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Director of Program Management, Gaming

| Greater Boston Area

The Director of Program Management is a critical focal point to our internal stakeholders, managing all aspects of a cross-functional project at DraftKings, and owning timing, dependencies, and transparency at the project level. This includes managing programs that help employees execute, delivering implementations that allow our systems to scale at DK's growth, and partnering with experts and peers.

Responsibilities

  • Collect all relevant information about a project and then appropriately disseminate what each team member needs to know
  • Contribute to the prioritization and sequencing of work across departments; understand cross-department dependencies and remove blockers
  • Anticipate risks to quality or timing at the project level, and communicate proactively to surface risks to the appropriate team members
  • Interact frequently with team, management and customer to define project requirements and identify solutions consistent with defined terms, policy, and regulations.
  • Track and monitor all deliverables; set performance goals for support team or work unit.
  • Monitor team and/or personnel performance, checking actual performance against planned performance, to ensure that goals around timing and quality of delivery are met or exceeded.
  • Collect inputs and prepare status reports as required. Explain any deviations from planned schedule, scope, or resourcing of work. In addition, support quarterly management reviews.
  • Proactively resolve disagreements between teams or individuals, to arrive at the best outcome for the business
  • Juggle the many balls that are needed to deliver a large cross-functional project, without dropping any!

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of Program Management experience in a related industry
  • Bachelor's degree
  • A first-hand working knowledge of current web and native app technologies
  • Experience with business applications such as Word and Excel

Preferred

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals
  • Track record of being detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow-through on projects
  • Comfort managing up and communicating effectively with C-Level executives
  • Experience acting as a central point of contact on large cross-functional projects
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C#Languages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

Located steps away from South Station and Downtown Crossing makes our office commute friendly with endless possibilities for coffee and lunch.

What are DraftKings Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Health Insurance benefit is through BCBS.
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Corporate discounts with local gyms, race reimbursements and various seminars related to wellness (meditation, nutrition, ergonomics, etc.)
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
DraftKings will match 50% of employee contributions up to 6% of all 2018 eligible earnings (salary and bonus)
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
We value work life blend and you shouldn't worry about how much time off you have.
Paid Holidays
DraftKings offers employees paid time off to observe all major holidays.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
DraftKings offers refrigerators filled with craft beer and wine.
Casual Dress
It's not about what you wear, but what you can bring to the team.
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Eligible employees may request reimbursement of up to $5,250/calendar year. To receive reimbursement, you must be enrolled in a degree or certificate program related to your field.
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