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Nike Expert, Enterprise Data Governance – Transactional Data in Beaverton, Oregon

What you bring

  • Bachelor's degree in business or a technical subject area, or equivalent level of experience in a data analysis/administration, data quality, data governance, or related field.

  • 8 or more years of relevant experience implementing data governance standards, practices, and support models to achieve business objectives

  • Validated ability to work with business and analytics leaders to identify and align on workable business solutions to data quality requirements and challenges

  • Exceptional interpersonal, written and verbal skills with confirmed ability to educate, inform, persuade, and achieve understanding and consensus on data quality/data governance needs across different functions, levels and customers

  • Validated analytical and problem-solving ability

  • Ability to successfully champion the role of data governance in building preserving data integrity

  • Experience with data and information/content implementations involving collaborative solutions, predictive analytics and BI reporting, machine learning, knowledge systems, big data and the use of diverse sources of data/content

  • Strong process orientation and project management skills to lead multiple project streams

  • Proven consulting skills, with organizational change concepts and strategies

  • Extensive experience in leading projects with a team-focused approach - with the ability to prioritize, organize and manage timelines

  • Experience or demonstrated passion for working with data

  • Deep knowledge of data governance practices, business and technology issues related to management of enterprise information assets and approaches related to data protection

  • Understanding of data related government regulatory requirements and emerging trends and issues

Who are we looking for

Are you passionate and curious about data? Do you look for unique innovative opportunities about data and understand that high quality data is required to make critical decisions? We're looking for a data governance enthusiast to keep top of mind the humanity behind the data and collaborate cross-functionally for collective expertise across business, technology and project management – the whole is better than the sum of the parts! Most importantly, you are a CHAMPION in the application, usage and adoption of data governance capabilities!

This role is responsible for the following:

  • We are looking for a leader to obsess Nike’s Transactional data: what data, where is it and who is using it across all functions and geographies

  • Own the strategy, management and consistency of the availability, usability, integrity, and security of the data employed to support the Nike business, ensuring we are meeting business needs while balancing quality, risk and cost within Transactional data

  • Establish Transactional data governance structures & operating mechanisms to continually mature the data & sustain ongoing data improvement

  • Champion the application, usage and adoption of data governance capabilities within Transactional data including data catalog, business glossary, data discovery, data lineage, security frameworks and data quality

  • Continually focus data governance and quality priorities on the most critical Nike data assets to unlock business value

  • Lead the ongoing improvement in the consistency and integrity of Transactional data through data standards, thresholds & reporting

  • Create and sustain relationships with diverse business partners to understand current and anticipate future business needs, understand requirements and define relevant strategic questions

  • Run the operating model to sustain ongoing Transactional data improvement including chairing various Data Governance meetings, identifying data owners, business and technical data stewards and maintaining good relationships across Sales, Marketing, Nike Direct, Sourcing & Manufacturing, Procurement, Planning, Geos, Technology & Analytics functions

  • Collaborate with senior management in developing recommendations around policies, standards and framework for data governance, and implement and maintain a data governance structure aligned to enterprise data governance

  • Engage with the industry to learn about standard methodologies, gain insightful competitive and regulatory intelligence to help in building excellence in our governance and quality initiatives

What will you work on

If this is you, you’ll be working with the Enterprise Data Governance team and partner closely with Geographies to implement consistency in Data Governance strategy and approach. A typical day/week involves tasks that normally are a combination of identifying stakeholders and data stewards, partnering with Information Management to understand the data lifecycle, establishing and/or maturing data governance & data quality capabilities, and enterprise data definition and alignment activities.

Who will you work with

This essential team member will work closely with the Enterprise Data Governance Transactional Data Director. There are a team of Data Governance Coaches across the globe assigned to various data subject areas; all here to help each other succeed and ensure interdependencies of data are addressed

You will partner with core Data & Analytics teams within Enterprise Data & Analytics (Information Management, Information Architects, Data Product Directors, Data Strategy) as well as Business Leaders / Stewards who are responsible for the data and Technical Stewards driving implementation of systems that originate the data.

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, protected veteran status, or disability. NIKE is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call +1 503-671-4156 and let us know the nature of your request, your location and your contact information.