Vacancy Type:
17 Dec 2021
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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Gain agreement of and socialise the project’s vision and objectives
  • Define and establish the cross-functional team required to support the delivery of a project
  • Utilise Product Owner/Business Analyst resources to ensure accurate definition and capture of detailed project requirements.
  • In line with defined governance and Digital PMO governance, define and establish appropriate governance for the project, ensuring key stakeholders are appropriately engaged and that the programme has the right level of oversight and decision-making
  • Develop and maintain accurate delivery plans; ensuring consistent application of project planning standards
  • Where appropriate, liaise effectively with the PMO team
  • Implementation of robust change control against baselined scope, milestones, outcomes and benefits
  • Co-ordinate the project team day-to-day, including (but not limited to) the business sponsor, 3rd party vendors, business analysts, BI development team, IT, Finance, the PMO team and Project Board members
  • Identify, plan for and manage to resolution project risks, issues and dependencies, including timely escalation in an appropriate manner and contingency planning when required
  • Regularly and transparently communicate project statuses, including key risks, issues, actions and dependencies to project stakeholders in line with agreed timelines and standards. Establish the status reporting mechanisms necessary to support accurate and timely information updates
  • Responsible for communicating major project decisions taken- both upwards to senior management and downwards to affected teams (observing relevant confidentiality considerations where applicable)
  • Define, schedule and execute formal review meetings, securing sign-offs and approvals where necessary

Specialist skills and experience

The ideal candidate will have a range of skills in technology and thrive in adapting to new challenges.


  • Good understanding of software delivery lifecycle
  • Demonstrate hands-on approach to problem solving.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders demonstrating a holistic business view.
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational skills.
  • Display strong interpersonal, communication, facilitation and presentation skills.
  • Work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Communicate effectively in English.
  • Experience in Data Warehousing or BI
  • Possess previous experience in sports betting or gambling area.
  • Possess previous experience in delivering marketing solutions.
  • Possess previous experience in delivering system integration
Competencies and behaviors 
  • PMP and/or PRINCE2 accredited Project Manager
  • Highly organised
  • Problem solving skills
  • Self-starter
  • Attention to detail
  • Focus on providing users the best service possible
  • Willingness to learn

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.