The Program Manager is responsible for leading mid to large size programs, as well as project/team level activities working directly with stakeholders across product teams and business functions to ensure successful execution and delivery of value and outcomes. This role is also responsible for driving alignment and managing dependencies across programs, projects, and product / technology teams. The Program Manager may also help to manage project efforts and team level scrum activities (if needed) ensuring consistency in execution and deliverables, while delivering value for athletes and teammates. The program manager will be instrumental to help to drive and grow delivery practices and tools, support change management efforts and provide enterprise governance process support. The Program Manager must exhibit the ability to lead managers and their teams and drive collaboration and alignment.
Our teammates know that there is an athlete behind every in-store and eCommerce transaction. We go beyond the expected to build technology that makes the DICK’S Sporting Goods’ experience innovative and hassle-free.
COMMITTED TO INCLUSION & DIVERSITY.
We actively seek to create an inclusive and diverse workforce, reflecting the communities we serve. Doing so strengthens our ability to serve all our athletes and drive innovation and growth.
HAVE A PASSION FOR SPORTS.
We believe that sports make people better and we’re determined to be the best sports company in the world. Whether you’re an athlete or sports enthusiast, we bring our passion for the game into everything we do.
GET BETTER EVERY DAY.
The journey is never over. We know that to be the best, we must get a little better each day. We focus on delivering 1% more in everything we do.
What we’re looking for
Program & Portfolio Management:
Scope, plan and execute programs and deliver key outcomes with minimal outside assistance that span across Technology teams, stakeholder groups and third parties.
Manages Issues and Risks across program helping to remove barriers
Provide coaching/mentoring and training to build competencies across key technology and stakeholder groups
Drives Process Improvement efforts across product and business teams
Actively engages in self-learning and looks to grow skillsets and experience in the DSG business, Scrum/Agile practices, Project & Program Management , Change Management, and Retail Commerce functions.
Learns new technologies and best practices being used within other technology organizations through reading, tutorials, and videos
Supports Continuous Learning activities focused around Lessons Learned and Feedback Consolidation
Provides leadership, mentoring and coaching to team members.
Fosters collaboration with team members to drive consistency across technology teams
Participates in and contributes to learning activities around modern engineering practices (communities of practice)
5-7 years of relevant work experience , with 1-3 years experience in a retail and eCommerce environment.
1-3 years of highly effective scrum management experience leading product and technology teams, as well as experience with agile-based tools.
Experience and knowledge of organizational change management principles, methodologies and tools.
PMP certification or OCM or Change Management Professional Certification perferred.
Proficient in Agile project management execution in a modern software environment via multiple methodologies (Agile, Scrum, SAFE).