Lead, Program Manager eCom

Date: Sep 21, 2022

Location: Amsterdam, NL, 1076 CM

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 Program delivery lead to drive delivery across our EMEA eCommerce technology. As a lead in our program delivery team, you will be responsible for the planning and the strategic execution of the EMEA eCommerce Roadmaps. 

As the EMEA Delivery lead, and a member of the Global Delivery Team, you will work closely with Product Management, Design, Engineering, QA, and other business stakeholders to coordinate the delivery of digital products and features for Under Armour’s focused performers.   We need someone who is detail-oriented, excellent at team motivation & accountability, and committed to delivering on time, with a high-quality bar. It doesn’t hurt if you are passionate about sport and the latest fitness gear.   This is a great opportunity to be an integral part of the Under Armour team, building the latest in digital & physical products that make you better.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • •    You lead multiple cross functional product development teams responsible for building the Regional (and partially Global) digital consumer experiences as the Delivery Manager.
    •    You direct activities across cross-functional teams (Product, Design, Engineering, QA, etc.), and proactively identify and manage dependencies across them.
    •    You inspire teamwork without direct reporting authority and focus your energies on the health of your product development team.
    •    You bridge gaps between the Product Owner and the Development team, partnering with Product to ensure the product backlog is in good shape and ready for development.
    •    You conduct Agile ceremonies, including Daily Stand-Ups, Sprint Planning, Retrospectives, and Sprint Reviews and Demos for your teams.
    •    You coordinate keeping project artifacts up to date in UA business systems like Confluence and JIRA, also responsible for creating project monitoring tools like Dashboards and Risk logs to avoid project pitfalls. 
    •    You escalate issues and impacts to delivery timelines and work proactively with teams to remove barriers to project execution.
    •    You are the liaison to teammates outside the core product development team, such as Omni Channel, Media, and Legal teams, and help them interact with your product team. 
    •    You innovate with the wider Ecommerce Delivery team to create a strategy for programs & projects to ship more effectively.
    •    Reports status on project commitments and team objectives to all levels of the organization, catering your message for each audience

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

•    Knowledge of agile principles and scrum processes.
•    Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of successful project management.
•    Coordinate with third party vendors and remote teams so your team can deliver against commitments.
•    Knows the difference between process that adds value vs. process that impedes teams

Education And / Or Experience


•    4+ years of experience working in a cross-functional team environment with a track record of being a part of software projects in a fast-paced environment.
•    Bachelor’s Degree
•    Hands-on experience with JIRA or Confluence (alternatively: Rally, VersionOne, etc.).
•    Experience delivering consumer software products – either as a business analyst, software developer or project manager.
•    Experience coordinating software releases across multiple teams, including external groups like customer support and marketing teams.

 

Other Requirements

•    Team Player. Loves being part of a team, both leading and serving; demonstrated deep commitment to colleagues; highly effective in a matrix environment
•    Humble & Hungry.  Confidence without arrogance; driven to continually “up their game" regardless of prior successes
•    Unparalleled Integrity.  In good times and bad, lives the UA Way; takes ownership for mistakes; delivers tough messages directly; doesn’t “back-channel”
•    Action Oriented.  "Can do" and "does do" attitude; authentically engaged with people and situations
•    Accountable.  Commits to stretch goals and delivers; holds self and team to highest performance standards
•    “Gets” Under Armour.  Passionately embraces the challenge and effort to keep UA unique; committed to go the extra mile to build/protect the brand

Relocation

  • No relocation provided 

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Under Armour is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to diversity in the workplace. We encourage qualified diverse candidates to apply. Under Armour does not discriminate against any candidate on the basis of race, gender, disability, religion, national origin, age, or any other protected category. 

 

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