Location:
Stratford
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Brand:
23 (Entain)
About The Role
Entain is one of the world’s largest sports betting and gaming groups, operating both online and in the retail sector. With offices across five continents and licences in more than 20 countries, we operate some of the most well-known and iconic brands in the industry with more than 250 years of combined history – names such as Ladbrokes, partypoker, bwin and Coral.

As the the Head of Social Infusion within Entain's product division - you'll be responsible for powering up our products with popular and familiar experiences from Social gaming, really driving our product strategies and increasing our appeal to the more recreational / mass market, including free to play.

You will lead on defining the product vision, strategy, roadmap and requirements, executing a product strategy that will ensure our betting and gaming offering are the best in the industry and driving sustainable revenue growth for the business.

Your core focus will be to develop our capabilities and support our aim to grow the market share for our brands.  You'll bring an entrepreneurial outlook with deep experience and a proven track record across multiple product verticals to produce engaging experiences, tailored for particular customer types and markets.  

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Additional Information
What you will be doing: 
  • Strategic and Operational leader for Entain Product, responsible for management of product delivery into the Entain group
  • Drive product strategy relating to performant/popular social app/games features with real money gambling experiences
  • Roadmap management to deliver the best in class product to grow market share, meeting and exceeding associated commercial targets
  •  Develop business cases to present to senior stakeholders, and then deliver on the agreed actions to support growing our capability - expected to range from recommendations for organically expanding Entain in-house capabilities, through to external capital expenditure and M&A level activity
  • Continuously demonstrating the benefits of the pipeline and roadmap items
  • Collaborate with P&L owners for all brands in all regions, developing strategies and communicating new product features, actively market new features in cooperation with the marketing teams, measuring usage and working to continuously improve.
  • Adeptly research and monitor competitive products
  • Ensure all content is produced to satisfy and comply with local regulations across the relevant target markets
  • Manage the various suppliers and steer product development goals and objectives to maximize the return on investment
  • Work with technology teams to deliver a world class product offering, ensure quality, effective and timely product delivery, understand and leverage technology to deliver outstanding products
  • Encourage communication and collaboration across the business, teams and stakeholders, build strong relationships and develop cross functional cooperation
  • Seek input from external and internal stakeholders and keeping abreast of industry and sector best practice
  • Ensure product enhancements are accurately defined and meet the requirements of our development partners, both internally and externally
  • Develop and grow key internal relationships, including team-working across other teams in the organisation to ensure successful delivery of product or group initiatives, including but not limited to Marketing, Commercial, Technical Delivery, PMO, Analytics, Customer Experience and Customer Service
Who you are: 
  • 5+ years Social/Gaming App industry experience managing product and leading at a senior level
  • Hold an enthusiasm for betting and gaming, and what factors are critical to success across a range of markets and customer types
  • A good understanding of sports & casino customers, and their needs, wants and expectations.
  • Strong analytical and product management skills, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong attention to detail and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts
  • Excellent storyteller and communicator with an organised mind, an eye for detail and strong relationship building capabilities
  • Ability to work on several different activity streams concurrently
 
About The Company

We’re Entain. Our vision is to be the world leader in sports betting and gaming entertainment by creating the most exciting and trusted experiences for our customers, revolutionising the space as we go. We’re specialists in safer gambling and the company that is at the forefront of responsibility.

Combining technology and entertainment to build products that push the boundaries, Entain is home to a global family of more than 25 well-known brands – names such as bwin, Ladbrokes, Coral, Gala, Betdaq, and many more. With a focus on sustainability and growth, we will transform our sector for our players, for ourselves and for the good of entertainment.

Diversity and inclusion at Entain

As a global employer, Entain is committed to providing a safe, fun, and inclusive culture where our people feel like they truly belong. We are a multicultural business that values, celebrates and respects individual differences, so whatever your sexuality, gender, gender identity, ability, age, race, religion or belief, you will have a voice here, and the space to do your best work. Our diverse internal networks provide the support for you to express your views and make a positive difference, all for the good of entertainment.

Wellbeing at Entain

We want our employees to feel healthy and supported at home and at work. That's why we have our Well-me programme, which provides information, tools and training to help our people look after their mental and physical wellbeing in ways that matter to them.
 

Our Culture As real as it gets

At Entain we're a diverse team, sharing a commitment to quality and success.

Whether you're playing a key role in your local community as part of our retail team, or working out the next big gaming trends in our digital team, you'll enjoy a culture and benefits package that we're extremely proud of.