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Project Manager

  • Primary Location:
    Clonskeagh Office, Cluj - Napoca, Halifax, Hammersmith Office, Leeds, Porto
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Flexible Working

(when applicable)

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Role purpose:

Our vision for global technology is to achieve competitive advantage for our divisions by collaborating on areas of technology that benefit from global scale, while maintaining divisional autonomy in other areas and ensuring our customers are safe.   

Achieving our vision and maximising the potential of the 4500+ technologists in the Flutter group will involve significant change in all areas of Technology, as well as other related functions.

Reporting to the Programme Director, the Project Manager will lead the planning and delivery of multi-faceted, cross-divisional projects as part of our commitment to deliver the Cyber Security Strategy utilising the risk-based security policy framework and robust governance and compliance capability.

Key responsibilities:

  • Partnering with key stakeholders from across the Flutter technology team, divisional technology teams and, where necessary, third-party vendors to define project scopes and plans for the delivery of our Cyber Security strategic initiatives
  • To create and deliver all aspects of the project plan, ensuring milestones are met, budgets are managed, and outcomes are achieved
  • To establish the appropriate governance structures and reporting processes, ensuring that all issues are addressed and resolved in a timely fashion
  • To manage any third-party vendor in liaison with our legal, technology and business teams ensuring that all contractual and SLA obligations are adhered to
  • Where necessary, to work with teams across the group to ensure change is effectively embedded
  • Fostering an organisational culture that embraces and thrives on change
  • Serving as a role model in the promotion of the Group's position on responsible gambling.

Key competencies:

  • Building support: Has close relationships with all relevant stakeholders and is able to leverage it to draw their support towards the Group technology strategy. Is effective in promoting a wider understanding of our strategic initiatives
  • Collaborative: Works collaboratively and in partnership with our stakeholders on shared goals. Consistently seeks out and facilitates the sharing of others' ideas and perspectives and positively impacts the achievement of desired outcomes
  • Adaptable: Understands other perspectives and is not hesitant to adapt approach in order to achieve a successful outcome. Mostly effective in managing change through applying insights from others and lessons learned from others
  • Objective: Able to act with impartiality and remain fair in all situations. Often defines criteria and identifies all relevant perspectives before making a recommendation or decision
  • Strategic thinking: Demonstrates a good understanding of overall Group and Group Technology strategic objectives. Mostly able to apply strategic knowledge to specific initiatives and/or decision making. Can consider and explore scenarios and possibilities to help Divisions succeed
  • Strategic communication: Provides timely and helpful information to others. Able to flex communication style to meet the needs of various audiences (Divisions/locations). Mindful to listen to different perspectives and able to provide constructive feedback

Key requirements:

  • Demonstrable experience of project managing global cyber security change projects for a digital organisation.
  • 3-5 years of experience in leading cyber security projects within a global organisation is desirable.
  • Significant experience in implementing security frameworks, e.g. ISO 27001, NIST.
  • Experience of delivering technical security projects and of working with cyber security domains.
  • Solid understanding of risk management.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English).
  • Strong relationship management skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and on own initiative.
  • Superb organizational skills.
  • Good understanding of business technology.
  • Previous experience of managing third party vendors.
  • Self-starter.

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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