Game Integrity Specialist

Senior Tech Recruiter

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We are looking for a Senior Technical Recruiter to join our global Talent Acquisition team, where you will help in the hiring of technology staff for our International Sports technology function that powers our Sports betting brands. You’ll be based out of either our tech hub in Leeds (in brand new offices with SkyBet colleagues) or you can be UK remote if you prefer. We’re casting the net UK wide for this role, so no requirements to be close to the yorkshire region to fulfil the position.

Are you our next star player?

Our recruitment team is spread across several locations, time zones and offices, so we feel strongly about having a highly connected, close knit, yet virtual, team. You can expect to join regular team meet-ups and get to know your colleagues from across the globe. Teamwork is hugely important to us. In our recruitment model, our teams’ work to a partnership structure. You’ll be partnering with a Talent Acquisition Coordinator (TAC), forging a strong relationship to own the recruitment process, helping to hire more staff as we aim to beat our hiring plans in terms of speed and deliverables.

Since the start of the year, we’ve hired close to 250 new Tech staff already here at PokerStars, so you can see the size of the growth and focus on building technology expertise for the company. You’ll work alongside other Tech recruiters and coordinator’s, so you can expect to get a lot of team support to help you in your goals.

We’re looking for a serious talent professional. We have high expectations; in joining our team, you will be expected to contribute towards our goal of 1,500+ hires in 2021, as well as constantly striving to improve our processes and deliver better for candidates and hiring managers alike.

You will have responsibility for:

  • Delivering recruitment needs for Technology and specifically the hiring for International Sports technology.
  • You’ll set the strategy for hires, owning the process and advising managers on the best course of action to successfully recruit for their teams.
  • Delivering a five-star, world leading candidate and hiring manager experience. We measure our success through key ratios in the team and providing a first-class experience is crucial.
  • Regular meets-up with hiring managers is key to establishing positive relationships and enabling you to manage and prioritise your time well.
  • You’ll also have a keen interest in our employer brand and will work closely with our in-house team to help market your roles and build brand awareness.
  • Understanding and using data through reporting to improve your partnerships’ delivery. Our team have access to wide-ranging reporting metrics, offering you a deep level of insight into your recruitment performance (funnel, TTH, rejection reasons, source).
  • You’ll also get the opportunity to work on cutting edge projects to further develop the business unit and its offerings.

Why we need you

We’re expanding due to the growing nature of recruitment here at PokerStars. Despite the global lockdowns and uncertainty in the world, we’ve seen a high demand in our products. Originally saw a sharp increase in players’ interest in our poker and casino games. Since sports resumed globally, we’re also seeing huge demand for our sports betting products and with our huge plans to grow our podium positions in international markets in 2021 there is plenty of work to be done. The growth in our business is going to be huge, come be a part of building that growth!

The teams you will be supporting in hiring are focused on our Sports technology stack. We’re continuing to build a global betting platform from the ground up, utilising expertise across our group of companies (ie. Paddy Power Betfair, SkyBet) using the basis of work already completed by GSTP and Betfair teams amongst others. TA’s role in this is help drive the expansion of our tech workforce so you will play a huge part in how this company flourishes.

As a further insight to your team, some words from your future manager, Boryana (Bibi), “I’m looking for an experienced tech recruiter, who can work in partnership with their dedicated Coordinator to manage high volume recruitment. You’ll need a strong understanding of tech and a passion for customer service. We’re a positive and improvement focused team, so we’ll want you to equally have a proactive approach and be able to take ownership of roles and not afraid to challenge the status quo, as we work to develop the best TA team.”

Who are we looking for: –

You should have relevant technical recruiting experience working in a recruitment role, preferably in-house for a large corporate.

As a Senior Technical Recruiter, we will want you to be awesome at:

  • Managing high volumes of work. You’ll need to be able to multi-task and prioritise busy workloads while providing a consistently high level of service delivery.
  • Being a connector of people. Stakeholder management is crucial in your role, you will need to be able to provide excellent customer service to candidates and managers.
  • Taking on new tasks. We’re a team obsessed with improvements, this often means new reports and new opportunities to learn. If you are good with Excel already, that’s a big plus.

As the ideal candidate, you will have: –

You’ll be capable of delivering against our expectations, which may be higher than you are used to. You’ll be focused on tech hiring, so really strong sourcing skills and an understanding of how tech teams work is a huge advantage. 

We’re a public listed company that tends to move at pace when it comes to recruitment, so if you’ve recruited at volume that’s a huge tick in the box. We don’t need you to having gaming experience, it can be helpful, but everything about our industry is teachable.

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
  • looking to extend your family? You will receive a cash gift of £1,000 for your new addition whilst working 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 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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