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Senior Director of Marketplace Analytics, North America

Senior Director of Marketplace Analytics, North America

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, it's about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

Supply Chain

The Nike, Inc. Supply Chain team is the engine that propels product around the world. Supply Chain experts ensure that every year, almost a billion units of footwear, apparel and equipment arrive at the right place, at the right time. To ensure this complex job goes off without a hitch, Supply Chain teams work with a network of more than 50 distribution centers, thousands of accountants, and more than 100,000 retail stores worldwide - making the impossible happen every single day.
Description

Nike's Marketplace Analytics team focuses on the commercial performance of the marketplace across all channels and categories, supporting a wide array of stakeholders across the company by delivering insights, encouraging the creation of automated, self-service reporting, and using advanced analytics to identify opportunities to impact the business through optimization, testing and forecasting. Partnering closely with other complementary analytics teams (such as Consumer and Supply Chain) and the technology team, this role is also accountable for continuing to advance the sophistication of the function of analytics throughout the geography.

As the leader of Nike's North America Marketplace Analytics team, you will work across a diverse set of topic areas. A few examples of the type of work your team may engage in include:
  • Improving style and SKU level forecasting accuracy through the application of machine learning
  • Developing exception-based performance reporting based on statistically significant deviations from modeled results
  • Identifying incremental distribution opportunities for major wholesale accounts using predictive modeling
  • Labor optimization opportunities to augment store conversion in Nike Direct retail locations
  • Catalyzing improvements in an inventory performance framework by partnering with planning stakeholders to evolve the relevant KPIs and syndicating those views through reporting & tight coordination with global data governance.
You will serve as an evangelist for the impact of predictive analysis and develop business cases for presentations to key stakeholders to illustrate proven successes. You will become an invaluable partner to your stakeholders and help catalyze their thinking about what's possible. You will think broadly and creatively about the role of analytics at Nike and how data can be used to help the entire company.

The role requires someone with excellent, hands-on industry experience motivating a full stack analytics function: partnering with engineering to strengthen data enablement as part of an agile team, developing teams of data scientists taking on weighty problem and driving the development of scaleable, enterprise reporting that elevates the analytics understanding of the entire company.

You've reached the point in your career where you've learned how to be effective by empowering others, but sometimes you crank out your own analysis because you just can't help yourself (even though it probably isn't the most "rational" use of your time). You are passionate about iteration and testing and are borderline-obsessed with measuring impact. You desire to be a mentor and creative partner for your team, and your boundless curiosity is infectious. You like the word "incremental" when it is applied to a measurement or model but prefer "step change" when talking about improving business results. You know how to rise above the numbers and explain the essential idea to business users who don't always understand how the sausage is made. You instinctively minimize complexity, focus on the consumer and strengthen sales.


Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in quantitative degree (Statistics, Decisions Sciences, Computer Science, Economics etc..) or MBA preferred
  • At least 15 years professional experience with a minimum of 8 years in analytics.
  • Previous leadership experience of a "full stack" analytical organization, including responsibility for advanced analytics, reporting / data enablement, business analyst / insight delivery team
  • Prior experience leading a Product Management team in the analytics space with cross functional agile development teams
  • Experience managing large teams and track record of successfully cultivating new leaders and helping analytics professionals grow and advance in their careers
  • Demonstrated ability to develop deep understanding of business drivers and independently, creatively apply analytics capabilities against the highest priorities
  • Proven ability to sift through data, identify critical information, analyze, develop hypothesis and make recommendations to broader audience required
  • Exceptionally strong presentation skills, and excellent written and verbal communication skills, including results packaging and development of management presentations
  • Extensive experience synthesizing and packaging complex analyses and delivering results to non-technical audiences including senior leadership teams
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a large, matrixed organization, successfully influencing others & building relationships
  • Strong project management capabilities to manage multiple project streams and complexity; propensity for thinking through projects in a process-oriented way required


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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