Project Manager - PokerStars Sports

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8203 Leeds, United Kingdom Sportsbook Permanent

The role: Project Manager

We are looking for a Project Manager to join our Sports Product team in Leeds!

Are you our next star player?

In this role you’ll be working on PokerStars Sports projects including new country roll outs, free to play and PokerStars Exchange! You’ll be responsible for managing various projects, involving complete software system life-cycles, starting from initiation through implementation, into successful launch and handover to relevant teams.

Why we need you

The role requires outstanding matrix management skills, organisation and communication, to lead teams from various geographical areas and areas of the business, including Legal, Compliance, Development teams, Operations, Product, Technology, Marketing and 3rd party providers.

Who we’re looking for

We’re on the lookout for someone who can successfully deliver designated projects in a timely manner and within agreed scope. You’ll be expected to create, maintain and manage a detailed project plan with tasks, responsibilities and timelines and provide a clear project status to management and partners. You’ll also manage partners and work-stream owners based in different jurisdictions/time zones. You’ll consistently supervise their progress and achievements and make sure to communicate to relevant partners in a clear manner and at the appropriate level of detail.

Your experience:

  • Experience in Software Development or equivalent technology related background.
  • Relevant experience managing projects (preferably cross functional), with proven ability to take ownership of all aspects of a project from concept to completion.

Your skills:

Knowledge of Gaming industry is an advantage.

Your behaviours:

  • Excellent communication and strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships across departments and ensure partners receive information required in the appropriate format
  • Positive demeanour and ability to take the initiative; self-disciplined, well organised and highly committed with the ability to multi-task and prioritise across multiple time critical projects to ensure successful delivery
  • Well organised with clear attention to detail
  • Proactively engage with relevant teams to solve bottlenecks and issues

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 Leeds.

Your package will include:

  • health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address)
  • the option to join our company pension scheme
  • £1,000 as a congratulations if you have a baby whilst you work for us
  • discounted gym membership
  • in-house training and development to develop your skills, progressing your career
  • free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks in the office
  • social events; including our sensational summer and Christmas parties.

What happens next?

If you’re what we’re looking for, next up will be a phone interview. And if that goes well, we’ll meet you for a 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 FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange, which 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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