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Tmall New Business and Innovation Director

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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.

Nike, Inc. Retail Corporate is the backbone to stores around the world. A global network of teams — Finance, Human Resources, Talent Development, Marketing, Merchandising, Real Estate and Strategic Planning — direct the daily operations of and the hundreds of Nike Stores and Nike Factory Stores. Retail Corporate teams share the same passion and energy for the brand as their in-store teammates, and it shows: Retail continues to be one of Nike’s top areas of growth.


·Lead the implementation and execution of Tmall new retail initiatives (eg. Omni-channel, i-store, uni-marketing, etc.), follow and align with Tmall strategy on the key business directions and requirements

·Build the detailed business scenarios and the action plans, and ensure the implementation of our plans to unleash Nike’s potential in new retail area

·Establish close relationship with our counterparties in Alibaba Group; Ensure to be first contact person from Tmall business team, guide and facilitate the conversation with Alibaba counterparties for detailed projects implementation

·Work closely with Nike internal cross function team, including offline store team, supply chain, IT, legal, finance, etc. Set-up the frequent cadence to update the projects status and call-out risks to the relevant stakeholders

·Manage the 3rd party vendors if needed, including vendor selection, working scope definition, business requirements development, change requests management, etc.

·Lead the prioritization of multiple initiatives and align with both Alibaba Group and Nike internal team

·Cooperate with Tmall strategic planning to ensure these initiatives are well communicated and articulated with Greater China and global stakeholders

·Ensure the end-to-end transformation of any new retail innovations, including process & operations re-engineering, system change impact& related testing, workforce transition, etc.

·At least 8-10 years’ business experience in multi-national environment; management and operational consulting house experience is preferred

·Strong capabilities in managing large and complex programs for end-to-end implementation

·Previous working or project experience in operation area: eg. e-commerce business operations, retail store operations, supply chain, IT, etc. is strongly preferred

·Have expertise in the China Digital ecosystem including working with Alibaba and other local e-commerce companies is preferred

·Strong logical and structural thinking, down-to-earth spirits

·MBA degree or equivalents preferred

·Proven experience in leading cross-functional teams and fostering collaboration

·Proven ability to set up projects and drive to successful implementation, showing initiative, curiosity, enthusiasm and sound judgment

·Strong oral/written skills in both English and Chinese

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 11023

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