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FanDuel // one-day fantasy sports
New York    Posted: Monday, June 13, 2022
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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.

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 & affiliate of FanDuel Group
  • PokerStars The premier online poker product & affiliate of FanDuel Group

Our roster has an opening with your name on it

The Head of Procurement Services will report to the Senior Director of Procurement & Property. This role is responsible for developing the strategic approach for creating & implementing processes, protocols, & procedures of these departments. The Head of Procurement Services is responsible for supporting negotiating contracts & terms that drive cost efficiencies & value to the company. 

The Head of Procurement Services will design & execute FanDuels strategy to achieve best in class spend governance, Supplier Risk & Relationship Management (SRRM) & Supplier Intelligence Management (SIM). In conjunction with the global procurement leadership, this role leads the development & rollout of Fanduel procurement policies, processes & systems to implement this strategy. This person has a passion to achieve the improvements needed to deliver excellence in Procurement Services. They must be a strong ambassador for the Procurement team & FanDuel as a whole.

Everyone on our team has a part to play

   Facilitate, develop, & implement strategies for spend governance, SRRM & SIM for FanDuel in conjunction with global procurement leadership & cross-functional stakeholders
   Owner of the P2P process which includes: Contract Preapproval & Management, PO raising & receiving, SRRM (including vetting) & Reporting & KPIs
   Help devise FanDuel systems plan for technology required to implement strategy for spend governance, SRRM & SIM in conjunction with global procurement leadership & cross-functional stakeholders
   Support selection of technologies required for global Procurement processes
   Manage relationships with cross-functional FanDuel stakeholders (e.g. Legal, Tax, IT Security, Technology, Finance Systems) to ensure procurement technologies are effectively implemented
   Support development of global SIM to centrally collate & store all information relevant to suppliers in a highly secure yet accessible environment. Such information to include supplier intelligence under the headings of:- Supplier Risk , Performance , Spend Analytics  and Category Management
   Support implementation of SIM for Fanduel (e.g. provision of intelligence on local supplier risk & performance)
   Support development of global SRRM Framework to manage supplier performance & all types of risk prevalent throughout supplier life cycle
   Develop strategy, tools, & processes (e.g. Sharepoint, Workplace) for communication of procurement policy, processes & implementations to cross-functional Fanduel stakeholders
   Manage FanDuel Procurement Services (PS) team based in USA to ensure excellence in service to global customers
   Manage & support best practice Travel & Entertainment policy & operating process in FanDuel
   Responsible for audit requests by providing information & complying with audit actions & plans

What we're looking for in our next teammate

   Minimum of 7 years procurement leadership experience 
   Bachelors degree or relevant CIPS qualification strongly preferred
   Strong knowledge of best practice Procurement policy, processes & systems & experience of leading global projects to improve same
   Proven track record in successfully managing large, diverse teams towards high performance across multiple jurisdictions
   Enthusiastic, with a high level of self-motivation to overcome obstacles
   Ability to work independently & as part of an international team in a dynamic environment
   A demonstrable track record of cost reduction through supplier selection & contract negotiation
   Ability to communicate with senior management in a self-confident & professional manner
   Ability to be good ambassador of FanDuel externally, presenting a positive & professional face of the business at all times
   Experience in managing complex supply chains is highly desirable
   Strong commercial acumen & understanding of key business drivers to deliver savings for the business
   Be able to prioritize workload, work to tight deadlines, adaptable, detail-oriented, organized, & monitor several activities at the same time
   Excellent communication skills, both written & verbal

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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