Manager, Business Operations Planning

Nike Inc.
Beaverton, OR, USA
Posted 21 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.


We’re looking for a Manager, Business Operations Planning. The role strives to make the core components run as a business simple and easy. This role leads operational excellence, planning, process improvements and people operations. This role partners with management and leadership in the organization to ensure operational elements are established and processes are followed, yet organizational health push us to evolve and always do better.

In addition to process and operational skills and experience, the candidate needs to be able to strongly collaborate cross-functionally, approach work with a continuous improvement mentality, think strategically, drive clarity, understand the technology industry, and be a problem solver. Detail orientation, decisiveness, and the ability to partner are a must.


Everything you do will be in the spirit of simplification and accuracy of process and information to ensure data-driven decisions can be made proactively. We aim to minimize firefighting. You’ll build key strategic and planning processes, while providing thoughtful input with real-time updates and transparency into the team’s success. You’ll help to develop internal processes and drive distinct projects as required to optimize the efficacy, agility, and impact of the organization. You’ll ensure accountability and raise decision making and risks as they develop. Global Technology team. You’ll partner cross-functionally with leadership and central teams to develop and adapt org plans and priorities to address challenges or changing initiatives. You’ll forecast resource and capacity needs and partner with Finance to develop financial reports and planning for the org. You’ll troubleshoot, be challenged to think differently, and evolve processes for the betterment of the organization.


In this role, you’ll work with teammates at all levels of the organization. You’ll be on a team that is accountable for operational excellence, financial responsibility, people operations and executive reporting. You’ll work with your peers and other members of the team to deliver operational excellence and collaborate across the board to improve and detail accountabilities and responsibilities in our cross-functional operating model. And you’ll collaborate with peers across Global Technology to continuously improve and provide continuity in operations.

  • Minimum of 3 years of directly relevant work experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or combination of relevant education, experience, and training
  • Business operational background, including financial foresight, human resource, and process development experience
  • Customer service experience
  • Outstanding analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Effective verbal & written communication skills
  • Compelling use of storytelling to influence & engage others
  • Ability to adapt and lead through times of change
  • Experience effectively influencing key business partners across and within business units. Strong project management abilities; capable of prioritizing and balancing multiple projects simultaneously, under tight time timelines and within budget parameters.
  • Experience in driving operational rhythms and efficiencies for a large, globally diverse organization

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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