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Risk Manager

  • Primary Location:
    Clonskeagh Office
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  • Employment Basis:

Flexible Working

(when applicable)

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The Role…


We are looking for a Risk manager to join our team!!


Working within the Risk & Safer Gambling department, this role will be responsible for managing risk across the UK&I Division. The role will be focused across the UK&I Division but will focus primarily on the Paddy Power and Betfair brands as part of a Centre of Excellence.


You will hold a position within the Risk Assurance Team. This will involve you owning relationships with various stakeholders across the UK&I Division. You will be tasked with ensuring that risk registers are kept up to date, ensuring the risk management process is followed set out by our Group Risk Team.  You will be confident in being able to escalate and report on key risks to the Leadership Team.



What You'll be Doing..


You will work with multiple stakeholders on the following key strategic areas:

Operational Business Risk Registers – you will be responsible for creating and maintaining risk registers within the Paddy Power & Betfair brands. Some of which will include; Customer Operations, Marketing / Brand, Customer Engagement (CRM Communications & Social), Bet / Trading and many more …

  • Communication – you will play a key role in communicating the risk management strategy across Paddy Power & Betfair with key stakeholders.
  • Collaboration - you will be collaborating with employees within the three lines of defense to ensure effective risk management across the UK&I Division. You will also collaborate with the Risk Assurance team to highlight any risks of concern that will benefit from some assurance.


What We're Looking For..


  • 12 Months Risk Management experience
  • A candidate with the ability to create and maintain risk registers across the UK&I Division;
  • Experience supporting with reporting and delivery of Risk Appetite & Key Risk Indicators;
  • A sound knowledge of; Risk Governance; Risk Acceptance; Risk Identification, Assessment, Treatment and Response; Risk Monitoring and Escalation; and Risk reporting for various stakeholders and committees.

Other key competencies will include:

  • Confidence in constructively checking / challenging risk owners throughout the risk management process;
  • Strong communications skills when working with stakeholders and confidence when delivering key risk updates to the Leadership Team through the Divisional Risk & Compliance Committee;
  • An understanding of Risk Assurance and their part in the risk management process;
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment where organization is key to meet deadlines

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Clonskeagh Office
Unit 1-4, Paddy Power, Power Tower, Belfield Office Park, Dublin, Dublin 4, Ireland, DUBLIN 4

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