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Fanatics // officially licensed sports merchandise
California - San Mateo    Posted: Thursday, May 06, 2021
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Company Overview
Fanatics is the global leader in licensed sports merchandise & changing the way fans purchase their favorite team apparel & jerseys. Through an innovative, tech-infused approach to making & selling fan gear in today's on-demand culture, Fanatics operates more than 300 online & offline stores, including the e-commerce business for all major professional sports leagues (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, MLS, PGA), & more than 200 collegiate & professional team properties, which include several of the biggest global soccer clubs (Manchester United, Real Madrid, Chelsea). Fanatics offers the largest collection of timeless & timely merchandise whether shopping online, on your phone, in stores, in stadiums or on-site at the world's biggest sporting events.  At Fanatics, we're a diverse, passionate group of employees aiming to ignite pride & passion in the fans we outfit, celebrate & support.  We recognize that diversity helps drive & foster innovation, & through our IDEA program (inclusion, diversity, equality & advocacy) at Fanatics we provide employees with tools & resources to feel connected & engaged in who they are & what they do to support the ultimate fan experience.   
About the Team
Fanatics is first & foremost a technology company. We are powered by cutting-edge tech created by our small agile teams using the latest tools & technologies under our highly analytical, forward thinking, & open-minded leadership. As the global leader in licensed sports merchandise, we challenge ourselves by improving our new fully responsive NodeJS cloud commerce platform, Elasticsearch engine, & deep data science capabilities while building the best-in-class retail manufacturing & supply chain technologies. Our tech teams work together to revolutionize data science & engineering initiatives, provide highly scalable real-time & streaming platforms, & create secure e-commerce & in-stadium fan experience products. Our own e-commerce platform transacts in over 190 countries, 17 languages, & 14 currencies. Our motto is #GSD-get stuff done-and we do just that. If you want to be at the nexus of sports, commerce, & technology, come be a part of our industry-leading team here at Fanatics Tech.

You are a career Program Manager, passionate & effective at managing large cross-functional initiatives, essential to Fanatics growth & scale.  You thrive in a group setting partnering with engineering, product management & business colleagues.  This role will live within the e-commerce tech organization within Fanatics & will function as a key role in successfully delivering large/cross-functional initiatives. 
As a Program Manager within the e-commerce tech organization, you will:-
Work with product & other key stakeholders to intake, & scope/shape large cross-functional programs, as well as ongoing re-assessment, refinement of multi phase/year initiatives
Work with engineering, product & business-operations to assess & plan resources required for execution
Drive program execution, including planning, inception, delivery & turnover
Utilize efficient processes to identify & respond to issues, risks as well as scope, schedule changes  
Establish forums to effectively communicate program status (milestones, health, decisions, issues, risks) to key stakeholders
Define & manage transition to business & engineering operations ("turnover")

- 2+ years prior experience functioning as a program manager, or project-manager within a medium to large organization
4+ years working within software engineering / technology environment
Accomplished at least 3-4 large cross-functional initiatives
Experience working within an agile delivery environment 
- Experience working within retail/e-commerce a plus
Effective & clear communicator 
Ability to utilize data to evaluate program health & drive decisions
Detail-oriented, with excellent analytical, technical & problem solving skills
- Ability to thrive in a fast paced & dynamic environment
- Bachelor degree or equivalent work experience preferred
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