Operations Analyst at Nike (Portland, OR)

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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, Inc. it's about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

NIKE, Inc.'s relentless pursuit of product innovation and sustainable growth demands bold new ways of doing business - including supplier engagement. Stretching far beyond conventional sourcing, Nike Procurement secures the best supplier relationships to drive business success. The team maximizes the value and reach of the company's investments in external resources, including product materials, marketing services, digital tools, temporary labor, high-tech manufacturing equipment and other products and services to fuel business growth and sustainability.

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
We're looking for an Operations Analyst for the Global Procurement Enablement & Operations Team.

This role provides a crucial role in the purchasing function of the Buying Hub. This person will be a key contact for internal and external business collaborators and will be responsible for the end-to-end management from contract to payment.

The candidate needs to be someone eager to learn, easily adaptable to rapid change, have strong troubleshooting skills, and optimal customer-facing skills. This person will be considered an expert in the purchasing field and will be one of the main points of contact for the purchasing team. We're looking to have this role serve as a back-up for the Global Purchasing Manager when needed.
What you will work on
You will serve as point of contact for Nike Technology business collaborators and vendors on purchasing matters. You will work with Nike Finance/Accounting to ensure adherence to broader finance and risk requirements such as expense recognition, pricing/discounting policies, signature authorizations, export controls, etc. You will educate business collaborators on the required processes on how to request a PO. We will have the individual in this role proactively identify process opportunity areas throughout the normal course of business and suggest and implement improvements.

A typical day includes the creation and management of all Purchase Orders from the Buying Hub. Responsible for contract review, and ensuring that the structure of the Purchase Order is in alignment with all Nike and legal guidelines. After the Purchase Order creation, this role will be responsible for ensuring that confirmations of payment and all invoices are properly managed until the supplier is paid in full. This role is responsible for managing all questions and issues via email from Nike Stakeholders, Nike Suppliers, Finance, Legal, Accounting and more. You'll be working in multiple tools including ServiceNow, Coupa, Aravo, Sharepoint, and more.
WHO YOU WILL WORK WITH
This is the Nike matrix: This role will be reporting directly to the Manager of Global Purchasing under the Global Procurement Enablement & Operations Team. The team consists of additional Procurement Analysts, from a managed service provider. Those team members are working remotely from India. This role serves many teams across the business including Finance, Accounting, Sourcing, Legal, and many business representatives across Nike Technology. Outside of Nike, this role will be working directly with Nike preferred vendors and often, the Accounts Payable Teams from those suppliers as well.

WHAT YOU BRING
  • Bachelor/Master degree in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to communicate complex topics to a diverse audience
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work cross functionally and develop positive working relationships
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Approachable and easy to work with
  • Understanding of general contract structure


Nike requires all applicants for this position to be vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire, unless otherwise required by law. As an equal opportunity employer, Nike will make accommodations to individuals who cannot be vaccinated in accordance with applicable law.

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.
More Information on Nike
Nike operates in the Other industry. The company is located in Beaverton, OR and New York, NY. Nike was founded in 2022. It has 98694 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 367 open jobs at Nike, click here.
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