Nike HR Sr. Project Manager in Hilversum, Netherlands

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’s uncompromising focus on human potential extends to its workforce. Nike Human Resources teams help attract, retain, and reward the world’s most innovative people by creating programs to help them thrive. They accelerate company growth as stewards of culture, organizational effectiveness, talent and change. The global Human Resources community includes experts in talent planning, talent acquisition, talent development, compensation and benefits, employee relations and more. Together, they develop a motivated, diverse and engaged global team.

Description

As a Sr. Project Manager in Nike HR, you will be responsible for the strategic planning and execution of large scale, global HR implementations for Nike, Inc. You will develop and execute programs designed to optimize business results and align closely with longer-term goals/objectives across HR and Nike Inc.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive integration and optimization of all component & dependent projects, processes & applications within the project/initiative

  • Utilize established criteria and tools to effectively and efficiently facilitate and report against program execution with measurable results for Nike HR

  • Facilitate effective collaboration of project contributors across HR and partner functions in order to deliver efficient and timely project delivery

  • Accountable for the successful execution of a complex program (typically consisting of multiple projects)

  • Integrate and manage the program timeline by identifying all project internal & external interdependencies

  • Manage the project budget driving overall fiduciary responsibility to plan including forecast, accruals and ongoing reporting

  • Manage the schedule, scope, budget and alignment to intended outcomes at a project level

  • Act as a point of escalation when project issues arise

  • Interact with all levels of the organization: senior leaders within HR and partner functions, HR & Employee readiness resources, product owners, business analysts, technology architects, business system analysts, technical application leads, outside consultants, vendors and other key stakeholders inside and outside of Nike HR

  • Perform risk and issue management at the program level: Collaborate with all project leadership to identify risks and issues that are not visible at the task level but impact the overall project or broader program/portfolio Develop mitigation/response plans and prioritize based on impact

  • Proactively identify and analyze patterns and gaps for work effort required to “Get to Green”

  • Apply project management principles and PMO practices to ensure consistency and quality of project management and portfolio

  • Review project artifacts to ensure they are thorough, and aligned to the overall program and overarching HR strategy

  • Mentor & coach junior project managers or coordinators on project management tools and techniques

Qualifications

  • Minimum 7 years of hands-on experience leading complex, multi-year & global implementation projects

  • PMP/Agile certification preferred

  • Proficient with SharePoint, MS Project, Visio, MS Office suite of tools

  • Highly self-sufficient and able to effectively influence all levels of project participants

  • Excellent communication and group facilitation skills

  • Promotes teamwork to achieve the organization/program mission; win as a team

  • Strong knowledge of project management principles and methodologies

  • Exceptional analytical and problem solving abilities

  • Comfortable in highly dynamic and frequently ambiguous environment

  • Experience working in a global HR function preferred

Qualifications

  • Minimum 7 years of hands-on experience leading complex, multi-year & global implementation projects

  • PMP/Agile certification preferred

  • Proficient with SharePoint, MS Project, Visio, MS Office suite of tools

  • Highly self-sufficient and able to effectively influence all levels of project participants

  • Excellent communication and group facilitation skills

  • Promotes teamwork to achieve the organization/program mission; win as a team

  • Strong knowledge of project management principles and methodologies

  • Exceptional analytical and problem solving abilities

  • Comfortable in highly dynamic and frequently ambiguous environment

  • Experience working in a global HR function 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: 00380861

Location: Netherlands-North Holland-Hilversum

Job Category: Human Resources, Corporate Services