Senior Product Manager, Global Digital Innovation

Nike Digital operates at a Global scale to deliver seamless access to products, services and tools to serve every consumer. Nike Digital powers nearly every consumer touchpoint and global community through an ecosystem of mobile applications, brand experiences and consumer interactions.

Global Digital Innovation (GDI) leads the creation of entirely new experiences to serve our consumer, while providing enterprise-level platforms, capabilities and products to power the Nike offense. This multidisciplinary team spans across consumer experience to enhancing physical product, responsible for 10+ years of major product launches - including Nike+, Nike+ FuelBand, Nike+ Basketball, Nike+ Training, Nike HyperAdapt 1.0, and most recently the NikeConnect platform introduced with the Nike NBA Jersey and AirForce1.

By relentlessly pioneering new ways to connect with our consumers, we strive to embody and continuously redefine Nike's original mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete in the world.
(
If you have a body, you are an athlete.)

As a Sr. Product Manager in Global Digital Innovation, you will be a hands-on Product Owner responsible for the definition, improvement and growth of world-class 1st generation digital products. You will help define and execute the product vision and strategy, manage the end-to-end lifecycle of a product, and help identify market opportunities. You will go deep into the user experience and technical execution, while also shaping the roadmap and product priorities based on a strong understanding of consumer needs, insights and an even stronger handle on in-depth data analysis.

Additionally, you will effectively organize resources to achieve business objectives and impact change across the Nike Digital ecosystem. Leading through influence, you will partner with colleagues across multiple functions to develop a cohesive product strategy, product roadmap, and ensure successful business outcomes. You will work to gather feedback and drive roadmap and prioritization alignment across a diverse range of stakeholders including category/brand teams, app teams, web teams and platform teams. Above all, you will embody the principles of product management while being a constant champion for our consumers.

Key Responsibilities:
• Leadership: Represent the product organization in executing the product roadmap while working with resources across the organization.
• Product roadmap definition: Develop and propose a product roadmap based on business targets, in-depth data analysis, and a clear understanding of consumer needs.
• Product lifecycle management: Manage the end-to-end lifecycle of complex product(s) from conception through launch. Strategize and execute on growth initiatives in operating live products.
• Prioritization: Effectively design project plans based on priorities, setting clear/measurable objectives and deploying team resources appropriately to achieve business goals.
• Product Specifications: Write and consult on complex product specifications while accounting for design challenges and external dependencies.
• Analytics and Experimentation: Develop and measure product KPIs, derive key insights, drive reporting tools, and devise and execute experiments and multivariate tests to optimize the product offering.
• Communication: Clearly articulate the product roadmap, vision, priorities and requirements to multiple stakeholders in both written and oral formats. Gather and incorporate feedback from a diverse range of stakeholders including app and web teams, category/brand teams, platform teams, operational teams, legal and globalization.
• Collaborate: Partner with Engineering, Design, Brand and Program Management leaders throughout completion of milestones while connecting with brand marketing and analytics teams to deliver optimal results.
• Raise the Bar: Promote cross-team and cross-organizational knowledge sharing through multiple forums (e.g., user groups, tech talks, design reviews, internal blogs).


Qualifications
• Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in product management; consumer mobile or web product experience required
• Demonstrated success working with various, cross-functional, internal and external groups to deliver meaningful results on time and on budget with limited direction. Examples of successful working relationships and processes with engineering, design and product teams.
• Proven ability to develop effective product specifications, including user stories and detailed requirements. Can visually depict the desired consumer journey to communicate to business, design, and engineering. Ability to develop supporting operational processes and guidelines to support users for on-going delivery.
• Strong analytical skills with supporting examples of using metrics in all aspects of the product lifecycle. Exceptional data analysis skills with hands-on experience in feature modeling. Familiarity of relational DB's, Basic SQL and other BI tools.
• Experience thriving in a fast-paced, high growth environment. Results-driven with the ability to anticipate needs, innovate, multi-task. Nimble and flexible with regards to changing priorities & business needs.
• An assertive, direct communication style, with the ability to inspire and motivate others across the company. Collaborative, energetic and hands-on team player.
• Strong passion for creating engaging, compelling fitness and sports user experiences
• CS background or prior engineering experience a strong plus
• BA/BS degree required, MBA preferred.
• Proficiency working in JIRA, Confluence and Omniture

• Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in product management; consumer mobile or web product experience required
• Demonstrated success working with various, cross-functional, internal and external groups to deliver meaningful results on time and on budget with limited direction. Examples of successful working relationships and processes with engineering, design and product teams.
• Proven ability to develop effective product specifications, including user stories and detailed requirements. Can visually depict the desired consumer journey to communicate to business, design, and engineering. Ability to develop supporting operational processes and guidelines to support users for on-going delivery.
• Strong analytical skills with supporting examples of using metrics in all aspects of the product lifecycle. Exceptional data analysis skills with hands-on experience in feature modeling. Familiarity of relational DB's, Basic SQL and other BI tools.
• Experience thriving in a fast-paced, high growth environment. Results-driven with the ability to anticipate needs, innovate, multi-task. Nimble and flexible with regards to changing priorities & business needs.
• An assertive, direct communication style, with the ability to inspire and motivate others across the company. Collaborative, energetic and hands-on team player.
• Strong passion for creating engaging, compelling fitness and sports user experiences
• CS background or prior engineering experience a strong plus
• BA/BS degree required, MBA preferred.
• Proficiency working in JIRA, Confluence and Omniture


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