Nike Strategic Architecture Planning Director in Portland, 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.

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

At Nike, we serve athletes. Fueled by the insights of the world's best, we design and create products to elevate human potential on a global scale. And it's on us, the Global Operations Team (GOT), to help bring this mission to life.

We are a diverse lineup of thousands spread across the globe. Together, we are building a smarter, more connected and automated value chain. And we are looking for world-class talent like you to contribute to this journey.

As the Strategic Architecture Planning Director for Enterprise Architecture, Platforms and Portfolio (EAPP), you will be a part of the team based at Nike's World Headquarters responsible for developing and executing Nike long and mid-term strategies. You’ll serve as a critical thought-partner for Nike Tech and Architecture leaders around the globe who manage and support Nike's businesses – developing and executing near- and long term-architecture and platform strategies identifying how technology can create new opportunities and new value. To identify that value, Strategic Architecture Planning works alongside business, Tech and close to Enterprise Architecture leadership specifically, to define holistic strategies that combine business objectives with technology opportunities.

You'll be a trusted member of our team, driving critical transformational projects and leading our annual strategy cycles, with the following responsibilities:

  • Understand transformation needs based on market trends, consumer insights and technology innovation on a 3-5 year development horizon

  • Identify business value propositions and technology business cases in the context of EAPP’s leadership role within Technology and Nike as a whole

  • Build Roadmaps to manage a portfolio of emerging, high value opportunities relating to all aspects of digital transformation within the Tech organization and beyond

  • Provides guidance, and support to Tech leadership and corporate strategy team with respect to goal and measurement in alignment of Tech objectives to the corporate strategy.

  • Work with cross-functional project teams to identify, analyze, and develop plans around critical strategic priorities

  • Own key strategic checkpoints, authoring 1 to 3+ year strategic and business plans, and reporting on weekly / monthly / quarterly results

  • Provide research and analytical support to identify, evaluate, and implement solutions for strategic priorities or critical business issues that arise

  • Provide thought leadership in key areas of the business, and catalyze action against these priorities

  • Contribute to coordination among internal resources to successfully execute high-impact, cross-functional projects

  • Work independently to design and lead research related to market (technology) trends, in partnership with Innovation and Architecture teams

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • MBA or advanced degree is highly preferred

  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience (3+ years'experience post-MBA) in management consulting, corporate strategy,corporate development, or a related field. In lieu of a degree anadditional 3 years of experience is acceptable.

  • Experience in Architecture and Platform Strategy highlypreferred

  • Expertise in retail industry and technology trendshighly preferred

  • Experience in leading complex strategic projects

  • Demonstrated success in leading a methodical process ofanalyzing problems, gathering information, generating options, thenproposing and acting on a course of action

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, results-orientedenvironment

  • Proven ability to pull together diverse individualswith different goals and facilitate productive discussions

  • Strong business acumen to quickly learn newopportunities and understand how strategic architecture and platform planscan enable revenue/profit growth and/or cost reductions

  • Successful track record dealing with executive levelprofessionals to drive business outcomes

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • MBA or advanced degree is highly preferred

  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience (3+ years'experience post-MBA) in management consulting, corporate strategy,corporate development, or a related field. In lieu of a degree anadditional 3 years of experience is acceptable.

  • Experience in Architecture and Platform Strategy highlypreferred

  • Expertise in retail industry and technology trendshighly preferred

  • Experience in leading complex strategic projects

  • Demonstrated success in leading a methodical process ofanalyzing problems, gathering information, generating options, thenproposing and acting on a course of action

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, results-orientedenvironment

  • Proven ability to pull together diverse individualswith different goals and facilitate productive discussions

  • Strong business acumen to quickly learn newopportunities and understand how strategic architecture and platform planscan enable revenue/profit growth and/or cost reductions

  • Successful track record dealing with executive levelprofessionals to drive business outcomes

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: 00408640

Location: United States-Oregon-Portland

Job Category: Technology