London, St Pauls
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
23 Feb 2022
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.

At Entain, you would work with and learn from experienced industry product managers who are responsible for ensuring the business is focusing its sizable tech resources on building world-class products for sports betting customers. You will get the opportunity to work with every area of the business on complex and expansive projects, from highly skilled developers to User Experience specialists, from sports traders to marketeers. Above all, it will be up to you to deliver what the customer wants and in a manner that will ensure our products are considered to be the very best in the industry.

Our Product Managers are responsible for the vision, roadmap, and feature definition of a range of products.  The role involves working with cross-functional teams and is ultimately responsible for delivering a product on time and in a cost effective way.  A PM is always aware of the market and competitive landscape, which allows them to define a differentiated feature level vision that delivers unique value.  A Product Manager provides cross-functional leadership and bridges organisational gaps between different teams — most often between engineering, marketing, and operational support teams.  The Product manager should ultimately deliver a return on investment for any development undertaken.To be a member of the Sports Product Team, the primary tasks include:

To be a member of the Sports Product Team, the primary tasks include:

  • Determine customers' needs and desires by specifying the research needed to obtain market information.
  • Constantly reviewing the product against the latest competitor offering.
  • Constantly reviewing the current product to generate new product optimisations and small improvements.
  • Provide a focus on key customer metrics and provide commercial justifications for features to be added to roadmap.
  • Ensuring that project goals are clearly defined.
  • Ensuring that project scope will deliver a return on investment.
  • Working with the UX team in reviewing and finalising User Experience and User Interaction designs.
  • General awareness of latest technical innovations and news to ensure that the Product solutions are always driven towards ‘future proofing’
  • Detailed User Acceptance Testing and being able to provide a clear definition of Done
  • Provide information for management by preparing presentations of product features.
  • Review commercial performance of products and make recommendations on continued investment
  • Work closely with multiple stakeholders such as marketing, trading, customer services and other product teams to ensure seamless introduction of new features.
  • Deliver best in class products for a global set of brands
Additional Information
  • Experience in a similar role as a Product Manager/Analyst.
  • Previous experience working in the betting industry would be desirable, or at least a significant interest in sports betting.
  • Passionate about Product, Technology and E-commerce.
  • Proven experience using data to inform decision making and to support business growth.
  • Ability to support business cases creation, detailed functional specifications and wire frames, with an excellent track record of developing, launching, and marketing online products. 
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to effectively adapt approaches to both business stakeholders and technical teams.
  • Ability to present ideas, and recommendations clearly in verbal, written and presentation formats.
  • A broad and comprehensive technical understanding is preferred as well as a good understanding of product development processes and concepts, especially in an agile environment.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with international, cross-functional teams and to internalise new processes and developments in a highly dynamic industry.
Proven track record in requirements engineering - good analytical, modelling and writing skills - convey the message in the shortest possible way to communicate information effectively to customers, managers, and technical staff.
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About The Company

We’re Entain. Powered by our very own technology and building products that push boundaries, Entain is home to a global family of more than 25 well-known brands and over 24,000 people, but we all play for the same team. When we win, we win together. Our vision is to be the world leader in betting, gaming and interactive entertainment by bringing moments of excitement into people’s lives. We will achieve this through our focus on sustainability and growth, driving change in the fast-paced world 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.

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.