Project Manager

As the EMEA ND Business Development Senior Manager, you will work across functions and with senior partners to develop and implement the Brand’s global long-term growth plan.

Would you like to be part of an international environment where you can be yourself, demonstrate and develop your skill set every day to help the company and yourself grow? Read further!

You will lead, develop, and execute key strategic projects, groundbreaking initiatives to better serve consumers and drive revenue and profitability for the EMEA Nike Direct Stores! This is a fast paced & high visibility position where you will depend on strong collaboration across numerous teams and functions at Nike!

What does the role involve?

The team is embedded in our business units, supporting both Nike Inline MPU and Value Marketplace MPU. We frame complex and ambiguous issues and develop action plans. You'll help shape our program and quarterback our offense, working on cross-functional project teams to help identify and evaluate critical strategic priorities and/or strategic problems. We are a strong Business Development team of program, project and process Directors & Managers, who drive action and change & you will be reporting to the Business Development Director.

We are looking for someone who can combine strategic skills with a pragmatic approach, who is comfortable solving complex business problems and catalyzing entrepreneurial change. Somebody that can help define the future goals but then also activate the business to get there. In this role, you:

Provide subject matter expertise to develop vision, strategy, deliverables, manage project dependencies & finally, when applicable, implement innovative solutions

Standardize and simplify operating model; Supervise and analyze project management status and test&learn insights

Keep partners up to speed through high profile communication & engage, collaborate and gain alignment across teams & functions to drive initiatives forward

Build business cases for new opportunities and lead timelines & budgets

Study industry & consumer trends, and understand the latest technologies to keep Nike ahead of the curve

Waar ga je werken?

Why do I want to work here?

Although the current situation is a full work from home situation, NIKE EHQ is based on an inspiring campus in Hilversum. A dynamic, energizing place to work that reflects the values and spirit of the brand. Colleagues from all over the world and located in and amongst numerous parks, cycling lanes and running tracks. Furthermore, this package includes:


  • 25 vacation days if you work 40 hours per week a full year
  • Commuting allowance EUR 0.19 cent per km/max of EUR 6 net per day
  • 8.33% holiday allowance
  • After 26 work weeks participation in pension plan
  • Free access to the online learning platform Adecco Academy
  • Free access to online NIKE training Club app and work outs via Zoom 

Wat vragen wij?

This is why the role is a great match for me:

  • Bachelor’s degree & deep knowledge of the retail industry (ideally also digital commerce) with a minimum 5 years professional experience, preferably in corporate development, strategy management consulting, planning, project management and process management.
  • Ability to work with high degree of independence & speed while leading upward communication to executive leadership teams and management
  • Proven ability to develop multiple projects at once, with experience running large scale programs a plus
  • A consistent record cultivating partnerships to drive new business opportunities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentations on sophisticated business issues is required
  • Especially strong analytical skills & comfort with getting your hands dirty investigating into the numbers. Confirmed capability to use data to drive business decisions.
  • Strong Keynote / PowerPoint skills to create informative & inspiring presentations
  • Proactive attitude, eagerness to be an active team member, with the ability to take ownership.
  • Strong leadership skills; ability to professionally communicate and influence a wide range of audiences across multiple levels of the organization, utilizing internal & external resources
  • Deep interest in the Nike brand and sports in general.

Sounds great, how do I apply?


Apply now via or if you need more information about the team, the company, the role; feel free to give Terri a call at + 31 (0) 6 824 81 980. She will be more than happy to support!