Sportsbook Director

Job Type Permanent
Salary Attractive
Reference 31890

Outstanding opportunity to deliver and execute the strategy and product roadmap for sportsbook services for this world leading data and content services provider.

Key Responsibilities;

  • You will hold overall responsibility for formulating an overarching strategy for odds, trading and integrity services.
  • Create and execute a roadmap for delivery against the strategy; understand the scope and issues surrounding a build, launch and operation of a fully integrated B2B trading platform
  • Recruit senior leadership team to deliver the roadmap across all key areas including: trading, product and quantative analysis
  • Ongoing leadership and management of the sports betting services function including; overseeing and organising the daily operations of the betting services team
  • Possess an innovative, next generation approach to conceptualising and delivering the blueprint for best in breed betting products that utilise the latest technology and principles
  • Optimise product direction and strategy for products post launch
  • Responsible for overseeing a dynamic suite of betting products including: a trading platform, risk management service, customisable betting wallet and integrity solution for sports federations
  • Collaborate closely with the technology, rightsholder services, commercial, legal (compliance), marketing  and product delivery teams to effectively and efficiently deliver the strategy

Knowledge and Experience

  • Strong understanding and knowledge of the services and platforms in the betting value chain including trading, risk management and integrity
  • Significant and demonstrable experience in launching products in the B2B betting space
  • Product management experience in the betting industry
  • Leadership experience in the betting industry for a leading sports bookmaker or supplier
  • Previous experience of new product / platform launches
  • Proven track record of delivering technically complex and innovative products
  • Commercially astute
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced, start-up like environment
  • Understanding of the compliance requirements in this space
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