Portfolio Director

As a Portfolio Director, you will be part of a highly visible team focused on aligning strategic objectives with tactical demands. The successful candidate will:

  • Define, implement, maintain, and communicate program management procedures and processes to enable work streams to deliver against the defined project goals and scope on time and on budget.
  • Enable effective, efficient working relationship with related and assigned teams - primary liaison to Nike Technology PMO and Business Enablement teams as well as our key strategic initiatives.
  • Benefits realization management
  • Responsible for program scope, change, issue and risk management; Identify and manage risks, changes, issues and scope. Facilitate mitigation through relevant stakeholders and governance processes.
  • Define, implement and monitor metrics and KPIs to report project status and ensure ongoing strategic alignment with short and long-term business objectives
  • Establish and maintain best practices and standardized frameworks, tools and operational processes related to project management, collaboration, knowledge management, resource planning, vendor management, and dashboards
  • Need to demonstrate a proven track record of successfully managing large, complex programs in a results-driven environment, and accountability of deadlines and value propositions.
  • Manage project budgets and scope, and will conduct resource planning for risks that are proactively identified.
  • Develop appropriation requests and annual operating plans
  • Work closely with Program Directors and other Portfolio roles to ensure priority alignment and execution.

Qualifications
  • A Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Information Technology or related field.
  • 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.
  • Formal training in project or portfolio management methodologies and/or certifications
  • Demonstrated success in cross-functional integration/relationships and program execution
  • Deep understanding of application and execution of program metrics and KPI's
  • Ability to drive large-scale change/projects and lead enterprise-wide transition management efforts
  • Expert level project/program management skills. Lean process design experience preferred.
  • Proven track record of being results orientated with demonstrated ability to achieve aggressive goals.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Formal training in project or portfolio management methodologies and/or certifications
  • Demonstrated success in cross-functional integration/relationships and program execution
  • Deep understanding of application and execution of program metrics and KPI's
  • Ability to drive large-scale change/projects and lead enterprise-wide transition management efforts
  • Expert level project/program management skills. Lean process design experience preferred.
  • Proven track record of being results orientated with demonstrated ability to achieve aggressive goals.
  • 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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