WE ARE LOOKING FOR
We're looking for an Assistant General Counsel to join our
Global Supply Chain and Sustainability legal team at Nike's World
Headquarters. This role is our lead lawyer for Nike's Global
Operations and Logistics, Social & Community Impact, and Aviation
teams. We think of Legal as Nike's offensive line, and our new AGC
will leverage legal expertise, critical thinking skills, team
mentality and a bias for action to keep those functions advancing
down the field.
WHAT YOU WILL WORK ON
You will provide strategic legal advice to our business leaders
and teams on issues ranging from innovative last mile consumer
experiences to helping kids discover the joy of sport through
Nike's Made to Play portfolio. You will structure, negotiate and
document complex and high-profile transactions, ranging from
critical infrastructure third-party logistics agreements to highly
visible grants in support of Nike's priority Community commitments.
You might even buy or sell a jet!
You will create innovative frameworks, templates and playbooks
that appropriately balance competing priorities and allow us to
deliver high volume deal types efficiently, quickly and at scale.
And you will manage outside counsel and other legal service
providers, ensuring that their level of investment is appropriate
to the risk, impact and immediacy of the need.
And once you have really settled into your role, you can
anticipate cross-training opportunities to continue your
development, stretching in to support other functions like
Sustainability or Global Sourcing and Manufacturing, and developing
your teammates by helping them take on projects within your core
WHO YOU WILL WORK WITH
You will join the Global Supply Chain and Sustainability legal
team within our Corporate Governance, Compliance and Supply Chain
COE. You will partner with legal subject matter experts in areas
such as Customs & Trade, Employment, Technology, Privacy and
Competition law. And you will regularly engage with our non-US
teammates supporting Nike's Geographies and Territories.
You will sit on the leadership teams for Global Logistics and
Social & Community Impact. You will be a key member of the Global
Logistics Workforce Resilience team, which is responsible for
codifying and implementing our labor, health, safety and
environmental expectations of Nike's third-party logistics
providers. As the lead lawyer for Social & Community Impact, you
will provide direct legal support for many of the company's
philanthropic initiatives, including the NIKE Foundation and
charitable initiatives in support of NIKE's Black Community
You will regularly work cross-functionally with colleagues from
Controlling, Tax, Communications and Brand Marketing, among