Feb 13, 2019

Global Procurement Dir Svcs

  • Nike
  • Portland, OR, USA
Full time Other

Job Description

Job Description

Today, the opportunities for growth across Nike, Inc.'s business portfolio offer more potential than ever. Nike Finance employees play a key role in that progress by identifying and capitalizing on opportunities to drive value for every Nike shareholder. They manage accounting and reporting for Nike's multi-billion-dollar global investment portfolio, debt and equity instruments, and other Treasury activities. They strategize, forecast, audit, analyze, budget, research and lead important decisions. Across Nike's diverse geographies and businesses, Finance employees deliver far more than just the numbers.


The Global Services Procurement Director is a key member of the global NIKE Procurement team, dedicated to revolutionizing how the world's leading sports brand does business with its external suppliers and partners.This critical role will assume responsibility for leading a global team to source and manage our worldwide services spend categoryportfolio. This portfolio consists of consulting services, professional services, HR services (benefits, relocation, etc...), facilities, construction + design, travel, meetings + events, food and fitness. You will be a part of the Procurement extended leadership team and play a key role partnering with leadership teams across NIKE. You will lead a team responsible for helping to bringing Nike's contingent labor strategy to life to enable the consumer direct offense and delivering a frictionless experience to each employee by leveraging tools and technology. You will plan with Stakeholders to set targets and align priorities for the Global Services Procurement team. You will develop Global strategies based on overall procurement objectives, industrydynamics, and NIKE priorities. You'll work in conjunction with teams throughout the world to identify value-generating opportunities.You'll spearhead global negotiations and drive for an optimized value proposition for the brand.You'll drive your sourcing strategy through an analytical, data-drivencategory-anchored approach, with a balanced understanding of what the brand and business needs. You'll identify and finalize targetsavings for your category while managing and fostering key relationships with both internal and external customers - and track and manage global team performance.

This position also requires a high-energy, self-motivated, and dynamic individual with strong analytical skills, deep insight to the retail industry, strong ability to manage multiple senior stakeholders, lead and manage a global team, and excellent written and verbal communication.


  • 8 years' relevant work experience in Professional Services, Retail Strategy, Procurement, Strategic Sourcing and/or Category Management
  • 2 years' management experience
  • Experience at a leading retail organization that serves consumers through brick and mortar as well as online tools.
  • MBA or advanced degree is preferred
  • CPM or internationally accredited procurement qualification preferred
  • Global perspective and experience in sourcing and procurement processes, supply base and best practices
  • Experience in spend management practices such as demand management, compliance management, supplier collaboration and/or performance management
  • Superior communications, interpersonal and presentation skills, with strong influencing and persuasive talents
  • Experience working cross culturally
  • Experience of communicating procurement strategies and vendor performance to business owners
  • Understanding of cost savings approaches
  • Retail category sourcing expertise; Store Development, Store Operations, Digital, Retail Marketing
  • Project management skills
  • Strong leadership, influencing and communication skills gained across a range of cultural environments
  • Demonstrated experience consulting with business partners, including independently identifying business partner needs, developing action plans, identifying deliverables, and presenting results

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