Strategic Planning Director - Global Apparel Sourcing & Manufacturing

NIKE   •  

Beaverton, OR

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


8 - 10 years

Posted 176 days ago

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As the Strategic Planning Director for Global Apparel Sourcing & Manufacturing, you will lead the way in ensuring that we mobilize against and fully realize our ambitious strategic goals by working with leaders across the enterprise including our manufacturing partners.

You will be responsible for:

  • Partnering with the VP of Apparel Sourcing & Manufacturing to develop long-term strategies across the full value chain and to proactively identify new and emerging opportunities based on consumer and competitive trends 
  • Partnering and collaborating cross-functionally with senior executives, strategic planners, and finance leadership to help advance NIKE’s long-term strategic agenda
  • Driving the strategic business planning process, authoring 1-3+ year strategic plans aligned to NIKE Inc.’s corporate strategy
  • Independently leading special projects to help identify and evaluate critical strategic priorities and/or strategic problems 
  • Measuring and reporting progress against our strategic priorities 

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following:

  • Experience in strategy development and deployment, process and project management, and executive communication development
  • Strong interest and experience in apparel, manufacturing, and/or operations
  • Experience working cross-functionally across the value chain in a global organization
  • Successful track record in leading cross-functional strategic initiatives from concept to completion, leading virtual teams from across the organization 
  • Proven ability to partner with executive-level professionals as a trusted advisor
  • Excellent executive-level communication skills, including the ability to deliver high-impact presentations on complex topics to leaders at all levels
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative background with experience quantifying value creation for complex, non-traditional solutions

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:

  • Strong, creative problem solver
  • Results oriented
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to work cross-functionally in a matrixed organization 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field 
  • MBA or advanced degree is highly preferred
  • Minimum of 7 years' total experience (3 years' experience post MBA) in corporate development, business development, corporate strategic planning, investment banking, management consulting, finance or related fields
  • Previous management consulting experience at a top tier consulting firm is highly preferred
  • Ability to relocate to the Portland, OR metro area
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check