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Program Management Office Director

Company: Nike Deutschland GmbH
Location: Beaverton
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

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, Inc. it's about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game. NIKE, Inc.'s relentless pursuit of product innovation and sustainable growth demands bold new ways of doing business - including supplier engagement. Stretching far beyond conventional sourcing, Nike Procurement secures the best supplier relationships to drive business success. The team maximizes the value and reach of the company's investments in external resources, including product materials, marketing services, digital tools, temporary labor, high-tech manufacturing equipment and other products and services to fuel business growth and sustainability. Who are we looking for We are looking for a Director to lead the Procurement Program Management Office. The candidate needs to be someone who can supervise multiple projects, ensure alignment across business functions and geographies, manage partners, and ensure the work is completed on schedule managing across many dependencies. Strong organization, communication and portfolio management experience is critical and an ability to be flexible, deal with ambiguity, and work with many different personalities will ensure success. The right candidate will have experience and desire to lead a team with a servant mentality - focusing on growth and development and ensuring roles and responsibilities are clear and morale is high. What will you work on You will provide supervision of multiple projects to achieve a corporate vision. You will be head of a Program Management Office, lead a team of Procurement and Project professionals, and perform liaison activities with upper management and partners. You will lead projects and provide oversight and leadership for projects led by other teams. You will conduct regular project reviews for accountability and successful management of project, partners and suppliers. The strategies you help to develop and deploy will touch every aspect of client-supplier interaction and will include approaches to improve supporting processes, procedures, technologies, and organizational elements at both a local and global level. Who will you work with You will report into the Capabilities organization in Procurement that leads the Capability build and transactional operation of the function. You will work across the Procurement function connecting between Intake, Sourcing and Purchase to Pay and in partnership with Legal, Finance and Technology. This opportunity will also give you the chance to interact, present, and influence senior leadership to gain support for key initiatives and strategies. In addition, you will work with counterparts around the globe to implement these strategies at a local level. You will be an agent of change and a vital contributor in Nike's quest to realize its full potential and to assist athletes* everywhere with realizing their full potential. What you bring

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent and a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience
  • MBA or relevant consulting experience strongly preferred
  • PMP or PgMP certification strongly preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of Program or Project Management experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead critical initiatives in a complex, global operating environment.
  • Excellent communications and cross-cultural influencing skills
  • General financial skills and knowledge, including understanding of Total Cost of Ownership and budgeting
  • Ability to adapt quickly and make an impact in a rapid paced Procurement Organization
  • Proficiency with Microsoft applications: including advanced level Word and Excel; intermediate level PowerPoint and Project.
  • Experience from working in ambiguity, and capability to contributing expertise in ambiguous situations
  • Proven energy to navigate the Matrix 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. How We Hire At NIKE, Inc. we promise to provide a premium, inclusive, compelling and authentic candidate experience. Delivering on this promise means we allow you to be at your best - and to do that, you need to understand how the hiring process works. Transparency is key.* This overview explains our hiring process for corporate roles. Note there may be different hiring steps involved for non-corporate roles. Whether it's transportation or financial health, we continually invest in our employees to help them achieve greatness - inside and outside of work. All who work here should be able to realize their full potential. NIKE, Inc. is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment for all NIKE employees and job applicants and offers a number of accommodations to complete our interview process including readers and sign language, accessible and single location for in-person interviewers, modified equipment/devices and closed captioning. If you need an accommodation to complete the application process, we're here to help! Please contact us at +1 503-671-4156 and include your full name, best way to reach you, and the accommodation needed to assist you with the application process.

Keywords: Nike Deutschland GmbH, Beaverton , Program Management Office Director, Executive , Beaverton, Oregon

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