Nike Marketplace Operations Development Manager in Beaverton, Oregon

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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 Supply Chain experts ensure that every year 900 million pieces of footwear, apparel and equipment arrive at the right destination on time. That’s no easy task. The complex process involves more than 50 distribution centers, a network of thousands of accounts, and more than 100,000 retail stores around the world. Supply Chain professionals from Laakdal, Belgium, to São Paulo, Brasil, make it happen. They constantly push for ways to make Nike’s supply chain faster, more efficient and more responsive to Nike’s always-changing consumer needs.

Description

Capability Building

  1. Develop thorough understanding of operational and business issues

  2. Drive development and implementation of capabilities with cross-functional geo and global partners

  3. Ensures a high quality of project management practices in line with Nike standard methodologies (including Lean)

  4. Apply transition management principles, tools and methodologies

  5. Understand the cost/benefit analysis (cost-to-serve) of capabilities to provide key stakeholders with an understanding of financial impact. Aggregate data and analyze to tell a cohesive story on the marketplace

  6. Engage and collaborate with global and geo supply chain teams and Nike functions to define and execute strategic capability plans aligned with business strategic plans

  7. Seek best practices, tools & processes within Marketplace Operations and Nike functions and implement where applicable

  8. Support capability intake process

Relationship Management/Team

  • Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, establish and maintain an operational alliance with partner functions (Logistics, Sales, DSM, Merch, etc.) that drive supply chain efficiencies and process improvements

  • Actively participate in the Marketplace Operations community and build network with peers

  • Influence teams on the importance of Marketplace Development Plans

  • Ensure operations discussions are consumer-centric and holistic

  • Lead cross-functional and cross-go project teams to deliver identified objectives and ensure capabilities are transitioned to the business

Strategic Planning & Communication

  • Actively engage in Strategic Planning process including by articulating business requirements within the wider Nike organization and manage & measure progress vs. plan

  • Ensure alignment between MPO Strategic Plan, business development plans and cross-functional and cross-geo strategic plans

  • Optimize communication efforts focusing on essential information and right audience and prepare/communicate relevant summaries of business results

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum of 5 years directly relevant work experience required

  • Note: One of the following alternatives may be accepted: PhD or Law + 3 years; Masters + 4 years; Associates degree + 6 years; High School + 7 years

  • Demonstrate conceptual understanding of Nike Supply Chain business models and characteristics, as well as industry best practices and trends

  • Demonstrate ability to define, lead, drive and finish complex projects. Very focused on results & strong problem-solving ability

  • Understands group dynamics and is able to facilitate discussions and build consensus in support of stated goals

  • Strong analytical skills and understanding of financial concepts; ability to analyze business processes and profitability models, creating solutions from the results

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; effectively communicates with all levels of the organization capable of working and influencing within Matrix management structure

  • Strong understanding of processes and information systems and how technology can be applied to gain efficiencies

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

  • Comfortable working in a highly matrixed organization

  • Self-directed, comfortable working in ambiguous environments

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum of 5 years directly relevant work experience required

  • Note: One of the following alternatives may be accepted: PhD or Law + 3 years; Masters + 4 years; Associates degree + 6 years; High School + 7 years

  • Demonstrate conceptual understanding of Nike Supply Chain business models and characteristics, as well as industry best practices and trends

  • Demonstrate ability to define, lead, drive and finish complex projects. Very focused on results & strong problem-solving ability

  • Understands group dynamics and is able to facilitate discussions and build consensus in support of stated goals

  • Strong analytical skills and understanding of financial concepts; ability to analyze business processes and profitability models, creating solutions from the results

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; effectively communicates with all levels of the organization capable of working and influencing within Matrix management structure

  • Strong understanding of processes and information systems and how technology can be applied to gain efficiencies

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

  • Comfortable working in a highly matrixed organization

  • Self-directed, comfortable working in ambiguous environments

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: 00417394

Location: United States-Oregon-Beaverton

Job Category: Supply Chain