Director Of Product, Expansion

Nike Beaverton, OR

About the Job

Job Description

The first spark of a product idea sets the NIKE, Inc. Product team into motion. The team of developers, testers, engineers, designers and managers obsess over Nike's iconic silhouettes and create groundbreaking new styles. They collaborate, ideate and refine products' construction, fit and materials. They maintain a keen understanding of consumer and market trends. They skillfully operate at the intersection of buyer needs, technical feasibility and business objectives. And they work lockstep with Merchandising, Design, Manufacturing and others to produce the final result: products that reflect the soul of sport and inspire athletes to reach new levels of performance.

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR The Central Product Management team is looking for a Director of Product Management to lead our International Expansion team of three PMs and partner with program and engineering teams to help extend and launch our immersive commerce and activity experiences in new countries around the world.
WHAT YOU WILL WORK ON The Director of Product, International Expansion will own the product strategy and vision, and develop product roadmaps to increase the speed and efficiency with which we can bring Nike experiences to new marketplaces. We are looking for a highly analytical, inventive, consumer-focused, team-oriented individual who can simultaneously understand the big picture and have a strong command of the details of sophisticated scope. The selected candidate will have a proven track record of delivering results under tight timelines and bringing large cross-functional products to market.
WHO YOU WILL WORK WITH This role is inherently cross-functional; you will work closely with business leaders at both WHQ and in our geographies, other product teams, engineering, program management, digital operations, finance, legal, physical operations, marketing, and customer service to bring our experiences to market.

  • Build, develop, and evangelize the product roadmap for initiatives/features that increase the speed and ease with which we launch new countries on the Nike commerce and activity platforms - define country launch goals, business requirements, and development approach/plans supported by internal and external analysis.
  • Build and mentor a team of strong product managers to deliver outsized results through directly owning product work and influencing product work on other teams.
  • Strong, fact-driven conviction underpinned by an ability to build trust with program managers, product managers, and engineers to deliver on your international expansion product roadmap.
  • Work with engineering leadership to identify and unblock dependencies and constraints across roadmaps that might impact the delivery of country launches.
  • Make prioritization and trade-off decisions, balancing the consumer experience, launch complexity and timeline, development effort across multiple product teams, and business value.

  • 10+ years experience in technology product management roles
  • 5+ years experience building and managing high performing teams
  • 5+ years leading cross-functional teams including program management and engineering
  • Demonstrated track record of delivering results in complex product and program environments
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up actions
  • Experience developing and/or deploying engineering platforms globally for a technology company
  • MBA or Master's Degree preferred