Global Procurement Analyst Rotational Program
Posted on Nov 14, 2018 by Nike
The Nike, Inc. Finance, Strategic Planning and Procurement teams play a key role in fueling the growth of Nike, Inc. Finance identifies opportunities and catalyzes action to drive value for every Nike shareholder. Strategic Planning helps write the future of the business by charting Nike's path forward. Nike Procurement maximizes the value of the company's investments in external resources and secures the best supplier relationships to drive business success. Across Nike's diverse geographies and businesses, the teams' unwavering commitment to excellence keeps the company one step ahead of the competition.
Our Procurement team helps Nike win by leveraging our suppliers and our scale. We partner with our stakeholders to drive value. We challenge the status quo and bring innovative thinking. We use facts to create leverage. We are motivated by results, not by process. And we act as one team across the globe. Thus, we are a magnet and engine for talent - we bring in the best people from across the globe, challenge them to grow and help them build a career at Nike, within or beyond Procurement.
We live into this mission via excellence in analytics, strategy development, stakeholder relationships, strategy execution, negotiating, contracting, and supplier management. Our work spans the entire company, giving our team a unique Nike, Inc. viewpoint. As an analyst with Procurement you will learn about and become part of our team, with the opportunity to support and drive strategic work.Procurement's mission is to maximize consumer and profit impact by leveraging Nike's suppliers and scale.
Procurement Analyst Rotational Program:
We are looking for an impact-driven Analyst who will join the Global Procurement team. You will join our Global Procurement analyst rotational program with exposure to all elements of our Procurement organization - materials, manufacturing equipment, supply chain and our indirect categories such as Technology, Services, Brand and Marketplace, as well as others. You will partner with directors and managers to drive impact in each of these areas.
As part of the analyst program, you will be trained in and deploy our Procurement Framework, including sourcing strategy, sourcing execution and supplier relationship management. For a specific material category, you'll jointly identify the opportunity and sourcing strategy to capture that opportunity. The sourcing strategy will be based on overall Nike and Global Procurement objectives, supply market dynamics and rigorous TCO analytics. You will work with the team to execute the TCO strategy using the 7-Step Strategic Sourcing Process which includes: stage gates, spend analysis, requirements planning, risk management, market analysis, strategy development, competitive bidding (RFx), supplier negotiations, supplier selection, contracting, supplier management, cost savings methodology, performance reporting, and proficiency with sourcing tools. You will also have the opportunity to get exposed to Analytics, Procurement Operations, Strategy and Performance Management throughout the program.
As you progress through the analyst program, you will master many different capabilities to aid you in building an amazing foundation for your Nike career. Additionally, you will be provided experiences to grow, develop, learn about different parts of operations and make an impact on the Nike Brand.
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent
- 0-2 years work experience & Analytical background (Finance, Engineering, etc.)
- Strong Excel, math, and cost modeling skills (finance, engineering) strongly preferred
- Ability to comb through large amounts of data, analyze, draw conclusions, and present a coherent viewpoint
- Evidence of entrepreneurial spirit, leadership positions, and ambition
- Business coursework and database/coding experience preferred
- Project management abilities
- Ability to deal with ambiguity, creative problem solver & want to get their "hands dirty"
- Able to think on their feet and articulate problems well
- Passion for the Nike Inc. Brand
- Previous experience or coursework focused on procurement, operations, supply chain, or finance
- Track-record of demonstrating in entrepreneurial spirit in fast-paced environment
- General financial skills/knowledge