Nike Senior Director, Strategy for Global Categories 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.

Every successful team at Nike needs a brilliant game plan. Strategic Planning teams keep the company moving in the right direction by leading the strategic business planning process and spearheading transformational projects across Nike businesses and geographies. Embedded in teams across the company, strategy professionals explore complex business issues; conduct consumer, competitive and market analyses; create financial models and develop action plans. The Strategic Planning teams help write the future of sport by charting Nike’s path forward.

Description

The Strategy function at Nike, Inc. partners with our most senior executives to define and create the future of our business and the broader marketplace. By driving critical transformational projects and leading our annual strategy cycle, we uncover and realize Nike, Inc.’s biggest opportunities. As part of this team, you are a critical thought partner to our leaders – wrangling complex business issues; delivering insightful consumer, competitive and market analyses; and developing action plans that galvanize our teams. Strategy is at the heart of action, and team members gain rich experiences across our diverse portfolio of geographies, delivery channels and product lines, which opens doors to a wide range of diverse career opportunities.

The Senior Director, Strategy for Global Categories is a strategic leadership role with visibility across our portfolio of businesses and our Executive Leadership team. You will lead a diverse Strategy team that work with Global Category GM’s to develop, implement and execute Nike, Inc.'s Consumer-led long-term growth strategy. Alongside these cross-functional Global Category Leadership Teams, you will develop the category vision to better servce the consumers and translate into strategic plan key priorities and new opportunities. You and your team will capture and leverage consumer insights to help create the complete offenses of new concepts & products. You will connect the dots, elevate insights & trends, and generate ideas. In this role you will lead and create content for key strategic business planning processes. You will harness these strategy processes to drive new ideas for growth and generate stakeholder alignment and commitment. This role also partners directly with the executive leader VP, Global Categories to frequently execute and manage specific priorities, is a critical thought partner on Strategic Priorities and current business challenges as well as acts as a proxy for the executive in specific business meetings as needed.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree plus a minimum of 10 years' relevant experience (3 years' experience post MBA preferred). In lieu of a Bachelor's degree an additional two years of experience is acceptable.

  • MBA or advanced degree is highly preferred

  • Experience in corporate development, business development, corporate strategic planning, investment banking, management consulting, finance or related field

  • Previous management consulting experience at a top tier consulting firm is highly preferred

  • Strategy development experience with global-consumer enterprises (including internal and/or consulting)

  • Previous experience leading and managing a team with proven ability to coach and develop future leaders.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree plus a minimum of 10 years' relevant experience (3 years' experience post MBA preferred). In lieu of a Bachelor's degree an additional two years of experience is acceptable.

  • MBA or advanced degree is highly preferred

  • Experience in corporate development, business development, corporate strategic planning, investment banking, management consulting, finance or related field

  • Previous management consulting experience at a top tier consulting firm is highly preferred

  • Strategy development experience with global-consumer enterprises (including internal and/or consulting)

  • Previous experience leading and managing a team with proven ability to coach and develop future leaders.

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: 00420340

Location: United States-Oregon-Beaverton

Job Category: Strategic Planning, Corporate Services