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Strategic Planning 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.

Strategic Planning

Every successful team at Nike, Inc. needs a brilliant game plan. Strategic Planning teams keep the company moving in the right direction by leading the strategic business planning process and spearheading transformational projects across Nike businesses and geographies. Embedded in teams across the company, strategy professionals explore complex business issues; conduct consumer, competitive and market analyses; create financial models and develop action plans. The Strategic Planning teams help write the future of sport by charting Nike’s path forward.


Report to Greater China Strategic Planning Director

Job purpose

Responsible for the development, planning, implementation, and evaluation of short- and long-term business strategies and market initiatives.

Key job accountabilities

Marketplace & Consumer Analysis: Provide research and analytical support for strategic initiatives and special projects related to marketplace growth.Work independently to design and lead research projects related to market trends, consumer profiles, and competitive intelligence. Direct and execute analysis and due diligence for new business opportunities. Conducts environmental scans, organizational positioning analyses and other studies.

Strategy Development & Performance Management: Coordinate the process of developing strategic initiatives and objectives for the current year and the 3-year Strategic Plan at the Geography Level, and co-work with business units/functions to ensure objectives are aligned and integrated; Identify relevant measures and drive accountability for on-going performance against business and strategic objectives by preparing for and help leading Quarterly Business Review process.

Business Planning Process & Project Management: Coordinate major planning process milestones and deliverables; drive small-scale business planning process in which all gates and dates are clearly understood and that result in all Corporate planning deliverables being met. Work with finance, category, and functional entities to prepare for quarterly checkpoints and strategic retreats. Provide project management support to cross-functional teams and other special projects of strategic importance to Nike’s growth and profitability.


  • Degree holder with minimum 5 years relevant work experience
  • MBA Preferred
  • is a plus
  • matrix structure, ability to work with business partners, business engagement
  • Strategic thinking, drive the future, champion and embrace change
  • Excellent communication skills, both in 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 11979

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