Senior Director, Strategy for Demand and Supply Management

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

As our Sr. Director, Strategy for Demand and Supply Management, you will contribute to Nike's growth by defining and driving the strategic agenda for continuous transformation of Nike's capabilities across supply planning, demand planning, inventory management and S&OP. You will raise the bar on Nike's end-to-end value chain expertise by working in close partnership with innovation leaders in Sourcing, Manufacturing, Fulfillment and Logistics, and elevate cross-functional capability portfolio management visibility and discipline. You will build compelling strategies focused on Demand/Supply Planning, Inventory Management and Fulfillment and actionable execution plans, align leadership stakeholders around a common plan and roadmap and translate strategy through to detailed cross-functional incentives and measurable business outcomes. You will bring performance management capability to the next level: drive forward looking, actionable view of supply chain performance, drive through surface statistics to root cause and action, convert information reviews to decision venues, spur the organization to continuously meet and beat aggressive performance targets and deliver visibility to strategic impact of tactical supply chain metrics. You will support other strategy development and leadership activities as needed.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive project work streams to identify and evaluate critical strategic growth opportunities and/or strategic priorities, and develop recommendations and executable plans to catalyze action
  • Drive the strategic planning process, including development of short- and long-term Strategic Plans and Quarterly and Annual Business review cycles
  • Lead quantitative and qualitative analytic work that unlocks business insights and drives sound decision-making on key business issues
  • Collaborate with key leaders across the business to deliver best-in-class business solutions
  • Develop and communicate strategic plans, scorecards and business solutions through high-impact, executive level presentations

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree plus a minimum of 10 years' relevant experience in supply chain management, process improvement, re-engineering, strategy consulting, retail/consumer goods or a related field
  • Graduate degree is preferred
  • Supply chain visionary
  • Strong background in demand/supply planning and analytics, and inventory management
  • 2+ years' people management experience
  • Clear understanding of how operational excellence drives brand leadership; a natural change agent
  • Direct and virtual team management experience, builder of energized teams
  • Proven ownership of results
  • Systems and analytical thinker with the ability to synthesize complex data into simple and compelling arguments to drive change
  • General management consulting and/or related experience
  • Bachelor's degree plus a minimum of 10 years' relevant experience in supply chain management, process improvement, re-engineering, strategy consulting, retail/consumer goods or a related field
  • Graduate degree is preferred
  • Supply chain visionary
  • Strong background in demand/supply planning and analytics, and inventory management
  • 2+ years' people management experience
  • Clear understanding of how operational excellence drives brand leadership; a natural change agent
  • Direct and virtual team management experience, builder of energized teams
  • Proven ownership of results
  • Systems and analytical thinker with the ability to synthesize complex data into simple and compelling arguments to drive change
  • General management consulting and/or related experience


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