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Under Armour, Inc. Sr. Program Manager- Global IT Retail Technology (REMOTE) in Topeka, Kansas

Sr. Program Manager- Global IT Retail Technology (REMOTE)

Date: May 9, 2022

Location: Remote, US

Company: Under Armour

Under Armour has one mission: to make you better. We have a commitment to innovation that lies at the heart of everything we do, not just for our athletes but also for our teammates. As a global organization, our teams around the world push boundaries and think beyond what is expected. Together our teammates are unified by our values and are grounded in our vision to inspire you with performance solutions you never knew you needed but can’t imagine living without.

Position Summary

We are looking for an experienced Sr. Program Manager to drive delivery across our Global IT Retail Technology business tower but has the curiousity to work in all areas of Global Technology at UA. As a lead in our Global Technology project management team, you will be responsible for planning and delivering work against our Technology Roadmaps. You will flex between many roles such as Program Manager, Scrum Master, Project Manager, Vendor Manager, and Business Relationship Manager to get work across the finish line.

We need someone who can develop strategies to achieve organizational goals. You are confident leading stakeholders through process improvement discussions or challenging retros. Our Program Manager will build expertise in your Business Tower, measuring and understanding the organization's abilities and constraints to inform their Technology Roadmaps. Our project stakeholders and business leaders require a great communicator in this role, someone able to illustrate the state of a program to an Under Armour executive but can also build dashboards and direct critical decisions and discussions. You will coach teammates from cross functional teams, share lessons learned and thought leadership to elevate their performance, and most importantly love leading and serving your teams.

It doesn’t hurt if you are passionate about performance, health, and fitness. This is a great opportunity to be an integral part of the Under Armour team, building the latest in digital & physical products to make all athletes better.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • You lead the planning and implementation of multiple project plans and programs while being accountable for ensuring key stakeholder alignment on project scope, budget, resource plan, key milestone management, and risk management.

  • You are responsible for change management and communication plans throughout the program’s lifecycle.

  • You own regular status reporting and communications with internal and external teams + UA executives for your programs.

  • You indirectly lead a team of internal and external project management professionals which requires recruiting, training, and developing teammates to drive a high-performance team.

  • You contribute thought leadership to the greater UA technology project management team and mentor junior project managers.

  • You manage third-party vendor contracts and work efforts under several Global Technology workstreams.

  • You direct activities across multiple cross-functional teams, and proactively identify and manage dependencies across them.

  • You escalate issues and impacts to delivery timelines and work proactively with teams to support the project execution.

  • You track Delivery metrics for your project teams and champion lessons learned to identify opportunities to tune existing processes to raise the quality bar and deliver faster.

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

  • Hands-on experience in leading a small team; including recruiting and developing the staff

  • Demonstrated excellence in developing program-level roadmaps and transparent reporting to executive stakeholders.

  • Acute attention to detail and exemplary communication & organization skills.

  • Ability to plan and deliver programs in a blended Agile and more traditional Waterfall development environments.

  • Flexibility to help teams execute without perfect process or overbearing checklists.

Education And / Or Experience

  • 10+ years in operational and/or technical project management roles managing programs through cross-functional teams while delivering complex technology projects in a fast-paced environment.

  • Experience delivering Enterprise Software to global stakeholders, desired experience in Retail Technology organizations but not required.

Other Requirements

  • Travel: IE- 5-10% of the year

  • Return to Work Designation: Fully Remote

  • Licenses/Certifications: PMP Preferred

Relocation

  • No Relocation Provided

At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Learn more about Under Armour’s COVID-19 response and Teammate vaccination policies here .

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