Vacancy Type:
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.

We are looking for an experienced Sports Product specialist to join us at Entain to remotely hire, train, mentor and manage a new team of Sports betting back-end product managers in India to sit alongside already existing technology teams based in same location
Although based in India, the new team will work standard UK office hours. The successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate the ability to coach and develop local Sportsbook product knowledge, including customer behaviour, betting trends, market insights.
The successful candidate will be tasked with managing this team remotely from Europe initially and then as Covid fears diminish the expectation is that this candidate will intermittently travel to India (on average 1 week per month) or relocate if that were of interest.
As well as training and mentoring the team, the successful candidate will also be tasked to create a library of learning materials, tools and exercises that will be valuable to both their existing team but also any future hires (in both Europe and India).


Who we are looking for: 

  • Must have recent and relevant experience of working in the sports betting and online gaming sectors. 
  • C.10 years of Product Management experience
  • Experience of working in complex large organisations preferred 
  • Be a proven manager of people, with experience of training, mentoring, and managing junior product managers 
  • Previous, recent and relevant experience running Product teams within a Sportsbook environment 
  • Experience of managing and developing people across international cultures 
  • Good knowledge of working with technical and product stakeholders and the wider development team 
  • Naturally pro-active and have a high level of pride and passion about their work
  • Strong time management, organizational skills, and the ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Senior experience of problem solving and working with others to deliver at pace
  • You will have a background of critical influence on the efficiency and technical integrity of Sportsbook product 
  • Experience of how to successfully lead teams through the full product life cycle
  • Be able to identify and compare the best processes or delivery methods to use, including measuring and evaluating outcomes
Location is flexible. 

About Entain

We may sit on the FTSE100, but for millions of customers worldwide, we’re the brands they hold in their hands – and heart. As the home of household names like Ladbrokes, Foxy and PartyPoker, to name just a few, we elevate lives with moments of excitement. And right now we’re elevating ourselves above the competition. We’re leading the industry in bold new directions - and it’s our diverse and talented team who are making this possible. Believe us, the best is yet to come. For our customers. For our future. For your career.

DEI and Wellbeing @ Entain

At Entain we do what’s right. It’s one of our core values. Which is why we’re taking the lead when it comes to creating a diverse, equal and inclusive future - for our people, our industry and our society. We’ve created a culture where everyone can feel psychologically safe, included and heard. Where being accepted for who you are is a given. Here, we celebrate our individual differences, and make sure everyone feels supported, respected, and empowered to thrive – and that starts from the moment you apply to join us.

Life @ Entain

We’re a team who love to play, and win, together. We love building bonds between our people, and we love to build your career up too. Join us, and we won’t just be your employer, we’ll be your biggest cheerleader. We’ll give you the power to lead the conversation on your learning and career goals from day one, and then get behind you with all the support you need to take your career – and our business – to new heights.