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Sourcing Manager, Digital and Technology

Sourcing Manager, Digital and Technology

Hilversum | North Holland | Netherlands

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

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.

Procurement, Corporate Services

Like any winning team, Nike, Inc. relies on talented, ambitious individuals to thrive. Every day, the Corporate Service teams raise the bar on excellence. The diverse disciplines that make up these teams include Finance, Facilities, Legal, Human Resources, Procurement, Child Development, Administrative Support, Strategic Planning and more. Corporate Services drives innovation in process, technologies and services, while fueling the company with exceptional levels of support.

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.
Description

Nike does more than outfit the world's best athletes. We are a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries, and push out the edges of what can be. We're looking for people who can grow, think, dream and create. We thrive in a culture that embraces diversity and rewards imagination. We seek achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it's about bringing what you have to a challenging and constantly evolving game.
Nike is no ordinary company, and we are no ordinary Procurement team. Would you like to be part of a dynamic, award winning, Global Procurement team that is poised to deliver $1BN in value to Nike Inc.? Are you keen to be an agent of transformational change that is driving procurement excellence across an organization? Are you a high-energy, self-motivated team player that wants to work for a company driven by innovation and excitement? If yes, we want to get to know you!
We are looking for a results-oriented, Regional Senior Sourcing Manager for Digital and Technology who will assume responsibility for the development and implementation of holistic sourcing strategies covering $100M in spend across EMEA. This role has specific focus on business partnership with our Digital Engineering, Technology and eCommerce teams. This position will report directly to the EMEA Technology & Services Procurement Director and have strong linkage with Global Procurement counterparts.

Responsibilities and Scope
You will be responsible for partnering with Senior leaders and Global Procurement colleagues to manage on-going partner relationships and identify and establish new partnership relationships that support Nike, Inc. strategies.

Primary scope of category management includes:
  • IT Outsourcing and Digital and Technology services in office and retail environments.
  • Develop & implement holistic sourcing strategies covering $100M spend across EMEA which drive the following value proposition:Capacity for Growth; Speed; Innovation; Risk mitigation; and Increased connection with the consumer. 
  • Collaborate with Nike Business teams to build consensus and alignment for the implementation of sourcing strategy.
  • Deploy sourcing strategies using the 7-Step Strategic Sourcing Process which includes: stage gates, spend analysis, requirements planning, risk management, market insights & analysis, strategy development, competitive bidding (RFP and RFQ), supplier negotiations, supplier selection, contracting, supplier management, value creation methodology, performance management, and proficiency with eSourcing tools.
  • Identify key stakeholders, collaborate, provide subject matter expertise and appropriately influence across Nike. Inc.
  • Plan/ develop and execute geography specific annual plan in aligned with business stakeholders and Global Procurement counterparts.
  • Be responsible for the timely execution of strategic sourcing projects and achievement of strategic sourcing targets and reporting.
  • Lead, Coach, Drive & Inspire junior talent pipeline, with direct line management of resources in our internship program.

Qualifications
  • At least 7 years Procurement experience and 5 years of related experience that demonstrates a strong subject matter expertise in IT Outsourcing, Hardware, Software, XaaS, Telecommunications, and Digital and Technology services in a retail environment. (Emerging Technology, eCommerce preferred).
  • Familiarity with product management and development approaches, including Agile.
  • Experience with e-Sourcing tools, SRM, e-RFx, e-Auctions, Contract Management.
  • Clean-sheet modeling and negotiation methodology.
  • TCO approach to spend management (Supply, Demand and Process management).
  • Strong project management experience inclusive of developing action plans, identifying deliverables, and presenting results.
  • Deep experience operating in a global-geo/regional model; ability to influence and build rapport with team members and at all levels in the organization.
  • Strong collaboration and relationship management skills.
  • Superior negotiation, communication and story-telling skills.
  • An autonomous, highly accountable self-starter who thrives in a matrix environment.
  • Demonstrated track-record of delivering business results cross-functionally and cross-culturally.
  • Ability to adapt quickly and make an impact in a rapid paced Procurement Organization.
  • CPM, CIPS or internationally accredited procurement qualification is preferred.
  • Bachelor's Degree (preferred educational discipline within Business, Finance or Procurement) MBA or advanced degree is preferred.


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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