in specific meetings as needed.
WHO WILL YOU WORK WITH?
You will report to the VP, Global Operations & Technology Strategy, and partner directly with one of the following business teams: Global Technology, Global Operations & Logistics, Demand Supply Management or Global Sourcing & Manufacturing. You will be responsible for executing and leading specific priorities as a critical thought partner on Strategic Priorities and current business challenges.
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, protected veteran status, or disability. NIKE is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call +1 503-671-4156 and let us know the nature of your request, your location and your contact information.
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