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Director, Outbound Logistics Technology

Director, Outbound Logistics Technology

Beaverton | Oregon | United States

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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 is a technology company. From our flagship website and five-star mobile apps to developing products, managing big data and providing leading edge engineering and systems support, our teams at NIKE Global Technology exist to revolutionize the future at the confluence of tech and sport. We invest and develop advances in technology and employ the most creative people in the world, and then give them the support to constantly innovate, iterate and serve consumers more directly and personally. Our teams are innovative, diverse, multidisciplinary and collaborative, taking technology into the future and bringing the world with it.

If you're the one for this role, you'll be joining the Nike Technology organization in Logistics and Transportation. Nike Technology brings together technology and process expertise into one streamlined, consumer- and customer-oriented team. We deliver one-stop, integrated process and technology solutions that enable Nike, Inc.'s businesses and brands worldwide.

As Outbound Logistics Technology Director at the 10 th ranked Supply Chain company in the world, you will be filling a critical role in our overall Logistics and Transportation Technology organization. You will partner with key business leaders in Global and Geography teams to help define the Outbound Logistics strategy and solution roadmap. You will work with several technology and business partners internal and external to drive the overall solution delivery and management to help meet Nike's needs to serve its consumer flexibly and speed at scale. You will be a key member and contributor of the Outbound Logistics Network at Nike. You will also closely partner with the Digital Product teams at Nike to ensure that the Digital Fulfillment capabilities and roadmap is delivered to meet the consumer needs in the fast-growing Nike Direct-to-consumer business.

The person in this role must be able to anticipate technology and or market trends and provide guidance on their application to elevate Nike's logistics capabilities. You will manage strong relationships with technology vendors and internal technology organizations. You will keep abreast of state-of-the-art developments through attendance at trade and professional meetings and seminars, trade shows, perusal of the literature, and use of supplementary educational activities. You will lead your teams to create new and innovative solutions that help deliver the E2E value.

Passion for serving the consumer through technology and processes goes a long way here and we're looking for people who will bring the consumer drive mindset and evangelize that across the teams. You'll get to work alongside truly talented people and help them enhance their performance by promoting collaboration and innovation.

The ideal candidate must be a strategic thinker with the ability to see the big picture and the impact technology has across the entire organization. She/he must possess a service orientation with the ability to listen and communicate effectively and work collaboratively with all levels of staff and executives across the company.

As our Outbound Logistics Technology Director, you'll bring the following:
  • Passion for Logistics, Transportation and Supply Chain and Technology processes
  • Ability to work through ambiguity and in a complex and fast paced environment
  • Proven ability to lead a team and setting the vision to develop and execute strategic plans and roadmaps
  • Comprehensive use of data and metrics to continuously improve delivery and team health
  • Ability to solve complex problems and take a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions
  • Thought leadership and ability to mentor on technical, architectural, design and related issues
  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams and projects to drive and deliver projects with quality and time
  • Partner with global and geography-based business and technology leaders to drive a common and aligned agenda to deliver cutting edge Outbound logistics capabilities
  • Proven ability in developing and executing strategic plans
  • Ability and strong experience to lead and drive E2E High Level Design and Solutions options cross-functionally
  • Exceptional collaboration, listening, written and verbal communication skills
  • Dealing with executive level professionals to drive business outcomes
  • Passion and competency for mentoring, growing and developing the skills of team members

Other critical requirements:
  • Strong Leadership identity
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Strong technology background
  • Strong Experience in Logistics and Fulfillment in a large complex environment


WHAT YOU WILL BRING TO NIKE:

We're looking for a strong Technology leader in Logistics Management, someone who had these experiences and clearly demonstrated these skills:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, or other relevant subject area preferred
  • A minimum of 8 years directly relevant work experience in Technology leadership roles with increasing responsibility
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate a diverse team to achieve excellent results
  • Strong business acumen to quickly learn new business processes and understand how IT needs to support the business in achieving revenue and profit goals
  • Demonstrated ability to pull a diverse group of individuals with different goals together and facilitate productive discussions
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment
  • Flexible, ability to deal with ambiguity, and a demonstrated desire for continuous personal growth
  • Demonstrated leadership capability, including ability to motivate and mentor others within the team
  • Ability to work with geographically dispersed teams, and communicate using virtual communication tools (phone, conferencing, online meeting)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and collaboration skills to effectively communicate with both business and technical IT teams
  • Ability to pass a 7-year background check


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.

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