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Global Senior Demand Planner

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Company: Nike Inc.
Contract: PERM
Location: Beaverton, Oregon, United States

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.

The Nike, Inc. Supply Chain team is the engine that propels product around the world. Supply Chain experts ensure that every year, almost a billion units of footwear, apparel and equipment arrive at the right place, at the right time. To ensure this complex job goes off without a hitch, Supply Chain teams work with a network of more than 50 distribution centers, thousands of accountants, and more than 100,000 retail stores worldwide — making the impossible happen every single day.


As the Senior Demand Planner – Global Women’s Running and Training Footwear within our Demand and Supply Management (DSM), you will be responsible for developing and maintaining seasonal plans that accurately reflect consumer demand. The information and analysis you develop will guide active collaboration among cross-functional team members and regional planners to establish alignment on the global demand plan. Your analysis and recommendations will be key to facilitate planning decisions during all phases of seasonal product creation. You will consistently analyze market and product trends and incorporate them within forecasting techniques to best balance risk and opportunity.

You will determine objective style forecasts based on merchandising assortment plans, statistical forecasting inputs, and historical trends. You will develop detailed style demand and inventory plans in relationship to category revenue/profitability targets with accountability to articulate and solve for risks and opportunities. You will manage the planning processes to meet multi-season calendar timelines, ensure data integrity and continually improve forecast accuracy. You will work with cross-functional team members to develop improved, integrated cross-functional processes.

In addition, you'll provide technical process and systems expertise to others and participate in special projects. You will also have the opportunity to guide, mentor and train other planners.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Logistics or related field  (2 additional years’ experience may be accepted in lieu of degree)
  • 5 years of directly relevant work experience
  • Experience with forecasting, buying/inventory planning and/or control processes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including meeting facilitation and presentations 
  • Demonstrated experience influencing people and teams 
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills 
  • High level of proficiency with MS Office, including Microsoft Word and Excel spreadsheets 
  • Detail oriented and self-motivated, with excellent organizational skills (multi-tasking) 
  • Experience with SAP/APO, Cognos or other advanced planning systems is preferred
  • Experience in a wholesale apparel, footwear or equipment organization is 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.

Job ID 00440528


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