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Head of Group Strategic Projects

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Head of Group Strategic Projects

Position: Head of Strategic Growth

Location: London, UK or Dublin, Ireland

Flutter operates in a large, dynamic, and growing market within a highly regulated sector that is evolving at pace. Consumer expectations and demands on entertainment are rapidly increasing, industries are converging, lines between media and entertainment verticals are dissolving as new innovations and adjacent spaces emerge. 

To support our aspiration of capitalising on these opportunities, we are seeking a Head of Strategic Growth to report into the Group Director of Commercial Strategy and work in partnership with other members of our leadership team to drive forward our goals and deliver measurable progress across our priorities.

You will be a proven entrepreneurial leader and effective operator, comfortable owning your mandate to drive Flutter's strategic priorities including effectively building industry relationships/networks, successfully seeding and developing strategic growth opportunities to position us for the future and mobilising on Flutter's corporate and commercial strategy across the Group and Divisions.

What you will do:

  • Work together with Flutter's four Divisions and all brands.
  • Own, plan and execute projects including developing approaches, perspective, and solutions to group-wide and cross divisional strategic questions.
  • Conduct baselining, benchmarking, workshopping, data analysis, internal and external interviews, surveys, focus groups etc. as required.
  • Work with Divisions and key stakeholders to support the effective resolution to identified issues and end-to-end buy-in of strategy and solutions
  • Create a support function to Divisions on regional and cross divisional issues of concern
  • Work with senior management of respective Divisions (including C-suites) and key stakeholders, to support and drive cross-divisional strategy rollouts and implementation
  • Drive data-driven, strategic decisions in the context of broader commercial operations including conducting financial analysis and projections where required
  • Build strong relationships and trust with other Group functions, Flutter's four Divisions and all brands
  • Foster a success-oriented, accountable environment within the team

The ideal candidate:

Do you have a background in supporting strategy, programme management and strategy implementation?

Have strong analytical skills and comfort with data and analysis?

Have experience writing effective storylining/storyboarding and deck creation skills?

Do you have financial experience – modelling, forecasting, budget analysis etc?

Have strong stakeholder management and relationship building skills?

Have you demonstrated leadership and influencing skills at the executive level of an organisation?

Are you independent and able to work with a high degree of autonomy?

Are you Ambitious, resourceful, meticulous, and curious?

Are you Hungry and resourceful – a true self starter?

If you answered yes to the questions above or you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact or

About Flutter:

Flutter Entertainment is a leading global sports betting, gaming, and entertainment provider with annual revenues of over £6bn and is one of the top 35 companies of the FTSE 100 Index. Our strong and diverse portfolio of market-leading brands and best-in-class products provides excitement and entertainment to over 14 million customers worldwide. We take pride in leading the market in entertaining our customers in a safe and responsible way while we make a positive contribution to the communities that we operate in. As one of Time's 100 Most Influential Companies of 2021, our innovative brands include Fanduel, Sky Betting & Gaming, Pokerstars, Paddy Power, Betfair, Sportsbet, Foxbet, Adjarabet, Junglee, and most recently Sisal and Tombola. Across the globe, we employ more than 17,000 people in over 20 offices and over 600 retail sites.



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This is who we are

Paddy Power Betfair is an international sports betting and gaming operator, with a market-leading presence in the UK and Ireland, as well as a range of operations across Europe including Romania, Portugal and Malta.

We are online-led, mobile-led and sports-led: and our proprietary technology, unique products and innovative marketing all combine to offer a superb experience to our five million customers worldwide.

Our spirit, talent and ambition has taken us into the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange and we now employ over 7,000 people in sixteen locations across the globe; from Dublin to Los Angeles, and London to Melbourne. Our culture rewards innovation, teamwork and we like to stay fast-moving in a dynamic industry.

On a larger scale

We are part of Flutter Entertainment, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider for over thirteen million customers worldwide.

Established in 2019, Flutter merged with The Stars Group in 2020. As the parent company Flutter Entertainment now has a host of brands that sit under it including Paddy Power and Betfair (PPB), Sky Betting and Gaming, PokerStars, Full Tilt Timeform, oddchecker, Sporting Life, SportsBet, Bet Easy in Australia, FOX Bet, TVG and FanDuel in the US.

Across the globe, Flutter employs over 14,000 people across more than 40 offices and over 600 retail sites. We pride ourselves on being a responsible operator, committed to making a positive contribution to the communities we operate within.

This is your Challenge

  • Delivering product at scale for over 5 million customers, 99,9% of transactions in less than a second
  • Our systems process more than 7 million transactions every day (more than all the European stock exchanges combined)
  • Deliver high transitional products, serving more than 2.5Bn calls a day
  • Diverse and up to date technical landscape to explore, leverage and innovate
  • The products you’ll develop will comply with ambitious uptime targets: less than 50 minutes downtime expected per year
  • Continuous Integration, Deployment and Testing