Programme Manager
Betfair
UK
10d ago

The Paddy Power brand boasts an international multi-channel betting and gaming group. The Paddy Power brand is widely seen as one of the most distinctive consumer brands in Europe.

The Betfair brand is famous for Innovation. Betfair pioneered the betting exchange in 2000 a product which altered the landscape of the sports betting industry.

Today, Paddy Power Betfair is a force to be reckoned with. We have a market-leading presence in the UK, Ireland, Australia and the USA, as well as a range of B2C and B2B operations across Europe.

Description

The overall role and responsibility of the Program Manager is to manage all aspects of the delivery of multi-disciplinary and cross-

functional change programs within Paddy Power Betfair

Main duties & responsibilities :

  • To work with Technology teams, Product Management, Business Stakeholders and Third-Party vendors in determining scope of work for projects and establishing project plans
  • To manage the program plan delivery by ensuring that milestones are being met
  • Ensure that all issues are addressed in terms of resolution
  • Ensure that go-live for programs is effected taking into consideration factors such as user acceptance, communications planning, reporting services, launch plans, end-user training etc.
  • Work with teams across locations to ensure change is effectively embedded
  • Manage any third-party vendor in liaison with our legal, technology and business teams ensuring that all contractual and SLA obligations are adhered to
  • Keep all parties involved in a project abreast of status
  • Essential Competencies :

  • 7+ years programme management experience preferably in large scale change programmes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and on own initiative
  • Superb organizational skills
  • Good understanding of business technology
  • Previous experience of managing third party vendors
  • Self-starter
  • Education & Experience :

  • Bachelors Degree in a business or technology discipline
  • PM certification is desirable
  • Experience working with an online business desirable
  • Experience in mobile technology is desirable
  • Experience of regulated markets is desirable
  • Our Values

    Our values are important to us. In fact they shape and guide everything we do from improving our performance and working as a team, to hiring the right people and developing our talent.

    There are five key values that we live by :

    Relentless Will To Win : We strive to stay ahead of the game and achieve more for our customers and each other.

    Collaboration : We win by having the best people, working well together and building strong relationships.

    Integrity : We take pride in doing what’s right. No exceptions.

    Agility : We adapt at pace and with purpose, and thrive amid change.

    Low Ego : We take our work seriously but not ourselves, and never believe our own hype.

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