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Senior Launch Analyst

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


As our Launch Sr. Analyst for North America Marketplace Operations, you will lead the execution of cross functional processes related to bringing Nike’s most important products to market. This includes driving the reporting and analysis used to track the flow of Launch & Release product through the Supply Chain, managing key dates and gates related to execution, communicating to Category and leadership stakeholders, all to enable a successful representation of Nike Launch & Release products at retail.

As a primary contact for North America Launch & Release execution, you will maintain a high level of collaboration with partners in Marketplace Operations, DC Operations, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, S&OP, Category Sales Operations, Inbound Deliver and Merchandising. You'll seek ways to improve and streamline information flow amongst our internal partners, while developing greater process efficiencies. You will also represent the Launch Operations team and North America Marketplace Operations in various organizational and Supply Chain projects. 

Key Accountabilities
  • Root cause analysis and problem solving 
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Analysis using Excel, Tableau, Cognos or other advanced analytics tools
  • Story telling  
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong relationship building; ability to work across a variety of diverse stakeholders 
  • Project management 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Operations, Communications or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years directly relevant work experience in Customer Service, Sales or Operations
  • An additional 2 years of experience is required in lieu of degree. 
  • Strong understanding of Nike systems including Cognos and SAP. 
  • Ability to analyze data, articulate opportunities and communicate clearly to varying audiences.
  • Analytical thinker; proven ability to synthesize complex data into simple and compelling arguments for change
  • Strong quantitative (i.e. statistics, optimization, simulation), data visualization and communication skills
  • Understanding of Supply Chain processes, including Order Management, Fulfillment, DC Ops and Logistics.
  • Experience with large-scale, cross-functional projects preferred.
  • Understanding of LEAN processes.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • Presentation and relationship management skills.

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.

Job ID 00422784

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