Nike Project Director – Strategic Enterprise Capabilities 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 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

As a Program Director on the Program Management Office in the Strategic Enterprise Capabilities organization, you will be part of a high performing team delivering new capabilities and value to the Enterprise. You will bring a high level of experience in hands-on program and project management.These experiences are critical as we revolutionize our project management capabilities to gain efficiencies and maximize value delivery through the SEC program. Expertise in the latest methods and technologies is a must, and we are looking for people who are passionate about the world of value-driven solution delivery. In addition, you'll get to work alongside truly talented teams and help them enhance their performance by promoting collaboration and innovation.

Your Role on the Team

  • Understand and articulate the business value in projectand program management.

  • Developand implement an overall program management strategy and roadmap for theirarea.

  • Execute efficient Program Management and ProjectManagement practices, standards, tools, and processes leveraging bestpractices and applying Agile principles.

  • Provideconsulting to project leaders, as necessary, to drive understanding andadoption of PMO processes.

  • Prepareand analyze key program data, trending, and reporting information to drive programlevel insights in the critical areas of scope, schedule, budget, quality, risk,and benefits realization.

  • Use data to drive fact-based decision making.

  • Identifyprogram risks and recommend corrective responses, as necessary, to improveperformance.

  • Build strong, collaborativerelationships within the team, across work streams, internal Nike departments,and with business stakeholders as appropriate.

  • Providedirect program and project management for critical tracks of work within theSEC program including scope, schedule, cost, resource management, quality, riskmanagement, and change control.

  • Responsible for understanding andcommunicating project dependencies and constraints; driving clarity of criticalpath tasks; and timely tracking, update, and management of deliverable status,estimate to complete, dependencies, and milestones.

  • Responsible for understanding, ensuringaccuracy, and communicating project metrics and analytics to drive rigorousexecution, enable early insight to potential issues, and support data drivendecision making to ensure the project remains on course for success

  • Manage status reporting, presentedweekly to Project Leadership.

  • Actas an escalation point for complex problems.Recommend and implement corrective action, as necessary, to improveprogram performance.

  • Lead a virtual team of FTE and/or ContractorProject Managers to deliver high quality solutions, on time.

  • Coach and mentor project team members in an inspirational andeffective manner.

As the SEC Program Director, you will perform hands-on program and project management in the Program Management Office. The successful candidate will:

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field. Masters degree in related field (ie. MBA, MFM, MS, other) preferred.

  • At least seven years of experience within Business, IT, or a related field.

  • At least five years of program management and/or project management leadership roles. Project management certification preferred (PMP and/or PgMP).

  • Experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and/or Agile delivery method preferred.

  • Expert level program/project management skills in development and delivery of large scale software implementations.

  • Demonstrated experience managing direct reports, as well as teams within large cross functional projects.

  • Proven track record of being results orientated with demonstrated ability to achieve aggressive goals.

  • Exceptional communication skills, including the ability to gather relevant data and information, actively listen, dialogue freely, verbalize ideas effectively, negotiate tense situations successfully, and manage and resolve conflict.

  • Proven presentation and facilitation skills.

  • Demonstrated expertise of building consensus across business partners and technology leaders, and influencing successful outcomes.

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

  • Experience working successfully in a highly matrixed work environment.

  • Experience working with Version One or other industry leading agile software solution (Jira, Rally, etc) preferred.

  • Highly analytical with ability to leverage decision support tools and analytic models to drive data-driven decision making (Microsoft © Excel, Tableau, etc)

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field. Masters degree in related field (ie. MBA, MFM, MS, other) preferred.

  • At least seven years of experience within Business, IT, or a related field.

  • At least five years of program management and/or project management leadership roles. Project management certification preferred (PMP and/or PgMP).

  • Experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and/or Agile delivery method preferred.

  • Expert level program/project management skills in development and delivery of large scale software implementations.

  • Demonstrated experience managing direct reports, as well as teams within large cross functional projects.

  • Proven track record of being results orientated with demonstrated ability to achieve aggressive goals.

  • Exceptional communication skills, including the ability to gather relevant data and information, actively listen, dialogue freely, verbalize ideas effectively, negotiate tense situations successfully, and manage and resolve conflict.

  • Proven presentation and facilitation skills.

  • Demonstrated expertise of building consensus across business partners and technology leaders, and influencing successful outcomes.

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

  • Experience working successfully in a highly matrixed work environment.

  • Experience working with Version One or other industry leading agile software solution (Jira, Rally, etc) preferred.

  • Highly analytical with ability to leverage decision support tools and analytic models to drive data-driven decision making (Microsoft © Excel, Tableau, etc)

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: 00412858

Location: United States-Oregon-Beaverton

Job Category: Supply Chain