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Nike District Loss Prevention Manager – Chicago, IL in Chicago, Illinois


  • I have a Bachelors degree or a combination of relevant education, experience and training.

  • Minimum 5 years retail loss prevention experience, including 3 years management experience within a retail environment

  • Wicklander-Zulawski or Reid certification preferred

  • CFI (Certified Forensic Interviewer) preferred

  • Proficient computer skills in MS Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

  • Strong written, verbal, electronic communication and presentation skills


As our District Loss Prevention Manager will act as the Loss Prevention (LP) subject matter expert at the District level for Nike and Converse buildings. We’re looking for a leader who will be a strategic and operational partner that will assist with reducing overall inventory shortage and minimizing business risks to the brand.

This candidate needs to have:

  • Leadership skills and the ability to influence others

  • Ability to learn and apply new information or skills

  • Outstanding bias for action – willing to move quickly and conclusively to resolve an incident

  • Demonstrated problem solving and decision-making skills

  • Track record of dealing with sensitive loss prevention issues in an ethical manner

  • Understanding of criminal and civil law as it applies to the retail environment

  • Multi-unit store management experience preferred


This role will be responsible to:

  • Identify, lead, and resolve time sensitive critical issues

  • Responsiveness for off-hour, on-call incident management support for the North America Direct business

  • Cultivate effective relationships with police departments, shopping mall security and management teams

  • Gather intelligence on organized theft activity as well as other business impacting activities as directed

  • Utilize exception based reporting to identify and resolve theft and shrink activity

  • Use all retail systems to uncover operational deficiencies

  • Educate and coach leaders on internal theft detection

  • Educate and coach leaders and store teams on external theft policies and practices

  • Be proficient with store systems and implement training programs accordingly

  • Conduct loss prevention store audits

  • Ensure that all store loss prevention systems and programs are fully operational, being regularly maintained, and properly used, including CCTV, alarms, locks, etc

  • Develop and implement shortage reduction plans and monthly business plans

  • Liaise effectively with cross-functional partners

  • Regularly check in with Territory Loss Prevention Director (TLPD) and provide updates on district activity

  • In-town and out-of-town travel within designated district; some overnight travel

  • Role requires busines travel up to 50% of the time

  • New store openings and closings (i.e. Training, Physical Security, etc.)


You will be a part of the Loss Prevention Field team within North America Nike Direct, while working collaboratively with the Retail Operations (NARO), Retail Store Teams, Employee Relations, Human Resources, Brand, District Operations Captain and Legal.

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.