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Global Logistics Portfolio & Program Director

Company: NIKE INC
Location: Hillsboro
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. TeamNIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At NIKE, Inc. it's about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.The NIKE, Inc. Supply Chain team is the engine that propels product around the world. Supply Chain experts ensure that every year, almost a billion units of footwear, apparel and equipment arrive at the right place, at the right time. To ensure this complex job goes off without a hitch, Supply Chain teams work with a network of more than 50 distribution centers, thousands of accounts, and more than 100,000 retail stores worldwide - making the impossible happen every single day.
The Global Logistics Portfolio & Program Director will work with a complementary team of Global Logistics, Tech, Finance, and Geo partners to plan, coordinate, prioritize and report on alignment with top critical initiatives. This role leads a team responsible for Portfolio Management, Program Management, and Business Operations capabilities.
In this role, you will ensure the Global Logistics portfolio is strategically aligned, appropriately prioritized, and clearly resourced and financed. In the Program Management space, you will be accountable to develop and deliver high-impact program management standards and processes, reporting, and tools to effectively align and communicate plans with cross-functional partners. Ultimately, with a keen awareness for dependencies and experience at risk management, you will guide teams to maintain financial forecasts and actuals, report consistently and with quality on the health of programs, and ensure value delivery against key initiative achievements.
In addition to Portfolio & Program focus, you will also anchor the broader Global Logistics Product Management organization with a structure for annual and quarterly goal definition and tracking. You will ensure that the parent organization has clear definitions and metrics of what it means to "run our business" and will lead the process to watch and run that performance consistently.
This role requires a self-starter, flexible problem solver, highly organized leader, and outstanding communicator who has experience working across teams with varied strengths and influencing different personalities and perspectives to support the strategic outcomes the organization is accountable to deliver. A consistent track record of standing up teams and aligning organizations to provide clarity and create efficiencies if preferred. A growth mindset and optimistic outlook is paramount to energize and strengthen team members who are on the front lines of driving large scale change in a demanding environment.
This role is a fit for you if you thrive in activating broad organizational change through new ways of working and you start from a place of leading change through people & relationships. Comfortable with ambiguity, appreciation of diverse opinions, and ability to unite a range of teams is a must.
Key accountabilities:

  • Provide thought leadership by translating strategic priorities into tangible strategic goals and initiatives

  • Drive and lead portfolio plans and financial forecast including all key landmarks/results/value drops, facilitate intake process, resourcing, dependencies, concerns and communications

  • Participate in the annual planning process for Global Logistics

  • Establish and maintain cross-functional relationships across Nike Leaders to formalize critical initiatives by defining scope, establishing timelines, highlighting cross-functional dependencies and estimating level of impact

  • Work closely with project and program managers, technology leads to ensure consistent and timely project and program clarity and risk management

  • Lead program management health check process on regular schedule to support collaboration and clarity across all projects to ensure escalations and blocking issues are addressed in a timely manner and risks are handled effectively

  • Ensure strategic priorities are structured for success, including strategic fit, budgeting, dependencies, and resourcing

  • Ensure effective engagement across initiatives with sponsoring teams to allow for flawless transition of new capabilities

  • Develop and coordinate Transformation Story with Global Communications to engage the organization in understanding it, owning it and confidence in the progress of it

  • Continually evaluate the performance of portfolio and ensure the process is continually evaluated (checked & adjusted) to meet the changing complexity and scope of the organization accountabilities

  • Drive x-functional and x-geo relationships required to ensure effective and efficient process and program execution

  • Collaborate with functional and technical partners to develop realistic implementation/project plans

  • Lead annual & quarterly planning & performance review processes such as OKRs, QBRs, etc

    • Bachelor's Degree required

    • Masters/MBA preferred, PMP certification a plus

    • MS Office, Project Management, Portfolio Management

    • 10+ years experience in Business, Portfolio, Program Management, Product Management and technology or related field

    • Strong risk/opportunity identification, analysis, and leadership skills

    • Excellent facilitation and communication skills leading x-functional Sr. management teams

    • Experience with analysis of portfolio results against key business metrics - linking capability delivery with strategic objectives, within an Agile PMO

    • Experience in financial management, budgeting and forecasting at the cost center and portfolio level

    • Validated experience in driving complex organizational transformation and ability coordinate cross-functional teams

    • Strong strategic problem solver with shown experience building new capabilities and teams

    • Experience in working in an environment with a high rate of change and short delivery timelines

    • Ability to communicate complex concepts simply, verbally and in writing. Ability to create high quality project reports and simple, succinct, visually compelling PowerPoint presentations and influence decision making. Ability to adapt communication style to provide level of detail based on the audience

    • Outstanding writing, communication, presentation skills, social skills to work cross-functionally with senior management, business and technical audiences

    • Strategy development & planning experience

    • Self-directed and comfortable working in ambiguous environments

    • Change agent/change management skills

    • Experience working with Agile methodologies, tools and process e.g. Jira, Confluence as well as more traditional waterfall program management processes
      Nike requires all applicants for this position to be vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire, unless otherwise required by law. As an equal opportunity employer, Nike will make accommodations to individuals who cannot be vaccinated in accordance with applicable law.NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

Keywords: NIKE INC, Hillsboro , Global Logistics Portfolio & Program Director, Executive , Hillsboro, Oregon

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