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FanDuel // one-day fantasy sports
 
New York    Posted: Saturday, May 08, 2021
 
   
 
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ABOUT FANDUEL GROUP

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

FanDuel Group is based in New York, with offices in California, New Jersey, Florida, Oregon & Scotland. Our brands include:

  • FanDuel  A game-changing real-money fantasy sports app
  • FanDuel Sportsbook  Americas #1 sports betting app
  • TVG  The best-in-class horse racing TV/media network & betting platform
  • 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
  • PokerStars The premier online poker product

THE POSITION

Our roster has an opening with your name on it

FanDuel is looking for a Director to join the Strategy & Operations team. The Strategy & Operations group serves as a partner & advisor to the Executive team & works on critical strategic initiatives & 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 play

  • Lead analysis & recommendations on new initiatives. Serve as a business owner & project manager to drive new initiatives forward from ideation to launch, which will often result in handoff to a department lead
  • Collaborate with FanDuel Group department leads to drive cross-functional collaboration & implement operational process improvements
  • Structure & lead complex, cross-functional projects independently, managing multiple workstreams & stakeholders
  • Develop & manage team members, supporting more junior team members with structuring analysis & developing hypotheses; as well as overall professional development & growth
  • Liaise with global partners in UK&I, Australia, & beyond to identify opportunities to leverage best practices & drive operational efficiencies across the global group
  • Partner with Strategy & Operations Vice President & Executive team to identify, prioritize, & evaluate new strategic initiatives & opportunities
  • Example projects could include:
    • Evaluating new opportunities: Market sizing, evaluating competitive landscape, building business cases
    • Assisting departments with strategy & scaling: Forecasting demand, developing location strategy, identifying new vendors, etc.
    • Coordinating tech migrations across the company: Supporting teams with developing new operational workflows & identifying hiring/training needs
    • Developing & implementing operational procedures & processes to support the company as we scale, such as business continuity planning & automation

THE STATS

What were looking for in our next teammate

  • Bachelors Degree required, MBA preferred
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in management / strategy consulting & experience as a case team leader preferred
  • Ability to take broad direction, use initiative, & 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 & sensible assumptions. Strong numerical proficiency & analytical capability
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; skilled at influencing & building relationships across the organization at all levels, including with senior leadership
  • Strong organizational & project management skills, with the ability to juggle multiple projects at once. Previous experience leading large project teams on complex cross-functional projects is required
  • Ability & desire to dive in & get your hands dirty with analysis. In this role, you will be required to both manage teams/people and be an individual contributor
  • Experience & passion for managing & developing junior team members
  • Prior knowledge of gaming industry preferred; ability to quickly develop a deep understanding of the industry & company will be critical

THE CONTRACT
We treat our team right

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

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

FanDuel Group is an equal opportunities employer. Diversity & inclusion in FanDuel means that we respect & 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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