MEDIA CATEGORY LEAD

Nike

3.7

(41)

Shanghai, China

Why you should apply for a job to Nike:

  • 60% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 56% say the CEO supports gender diversity
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    Position summary

    als, marketing services, digital tools, temporary labor, high-tech manufacturing equipment and other products and services to fuel business growth and sustainability.

    At Nike Procurement, we are dedicated to revolutionizing how the world's leading sports brand does business with its suppliers and partners!

    WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR

    We need a category lead for Media to join our Greater China and Asia Pacific Procurement Team located in Shanghai, China.

    Procurement plays a critical role in supporting business growth, driving innovation, and mitigating risk through internal and external partnerships. Our category leads are the key enablers. This category lead will be responsible for Brand Media, Performance media, Market Research and Mar-tech categories. The capable category leads keep long-term strategic intents in mind, create meaningful linkages between procurement goals and business objectives, bring the most suitable external solutions in, and gain sustainable competitiveness advantages for our business.

    WHAT WILL YOU WORK ON

    The Category Lead takes End-to-End responsibilities throughout the Plan-to-Pay journey for Brand Media, Performance media, Market Research and Mar-tech category across Greater China and Asia Pacific, which includes:
    • Develop and execute sourcing strategies partnering with global/local procurement and stakeholder teams.
    • Negotiate commercial agreements and mitigate risks.
    • Manage supplier/agency relationships and ensure on time on quality services/goods deliveries
    • Identify strategic sourcing opportunities and deliver sustainable saving pipelines.
    • Cultivate strong relationships with business stakeholders and maximize sourcing influences.

    WHO WILL YOU WORK WITH

    The Category Lead will report to DIRECTOR, MARKETING & EVENTS PROCUREMENT GC/AP. On the daily he/she will be supporting Media and Insights & Analytics teams across all levels with a variety of working styles and culture backgrounds, as well as managing external suppliers. He/She will partner closely with local and global procurement peers to land sourcing strategies and saving pipelines through seamless source-to-pay operations.

    WHAT YOU BRING TO NIKE

    A successful candidate for this role should be able to:
    • Demonstrate his/her expertise in category management with deep industry knowledge, solid analytical and financial skills, abilities to penetrate business needs and create meaningful linkages, as well as the ability to turn insights into sourcing strategies that drive total best values.
    • Understand the purposes of different commercial agreements. Able to decide the most suitable commercial agreement with proper deal structures and governing languages to protect Nike's best interests and mitigate business risks in different business cases.
    • Navigate proficiently in a matrixed environment. Purposefully manage up and down with flexible and efficient communications. Build and influence relationships internally and externally with cross-functional diverse teams.
    • Take ownership and accountabilities for the category he/her is responsible for. Proactively and innovatively translate

    sourcing strategy into actionable sourcing projects. Lead projects with clear objective, goals, and timeline. Adjust quickly and attains goals despite adverse circumstances.
    • Familiar with common procurement systems and tools such as Coupa, Aravo, SAP, Conga, etc.
    • [8-10] years' relevant working experiences and min.5 years in category management is preferred.
    • Bachelor degree is a must. Advanced degree is preferred.

    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.

    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.

    Benefits

    Whether it's transportation or financial health, we continually invest in our employees to help them achieve greatness - inside and outside of work. All who work here should be able to realize their full potential.

    Why you should apply for a job to Nike:

  • 60% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 56% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.