RecruitGibraltar are currently recruiting for a Product Manager (Sportsbook) to join a leading online betting and gaming company, with a strong track record of digital innovation. They bring the excitement of sports betting to a rapidly growing number of customers in the leisure betting and gaming market; they have sustained rapid growth over the last few years and are expanding further.
What is the plan for the Product Manager (Sportsbook) role?
An expert in Sports betting, with strong knowledge from both a customer and business perspective, combined with an understanding of technology needed to deliver the data-led strategy and roadmap to deliver a market leading experience. Leading an area of the product and roadmap the Product Manager will need to work closely with cross functional teams to develop requirements aligned to the strategy, overseeing delivery and ensuring business readiness of any new product release.
What will you do as a Product Manager (Sportsbook)?
Working with Product, Marketing, Operations, Technology and other teams as well as working directly with external development teams as the point of contact for requirements and story definition, backlog grooming, preparing acceptance criteria, prioritization and planning.
Personal responsibility for delivering the desired features and functionality within their area would be an expectation within the role that should be embraced by the successful candidate.
Passion for digital product and customer experience; specifically mobile / web product features, UX/UI, development and innovation
Understand and champion customer needs and anticipate their future needs
Keen ability to translate business needs into high level stories/requirements for new to market features & drive incremental delivery of these features in conjunction with the BA’s and delivery team via prioritised stories
Work with wider teams to understand customer behaviour, business drivers, help develop product strategy and business cases and contribute to the production of an overall product delivery roadmap that aims to deliver on the key business strategy and goals
Daily interaction with internal and external development teams to clarify development requirements
Daily interaction with the internal testing team to ensure features are delivered as expected, including user-acceptance testing of new developments
Regular interaction with key business areas related to Sportsbook including marketing, content, data management, CRM and trading as new features and ideas impact on those areas
Interfacing with the Programme and Technology teams (and other relevant stakeholders) to garner respect in their decision-making and to ensure all are kept well informed of the status of delivery and benefits realization
Understanding business and system processes, an eye for detail and an ability to communicate solutions and schedules clearly
Understand the capabilities of the Sportsbook platform/s working with relevant stakeholders to optimise the capabilities and respective developments
Research, define, recommend and implement digital sportsbook specific innovation of new technologies across the mobile customer experience
Ensuring business readiness for new feature releases
What do you know that makes you a great Product Manager (Sportsbook)?
Experience in defining business requirements in the context of software and application development both from a technical and customer facing view point.
Strong analytical and product management skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements
Ability to relate to both business and I.T specialists
Strong presentation and documentation skills with an expert eye for detail
Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong attention to detail and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts
Strong relationship management skills
Knowledge and experience of working with Scrum agile delivery methods and a good understanding of the Product Owner role
Experience of working with UX/UI teams to produce high quality UX artefacts as part of the product delivery process
Possess an understanding of sports betting customers, and their needs, wants and expectations
Salary circa 45k based on experience with bonus, an excellent relocation package and private healthcare.