Nike SR. PROGRAM MANAGER in Beaverton, Oregon

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

Athletes constantly chase their potential. They seek information, motivation and the gear to give them an edge over the competition. The Nike Digital team enables NIKE, Inc.'s digital products and services that inspire athletes to do one more lap, one more crunch or one more marathon. The team fuels dynamic brand experiences, consumer interactions and Nike’s digital platforms, including nike.com and NIKEiD. They use world-class technology, decades of athlete insights, and skills such as consumer analytics, statistics, digital marketing, software development, social media engagement and more to deliver products and experiences to athletes around the world.

Description

As a Sr. Program Manager, you will be responsible for delivering large infrastructure and application programs. Core responsibilities include:

• Drive large project teams that range from product managers and analysts to developers, IT and QA engineers

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

• Work with project sponsors and customers to define business benefits, business requirements, and project scope

• Understanding and communicating technical architecture of complex software systems

• Proactive communication of status to stakeholders effectively

• Defining, executing, and communicating risk management plans with a mindset towards proactive problem solving

• Develop resource plans, coordinating/on-boarding of project resources, development and execution of communication plans

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

• Successfully manage project dependencies and constraints

• Contract and vendor management: build partnerships across organizational, departmental, and geographical boundaries

• Consultancy approach to your work

• Team leadership and ability to inspire and motivate

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

• Willing to go above and beyond to deliver results

• Exceptional collaboration, listening, written and verbal communication skills

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

Qualifications • Bachelor’s degree

• 6+ years professional experience with at least 3 years in project or release management and business process improvement

• 2 years' additional relevant professional experience in lieu of a degree

• Strong influencing skills and ability to interact with senior management

• Experience delivering large infrastructure projects

• Understanding of release management processes

• Experience working with many cross functional teams

• Experience with Agile software development methodologies

• Experience with business process improvement methods (e.g., Lean) is preferred

• Project Management experience developing and managing WBS, schedules, scope, budgets, resource plans, issues, risks and change requests

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

• Project Management certification 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.

Job ID: 00336667

Location: United States-Oregon-Beaverton

Job Category: Digital & Technology