Global First Mile Transportation Strategy Manager

Nike Inc.
Beaverton, OR, USA
Posted 11 days ago
Full time

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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.

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 accounts, and more than 100,000 retail stores worldwide — making the impossible happen every single day.

We are looking for an experienced First Mile Transportation Strategy Manager to join the Nike family! As a Global First Mile Transportation Strategy Manager, you will be a key team member on the Global Transportation First Mile team. Your focus will be to support Global Transportation’s strategy of building a flexible transportation network. This role will be engaged in implementing and operationalizing key capabilities by having a deep understanding of Global Logistics and Transportation strategies across Geos and partnering with Geo partners, Global Product teams, and technology/analytics partners to bring new capabilities and standardized global processes to the business such as network and LSP KPIs and compliance.

The will partner closely with Geo Transportation operations teams, Global Product Management, technology and analytics teams to ensure alignment to the broader Nike, Inc. transportation strategy and vision. An effective Global Transportation Strategy Manager will be able to support shifting priorities across a diverse and rapidly evolving landscape and build expertise & knowledge in Nike’s logistics and transportation space.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Represent Global First Mile Transportation Strategy in capabilities projects and ensuring business requirements and solutions align Geo and Global strategy
  • Support the near/medium/long term global roadmap for transportation capabilities
  • Develop and maintain close relationships with geo transportation and logistics operations teams to align to business outcomes to Global and Geo transportation capabilities strategies.
  • Leverage industry expertise in the Logistics and Transportation space to evolve the Global First Mile Transportation Strategy network and LSP compliance program.
  • Partner with Geo Transportation teams and data analytics to evolve global first mile supplier KPIs and scorecards, leveraging standardized processes and reporting.
  • Build and maintain good relationship with external first mile supplier partners to support future first mile capabilities needs.
  • Partner with Geo Transportation and Global Procurement teams to identify new suppliers and capabilities to ensure supply chain resiliency in the global LSP portfolios.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Supply Chain, or Technology or combination of relevant education, experience, and training
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in logistics, supply chain, transportation and/or product management space
  • Proven track record of working in a cross-functional, global, multi-team environment
  • Project management and influencing skills with the ability to interact with senior leadership
  • Experience with and/or ability to quickly learn complex systems
  • Experience with data management in ERP systems (i.e. SAP, Oracle, etc) or TMS, SaaS systems
  • Experience implementing international transportation systems, including business requirements gathering, vendor selection, and managing critical paths preferred
  • Experience with vendor management, supplier relationship management and supplier performance management
  • Excellent communications skills (written and verbal) and strong interpersonal skills

Nike requires all applicants for this position to be vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire, unless otherwise required by law. As an equal opportunity employer, Nike will make accommodations to individuals who cannot be vaccinated in accordance with applicable law.

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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