Head of Product Data

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8152 Dublin, Ireland Business Intelligence Permanent

The role: Head of Product Data

We are looking for a Head of Product Data to join our lively and dynamic Analytics team in our Dublin office.

Why we need you:

We are seeking a talented leader for the position of Head of Product Data to help us take our behavioural analytics, personalisation and data product management to the next level.

Delivery of the Business Events Project will underpin the next generation of Product Analytics. Working closely with Vertical Analytics and Product teams, as well as Marketing, Technical and Data teams to jointly build specifications for behavioural data needs. You will then lead all aspects of the entire lifecycle of the data product – from ideation, through detailed specifications with stakeholders, through development, testing, deployment, and post-deployment management including feature adoption, as well as managing stakeholders throughout. You will work with highly capable engineering teams that will see your ideas brought to life, before delivering them into the hands of our product and analytics teams.

We use a mix of commercial off-the-shelf software and bespoke development to deliver our vision. You need to take ownership for the success of your ideas and need to be proficient in managing data product delivery across distributed teams.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the full business events (behavioral data) project lifecycle from ideas, through business requirements, development, to delivery to users and post-delivery maintenance
  • Build and lead a team of data product managers and web analysts to support you in delivering project as well as maintaining current solutions we have in place.
  • Be the key contact for behavioral data, a central point of contact for the business and technical teams
  • Translation of stakeholder product questions/ high level deliverables into detailed events for engineering to develop
  • Build data delivery processes that allows for a controlled delivery environment
  • Build and handle roadmaps for the delivery of behavioural data across many of our products
  • Assist with GA/Amplitude reporting and data queries/escalations
  • Behavioural data champion, help with promoting the value the data brings

Who are we looking for

  • Degree in the quantitative areas (STEM) or a minimum of five years’ meaningful work experience
  • Significant experience and proven knowledge of Product Development in one of the following areas Online Gaming, Social Gaming, Web Ecommerce.
  • Ability to take projects from concept through completion with specific focus on data usage within a large organization.
  • Strong leader, with proven experience in people development and mentoring
  • Practical experience with data and analysis tools
  • Comfortable/experienced in working with large and/or sophisticated data sets.
  • Ability to provide high quality work under pressure of tight deadlines
  • Demonstrate excellent people management, interpersonal, presentation and communication skills
  • A passionate, results orientated, self-starter and a great teammate.

The ideal candidate will also have

  • Product Management experience within a lean / agile development methodology as well as waterfall
  • Knowledge of the online Poker / Casino / Sportsbook industries
  • Advanced knowledge of Google Analytics/Amplitude or equivalent
  • End to end experience of project lifecycles

 What’s in it for you?

Our experience-based salaries are competitive. Plus, there’s a discretionary annual performance bonus. And we provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to Dublin.

Your package will include:

  • health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address)
  • a personal interest allowance to let you learn something new or pursue a hobby
  • the option to join our company pension scheme
  • 1000 EUR as congratulations if you have a baby whilst you work for us
  • in-house training and development to develop your skills, progressing your career
  • free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks in the office
  • access to an onsite gym.

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well, we’ll meet you for a zoom/face-to-face interview.

The Group

PokerStars is part of Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange. Flutter brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law.

We will look to provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process. If you need assistance, please contact: talent@starsgroup.com

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