Global Consumer Knowledge Operations Manager (Sports Marketing/Sales)

Company Name:
Sports Equipment
Position Type:
As the Global Consumer Knowledge Operations Manager you will enable Consumer Knowledge Operating Excellence by facilitating our internal work and management processes, driving efficiencies and enabling the delivery of our data/insights solutions to our stakeholders. You will work in support of Strategic Projects for Global Consumer Knowledge and Global Brand Marketing Operations to drive project management excellence, budget management, and cross-functional communication. You will also leverage strong process and project management expertise to deliver against the changing needs / requests of the Global Consumer Knowledge function and its internal and external partners.
Working with Consumer Knowledge teammates and our internal and external stakeholders you will build and leverage an in-depth understanding of Consumer Knowledge including our vision, go to market strategies, deliverables and execution; you will leverage your project management skills and communication abilities to fully support the efficient and effective operations of our function. You will partner with Finance to ensure the accurate and timely administration of our budget and you will represent Nike's interest in working with vendors and suppliers by negotiating budgets, overseeing production schedules and ensuring the delivery of premium solutions.
You will be the consummate team player, proactively looking to support and engage in the needs of the business as a trusted partner. You will be able to communicate and present concepts and materials in a succinct manner and at the appropriate level. You will be challenged, daily and hourly, to shift gears and respond accordingly; you will be directed to think ahead, to plan, and to multi-task.
Ownership & Initiative
Excellent Communication Skills
Project Management Excellence
Problem Solving & Best Practice
Digital Tool Aptitude
Organization & Time Management Skills
Qualifications / Requirements for this position are:
Bachelor's degree
Minimum of 5 years' business experience (project management, marketing, communications, content management, photo/digital production)
Strong process and project/initiative management knowledge
Strong team, cross business / cross functional partnership skills
Must be results oriented and make constant progress towards goals
Must be able to understand business issues, find creative ways to solve problems, and make sound decisions that benefit Nike
Must have great communication skills, including the ability to elicit information, actively listen, dialogue freely, verbalize ideas effectively, negotiate tense situations successfully, and manage and resolve conflict
Must have ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities in a changing environment
Previous experience and knowledge of how to work within a matrix environment a plus
Understanding of brand management and how various mediums support the Nike brand is preferred

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