America DSM Technology Director

Nike Beaverton, OR

About the Job

Job Description

Nike, Inc. Technology is responsible for making the world's largest sport brand run faster, smarter and more securely. From infrastructure to security and supply chain operations, Technology specialists drive growth through top-flight hardware, software and enterprise applications. Global Technology aggressively innovates solutions to drive growth while creating and implementing tools that help make everything else in the company possible.


Nike Technology designs, creates and implements the methods and tools needed to make the world's largest sports brand run faster, smarter and more securely. Global Technology teams aggressively innovate the solutions needed to help accelerate Nike's rapidly evolving business landscape. We are working towards creating future of planning processes for Nike which will enable Nike to sense and shape consumer demand while adapting to in-season market trends. You'll be part of Demand Supply Management (DSM) technology team focusing on the NA Geography.

We are looking for Technology Director to join our team who's passionate about creating future, while thinking outside the box as we build technology solutions to support NIKE's aggressive growth over coming years. Someone with experience working in a SAFe/Agile environment, who's focus will be to build a strong partnership with our Business Capability leads and Stakeholders to deliver right solution with the highest quality.
Responsibilities GEO Business Relationships

  • Communicate and align DSM Vision and Product Roadmaps with North America (NA) DSM Leadership
  • Be the voice of technology for NA DSM
  • Understand NA needs for tool and process improvements while holding DSM technology accountable to meeting those needs
  • Build a strong and effective partnership with NA Center of Excellence (COE)
  • Ensure prioritization of NA needs are part of in Global COE intake process
  • Provide input and direction for CSR/Budget activities
GEO Technology Relationships

  • Provide line of sight issues and scope to Global product teams of NA requirements
  • Ensure Global product team roadmaps align to Global and GEO strategies
  • Participate in quarterly planning activities to show how progress will add value to NA
  • Influence and leverage Data and Analytics roadmaps
  • Ensure cross functional impacts within and outside of DSM are addressed
  • Partner with NA technology team
  • Share and influence intake and prioritization of DSM projects across NA
  • Partner with Supply Chain and other functions to ensure aligned solutions for NA
  • Tolerance for Ambiguity
  • Strong Leadership Identity
  • Lead and Influence Others
  • Communicate Effectively
  • Develop Talent, Teamwork, and Diversity
  • Create the Future
  • Deliver Results
  • Leverage the Matrix and Managing Virtual teams
  • Facilitation of Team Problem Solving


  • Ability to engage with senior technology and business leaders on strategy as well as drive clarity and closure to high profile, high tension situations
  • Leadership Excellence regarding team management and organizational evolution, strategic planning, financial planning and budget management, and vendor management
  • Proven experience efficiently and seamlessly leveraging external partners in global operating models
  • Ability to engage and integrate with major development initiatives
  • Expert influencing skills and ability to gather alignment to organizational strategies
  • Ability to leverage resources to effectively translate business objectives into strategic business plans
  • Highly skilled in conflict resolution, collaboration, and high-profile decision making
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science, or a related field; 2 years' additional experience in lieu of a degree
  • 10 years' experience in IT, business, or a related field