Director, Digital Merchandising & Planning Analytics, North America

Nike Inc.
Beaverton, OR, USA
Posted 4 days ago
Full time

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We are looking for a Digital Applied Analytics Director in Product Merch & Planning for the North America geography. The continued success of our Digital Direct-to-consumer business hinges on the ability of this role to lead a strong team that extracts and delivers useful insights for our Product Merchandising & Planning business teams.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about understanding digital consumer behaviors, enjoy working with large data sets, and gifted at translating sophisticated analytics into concise stories & recommendations for the business. This role is ideal if you are curious, comfortable working in a dynamic and fast paced environment and relish the opportunity to work multi-functionally to answer complicated business questions. If you are attuned to trends related to digital retail businesses and how to best integrate data-driven findings into product merchandising and planning processes, this role is for you! We are looking for someone with the ability & desire to lead, develop, coach, and inspire their team and peers!

What you will work on

Your day-to-day work will involve leading a team of “data detectives” and consumer advocates for our Digital Business. You’ll partner with our digital leadership to deliver product insights and recommendations to help serve our consumers the right product, at the right moment on our digital platforms. A typical day includes:

  • Using large consumer data sets to extract useful product and merchandising insights to inform key business decisions for Nike’s Digital business, both in strategic upstream planning moments and in-season optimizations.
  • Analyzing basket composition, inventory health, promotional effectiveness, franchise sell-through, omnichannel shopping behaviors and long-term consumer preferences and value
  • Being wired into the day-to-day performance management of the business and responsible for business partner relationships & communications
  • Working with business teams and peer analytics groups (both within the North America geography and across our global organization), with a focus on streamlining our “Insights Extraction & Application” operating model
  • Serving as a visible leader, actively coaching the team and guiding prioritization & trade-off decisions.
Who you will work with

Collaborating with the Sr. Director of North America Direct Digital Commerce Analytics, you will sit within the centralized Analytics & Insights function and serve as a Digital Analytics leader and subject matter authority. This highly visible role will have you closely collaborating with Digital business leaders to help them build, deliver, & optimize best-in-class digital retail experiences. You’ll also partner closely with multi-functional analytics team to create a well-rounded understanding of our consumers and implement scalable insights to drive consumer engagement and growth in North America.

What you will bring
  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance, marketing, statistics, computer science, econometrics, applied math, or a quantitative behavioral sciences field or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5+ years of relevant professional experience
  • Proficiency in SQL or similar experience analyzing large structured and unstructured datasets required
  • Ability to demystify measurement and translate data to consumable, relatable and actionable insights
  • Proven track record collaborating and working cross-functionally with non-Analytics partners in a fast-paced ecommerce environment
  • Strong communication and influencing skills to champion our consumer’s needs, serving as an independent and unbiased "truth seeker”
  • Ability to influence critical business outcomes in a matrixed, global environment
  • People leadership experience 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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