Nike Workforce Optimization Planning Manager 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 Retail employees inspire athletes of all abilities to tap into their potential. Step into a Nike Store or visit nike.com, and feel the energy, enthusiasm and passion for sport. That same excitement and consumer-first mindset reverberates through the Nike Retail Corporate team. A global network of buyers, visual merchandisers, real estate specialists, store operations directors and others direct the daily operations of nike.com and the hundreds of Nike Stores and Nike Factory Stores worldwide. The team constantly defines the new frontier of retail and creates the most inspiring and engaging consumer experiences in the industry.

Description

Working in Nike Retail will be rewarding, it will be challenging, it may well be a step towards something bigger, but it is most definitely not just another job. You'll be an ambassador of the Nike brand -- everything we stand for: drive, determination, the unyielding commitment to excellence, these all will be a part of your everyday experience. We're committed to making every customer's experience a rewarding one, and as a member of our retail team, your contributions are a big part of our success.

As our Retail Workforce Optimization Planning Manager, you'll drive retail operational excellence and consistency by providing expertise (tools, systems, communication, and processes) necessary for stores to improve their business and profitability. You'll focus on budget and expense control, particularly with regard to payroll, labor scheduling and labor systems. You'll work to create best practices with the Workforce Optimization Manager; analyze, review and update current business processes to ensure stores are effectively managing their payroll hours and cost. You'll also be relied on to keep current on store scheduling and labor management systems (Kronos Workforce Management and future systems) and their functionality. You'll be a functional expert within Operations for determining proper hiring levels, the use of the scheduling systems, and how to manage labor cost to meet payroll budgets. You'll identify areas for process improvements through assessment and review, and deliver programs through project management. You'll partner with the Nike Direct Finance team to determine budget, and with the Director of Stores to hold stores accountable. You'll partner with other Store Operations teams to ensure a seamless integration of process between different store functions. You'll be the voice of the field in store payroll and labor scheduling issues. You'll also ensure any reporting requirements or ongoing responsibilities are handled in a timely manner. You'll also be relied on to interact with IT to influence the future of payroll budgeting within the scheduling system.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's in Finance, Accounting, Business or relatedfield; 2 additional years' experience is accepted in lieu of degree

  • 4+ years' retail management, retail operations analysis,or finance experience

  • Proficiency in Word, , PowerPoint and Access andadvanced expertise in Excel

  • General understanding of retail store systems andequipment (point of sale, inventory management, hand-held terminals, laborscheduling application, etc.)

  • Ability to travel to retail store locationsapproximately 15% of the time

  • Experience in Nike Retail stores is preferred

  • Store management or corporate experience in anoperations capacity is preferred

  • Project-management training/certification is preferred

  • Strong time management and organization skills

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's in Finance, Accounting, Business or relatedfield; 2 additional years' experience is accepted in lieu of degree

  • 4+ years' retail management, retail operations analysis,or finance experience

  • Proficiency in Word, , PowerPoint and Access andadvanced expertise in Excel

  • General understanding of retail store systems andequipment (point of sale, inventory management, hand-held terminals, laborscheduling application, etc.)

  • Ability to travel to retail store locationsapproximately 15% of the time

  • Experience in Nike Retail stores is preferred

  • Store management or corporate experience in anoperations capacity is preferred

  • Project-management training/certification is preferred

  • Strong time management and organization skills

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: 00412078

Location: United States-Oregon-Beaverton

Job Category: Retail Corporate