Nike Manager, Global Merchandising Strategy 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.

Every successful team at Nike 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.

Description

The Global Merchandising Team creates line plans and assortments that bring innovation and inspiration to athletes* around the world. As a Merchandising Strategy Manager, you will work with the Merchandising Strategy Director and Merchandising leadership team to drive business planning, create functional strategies and identify opportunities to create value within the Merchandising function.

In this role, you’ll fulfill the following responsibilities:

• Support the strategic business planning process and report on weekly / monthly / quarterly results and opportunities

• Partner across functions to identify, quantify and analyze opportunities to drive functional excellence

• Own and drive independent strategic work streams, structuring an approach, organizing stakeholders and managing working teams

• Develop high-impact presentations and communication tools to communicate strategic plans and visions across the organization

• Facilitate leadership discussions that drive the functional agenda

• Lead the development and ongoing management of tools and processes to execute against the strategic and business plans

• Lead research and analytical work to identify, resolve and implement solutions to key business issues that arise

Qualifications

• A passion for Nike product and the people and process that bring it to life

• Bachelor's degree and 4-7 years' work experience in management consulting, corporate strategic planning, corporate development, business development, investment banking or related fields

• Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) preferred but not required

• Proven ability to lead cross-functional teams and provide project management support, including managing multiple projects simultaneously

• Track record of working effectively as a thought partner to senior leaders and their teams to effect change

• Demonstrated ability to drive quantitative and qualitative analysis (e.g., financial modeling) and analyze research related to consumers, industries and competitors

• Logical structuring and strategic problem solving skills and an ability to ramp up and pivot quickly

• Ability to effectively navigate a highly matrixed environment and manage a diverse set of stakeholders

• Can-do attitude and history of making stuff happen independently and as part of a team

• Superior writing, communication, presentation skills, interpersonal skills and ability to work cross-functionally with senior management

• Proficiency in standard business software applications (e.g., Keynote, advanced PowerPoint and Excel skills)

• Ability to pass a criminal background check Qualifications • A passion for Nike product and the people and process that bring it to life

• Bachelor's degree and 4-7 years' work experience in management consulting, corporate strategic planning, corporate development, business development, investment banking or related fields

• Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) preferred but not required

• Proven ability to lead cross-functional teams and provide project management support, including managing multiple projects simultaneously

• Track record of working effectively as a thought partner to senior leaders and their teams to effect change

• Demonstrated ability to drive quantitative and qualitative analysis (e.g., financial modeling) and analyze research related to consumers, industries and competitors

• Logical structuring and strategic problem solving skills and an ability to ramp up and pivot quickly

• Ability to effectively navigate a highly matrixed environment and manage a diverse set of stakeholders

• Can-do attitude and history of making stuff happen independently and as part of a team

• Superior writing, communication, presentation skills, interpersonal skills and ability to work cross-functionally with senior management

• Proficiency in standard business software applications (e.g., Keynote, advanced PowerPoint and Excel skills)

• Ability to pass a criminal background check

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: 00411995

Location: United States-Oregon-Beaverton

Job Category: Strategic Planning, Corporate Services