A fantastic opportunity to join a growing team for one of the world’s leading online betting & casino companies.
About the role:
As Project Manager you will be responsible for executing and delivering technology projects containing multiple, interrelated efforts to achieve Pinnacle’s Business Initiatives.
You will use your strong interpersonal skills to identify and engage with project stakeholders and then manage all ongoing communications to ensure all are kept informed at an appropriate level.
You will also be responsible for identifying and analyzing project opportunities, performing risk management, determining the project execution approach, estimating project scope and timelines, preparing time/resource estimates, and facilitating project meetings and execution.
You will also assist with introducing and promoting the use and adherence to industry Project Management Methodology/Framework standards, policies, procedures, and best practices across the field.
Therefore, we are looking for someone with the following profile: credibility, creative problem-solver, tolerance for ambiguity, flexible management style, proactive, and effective communications skills.
Essential Job Functions / Main Duties & Responsibilities
Research the impact of a project on other areas of the business and plan for mitigation or elimination of identified risks
Establishes project requirements, priorities, deadlines, and team structure
Correctly identify project stakeholders, provide them with regular updates with project progress, timely escalations with project risks and consult them for project decisions
Conduct competitive analysis and perform benchmark studies
Support the product sponsor to produce & prioritize the product/project backlog for development and estimation
Gain the commitment of those responsible for making required decisions regarding functionality and behaviors of a proposed IT solution throughout the lifecycle of a project
Select the most appropriate project execution methodology for a change initiative (Agile, Waterfall, Hybrid)
Ensure valid and accurate metrics are produced across all disciplines
Oversee end-to-end testing and manage key issues with business and operations partners
Manage stakeholder expectations and communication
Build and reinforce relationships with stakeholders through the whole project chain, as well as with other teams
Ensure projects are well defined, aligned to business goals, well documented and appropriately reported
Skills & Qualifications
Good planning, organizational and time management skills, including ability to estimate effort and duration of Project Management tasks
Strong analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities with attention to detail
Ability to multi-task and manage multiple assignments in a fast-paced environment
Ability to drive through ambiguous and complex situations
Ability to present ideas, solicit input, negotiate compromise, influence decisions, and garner support of stakeholders
Ability to make and help others make the best decision based on appropriate criteria, such as business need, opportunities, risk, compliance, and ability to achieve the desired outcome
Good communication skills. Crisp & clear verbal communication with the ability to be assertive when speaking to a diverse audience. Fluency in written and spoken English
Good facilitation skills. Ability to command/lead facilitation meetings with clear & specific agenda. Keep the audience attentive and active in participation of the meetings
Strong ability to manage changes to scope, roadmaps, and backlog
Be able to deliver solutions with an equal focus on the operational/business models as well as the technology solution
PM certification (e.g. PRINCE-II, PMP) and/or agile certification (e.g. scrum)
Knowledge & Experience
A bachelor’s degree or equivalent combined with 3+ years of experience in project management
Experience in managing IT related projects, from start (initiation) to end (implementation and retrospective), including phases such as planning, analysis, design, development, QA and UAT
Proven experience with various software delivery methodologies, including Waterfall and Agile (e.g. Scrum)
Programming experience is a big plus (any language)
A history of leading and supporting successful projects, using various methods, such as PRINCEII/PMP, Agile, DSDM and/or SCRUM
A thorough understanding of project management, change management, business process management
Knowledge of sports betting and sports data feed providers
Knowledge of ISO27001 control requirements would be hugely beneficial