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Director of Product - Central Product Management

Nike

Portland, OR
Consumer
last month

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.

Athletes constantly chase their potential. They seek information, motivation and the gear to give them an edge over the competition. The Nike Digital team enables NIKE, Inc.'s digital products and services that inspire athletes to do one more lap, one more crunch or one more marathon. The team fuels dynamic brand experiences, consumer interactions and Nike's digital platforms, including nike.com and NIKEiD. They use world-class technology, decades of athlete insights, and skills such as consumer analytics, statistics, digital marketing, software development, social media engagement and more to deliver products and experiences to athletes around the world.

Description

The Nike Digital team delivers what only Nike can do: unlock seamless access to products, services and tools to make athletes better. Forty years of insights from the world's greatest athletes inform their work. The Nike Digital team powers Nike's global community that provides unparalleled access, benefits and services to athletes of all levels. Whether it is Nike.com, Nike+ mobile applications, digital brand experiences or consumer interactions, the team helps athletes stay motivated, challenged and connected. At Nike, you get in by being the best player, you stay in by being the best teammate. We are in it to win it together, even if we stumble along the way. Making history is no easy task, but as a team, we are unstoppable.

As a Director of Product Management at Nike, you will lead the creation, improvement and growth of world-class digital experiences. You will help define and execute the product vision and strategy, manage the end-to-end lifecycle of a product, and help identify market opportunities. You will define and execute a thorough roadmap and product priorities based on a strong understanding of consumer needs, insights and an even stronger handle on in-depth data analysis.

Working within Central Product Management, you will be a leader who effectively organizes resources appropriately to achieve business objectives and impact change across Nike Digital. Leading through influence, you will partner with executives across multiple functions to develop a cohesive product strategy, product roadmap, and ensure successful business outcomes. Above all, you will embody the principals of product management while being a constant champion for our consumers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leadership: Set the strategic direction for our largest consumer products while developing a product roadmap in partnership with other Nike business stakeholders.
  • Management: Lead multiple product pods, each composed of multidisciplinary teams, with direct management over multiple product managers at all levels. Enable teams to be successful by removing obstacles and developing strategic relationships throughout the business.
  • Product strategy and vision: Create and effectively champion a data-driven and market-informed product vision and strategy that works in concert with the greater Nike strategy. Identify the strategic product implications and opportunities resulting from major corporate strategies and change initiatives.
  • Product lifecycle management: Manage the end-to-end lifecycle of complex products from conception through launch. Strategize and execute on growth initiatives in operating live products.
  • Product roadmap definition: Develop a product feature and release roadmap based on business targets, in-depth data analysis, and a clear understanding of consumer needs.
  • Prioritization: Effectively design project plans based on priorities, setting clear/measurable objectives and deploying team resources appropriately to achieve business goals
  • Product Specifications: Write and consult on complex product specifications while accounting for design challenges and external dependencies
  • Analytics and Experimentation: Develop and measure product KPIs, derive key insights, drive reporting tools, and devise and execute experiments and multivariate tests to find product solutions.
  • Collaborate: Partner with Engineering, Creative and Program Management leaders throughout completion of milestones while connecting with brand marketing and analytics teams to deliver optimal results.
  • Raise the Bar: Promote cross-team and cross-organizational knowledge sharing through multiple forums (e.g., user groups, tech talks, design reviews, internal blogs).

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in product management; consumer mobile or web product experience required.
  • Exceptional data analytics skills
  • Clear, concise and persuasive communication style that compels to action
  • Ability to lead high performing, cross-functional teams
  • Ability to train and motivate product teams of varying levels of experience
  • Ability to create product deliverables such as wireframes, prototypes, and requirements specifications
  • Experience managing live mobile app or web experiences with multivariate testing
  • Experience managing priorities with third party vendors and key partners. Comfortable making build versus buy recommendations based on industry knowledge
  • Outstanding written/oral, organizational, analytical skills, and attention to detail
  • Ability to provide clear direction, set measurable goals and give insight on industry trends
  • History of making challenging tradeoffs in establishing product priorities that have required sophisticated analyses and challenging negotiations.
  • Strong project management skills and ability to present work to executive stakeholders
  • Strong passion for creating engaging, compelling fitness and sports user experiences
  • Previous start-up, social networking and/or software consulting experience a strong plus
  • CS background or prior engineering experience a strong plus
  • Previous experience with SQL, database architecture, and building BI tools a strong plus
  • Comprehensive understanding of the market landscape, both through a technology and competitor lens
  • History of developing and growing product management talent through challenging situations
  • BA/BS degree required, MBA preferred

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.

