Sr Dir-Strategy For Global Sourcing & Manufacturin - Portland, Oregon, United States, 97201
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 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 Sourcing & Manufacturing is a strategic leadership role. You will lead a diverse Strategy team that work with Global Sourcing & Manufacturing Leadership to develop, implement and execute Nike, Inc.'s end to end sustainable sourcing & manufacturing strategy. You and your team will capture and leverage external trends and benchmarks to inform the short and long term strategy. 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 Sourcing & Manufacturing 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.
- Bachelor's degree and MBA or advanced degree is highly preferred
- Minimum of 10 years' total experience (5 years' experience post MBA) in corporate development, business development, corporate strategic planning, investment banking, management consulting, finance or related fields
- 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.