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Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

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.


Job Accountabilities:

Collaborate with field and business planning team to develop and manage the bottom-up line financial plan across categories, gender, and business units.  Proactively manage and measure the business to ensure profitability.

-Create monthly sales forecast against plan dimensions of category, gender, business unit for each door

-Collaborate with field team to set up quarterly store target

-Pro-actively lead annual store grading review process, work out store segmentation on category analysis

-Create & manage monthly/weekly inventory level against plan dimensions; adjust plans if necessary

-Review comp door and new door performance

-Monthly business review against Business Units, MI

-Scorecard weekly results to plan

-Quarterly cooperate with buying team to prepare GTM planning data

-Timely delivery of business reports

-Provide supporting to business review data by demand

Job Qualifications:

·Experience in Buying, Planning, Allocation and/or Vendor Sales for a multi-store retailer

·Comprehensive understanding of retail math

·Experience in gross margin profitability planning

·Ability to create monthly reports, top line sales plans, track promotional calendar/events and pre-meeting prep

·Strong and demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and influence others

·Experience in developing an understanding of customers, competitors and retail trends; knowledge of sports apparel and footwear market preferred

·Ability to interpret financial sales data to make decisions and recommendations that impact the business

·Advanced knowledge of MS office applications

·Proficiency in Excel including creating spreadsheets, complex formulas, pivot tables,

·Experience with planning software/tools and merchandise management systems is preferred

·Ability to work in a matrix environment with multiple business functions

·Strong team player and ability to work with the cross functional partners and senior management on all aspects of the business

Critical Experiences Gained:

·Location Planning – Door Sales Forecast Acumen

·Leading and Influencing Others

·Consumer Insight

·Retail and Business Acumen

·Product Knowledge

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 11296

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