Group Product Manager

Simple

Portland
Finance
last month

Why Simple?

Our mission at Simple is to radically redesign the consumer banking experience with a focus on beautiful interfaces, transparent policies, modern technology, and extraordinary customer service.

The Team

Think about how you'd build something to improve people's lives and turn the financial industry upside down. How good is that going to feel? We are doing just that at Simple. Our mission is to enable our customers to become confident with their finances and to do so we are radically rethinking the consumer banking experience and we need your help.

Product Management at Simple is responsible for defining the vision, strategy and roadmap in order to realize our vision of better banking. In this role, you'll have the independence of a startup in finding the products and features that are usable, valuable, and feasible with the backing of one of the world's most successful banks, BBVA. In this role, you'll work with researchers and interview customers to understand their psychology, behaviors and desires. You'll work with great teams across design, data, engineering, marketing and customer service to help ship our product by employing careful listening, decision making, and leadership.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Act as product owner to lead interdisciplinary "Product Teams", consisting of designers, researchers and developers to solve for critical customer or business challenges and outcomes.
  • Provide leadership to develop long term product vision and strategy in order to create a compelling business case with unique strategic advantage that drives customer delight.
  • Create short and long term plans for their area based on assessment of the value of their product, feature, or outcome
  • Look more than 18 months out in area and larger roadmap
  • Provide clear vision for work and how it contributes to company goals
  • Define our metrics and goals within your specified product area and communicate and align across the organization.
  • Work with other divisions to coordinate large projects or programs, and cooperate to achieve larger goals
  • Build and maintain relationships with stakeholders, ensure that their voices are heard in the vision, strategy and roadmap prioritization of your respective Product Team.
  • Provide guidance within the organization on build, buy, partner opportunities affecting your area.
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to other Product Managers within the team, promoting their personal growth and development within our practice.
  • Promote team health by continuing to advocate for improved processes and methodologies.
  • Create and improve product metrics that enable us to understand business impact and customer behavior within your area.
  • Be asked to consult on problems that aren't in your area, such as Customer Service, Marketing or Risk
  • Be an expert on your area and able to inspire others with your knowledge and passion.
  • Operate with minimal supervision, with regular check-ins guiding your decisions
  • Communicate on work and broader world of area in status and all-hands
  • Provide mentorship to Product Managers and Associate Product Managers.

What We're Looking For:

  • Craft: 7+ years in product management (or equivalent) experience with customer-facing web or mobile technology products. Experience taking a product from conception to launch to optimization is a big plus.
  • Efficacy: Brings a savvy business and customer-centric data-driven approach to prioritization and product management. Previous experience to build a strong case around "what and why" we're building Simple is required. Passion for mentoring others is a plus.
  • At least 3 years working with customer\design focused product.
  • 3-4 years previous experience writing user stories, gathering requirements and working with agile methodologies is desired.
  • Previous experience successfully working on third party integrations throughout the entire lifecycle (RFP, contract negotiation and implementation).
  • Demonstrated leadership working across teams and levels of responsibility, including managing executive leaderships, stakeholders and strategic partners.
  • Strong time management and prioritization skills, for your own time and for others'
  • Empathy: The ability to communicate effectively and concisely in all mediums and all levels. Be recognized as an effective storyteller and presenter
  • Curiosity: A passion for learning and growing your skills
  • A positive, solution-minded attitude

What Else Can We Tell You?

We're looking for candidates who are excited about both Simple and product management. Simple offers competitive salaries and great benefits. We're a supportive, nurturing place to work, committed to improving our employees' quality of life. We believe in your growth, encouraging and subsidizing conference participation and continuing education. Just like you, we're passionate about our work, and can get pretty nerdy about it sometimes.

We know our industry has a diversity problem. By joining Simple, you'll help us address this by supporting a diverse, inclusive workplace, and participating in industry initiatives to this end. Candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. If you're on the fence about whether to apply or not, we say go for it!

Please include a cover letter telling us something awesome about you and the projects you've worked on, along with the best product management book you've ever read, regardless of claimed subject. (You like "The Design of Everyday Things?" So do we.) Applications without a cover letter won't be considered.

Ready to make a difference? Apply!

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Email our team at careers@simple.com if you need an accommodation in the application process.

Simple provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability,? or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, ?Simple ?complies with all ?applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has ?employees. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.