Nike Senior Project Manager in Beaverton, Oregon

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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, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

Nike Technology designs, creates and implements the methods and tools needed to make the world’s largest sports brand run faster, smarter and more securely. Global Technology teams aggressively innovate the solutions needed to help employees navigate Nike's rapidly evolving landscape. From infrastructure to security and supply chain operations, Technology specialists drive growth through top-flight hardware, software and enterprise applications. Simply put, without Nike Technology, there are no Nike products.

Description

We are looking for an Sr. Project Manager who thrives in working with multiple teams, new technology, and implementing dynamic retail infrastructure and other platform enhancements. This role is very broad in its responsibilities. You will engage with network engineering, release/change management, vendor partners, as well as strategic partners across Nike and the technology landscape to define infrastructure and operations specifications, manage communications, service levels, and reporting – just to name a few. Bringing these functions together to create a collaborative, innovative, and high-performing team is critical to our success as an organization.

Qualifications

  • Manage work with Telecom and Circuit providers for Retail technology or similar function

  • Familiarity with POS systems and in-store Technology

  • Liaise with store operations to coordinate in-store installations and updates to store employees

  • Telecom and high/low voltage cabling vendor contract management; build partnerships across Global and North America teams

  • Rigorous scheduling at the task level, with overall accountability at the program level

  • Manage budgets – including initial estimation, tracking of actuals, and understanding the deviations

  • Develop and execute resource plans, communication plans, as well as define and execute risk management plans

  • Proactive approach and communicate status to stakeholders effectively, with an emphasis on maintaining alignment with core project sponsors

  • Manage changes against project schedule, scope and cost, as well as lead the assessment of impact on the larger portfolio of projects

  • Familiarity with agile project management including, but not limited to, facilitating planning sessions, daily standups, and removing escalations for the team

  • Successfully manage project dependencies and constraints

Key Candidate qualities:

  • Strong end to end project management skills, shepherding projects from kick-off to completion

  • Ability to collaborate with sponsors and business partners to create strategic vision and roadmaps

  • Ability to connect project/status to business needs, tracking quantifiable results

  • Strong influencing skills and ability to interact with senior management

  • Comfortable speaking with multiple stakeholders at varying levels and synthesize detailed project tasks to roll up high level accomplishments and risks

  • Proactive desire to own and drive projects forward through measurable process, planning, and team engagement

  • Team leadership and ability to inspire and motivate

  • Positive team player who seeks the collective success of the team

  • Exceptional collaboration, listening, written and verbal communication skills

  • Comfortable working in a very fast-paced, results-oriented environment

  • Bachelor’s degree in Technology, Business, or a related field; 2 years additional relevant professional experience in lieu of a degree

  • 7+ years professional experience with at least 3 years in infrastructure program management

  • PMP certification or training is a plus

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.

Job ID: 00347841

Location: United States-Oregon-Beaverton

Job Category: IT, Technology, Digital & Technology