A major international iGaming and Betting firm is seeking the hire of an experienced Racing Product specialist, for a role to be based in London or on a fully remote basis.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
Work closely with the Head of Product Management to define the strategy and priorities for the Horse Racing betting product
Deliver product requirements from the business to the Sportsbook and Marketing teams, and collaborate with them to integrate them into their respective roadmaps.
Collaborate with key business stakeholders, such as country managers and Customer Insights/BI, to create and drive a localized product roadmap
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 Horse Racing platforms, and stay abreast of industry and supplier developments
Work closely with the Product Manager – B2C Websites to ensure that Horse Racing products are displayed on websites in an intuitive, customer-friendly manner.
Help drive idea generation for innovations that create added value for customers and ROI to the business.
Work closely with regulatory, risk and compliance teams to ensure Product compliance with all localized regulations, and preparedness for future regulatory changes
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’ Horse Racing products, including how those products are being positioned and marketed to customers.
Continuously follow gaming industry trends and innovations to help ensure that our Horse Racing 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 Horse Racing 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 & Qualifications:
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
Essential Experience & Knowledge:
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 Horse Racing betting customers, and their needs, wants and expectations.
Knowledge about sports and Horse Racing 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.