esports Product Manager

Job Type:
Permanent
Categories:
Product, eSports
Location:
UK
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
Posted:
20-Sep-21
Job Ref:
16085

We're working with a long-established name in iGaming and Betting on a key esports product hire to join their operations in London.

Role Summary:
The Product Manager – eSports Product is a critical role that is responsible for ensuring that our client's market-leading eSports betting product remains competitive in an ever-changing landscape. This role will ensure that we are making continuous improvements and enhancements to the product in a manner that is aligned with both customer expectations and the commercial objectives of the business.

Key Responsibilities:
Work closely with Management to define the strategy and priorities for eSports betting product across all websites
Deliver product requirements from the business to the Sportsbook team, and collaborate with Sportsbook to integrate them into the sportsbook development roadmap
Collaborate with key business stakeholders, such as country managers and Customer Insights/BI, to create and drive a localised product roadmap for eSports product
Define, track, and measure success KPI’s to quantify the business impact of your roadmap, and provide management reports to demonstrate results
Understand the capabilities (and limitations) of integrated eSports platforms, and stay abreast of industry and supplier developments to maintain position as an industry leading provider of eSports betting products
Work closely with the colleagues to ensure that eSports products are displayed on websites in an intuitive, customer-friendly manner
Help drive idea generation for innovations that leverage company USP to create added value for customers and ROI to the business
Manage product development backlog, and communicate to ensure key stakeholders are informed on prioritization and progress
Maintain a deep understanding at a granular level of key competitors’ eSports products, including how those products are being positioned and marketed to customers
Continuously follow gaming industry trends and innovations to help ensure that our eSports products are both competitive and compelling in the key markets we operate
Ensure that all details of product enhancements are communicated to stakeholder groups, and provide demos, training materials, and resources to support this as needed
Anticipate impact on the customer experience from changes made within the eSports product, and proactively develop solutions to avoid website or customer issues
Work with the Market Research team to elicit feedback from customers and external sources to identify areas of improvement in the delivery of customer facing products
Strong analytical skills and ability to make recommendations/decisions using a combination of quantitative data and qualitative opinions
Exceptional collaboration skills and ability to influence cross-functional teams to deliver results
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills for presentations, development and production of written materials, and to effectively communicate with business partners and internal clients
Creative and analytical, able to conceptualize new ideas, research new ideas and evaluate them objectively
Enthusiastic, performance-driven self-starter and team player
Proven project management skills, including how to plan, set and manage to reasonable timelines, while delivering projects that align with the business strategy

Essential Skills, Knowledge & Experience:
5+ years’ experience in operational roles directly related to the sports betting vertical
3+ years’ experience in Product leadership roles
Deep understanding of sports and eSports betting customers, and their needs, wants and expectations
Knowledge about sports and eSports and passion for sports betting is essential
Proven ability to manage multiple projects in parallel and deliver on time and budget
Experience managing multiple functional teams and their performance
Experience with software product development methodologies, including Waterfall and Agile (e.g. Scrum)
Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline
Strong collaboration skills and ability to influence a cross-functional team to deliver results.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills for presentations, development and production of written materials, and to effectively communicate with business partners and internal clients
Creative and analytical, able to conceptualize new ideas, research new ideas and evaluate them objectively
Enthusiastic, performance-driven self-starter and team player
Strong analytical skills and ability to make recommendations/decisions using a combination of quantitative data and qualitative opinions

Contact Details:
Tel: +44 (0) 1355 588 988
Contact: Jennifer Innes
Email:

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