Head of Analytics

Job Type:
Permanent
Categories:
Analytics & BI
Location:
UK
Salary Description:
Competitive
Posted:
19-Nov-18
Job Ref:
12879

Betting Jobs is currently looking for a Head of Analytics for a leading sports betting company to be based in their London office. Within the company, the Analytics function is responsible for supporting all elements of the business that require qualified mathematical input. The successful candidate will lead a team of Analysts in support of Trading, Risk & Customer analysis as well as oversee the continued development of proprietary products in a fast paced, technology focussed gambling environment. The role also provides scope for involvement in the evolution of corporate strategy.


Responsibilities:
 Act as gate keeper for the quality of all mathematical output across the business
 Develop the Analytics function through recruitment and professional implementation of performance management best practice
 Instil technical standards and procedures to improve quality & efficacy of function’s output
 Collaborate with function leaders to develop the quality and availability of data used across the organisation, maturing a data-driven culture
 Provide a framework for analysts across the organisation, such as Quant Devs & Quant Traders to collaborate effectively with the Analytics team
 Ensure the function operates efficiently and astutely with the department’s output closely aligned to the strategic and commercial priorities
 Leverage insights gained through the role to influence the wider business and agenda
 Oversee the development of data warehouse & Business Intelligence capabilities
 Manage the development of a suite of proprietary sports betting products
 Represent Trading at senior leadership level, including supporting the definition and evolution of the business strategy


Skills & Experience:
 Strong leadership skills with experience managing teams
 Must be collaborative by nature and a real team player
 Advanced degree in a quantitative subject
 Substantial experience in an analytical function in a sports betting environment
 Solid grounding in the principles of risk management in sports betting
 Advanced SQL, Excel & presentation skills
 Strong project management skills and multi-tasking capability. Needs to be a self-starter
 Ability to problem solve and develop creative solutions to deliver desired outcomes
 Excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex concepts in layman’s terms

Contact Details:
Tel: +44 (0) 1355 588 988
Contact: Jordan Mitchell
Email:

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