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Strategy and Operations Manager


This is a Full-time position in New York, NY posted February 17, 2021.

ABOUT FANDUEL GROUPFanDuel 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.FanDuel Group is based in New York, with offices in California, New Jersey, Florida, Oregon and Scotland. Our brands include:* FanDuel – A game-changing real-money fantasy sports app* FanDuel Sportsbook – America’s #1 sports betting app* TVG – The best-in-class horse racing TV/media network and 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 productTHE POSITIONOur roster has an opening with your name on itWe are looking for an Automation Manager to lead a transformational automation program for the FanDuel Group. You will build and lead a team that is responsible for developing automations that will be instrumental in helping FanDuel scale, improve the customer experience, and differentiate our product from competitors.THE GAME PLANEveryone on our team has a part to play* Partner with department leads across the business and other members of the StratOps team to identify process improvement opportunities* Create and manage RPA roadmap; lead sizing and prioritization of automation opportunities* Create process maps and designs, in collaboration with process owners and RPA Specialists* Develop and manage QA and maintenance process for all RPA automations* Manage relationship with key vendors; budget; and reporting* Collaborate with internal teams on infrastructure set-up and maintenance* Build, develop, and lead a team of RPA Specialists* Drive adoption of RPA and other automation technologies throughout the business, including through roadshows and build-your-own-bot workshops* Collaborate with global automation team at Flutter on best practices and knowledge sharing* Serve as an expert in automation and emerging technologies, staying up to date with the industry and collaborating with Strategy and Operations Vice President on future roadmap and evolution of the Automation teamTHE STATSWhat we’re looking for in our next teammate* Previous experience with automation required; experience with UIPath preferred* Exceptional problem-solving skills, with the ability to independently evaluate an opportunity, conduct analysis, and make strategic recommendations* Strong understanding of a diverse array of existing business processes and demonstrated experience finding creative solutions to complex problems* Strong organizational & project management skills, with the ability to juggle multiple projects at once* Experience leading, developing and mentoring a team* Excellent communication skills; skilled at influencing and building relationships across the organization at all levels, including with senior leadership* Advanced Excel skills preferred* Strong understanding of and demonstrated interest in automation tools and emerging technology* Knowledge of FanDuel departments and existing operational processes preferredTHE CONTRACTWe treat our team rightCompetitive 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 platformsFanDuel 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.