Delivery Director EMEA

Location: Hilversum
Language(s): Only English Required
17 Oct 2020
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 is a technology company. From our flagship website and five-star mobile apps to developing products, managing big data and providing leading edge engineering and systems support, our teams at NIKE Global Technology exist to revolutionize the future at the confluence of tech and sport. We invest and develop advances in technology and employ the most creative people in the world, and then give them the support to constantly innovate, iterate and serve consumers more directly and personally. Our teams are innovative, diverse, multidisciplinary and collaborative, taking technology into the future and bringing the world with it.


As the Delivery Director EMEA, you will be leading the team that enables Nike to bring its world-class products and experiences to market. You will work across a number of capabilities to understand portfolio roadmaps, programs, and key value drops.


• Build and influence effective release framework strategies and governance with a continuous delivery mindset across multiple teams and geographies

• Anticipate, identify and facilitate the team to solution issues concerning the delivery of technology to production

• Own relationships with key business stakeholders to understand and anticipate current and future business needs

• Communicate effectively at multiple levels within the organization through written and verbal communication, both formal and informal

• Influence and inspire a high level of performance to help team members achieve goals.

• Create and foster an environment that values and promotes autonomy, skill mastery, empowerment, transparency, innovation, and continuous learning


In true Nike fashion, you will partner closely with teams including program, product, engineering, release engineering, and quality teams around the globe to execute releases, continually improve process, achieve efficiencies, and deliver a quality product timely.


• Bachelor’s degree in Technology, Business, or a related field; 8 years of additional relevant professional experience in lieu of a degree

• Direct experience leading teams in a large scale enterprise, using development and deployment automation tools in the software development and deployment lifecycle

• Strong understanding in delivering technology to production across multiple teams and problem solving (including agile - lean, continuous delivery methodologies)

• Able to influence and communicate effectively, both verbally and written, with team members and business stakeholders

• Experience understanding new technology designs, platforms and delivery frameworks

• Tested skills with influencing critical business outcomes in a matrix based, global environment

• Demonstrated ability to identify and resolve both people and process related issues and resolving end-to-end issues with higher levels of management and executive leadership

• Experience operating in a continually transforming, fast-paced, complex, high visibility environment with multiple competing priorities

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.

How We Hire
At NIKE, Inc. we promise to provide a premium, inclusive, compelling and authentic candidate experience. Delivering on this promise means we allow you to be at your best — and to do that, you need to understand how the hiring process works. Transparency is key.* This overview explains our hiring process for corporate roles. Note there may be different hiring steps involved for non-corporate roles.

Whether it’s transportation or financial health, we continually invest in our employees to help them achieve greatness — inside and outside of work. All who work here should be able to realize their full potential.

NIKE, Inc. is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive evironment for all NIKE employees and job applicants and offers a number of accommodations to complete our interview process including readers and sign language, accesible and single location for in-person interviewers, modified equipment/devices and closed captioning. If you need an accommodation to complete the application process, we’re here to help! Please contact us atand include your full name, best way to reach you, and the accommodation needed to assist you with the application process.