Director of Strategy, Global Sourcing & Manufacturing - Responsive Man - Portland, Oregon, United States, 97201
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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. Every successful team at Nike, Inc. 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. The lifeblood of NIKE is innovation - it is in our very nature. We believe in innovating to better serve the athlete, and now more than ever, we need to innovate at NIKE to bring the Triple Double strategy to life. As a core pillar of the 2X Speed offense, Responsive Manufacturing has ambitious goals to transform our manufacturing capability to be more responsive to consumer needs., As the Strategic Planning Director for Responsive Manufacturing, you will mobilize against and fully realize this corporate strategic priority by working with leaders across the enterprise including our manufacturing partners. You will be responsible for: * Partnering and collaborating cross-functionally with senior executives, operations leaders, strategic planners, and finance leadership to develop long-term strategies across the full value chain and to proactively identify new and emerging opportunities based on consumer and competitive trends * Driving the strategic business planning process, authoring 1-3+ year strategic plans for Responsive Manufacturing * Independently leading work streams within the broader Responsive Manufacturing strategic plan * Measuring and reporting progress against the defined strategic plan * Experience in strategy development and deployment, process and project management, and executive communication development * Strong interest and experience in manufacturing and/or operations * Experience working cross-functionally across the value chain in a global organization * Successful track record in leading cross-functional strategic initiatives from concept to completion, leading virtual teams from across the organization * Proven ability to partner with executive-level professionals as a trusted advisor * Excellent executive-level communication skills, including the ability to deliver high-impact presentations on complex topics to leaders at all levels * Strong quantitative and qualitative background with experience quantifying value creation for complex, non-traditional solutions The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities: * Strong, creative problem solver * Results oriented * Interpersonal skills and ability to work cross-functionally in a matrixed organization * Ability to manage multiple projects at once, * Bachelor's degree in a related field * MBA or advanced degree is highly preferred * Minimum of 7 years' total experience (3 years' experience post MBA) in corporate development, business development, corporate strategic planning, investment banking, management consulting, finance or related fields * Previous management consulting experience at a top tier consulting firm is highly preferred * Ability to relocate to the Portland, OR metro area * Ability to pass a criminal background check 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.