Job Description

Company Description

OpenBet is sport. The world's top sports betting brands choose OpenBet as their partner for world class content, leading tech and tailored services. We have their back. So they’re ready with exciting, memorable and safe sports betting experiences, to entertain millions of players worldwide.

OpenBet’s mission is to power growth and player engagement for operators through a global betting ecosystem that delivers at scale, at speed, at every great sports event. Our 1000 talented colleagues are the market's top team. We achieve billions of bets in a season; 60,000+ per second (more transactions than Amazon on Prime Day); 100% uptime (zero Superbowl crashes!) and we're built on 25 years of imaginative technology that is iterated daily.  

OpenBet has established a premium client base of more than 75 operators worldwide and has 34 licences across the fastest growing regulated sports betting markets in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. The team is growing at scale driven by accelerated demand for our products and significant investment. We offer the speed, dynamism and growth opportunities of a start-up, underpinned by the stability and strength of a global employer.  

Working at OpenBet every day is an opportunity for you to create exciting betting entertainment for millions of sports fans across the globe. 

Want to be part of our evolving future growth?

Job Description

Overview

The Product Manager owns the product vision of the Sportsbook's Digital pillar. As part of the Product Management team, you will be responsible for transforming the product strategy into product delivery and will play a pivotal role in creating a seamless, consistent and engaging end-to-end consumer experience.

You should have previous experience with Sportsbook sites and Betting product offerings, with demonstrable experience improving and creating customer focused solutions in Sports Betting around the world. You must have proven experience managing multiple competing priorities whilst at the same time balancing speed of delivery with a solution that achieves company goals.

You will manage a team of Product Owners and Business Analysts based in UK and Athens. Additionally, you will work closely with Developers and Product Designers and individual OpenBet customer contacts and stakeholders around the world.

Key Responsibilities

  • Set the direction of Sportsbook products based on customer needs & Product department objectives
  • Prioritize multiple competing product objectives simultaneously and make decision on what features should be built in what order
  • Own product initiatives end to end, collaborating with other Product Managers and Engineering through each phase of development and delivery
  • Line management of the Product Owners and Business Analysts to ensure that the team delivers against objectives and achieve results
  • Identify new commercial product related opportunities
  • Ensure that the customer sites are stable and that issues are resolved quickly when they do occur
  • Gain insight into customer needs and identify opportunities that benefit the customer
  • Build and deliver solutions that exceed customer expectations
  • Compile product planning material necessary for driving product initiatives
  • Demo and promote work done to all commercial stakeholders
  • Coaching, reviewing and encouraging growth of the team
  • From idea generation to Post Implementation review and End-of Product life, the Product Manager continuously improves the product features and own the business case for every product initiative
  • Own the product features end-to-end ensuring that all dependencies are captured for both functional and non-functional requirements
  • Strongly supports the product backlog by prioritizing and continually weighing the competing factors of the product’s objectives as to balance the needs of customers and internal stakeholders
  • Maintains and prioritizes product roadmap on initiative and epic level, adds business value and defines the criteria for Most Valued Product
  • Ensures that the initiatives are properly fleshed out for development team to pick up and signs off readiness of products for customer launches
  • Oversees all teams’ sprints and be accessible to the development team for helping or acting as escalation point
  • Owns products that when delivered to the market can stand out and launch with no missing business requirements

Qualifications

Qualifications & Experience

  • Degree level education
  • Track record of outperformance vs. peers
  • Experience working in consumer facing online business
  • Experience of managing teams
  • Online product management experience would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of the horse racing/casino/sports betting industry would be an advantage

Profile

  • Collaborates - Is a team player
  • Gains trust and support of others
  • Comes up with ideas that are new, better or unique
  • Decision quality - Makes quality long and short term decisions
  • Considers all relevant factors and uses appropriate decision making criteria and principles
  • Attracts and develops top talent - Identifies and develops top talent from POs and BAs
  • Develops others through coaching, feedback, exposure, delegation and stretch assignments
  • Partners with others across the organization to get work done

Additional Information

Why would you enjoy working with us at OpenBet?

  • Competitive benefits, an open and supportive environment as well as a modern and exciting workplace
  • The opportunity to interact with global teams on a regular basis and the possibility to switch teams and projects as you and our business continues to develop and grow
  • Tangible and genuine development - at OpenBet, you can take your career where you want it to go!
  • Exposure to real work, business-critical projects and the chance to develop some of the world’s leading e-commerce sportsbooks whilst working on exciting client projects and interact with lots of code!

And if that’s not enough; you will get to enjoy a stunning work location and flexible working whilst we provide you with the guidance and development skills you need to progress quickly and enhance your career.

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