Strategy and Operations Senior Manager

Full-time
New York, NY
Remote âś…
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Feb 18, 2023

About Fanduel Group

FanDuel Group is a world-class team of brands and products all built with one goal in mind — to give fans new and innovative ways to interact with their favorite games, sports, teams, and leagues. That’s no easy task, which is why we’re so dedicated to building a winning team. And make no mistake, we are here to win, but we believe in winning right. That means we’ll never compromise when it comes to looking out for our teammates. From our many opportunities for professional development to our generous insurance and paid leave policies, we’re committed to making sure our employees get as much out of FanDuel as we ask them to give.

Our brands include:

  • FanDuel — A game-changing real-money fantasy sports app
  • FanDuel Sportsbook — America’s #1 sports betting app
  • FanDuel TV — "The Bettor Sports Network" bringing live sports and interactive content to the games fans care about most
  • FanDuel Racing — A horse racing app built for the average sports fan
  • FanDuel Casino & Betfair Casino — Fan-favorite online casino apps
  • FOXBet — A world-class betting platform and affiliate of FanDuel Group
  • PokerStars — The premier online poker product and affiliate of FanDuel Group

THE POSITION:

Our roster has an opening with your name on it

FanDuel is looking for a Senior Manager to join the Strategy & Operations team. The Strategy & Operations group serves as a partner and advisor to the Executive team and works on critical strategic initiatives and opportunities facing the business. This is an exciting opportunity to join a small group with significant exposure across the FanDuel Group business, as well as to the broader global company (Flutter Group).

THE GAME PLAN:

  • Everyone on our team has a part to playPartner with SVP and Senior Director, Strategy & Operations and the FanDuel Executive team to identify and prioritize strategic initiatives and opportunities facing the business
  • Develop a deep understanding of FanDuel’s business and competitive positioning as well as the sports wagering landscape to inform recommendations
  • Collaborate with FanDuel Group department leads to drive cross-functional initiatives and strategic planning
  • Structure and lead complex, cross-functional projects independently, including assembling and coordinating multi-disciplinary teams
  • Coach and develop strategy team members, including leading end to end projects from hypothesis development through to structured analysis and recommendations
  • Liaise with global partners in UK&I, Australia, and beyond to identify opportunities to leverage best practices and drive operational efficiencies across the global Group
  • Examples of strategy programs you will work on:
    • Advise FanDuel executive team on growth opportunities and develop execution roadmaps
    • Develop programs to leverage FanDuel’s scale advantage and build a sustainable business
    • Lead components of annual portfolio review and strategic planning processes
    • Establish and manage excellent business cadence, including supporting Board and Executive level corporate governance
    • Deliver complex cross-functional strategy projects, including innovation and white space thinking
    • Support launch of major strategic programs, working with operational business leaders
    • Working directly with the CEO and other Executives on major internal initiatives

THE STATS:

What We're Looking For In Our Next Teammate

  • Bachelor's Degree required, MBA preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in strategy consulting, internal strategy or business/corporate development at a sports, media or tech company preferred
  • Ability to take broad direction, use initiative, and translate that into well-researched, actionable output
  • Hands-on experience working autonomously to deliver robust business cases, which draw on a mix of hard data and sensible assumptions. Strong numerical proficiency and analytical capability
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; skilled at influencing and building relationships across the organization at all levels, including with senior leadership
  • Ability and desire to dive in and get your hands dirty with analysis. In this role, you will be required to both lead team projects and be an individual contributor
  • Prior knowledge and interest of sports and technology industries are preferred; ability to quickly develop a deep understanding of the industry and company will be critical to success

THE CONTRACT:

We treat our team right

Competitive compensation is just the beginning. As part of our team, you can expect:

  • An exciting and fun environment committed to driving real growth
  • Opportunities to build really cool products that fans love
  • Mentorship and professional development resources to help you refine your game
  • Flexible vacation allowance to let you refuel
  • Hall of Fame benefit programs and platforms

The applicable salary range range for this position is $160,000 to $175,000 which is dependent on a variety of factors including relevant experience, location, business needs and market demand. This role may also be eligible for short-term or long-term incentive compensation.

FanDuel Group is an equal opportunities employer. Diversity and inclusion in FanDuel means that we respect and value everyone as individuals. We don't tolerate bias, judgement or harassment. Our focus is on developing employees so that they reach their full potential.

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