Strategic Planning Director - Global Nike Direct

As the Strategic Planning Director for Global Nike Direct, you will be a part of the team based at Nike's World Headquarters responsible for developing and executing Nike Direct's long-term growth strategy. You'll serve as a critical thought-partner for Nike Direct leaders around the globe who manage Nike's digital commerce and stores businesses - developing and executing near- and long term-growth strategies, defining business initiatives and plans, and managing key strategic projects for this rapidly growing business.
You'll be a trusted member of our team, driving critical transformational projects and leading our annual strategy cycles, with the following responsibilities:

  • Manage cross-functional project teams to identify, analyze, and develop plans around critical strategic priorities
  • Own key Nike and Nike Direct strategic checkpoints, authoring 1 to 3+ year strategic and business plans, and reporting on weekly / monthly / quarterly results
  • Provide research and analytical support to identify, evaluate, and implement solutions for strategic priorities or critical business issues that arise
  • Provide thought leadership in key areas of the business of Nike Direct, and catalyze action against these priorities
  • Contribute project management support and coordination among internal resources to successfully execute high-impact, cross-functional projects
  • Work independently to design and lead research projects related to market trends, consumer profiles, and competitive intelligence
  • Direct and execute new business opportunities from visioning to concepting to analysis
  • Organize and manage strategic meetings that drive the Nike Direct agenda, running the week to week offense of the team (business reviews, staff meetings, project/initiative coordination, etc.)

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • MBA or advanced degree is highly preferred
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant experience (3+ years' experience post-MBA) in management consulting, corporate strategy, corporate development, or a related field. In lieu of a degree an additional two years of experience is acceptable.
  • Experience in digital and/or brick and mortar (B&M) retail highly preferred
  • Expertise in retail industry trends, consumer shopping behavior and physical/digital integration highly preferred
  • Experience visioning the future of consumer experience, shopping and omni-channel retail highly preferred
  • Experience in leading complex strategic projects
  • Demonstrated success in leading a methodical process of analyzing problems, gathering information, generating options, then proposing and acting on a course of action
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment
  • Proven ability to pull together diverse individuals with different goals and facilitate productive discussions
  • Strong business acumen to quickly learn new business opportunities and understand how strategic plans can enable revenue and profit growth
  • Successful track record dealing with executive level professionals to drive business outcomes
  • Ability to pass a 7-year background investigation
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • MBA or advanced degree is highly preferred
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant experience (3+ years' experience post-MBA) in management consulting, corporate strategy, corporate development, or a related field. In lieu of a degree an additional two years of experience is acceptable.
  • Experience in digital and/or brick and mortar (B&M) retail highly preferred
  • Expertise in retail industry trends, consumer shopping behavior and physical/digital integration highly preferred
  • Experience visioning the future of consumer experience, shopping and omni-channel retail highly preferred
  • Experience in leading complex strategic projects
  • Demonstrated success in leading a methodical process of analyzing problems, gathering information, generating options, then proposing and acting on a course of action
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment
  • Proven ability to pull together diverse individuals with different goals and facilitate productive discussions
  • Strong business acumen to quickly learn new business opportunities and understand how strategic plans can enable revenue and profit growth
  • Successful track record dealing with executive level professionals to drive business outcomes
  • Ability to pass a 7-year background investigation


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