Lead Technical Product Manager - Supply and Inventory Planning (Open to remote except the following locations: SD, VT, and WV)

Nike Inc.
Beaverton, OR, USA
Posted 14 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.

NIKE is a technology company. From our flagship website and five-star mobile apps to developing products, managing big data and providing leading edge engineering and systems support, our teams at NIKE Global Technology exist to revolutionize the future at the confluence of tech and sport. We invest and develop advances in technology and employ the most creative people in the world, and then give them the support to constantly innovate, iterate and serve consumers more directly and personally.  Our teams are innovative, diverse, multidisciplinary and collaborative, taking technology into the future and bringing the world with it.

Who are we looking for

We are hiring for the position of Supply & Inventory Planning Lead Technical Product Manager (TPM) supporting the Planning & Manufacturing domain.

As the Lead Product Manager of Supply & Inventory Planning, Technical Product Management, you will own our solutions for optimizing how we plan the inventory and buy finished goods with our factory partners considering demand prioritization, capacity constraints, and materials availability for our Demand & Supply Management teams and transforming how we serve Nike’s consumers. These capabilities are critical to speed and flexibility with Nike supply and inventory, enabling better availability and faster access to the product our consumers want, where they want it, through proactive inventory planning, positioning and deployment across the global Nike network. As a Global Technical Product Manager, this is a role that will entail building the strategy, vision and roadmap in the above area by using your industry knowledge, technical acumen and ability to influence while working with several Cross Functional Global and Geo stakeholders (Business, Product, Engineering, UX and Architecture). The key deliverables will include building and executing on the product vision and roadmap to deliver on our goals for cost, service, convenience, innovation and sustainability.

As a TPM Leader, you will focus on driving excellence in product and platform strategy and execution. You will work in close collaboration with various teams within Global Technology (e.g., Digital Technology Program Office, Engineering leaders) and key Functional Teams across the business (e.g., Global Operations Team, Marketplace). TPM Leaders will require experience designing creative, quality technical products and enabling business capabilities and objectives through technology.

Lead and manage end to end enterprise roadmap
  • Lead the creation of an end to end product/platform vision and multi-year roadmap for a function in partnership with Engineering teams and the business
  • Partner with all stakeholders to understand Business needs, outcomes and value and ensure roadmaps are aligned to those needs
  • Ensure roadmaps account for and integrate dependencies across functional areas within Domains
  • Ensuring Tech Team roadmaps account for and integrate dependencies across functional areas within Domains
  • Collaborating with other TPM's, Domain TPM's and the Central TPM Leader to address dependencies across Global Tech; provide inputs into overall end to end Global Tech roadmap development
Define product and platform strategy
  • Partnering with all stakeholders to understand business needs and goals and providing strategic advice on how to respond
  • Utilizing a "customer-centric" mindset in designing roadmaps and building products/platforms that both meet current and future enterprise needs
  • Developing product and platform strategies to ensure they deliver outsized value to Global Tech quickly and are built to be scalable and agile
  • Bringing best-in-class market and industry insights to platform and product strategy

Deliver value to the business via products & platforms while elevating product management maturity

  • Use a value framework to make product and platform decisions
  • Drive the execution steps of product management in accordance with the value framework
  • Drive adherence to all standard TPM ways of working (e.g., process, artifacts, templates, collaboration models)
  • Track value delivered, product adoption, performance, and execution against the end to end roadmap and adjusting roadmaps as necessary
  • Ensure TPM maturity throughout all levels of the Tech Team, including support for the discipline (e.g., role development, career pathing)
Who will you work with

You will be responsible for working closely with Engineering teams, collaborating with cross-functional stakeholders (e.g., other TPM's, Business leads, Domain leads, HR/Finance), and facilitating decision-making across priorities with Portfolio Management. You will work with our business product management teams within Demand & Supply to understand the needs and aspirations of both our Nike consumers and Nike planners.

What you bring

You should be skilled in product management, analytics, a structured and data-driven thinker, and excellent interpersonal skills. Experience designing creative, quality technical products and enabling business capabilities and objectives through technology will be critical. You should be comfortable conducting user research, usability testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, and analytics. Additionally, you should be a skilled communicator with experience forming alliances and bringing together multiple stakeholders to execute on a common mission.

We're looking for someone with at least 8+ years of experience in product management and clearly demonstrated these skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or a combination of relevant education, experience, and training
  • 7+ years of experience in Supply chain planning applications, building and delivering data integration, planning application configuration and reporting that enable stakeholders to make data-driven decisions
  • Strong knowledge in Supply chain master and transaction data
  • Strong knowledge in Master data management
  • Expert knowledge in one of the planning applications such as SAP APO, JDA, SAP IBP, o9 (preferred), Kinaxis, etc.
  • Implementation experience in projects involving designing and deploying planning applications.
  • Proficient with data integration with ERP, modeling and engine/solver configuration
  • Expert skills in designing solutions for complex business requirements
  • APICS CPIM/CSCP certification is preferred
  • Comfortable with data analysis using SQL
  • Supply Chain KPI’s and data driven business case/OKR development.
  • Obsessed with end user satisfaction using tools such as NPS.
  • Strong Analytical and Data Visualization Skills
  • Great business acumen and communication skills
  • Excellent analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Strong meeting and work session facilitation skills
  • Strong project planning and organizational skills
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment
  • Experience working with Agile Product Teams
  • Validated ability to adapt to new technologies and tools, changing needs, processes, and ambiguity
  • Strong understanding of Design Thinking Concepts and Design Leadership
  • Strong understanding of Value-Driven Frameworks
  • Experience implementing products through software as a service (SaaS) solutions and partnerships
Additional preferences are:
  • Product Management experience conducting strategic quantitative and or qualitative analysis in a cross-functional enterprise environment in the tech industry to support and improve business operations involving program, process, or product management
  • Managing day to day project communications and contributing to Sr. executive management reports and business presentations
  • Product Management, strategic management consulting, financial analysis, sales/business development, technology, and P&L management
  • Writing both long and short-term product planning reports, including strategic market analysis, product placement, and financial/business reporting
  • Experience implementing products through software as a service (SaaS) solutions and partnerships

Open to remote work, except cannot work in South Dakota, Vermont, and West Virginia. These candidates will be required to relocate.

For employees based in Colorado, this position starts at $145,000 per year. Information about benefits can be foundhere.

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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