Competitive Gaming Trading Manager

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BettingJobs are currently seeking Trading Manager for a supplier to the online gaming industry with focus on competitive gaming product / Esports

• Manage the Trading of competitive gaming and other betting products as required
• Manage and develop trading team members to drive team performance and profitability to include performance review
• Responsible for recruitment of all Competitive gaming and sports traders
• Reviewing trading performance, ensuring that all areas of the product are operating at optimum levels
• Planning trading resource through the daily and weekly plans
• Develop relationships with other functions (including gaming operation) both near to trading and also to external partners
• Liaise with customer trading teams to ensure timely delivery of optimal odds and settlement
• Oversee the induction of new members of the trading team
• Ensure that existing trading procedures are correctly adhered to and updated as necessary
• Rigorously test existing algorithms and trader applications to identify areas for improvement
• To ensure that suitable processes are in place to optimise performance and meet customer needs
• Evaluate betting products against competitors and to suggest areas for development/improvement
• Ensuring all issues are correctly reported and logged
• To assist the Trading Product Manager with the development and testing of new products
• To monitor and report on product performance
• Ensure that all customers are supported efficiently and in real time
• Work with Head of Trading and other senior members of the trading team with executing and optimising trading strategy.

• Experience of managing a sports trading team or another leadership position
• Solid experience in odds compilation and trading, preferably experienced with Esports, In-play trading of basketball and football
• Experience of working in a B2B trading environment preferred
• Strong mathematical skills and understand of algorithms
• Full understanding of the implications of trading issues on customers
• Excellent numerate skills including experience of using excel to a high level
• The ability to make effective decisions and react promptly to customer impacting issues
• Excellent communication & organisational skills with the ability to articulate key business information quickly and effectively
• Self-motivated, able to work on own initiative as well as in a team
• Eagerness to learn and develop
• Passion for sports
• Must be willing to work on a shift pattern which includes overnights, evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays.
• Knowledge of and/or interest in basketball and football
• Knowledge of and/or experience of working with technical team
• Experience of building/refining trader tools
• Experience with honing algorithms
• Experience of working with data and/or prediction models
• Understanding of product lifecycle and agile methodologies
• Strong general IT skills, including advanced level Excel

Contact Details:
Tel: +44 (0) 1355 588 988
Contact: Euan Green

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