Sustainability Sr. Manager, Data

Florida - Tampa /
Fanatics Brands – FB Corporate /
Salaried
/ Hybrid
Company Overview
 
Fanatics is building a leading global digital sports platform to ignite and harness the passions of fans and maximize the presence and reach for hundreds of partners globally. Optimizing these long-standing partnerships, a database of more than 80 million global consumers and a trusted, recognizable brand name, Fanatics is expanding beyond its position as a global leader for licensed sports merchandise to now becoming a next-gen digital sports platform, featuring an array of offerings for fans across the sports ecosystem.
 
The Fanatics family of companies currently includes Fanatics Commerce, a vertically-integrated licensed merchandise business that has changed the way fans purchase their favorite team apparel, jerseys, headwear and hardgoods through a tech-infused approach to making and quickly distributing fan gear in today’s 24/7 mobile-first economy; Candy Digital, a digital collectibles company that is partnering with prominent sports properties, including MLB and MLBPA, to build an official NFT ecosystem; Fanatics Collectibles, through Topps as a cornerstone of the business, building a new model for the collectibles and trading cards hobby with top leagues and players association partners; and Fanatics Betting & Gaming, a mobile betting, gaming and retail sportsbook platform. Fanatics’ partners include all major professional sports leagues (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, MLS, PGA) and hundreds of collegiate and professional teams, which include several of the biggest global soccer clubs.
 
As a market leader with more than 9,000 employees, and hundreds of partners, suppliers, and vendors worldwide, we take responsibility for driving toward more ethical and sustainable practices. We are committed to building an inclusive Fanatics community, reflecting and representing society at every level of the business, including our employees, vendors, partners and fans. Fanatics is also dedicated to making a positive impact in the communities where we all live, work, and play through strategic philanthropic initiatives.
 
At Fanatics, we’re a diverse, passionate group of employees aiming to ignite pride and passion in the fans we outfit, celebrate and support.  We recognize that diversity helps drive and foster innovation, and through our IDEA program (inclusion, diversity, equality and advocacy) at Fanatics we provide employees with tools and resources to feel connected and engaged in who they are and what they do to support the ultimate fan experience.
 

The Sustainability Sr. Manager, Data will oversee the development, use and governance of data management systems across all pillars of the Sustainability team (Labor, Environment, and Traceability). This includes contributing to data strategy and architecture, liaising with internal technology teams, and managing data analysis & reporting for internal and external audiences. The position will report to the Sustainability Sr. Manager, Environment & Data, and will be based in Tampa, FL. 

Responsibilities

    • Oversee Sustainability Data Analyst 
    • Onboard additional direct hires to accommodate for Sustainability program growth
    • Manage Sustainability data sets, including source base directories, audit data, environmental impact data, etc., using both internal and external systems
    • Set Sustainability Data strategy and goals, based on needs assessments conducted with Sustainability leaders
    • Design and develop a sustainability data architecture in consultation with Sustainability leaders and internal stakeholders
    • Collaborate with internal Fanatics departments, particularly the Technology team, to integrate Sustainability data into larger business data, systems, and decisions
    • Identify needs and gaps in current data management systems, and develop improvement roadmaps
    • Manage the process of annual data strategy development and ongoing data projects
    • Vet, recommend, and onboard external solutions and service providers as part of larger data systems
    • Create policies and procedures to govern the collection, management, and use of sustainability data, and improve data quality 
    • Manage sustainability master data and collaborate with internal teams to align to company MDM
    • Oversee the analysis, visualization, and reporting of sustainability data to drive strategic goals, including through inclusion in annual impact reports

Requirements

    • A passion and commitment to sustainable business practices
    • Bachelor’s or Graduate degree (or equivalent experience) in data management, computer science, information systems or a related field
    • 7+ years’ experience in data management, analysis, and reporting, preferably within a Sustainability context
    • Experience with data analysis & reporting, including externally facing reporting in line with standard frameworks, utilizing diverse tools and software
    • Ability to manage a team
    • Experience with project/product management 
    • Experience developing data systems & architecture
    • Ability to translate business problems and needs into technical solutions
    • Excellent organizational skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability and willingness to undertake diverse projects
    • Capacity to deal with ambiguity 
Tryouts are open at Fanatics! Our team is passionate, talented, unified, and charged with creating the fan experience of tomorrow. The ball is in your court now.

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Fanatics is committed to responsible planning and purchasing (RPP) practices, working with its business partners across its global and multi-layered supply chain, to ensure that planning, sourcing, and purchasing decisions, along with other supporting processes, do not impede or conflict with the fulfillment of Fanatics’ fair labor practices.

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