Nike Event Safety, Risk & Compliance Manager in Portland, 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 corporate campuses provide environments to maximize employees’ full potential. From meticulous landscaping, to state-of-the-art fitness centers, running trails and more, the Nike Facilities teams keep campuses around the world running at peak performance so employees can operate in an environment that inspires innovation. These teams lead the design and construction of Nike’s corporate buildings, supply project management services, ensure workplace security and much more. The end result: an atmosphere that inspires everyone who sets foot on a Nike campus.


As Manager of the Safety, Risk, and Compliance for Nike WHQ Meetings & Events you will be responsible for mitigating risk and exposure for events by developing planning processes and establishing production standards and guidelines for meetings and events held at WHQ.


  • Evaluate practices,procedures and facilities to identify and address safety risks, requirements,and concerns unique to Nike’s WHQ M&E business. Recommend solutions toissues, improvement opportunities or new preventative measures.

  • Collaborate with relevantNike departments and WHQ M&E leadership to create, document, and implement safety guidelines and protocols forevents to minimize risk.

  • Partner with departmentleaders and ESP’s and provide oversight to ensure ongoing compliance.

  • Work with Nikedepartments and ESP leadership to advise on, develop, and support theimplementation of required workplace and equipment safety training programs forvarious departments on M&E team.

  • Ensure facilities andtemporary event structures comply with all permitting, fire and safety codesand requirements. Act as primary NikeWHQ M&E contact for Tualatin ValleyFire & Rescue Fire Marshal and as WHQ M&E contact for obtainingWashington County temporary building permits when needed.

  • Review drawings forbuildouts and structural drawings. Partner with Nike Events teams and ESP’s toensure capacity, ingress, egress, staging and lighting comply with all codesand requirements.

  • Partner as requested with WHQ M&E and other Nike teams to be preparedfor natural disaster and/or crises response.

  • Represent WHQM&Emanagement as member of WHQ Safety Committee for awareness of broader,overarching safety considerations at Nike.



  • Bachelor’s degreepreferred.

  • Minimum 6 years’experience managing complex, critical workplace safety programs and ensuringfull compliance preferred.

  • Minimum 6 years ofdiverse event experience with comprehensive knowledge of dynamics andlogistical elements of conference center and M&E operations preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability todevelop auditing tools and processes.

  • Proven track record ofdeveloping and successfully implementing effective training programs andpositively influence workplace culture.

  • Highly detail mindedwith strong problem solving skills and ability to effectively prioritizemultiple tasks and projects.

  • Superior written andverbal communication skills with the ability to present effectively.

  • Ability to establishrelationships and partnerships with diverse internal teams, external vendorsand local regulatory agencies.

  • Proficient in use of MSOffice (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Experience using meeting management software(EBMS) is preferred.

  • Ability to travel to /from event locations including those outside of WHQ, as needed.

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: SRC071117WD+C

Location: United States-Oregon-Portland

Job Category: Facilities, Corporate Services