Director of Sports Betting

Job Type:
Executive & Senior Appointments, Operations
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
Job Ref:

Betting Jobs are working with a growing business both retail and online who are expanding their operations in West Africa and searching for a Director of Sports Betting to join their team. Apply today for a confidential discussion.

Role Specifics:

• Report directly to the CEO and be responsible for achieving revenue targets by leading the product development cycle from strategic planning, launch, postlaunch optimization and product roadmap execution of our sports betting offering.

• Lead the effort with Executive Management to create, formalize and implement our sports betting product portfolio strategy

• Define product feature requirements, customer profiles, business rules, product requirement documents, technical specifications, roadmap and budget.

• Design, plan, direct, manage and execute all strategies for production, deployment, maintenance, acquisitions, conversions, marketing, sales and revenues for entire sports betting gaming operations.

• Advise on best practices of sports betting security, integrity, fraud controls and other considerations that should be developed to ensure compliance with laws and regulations in various global jurisdictions.

• Stay abreast of latest trends and advancements in sports betting technology, competition, industry developments, and regulatory environments.

• Build and lead a Team of internal and external resources and coordinate with marketing, technology, design, UI/UX and others to ensure the successful delivery and implementation of our sports betting brand, products and services.

• Help establish betting control guidelines and adherence policies.

• Conduct product acceptance tests.

• Define success, identify key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure product and feature performance, establish metrics for engagement, and provide ongoing recommendations for improvement.

• Be our subject matter expert on sports betting customers, usage behaviors, player motivators, requirements, life cycle volume estimates, acquisition and retention strategies, and end-of-life (EOL) planning.

• Keep accurate records of profits, losses and takings.

• Sports betting staff recruitment


• Knowledge in African gaming industry

• Willingness to frequently travel to West Africa to establish the business

• Willingness to be based in Dubai and run the business from there.

• Flexible approach in working hours

• Fluency in English is a must, multilingual also in French and Spanish is highly desirable

• Strong IT, analytical and numeric skills

• No less than five years’ experience in casino gambling or online gambling operations and its regulated environment, casino, hospitality, High Tech Electronics business or related entertainment industry;

• Strong entrepreneurial capabilities, self-starter, self-motivated

• Five years’ experience managing at an executive level

• Extensive product management and product development knowledge and experience;

• Strong formal written, verbal, and presentation skills;

• Demonstrated leadership and command skills;

• Persistent, consistent, resilient and calm under pressure;

• Experience in a high volume product development environment, collaborating cross functional and cross organization to commercialize products;

• Experience in new product development and product lifecycle management.

• Ability to work with teams based remotely

• A thorough knowledge and interest in sports

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

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