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

OpenBet is looking for a Senior Sports Trader for its leading Managed Trading Operations as it grows in the Athens office. The Senior Sports Trader will be responsible for pricing events, risk management, in-play trading, bet settlement and analysis.

This role would be well suited to an individual with extensive experience in a Trading Room and a comprehensive knowledge of Sports Betting, looking to further their career with a market leading company.

Responsibilities

  • Execute trading and risk management strategy and techniques (pregame and live betting monitoring and compiling along with updating odds) for multiple sports and betting environments

  • Statistical data analysis, evaluation and reporting

  • Excel on ‘day to day’ operations of the team

  • Ensure Payout and Sales targets are met for multiple projects

  • Deliver personal KPI's and ensuring performance is in line with overall company targets

  • Monitor prices and control liabilities

  • Effectively profile the customer base 

  • Supervisory responsibility for a team of traders 

  • Provide detailed analysis and reporting on each team member’s performance

  • Measure team performance and take appropriate actions to improve productivity

  • Creation of special/PR/novelty markets as required

  • Settling results for all sport events

  • Ensure all deadlines are met

  • Work closely with the Product Management team to influence and discuss new features

  • Work closely with the marketing and service desk functions

Qualifications

  • Previous experience in trading roles of 5+ years

  • Previous experience of leading or supervising a team in a trading environment

  • University Degree in Mathematics, Statistics or a related field

  • Ability to draft trading and risk management strategies for diversified sportsbooks

  • Deep understanding and familiarity with the sports betting business (bookmakers, markets, rules, betting trends)

  • Customer-focused, focused on improving customer experience

  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills with ability to act accurately under pressure

  • Great attention to detail with the aim to provide quality results in a short time

  • Confident to make quality decisions under pressure

  • Computer literacy with in depth knowledge of MS Office

  • Very good written and verbal communication skills in English

  • Strong awareness of the sporting calendar

  • Ability to work flexible hours in line with the needs of the business and the sporting calendar (24/7/365)

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!

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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