Expert Agile Program Manager - Nike Technology

Nike does more than outfit the world's best athletes. We are a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries, and push out the edges of what can be. We're looking for people who can grow, think, dream and create. We thrive in a culture that embraces diversity and rewards imagination. We seek achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it's about bringing what you have, to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

Nike Technology designs, creates and implements the methods and tools needed to make the world's largest sports brand run faster, smarter and more securely. Global Technology teams aggressively innovate the solutions needed to help employees navigate Nike's rapidly evolving landscape. From infrastructure to security and supply chain operations, Technology specialists drive growth through top-flight hardware, software and enterprise applications. Simply put, without Nike Technology, there are no Nike products.

The Demand Supply Management team needs a strong Epic Lead / Agile Program Manager to be part of a highly visible, strategic team focused on aligning strategic objectives with tactical demands.As the Epic Lead you will:

  • Plan and manage a portfolio epic, driving key cross functional / product connection points and championing Demand Supply Management processes and standards
  • Navigate, negotiate with and influence cross-functional capability teams to deliver within desired scope and timeframe
  • Work with Portfolio and Solution leadership to support effective budget and cost management.
  • Understand and implement agile program management practices in alignment with the DSM framework
  • Support a culture of team empowerment, engagement and successful self-managing teams, looking for opportunities to enable team level decision making within the epic delivery
  • Look for areas of improvement and take initiative to drive continuous improvement in epic delivery within the Demand Supply Management PMO
  • Support reporting/metrics for Program Portfolio Management
COMPETENCIES
  • Strong Servant-Leadership Identity
  • Agility
  • Conflict resolution
  • Continuous learning
  • Innovation
  • Intense collaboration
  • Persuasive communication
  • Portfolio and / or Program Management
  • Relationship building
  • Relentless improvement
  • Strategic prioritization
  • Talent development & coaching
  • SAFe & Agile Team Navigation


Qualifications
  • A Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Information Technology or related field. MBA preferred.
  • 7-10 years' experience leading and managing large-scale programs; should include comprehensive experience as a business/process leader or as a leader in a functional role.
  • SAFe 4.0 certified (preferred)
  • Demonstrated success in cross-functional integration/relationships and program execution
  • Solid understanding of application and execution of program/ train metrics and KPI's
  • Proven track record of being results orientated with demonstrated ability toachieve aggressivegoals.
  • Proven presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Must excel working in team-oriented roles that rely on ability to collaborate with others.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Self-directed and comfortable working in ambiguous environments
  • Experience working in a highly matrixed organization
  • Demonstration of strong influencing skills

  • A Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Information Technology or related field. MBA preferred.
  • 7-10 years' experience leading and managing large-scale programs; should include comprehensive experience as a business/process leader or as a leader in a functional role.
  • SAFe 4.0 certified (preferred)
  • Demonstrated success in cross-functional integration/relationships and program execution
  • Solid understanding of application and execution of program/ train metrics and KPI's
  • Proven track record of being results orientated with demonstrated ability toachieve aggressivegoals.
  • Proven presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Must excel working in team-oriented roles that rely on ability to collaborate with others.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Self-directed and comfortable working in ambiguous environments
  • Experience working in a highly matrixed organization
  • Demonstration of strong influencing skills


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