Director, Global Product and Merchandising Analytics (GPMA) Technology – Enterprise Data & Analytics

NIKE INC - Beaverton, OR4.2

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.

Partnering with a team of data scientists, business analytics managers and visualization experts to build a data & analytics strategy that supports business growth
Partnering with the Global and Geography Technology teams, deliver scalable, ‘bleeding edge’, technology solutions that push the boundaries of what our business can do today and accelerate the change in how we operate in local geographies and key cities
Ensure alignment across both the Geography Analytics team and Global Analytics Leadership teams
Be part of the GPMA Leadership team and advise them on Analytics strategies and operational capabilities
Understand the GPMA business goals/challenges/needs, IT strategies, and industry trends to develop comprehensive strategies
Manage a team of data engineers, visualization experts and scrum-masters
Evangelize data and analytics capabilities within the business to help drive adoption of data-driven decision making and automation.
Lead Team through annual process of creating, maintaining, and implementing the GPMA Technology Portfolio
Manage your portfolio project budgets and scope, and will conduct resource planning for risks that are proactively identified.
Deliver on and help accelerate Nikes transition to cloud based technologies and platforms

Proven track record of:
Leadership capability, including ability to motivate and mentor others
Thinking and planning strategically, with ability to communicate the strategy to a large organization
Delivering complex, cross functional technology projects and/or programs
Pulling a diverse group of individuals with different goals together and facilitate productive discussions
Creating innovative data products and solutions, using the most recent technologies
Evangelism of technology & data/analytics capabilities with business executives to solve their toughest challenges

Strong skills in team leadership and building positive business partner relationships
Strong networking skills and ability to work across multiple organizations to accomplish diverse goals
Demonstrated ability to influence critical business outcomes in a matrix based, global environment
Excellent verbal and written communication and collaboration skills to effectively communicate with both business and technical IT teams
Comfortable working in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment
Ability to work with onshore/offshore teams, and communicate using virtual communication tools (phone, conferencing, online meeting)

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Business Information Management
7+ years in data and analytics engineering, business, data science or data product owner roles
3+ years in leading teams in increasing size and scope
3+ years providing technical leadership to business & cross-functional teams
Hands-on data or analytics engineering experience with ‘big data’ based technologies and platforms
Working knowledge of and/or experience working with cloud technologies and migration of tools/platforms from on-prem to the cloud
Demonstrated understanding of data and analytical business capabilities, including applications in machine learning/AI and data science
Strong communication, evangelism skills enabling you to lead by influence
Experience working in large global organizations