Nike Line Planning Product Director in Beaverton, Oregon

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.

Nike 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

As a Line Planning Excellence (LPX) Product Director within the Merchandising Business Operations team, you will help in the creation and integration of tools to support Nike’s internal Line Planning capabilities. You will capture and generate requirements and obsess the user experience, enabling Design, Product and Merchandising teams to deliver Consumer Right Lines across the Marketplace. You will work across both business and technology teams, at the Global and Geo levels, to create best in class tools delivering efficiency and speed.

The primary accountability of your position will be to develop the Product Roadmap, set requirements and manage the implementation into the End to End Line Planning processes. You will collaborate with Merchants and Product Line mangers to represent that voice of the user for the technology teams. You will help to set the development backlog and drive prioritization decisions. You will manage a team of product managers that are developing capabilities for specific groups within the organization.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree plus 7+ years' relevant experience or MBA and 4+ years' experience

  • Experience with the Nike Line Planning tools and Processes preferred

  • Strong analytical knowledge and understanding

  • Proven experience in project management

  • UX Design or Data Visualization experience preferred

  • Must excel working in team-oriented roles that rely on ability to collaborate with others

  • Experience collaborating and managing relationships with business partners

  • Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to influence others internally and externally

  • Able to lead cross-functional work

  • Able to respond to and prioritize changing demands

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree plus 7+ years' relevant experience or MBA and 4+ years' experience

  • Experience with the Nike Line Planning tools and Processes preferred

  • Strong analytical knowledge and understanding

  • Proven experience in project management

  • UX Design or Data Visualization experience preferred

  • Must excel working in team-oriented roles that rely on ability to collaborate with others

  • Experience collaborating and managing relationships with business partners

  • Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to influence others internally and externally

  • Able to lead cross-functional work

  • Able to respond to and prioritize changing demands

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: 00398078

Location: United States-Oregon-Beaverton

Job Category: Product Management & Merchandising, Merchandising & Product Management, Product Management