Director of Program Management
Posted on Apr 6, 2021 by Nike International
The Engagement and Activity team owns the discovery and delivery of digital marketing capabilities across Nike. These efforts are all in service to the Engagement Product team's north star objective of understanding athletes and creating connected experiences to drive sport habit.
Nike's Digital Product Engagement & Activity Program Management team is seeking a Director of Program Management to lead, coach, drive, and inspire the Targeted Marketing & Social Engagement team of program managers and scrum masters. The right person for this role will bring a growth mindset, a positive problem-solving attitude, proven strong managerial and leadership skills, as well as an ability to drive change in a fast-paced matrixed environment. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have a broad background of systems-level problem solving using frameworks such as Lean, Agile, Scrum, and Kanban software development models.
Of utmost importance in this role, is the ability to develop the team to bring their full potential into their work and providing both the coaching and challenges to develop the team along their career progression paths, while serving the business need for efficient and transparent delivery of the product roadmap.
WHAT YOU WILL WORK ON
As the Director of Program Management, you will own the program management team, in close partnership with Product, Engineering and Design, to drive the delivery of the Targeted Marketing & Social Engagement Roadmap in service of the team's mission to forge unbreakable relationships with athletes* through meaningful social connection and timely personalized communications.
Additionally, the Director of Program Management will serve as a key member of the Engagement and Activity PMO leadership team, helping to define best practices, influence organizational health, and driving one to two organization wide initiatives each year.
WHAT YOU BRING Qualifications
7+ years' experience in program management or technical leadership
3+ years' management experience preferred
Comprehensive understanding of software development processes, including continuous delivery, DevOps, Scrum, Agile, Capabilities organization models, and Kanban
Familiarity with domain driven and microservice architecture
Extensive project management experience, developing and managing schedules, scope, budgets, resource plans, issues, and risks
Comfortable working in an ambiguous, matrixed, fast-paced, results-oriented environment
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in technology or e-commerce
Advanced business degree or equivalent experience desired