Under Armour is all about performance. Because what we make empowers athletes in every form to push themselves, to turn good into great, and to stay hungry for whatever comes next. And this is exactly what we expect from each other.
Working with us means one key thing: no matter what you do, you see every day and every project as a chance to push your field forward. In every store and every office, we build teams where everyone is an MVP. And together we tackle every challenge head on. Because we work to push the gear, the game, and ourselves farther.
We’re looking for people who do more than good work.
We’re looking for the Best in Every Game.
Under Armour is the chosen brand of this generation of athletes... and the athletes of tomorrow. We're about performance - in training and on game day, in blistering heat and bitter cold. Whatever the conditions, whatever the sport, Under Armour delivers the advantage athletes have come to demand.That demand has created an environment of growth. An environment where building a great team is vital. An environment where doing whatever it takes is the baseline and going above and beyond to protect the Brand is commonplace.The world's hungriest athletes live by a code, a pledge to themselves and everyone else: Protect This House... I Will. Our goal is to Build A Great Team! Will YOU…Protect This House?!
The Global Retail Program Management Office (PMO) is looking for an expert Project Lead, capable of running high level cross functional and executive projects. This role’s central duty is to help ensure all projects are set up for success throughout their lifecycle. The Project Lead will develop realistic and detailed timelines, hold teammates accountable on a variety of cross functional tasks and deliverables, and update projects and reports in Workfront to maintain a strong line of communication throughout the Global Retail team.
The successful candidate is self-motivated, quick-thinking, able to pivot when necessary, thorough, and able to juggle multiple and diverse responsibilities with a strong emphasis on organization. This position requires an analytical and creative approach to project management and the ability to effectively interact with a wide range of stakeholders with varying, sometimes conflicting concerns, incorporating those concerns for the benefit of the project. This is a demanding and fast-paced position that requires someone who is proactive, detailed and a problem solver.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIESQuickly become a Workfront power user. This includes an expert level understanding of the platform functionality from an end user perspective, as well as troubleshooting and support questions from cross functional teammates.
Collaborate with key subject matter experts across Global Retail teams to plan and execute simultaneous projects.
Monitor, report, and lead scope, resources, scheduling, budgets and tracking as well as development of projects.
Provide meaningful and impactful input in all stages of the project lifecycle.
Drive cross functional alignment on broad team based initiatives.
Develop custom reporting and dashboards in Workfront to deliver insights to key management and leadership.
Lead cross functional meetings around project planning, progress reporting, or changes in scope.
Obtain necessary approvals from required departments by initiating and planning internal review meetings.
A tenacious problem-solver at heart, with unparalleled relationship-building and communication skills
Thrives in a fast-changing work environment where ambiguity is seen as an opportunity
Proactive and creative collaborator with the Store Design & Development, Marketing, and Store Operations teams
Relentless for seeing projects from inception through to completion
Quick learner coupled with strong analytical skills
Independent and self-motivated
Comfortable providing constructive, direct feedback in a mature and respectful manner
Astonishingly objective and nonpolitical when it comes to working with people
Direct work experience coordinating/trafficking multiple projects in the fast-paced marketing, advertising, design, and/or communications industry.
Knowledge of practical aspects of project management.
Knowledge of project management techniques and tools.
PMP certification – preferred
Familiarity with Workfront Project Management software or similar – preferred
Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently, prioritizing as required
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint and Adobe Creative Suite
Flexibility to manage competing priorities and shift focus as determined by the changing needs of the business
Ability to deal with ambiguous situations and act quickly and decisively
Bachelors degree and/or 2+ years of project management experience within a global organization. Proven ability to drive results through effective communications
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.