Nike Regional Procurement Director for Brand and Marketplace in Shanghai, China

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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’s relentless pursuit of product innovation and sustainable growth demands bold new ways of doing business – including supplier engagement. Stretching far beyond conventional sourcing, Nike Procurement secures the best supplier relationships to drive business success. The team maximizes the value and reach of the company’s investments in external resources, including product materials, marketing services, digital tools, temporary labor, high-tech manufacturing equipment and other products and services to fuel business growth and sustainability.


We are looking for a Regional Procurement Director for Brand and Marketplace assuming responsibility for leading a team of Sourcing Managers and Analysts in the sourcing strategy development and execution for Greater China in Marketing and Nike’s Direct and Wholesale retail business (omnichannel).

Within the Brand and Marketplace category you will be working with Nike GM and VP senior leadership of sales, marketing and with the Nike Direct organization and be accountable to drive value across a broad and specialized categories including;

Nike Stores

  • Store Construction (Capital investments in Nike stores e.g. Construction and Retail Design)

  • Store SG&A (including leveraging the stores spend in bank fees, facilities management, store supplies)

  • Performance Marketing

  • Digital Operations

  • Inventory partnerships


  • Brand Comms

  • Integrated Media

  • Integrated Retail marketing (seasonal and 365 campaigns in store and on-line)

  • Brand Campaigns & Events

This role will report to the Asia Procurement Senior Director and you will be responsible for:

  • Developing and executing strategies for Greater China include Taiwan and Hong Kong based on

  • overall procurement objectives, supply market dynamics, technological changes in the

  • marketplace and other relevant factors.

  • Working in conjunction with stakeholders to identify value opportunities

  • Experience in developing complex strategies that connect Nike’s key cities to territory to geo and global

  • Leading negotiations and drive for the best optimized value proposition (life-cycle management,

  • TCO, innovation, speed & risk mitigation)

  • Driving your sourcing strategy through an analytical, data driven category approach with attention

  • to detail.

  • Demonstrating excellent negotiation and strong decision making skills, while making decisions

  • that are consistent with the overall mission and goals of Global Procurement.

  • Identifying and finalize target savings for your category while managing and fostering key

  • relationships with the Nike Direct, Sales & Marketing teams

  • Delivering year-to-year value creation

So, if you have several years of experience in Indirect Procurement, Strategic Sourcing and/or Category Management we need to know of you. If you can bring a great interest in working for a truly empowered


Requirements for the position include:

  • MBA or advanced degree is preferred. CPM/ CIPS or internationally accredited procurement qualification preferred

  • 8 years' relevant work experience in Procurement, Strategic Sourcing and/or Category Management;

  • 5 years' management experience, working cross culturally

  • Global perspective and experience in sourcing and procurement processes, supply base and best practices

  • Experience in spend management practices such as demand management, compliance management, supplier collaboration and/or performance management

  • Strong leadership, influencing and communication skills gained across a range of cultural environments

  • Demonstrated experience consulting with business partners, including independently identifying business partner needs, developing action plans, identifying deliverables, and presenting results.

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: 8659

Location: China-Shanghai Municipality-Shanghai

Job Category: Procurement