Assistant General Counsel, Legal Innovation & Strategic Initiatives

Beaverton, OR, USA

Nike

About the Role

The role will help us move faster, innovate faster and enhance the productivity of our team through the development of new approaches to process, policy and tools to unlock more from our CAO team. It will also help us drive necessary innovative and strategic change across the CAO and company.

Your responsibilities

As an Assistant General Counsel on the CAO’s Operations, Innovation & Strategic Initiatives team, you will support and implement critical initiatives, accelerate new ways of working and push forward key efforts for the CAO. This will include, without limitation:

Help drive the implementation and adoption of innovative solutions across the Legal team, with an initial focus on delivering NIKE Contracts, which supports the contracting capability across the enterprise.
Be a leader and driver of Strategic Initiatives across the CAO, including its Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and Pro Bono programs.
Support the streamlining of processes, policies, contractual standards and procedures, in partnership with NIKE’s Finance, Controlling, Procurement, Global Contracting Office teams, and external partners and Legal partners.
Help drive efficiency-based initiatives, ensuring that Legal serves the company at speed, while effectively managing risks and unlocking opportunities.

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About the Company

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.