Nike Paris Strategic Planning Director in Paris, France

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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.

Every successful team at Nike needs a brilliant game plan. Strategic Planning teams keep the company moving in the right direction by leading the strategic business planning process and spearheading transformational projects across Nike businesses and geographies. Embedded in teams across the company, strategy professionals explore complex business issues; conduct consumer, competitive and market analyses; create financial models and develop action plans. The Strategic Planning teams help write the future of sport by charting Nike’s path forward.

Description

Working within the key city of Paris, you will develop, integrate, accelerate & enable the Strategic City Plan as part of the new Nike offence. You will work across our functions (Sales, Brand, Ops etc) and categories (Running, Sportswear, Football etc) with responsibility and ownership for the city plan and knowing the ‘pulse of the city’.

As a key part of the broader Territory leadership team, and part of the EMEA Strategic Planning Team, this is a role with visibility across Nike on a European and Global scale and plays an integral part in our exciting next chapter.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Lead the City offence by developing and executing our strategy and collaborating across our functions, categories, accounts and partners

  • Align Nike Senior Leadership on City strategy, marketplace capacity, and implementation

  • Define and refine the business model (revenue upside, investments, and ROI) and performance goals across each marketplace concept

  • Provide support to the Territory/ City GM on all strategic initiatives

  • Act as Project Manager for disruptive opportunities that serve our consumers better, such as new retail concepts

  • Report to EMEA and Global Leadership team on City performance, highlights and trends, and input into EMEA and Global strategic planning processes

  • Lead x-category, x-functional alignment on the city plan

  • Responsible for financial modelling & KPI setting for the City plan – set the benchmark for success

  • Take a lead in x-category, x-functional seasonal planning & in-season management for the City

  • Lead EMEA leadership visits to Paris that showcase our offense – driving the agenda, managing logistics and creating decks

  • Act as the point person to communicate our Paris strategy and playbook across the Nike organisation

Qualifications

  • Extensive experience in management consulting, strategic planning or business development.

  • Exposure to and in-depth understanding of retail in all forms – digital, wholesale, direct to consumer, bricks & mortar

  • Strong understanding of digital landscape within retail

  • Proven ability to analyse and interpret data, and filter into strategic decision making wth a commercial mindset

  • Candidates must be able to demonstrate an understanding of the consumer and retail trends across the city

  • A passion for Nike – our product, our brand and our mission

  • Excellent communication (in English) and relationship management skills – the ability to present and communicate to global leadership teams

  • Mobile (able to re-locate to Hilversum or other key European cities in the future)

Qualifications

  • Extensive experience in management consulting, strategic planning or business development.

  • Exposure to and in-depth understanding of retail in all forms – digital, wholesale, direct to consumer, bricks & mortar

  • Strong understanding of digital landscape within retail

  • Proven ability to analyse and interpret data, and filter into strategic decision making wth a commercial mindset

  • Candidates must be able to demonstrate an understanding of the consumer and retail trends across the city

  • A passion for Nike – our product, our brand and our mission

  • Excellent communication (in English) and relationship management skills – the ability to present and communicate to global leadership teams

  • Mobile (able to re-locate to Hilversum or other key European cities in the future)

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: 00377007

Location: France-Île-de-France-Paris

Job Category: Strategic Planning, Corporate Services