Director Operational Planning, CGE

Multiple Locations: Redwood City, California, United States • Los Angeles, California, United States

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Requisition Number: 166726

Position Title: Sr DD

External Description:

Director of Operational Planning, Competitive Gaming Entertainment

EA was founded 30 years ago by individuals with a deep passion for making games. Many things have changed over the years as the gaming industry—and the company—has expanded immensely, but we are still driven by the same passion for developing, publishing, and distributing the world’s best games. Our history has been one of great success, and our future looks even brighter. Gaming has come a long way from Pac-Man & Space Invaders to modern EA Favorites like Battlefield, Mass Effect, Real Racing, Plants vs. Zombies, FIFA, Madden, Need for Speed and the world’s most successful game franchise, The Sims. Fueled by our talented staff at locations across the Globe we are united in our passion to continue shaping the future of interactive entertainment. Together we can make a difference.

Position Overview

As the Director of Operational Planning for Competitive Gaming Entertainment (CGE), you will be working on the future of competitive gaming and gaming entertainment, a fast growing entertainment sector with tons of potential. In partnership with CGE’s business leaders, you will drive the operational planning across all of Competitive Gaming, establishing and building a management operating system that will bring together strategic planning, operational planning and business operations. The operational plans you will be putting into place for the team will be visible not only to senior leadership within Competitive gaming, but to studio and company leaders as well. 

Key Responsibilities In this role you will:

  • Partner with Director of Strategic Planning and Sr. Director of Strategic Planning & Business Operations to expand CGE's Management Operating System
  • Partner with Manager of Business Reporting to establish appropriate workflows and ensure seamless operations between central ops and business operations
  • Closely work with all CGE Business Leaders and Partner Teams, identifying training opportunities and development of support tools.
  • Provide backup for readiness program managers on select events
  • Coordinate tracking of Central Ops key performance indicators

Required Work Experience and Skills:

  • Education: Bachelor's degree with a focus in Business or Finance
  • 10+ Years of experience: including 5+ in Operational Planning
  • Experience developing and deploying a formalized operational planning process
  • Track record with planning methodologies and tools
  • Demonstrated experience modeling complex multi-variant scenarios to develop operational plans.
  • Program management experience (waterfall and agile)
  • Ability to facilitate cross-functional teams through complex programs.

 

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Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

EEOText: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free video games and so much more! Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. 

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! 

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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