North America Supply Chain Innovation & Sustainability Manager

  • NIKE
  • Beaverton, OR, USA
  • Oct 09, 2018
Full time Business Development Management Sustainability

Job Description

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.


At Nike, we serve athletes. Fueled by the insights of the world's best, we design and create products to elevate human potential on a global scale. And it's on us, the Global Operations Team (GOT), to help bring this mission to life. 

We are a diverse lineup of thousands spread across the globe. Together, we are building a smarter, more connected and automated value chain. And we are looking for world-class talent like you to contribute to this journey.

At Nike, we evolve immediately. If you are savvy and energetic with a passion for cross-functional break-through initiatives and driving change in the organization, we want to hear from you today. Join our high-caliber North America Supply Chain Innovation team and impact high-visibility projects. As the North America Supply Chain Innovation & Sustainability Manager, you will partner with teams across North America supply chain to drive our innovation and sustainability agenda. You will work with individuals from Logistics, Transportation, Direct-to-Consumer, and Sales as well as the Sustainable Business & Innovation team and other global partners. You’ll play a key role in driving and supporting innovative pilots and initiatives that challenge the way we do things. This could include crafting business cases and implementing new tools and processes, collection and reporting of KPIs, and connecting with internal and external experts to share best practices and insights.

We are seeking an individual who is self-motivated, impact-driven, and passionate about his/her work. You must be a flexible thinker, an excellent analyst, and an outstanding communicator who is comfortable working cross-functionally and influencing different personalities and perspectives. Your success will depend on your ability to quickly form both professional and personal relationships with colleagues and then to drive towards well-communicated deliverables.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Operations, Marketing, or related field. MBA or relevant Masters degree preferred.
  • Demonstrated passion for corporate sustainability, social/environmental impact, and innovation
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in progressively responsible, relevant Program Management and/or Project Management roles
  • Experience in supply chain operations, logistics, corporate sustainability, or organizational innovation
  • Extensive Project Management experience managing multiple project streams of various complexity
  • Experience, interest, and adaptability to working in Lean/Agile delivery environment
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills, good judgment in managing interactions with individuals at all levels in the organization
  • Strong presentation and influencing skills, and the ability to interact with senior management
  • Proven experience building positive working relationships and working successfully in cross-functional teams, including demonstrated success in managing without direct authority. Consulting and project management experience preferred.
  • High level of personal responsibility with strong sense of ownership, strong task management capabilities, proactive nature, and high tolerance for ambiguity
  • Proficient in MS Suite (Power Point, Excel, etc)

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.

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