Nike Department Manager, Parafield in Adelaide, Australia

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.


Nike Pacific is opening a new Factory Store in November 2018 in Parafield, not far from the heart of Adelaide! We are looking for a passionate and driven Department Manager to join a newly created team.

This fast-paced environment will see you effectively lead and manage a specific zone within the store, achieving sales, profit growth, customer service excellence and expense management goals in accordance with Nike standards.

Reporting into the Store Manager, you will:

  • Lead: drive a service culture that brings the Nike brand to life and unite the team around Nike’s mission.

  • Coach: provide leadership, people development and feedback to elevate the team. You will be involved in training and development, performance management and coaching.

  • Drive: assist the team to achieve our targets and Key Performance Indicators by unlocking their potential. You will be accountable for meeting financial goals and targets in sales, wage control, stock control, shrinkage, merchandising and margins within your department.

  • Inspire: partner with the Store Manager to develop and deliver innovative business strategies to increase the department performance in all areas. Finally, care about the team and, most importantly, have fun!

Ideally you will have:

  • Previous experience in a similar role in retail and/or apparel

  • A passion for the Nike brand/sports

  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong organisational and planning skills

  • Sound computer and MS Office proficiency.

What’s in it for you?

  • At Nike we believe in human potential. We will invest in you as a Leader and focus on your development

  • Competitive base salary, plus bonus

  • Monthly product bonus

  • Full uniform provided twice per year

  • Generous product discount

  • Access to special release product

  • Birthday leave

  • Premium Factory Store Fit-Out – including a dedicated stockroom, training room, employee lounge and office.

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: 9780

Location: Australia-South Australia-Adelaide

Job Category: Retail Stores, Retail