Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team
NIKE, 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.
NIKE is a technology company. From our flagship website and five-star mobile apps to developing products, managing big data and providing leading edge engineering and systems support, our teams at NIKE Global Technology exist to revolutionize the future at the confluence of tech and sport. We invest and develop advances in technology and employ the most creative people in the world, and then give them the support to constantly innovate, iterate and serve consumers more directly and personally. Our teams are innovative, diverse, multidisciplinary and collaborative, taking technology into the future and bringing the world with it.
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
We are seeking an experienced Program Manager to be part of a high-performing Program Management Office (PMO) delivering new capabilities and value to the Enterprise. This position is responsible for providing large-scale program management for critical tracks of work within the SEC program including scope, schedule, resource management, quality, risk/issue management, dependency management and change control.
The ideal candidate is a self starter, flexible problem solver and an outstanding communicator who is comfortable learning quickly and connecting the dots across multiple functions within Nike’s matrixed organization. The candidate should have substantially demonstrated experiences managing large-scale programs, be proactive, show the capacity to lead several concurrent tracks of work and build trusted relationships with peers and key technology and business partners.
WHAT YOU WILL WORK ON
Reporting into the Sr. Director of the PMO, you'll be collaborating with Tech Aligned Teams, SEC Teams and the system integrator to track achievements and dependencies, elevate issues and risks and report on program progress. Other duties include:
Understanding and communicating project dependencies and constraints; driving clarity of critical path tasks within SEC and with our Tech Aligned Teams
Ensuring milestone/deliverable accuracy, and communicating project metrics and analytics to drive rigorous execution, enable early insight to potential issues, and support data driven decision making to ensure the project remains on course for success
Acting as an escalation point for complex problems; recommending and implementing corrective action, as necessary, to improve program delivery performance
Providing consulting to project leaders, as necessary, to drive understanding and adoption of PMO processes
Building strong, collaborative relationships within the team, across Nike functions, business and technology stakeholders, and partners
WHAT YOU BRING
A Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field or combination of relevant education, experience, and training. Masters degree in related field (ie. MBA, MFM, MS, other) preferred.
5+ years of relevant experience within Business, IT, or a related field; self-motivated, with a high sense of accountability, urgency, and drive
Sound capabilities working with Jira or other industry leading agile software solution preferred
Highly analytical with ability to leverage decision support tools, analytic models, and program management software to drive data-driven decision making (Microsoft Excel, Jira, Tableau, etc.)
Experience working successfully in a highly matrixed work environment
Expert level program management skills in delivery of large scale software implementations, experience with ERP implementations preferred
Effective communication, team dynamics, and conflict resolution skills
Strong facilitation skills within teams and cross-functional groups
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., named for the Greek goddess of victory, is the world’s leading designer, marketer, and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities. At Nike, it’s in their nature to innovate and their mission is to bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete in the world. They embrace different ...