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Senior Agile Project Manager - 2715


Senior Agile Project Manager

  • Primary Location:
    Clonskeagh Office
  • Contract Type:
    Fixed Term Contract
  • Employment Basis:

Flexible Working

(when applicable)

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Role purpose:

The Senior Project Manager will work with key business customers, stakeholders, external technology partners and other groups within PPB business to lead complex initiatives from concept to customers. 
This role is trusted to drive the successful delivery of complex initiatives through effective planning, risk management and communication with the relevant stakeholders. 

As an experienced Project Manager, you will have strong foundational knowledge of all areas of project delivery and will be seen as a go-to person.
The Senior Project Manager is responsible for planning of product and technology initiatives based on prioritization input and for owning supplier relationships from a technology perspective.


Leadership & Business Context

  • Relentlessly drive results and motivates and inspires co-workers to attain goals and pursue excellence.
  • Resilient when the initiative faces setbacks and can resolve issues and provide the team with resolution and encouragement
  • Leads by example in terms of work ethic and professional attitude.
  • Keeps up to date with commercial status and ensure your team understands the wider context of their initiatives.

Teamwork & Staff Development

  • Coach and guide on common language usage across multiple initiatives.
  • Contributes to staff recruitment.
  • Supports new team members to onboard.
  • Supports junior / intern members to grow in their career.

Stakeholder Management 

  • Simplifies complex issues/risks/plans to effectively communicate (both written and verbally) with non-technical Senior stakeholders Communicates effectively and confidently with senior level stakeholders including MD and Exco level.
  • Provides clear concise communication to all levels of the organisation (Communicate effectively and credibly across a wide range of channels with senior stakeholders). 

Governance, Programme Delivery

  • Leads stakeholder meetings effectively (including steering meetings). 
  • Keeps development team well informed of changes to specifications and scope. 
  • Resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion.
  • Defines and agrees initiative level communication plan. Communicates effectively as per agreed comm
  • Quickly adapts planning to new and unfamiliar complex initiatives across different domains
  • Is accountable for all initiate Lifecyle ceremonies including kick-offs, realisation reviews, retros, steering meetings etc.   
  • Identifies, tracks and manages initiative risks and issues through to closure – ensures senior stakeholders are informed of progress and resolution.
  • Determine an optimal method for effective flow of communication between multi-regional teams.
  • Clearly articulates priorities to the delivery teams and stakeholders.
  • Facilitates Technology input into Investment Requests.
  • Provide visibility of project resourcing from a capacity and capability point of view.
  • Compiles the retrospective outputs with value delivered, OKRs performance, ROI, effort, cost, lessons learned, actions that can lead to improvement.   
  • Coordinates the assessment of value in continuing investing effort in the initiative (what, value, effort, impact on tribe priorities & capacity).   
  • Able to adhere to optimal methodology, in line with the agreed operating model and initiative specifics.
  • Applies standardised of ways of working, artefacts, language, etc.


Key Competencies:

  • Customer Obsessed: Drives process improvements that will help the business establish and maintain effective customer relationships; gains insight and stays attuned to current and emerging customer needs; uses customer insights to build and identify creative and improved solutions; holds self and others accountable for delivering services that meet customer expectations.

  • Effective Communicator: Models effective communication; understands and regularly communicates how day-to-day actions positively impact the bigger picture; provides clarity on business goals; adjusts to fit the audience and the message; provides timely and helpful information to others across the organisation putting others needs before their own and promotes effective communication; flexes communication style to meet the needs of various audiences.

  • Hungry for Results: Drives self and others to achieve great results with agility, pace and energy; is always looking for ways to raise the performance bar and has a track record of exceeding goals when leading teams across multiple locations and functions; is a role model for being accountable and consistently delivering on what they've promised;  shares their learnings and encourages their team to do the same; always acts with integrity and is trusted by stakeholders to deliver on all that is promised.

  • Wins Together: Is a team player- by working collaboratively is able to establish and engage networks to get work done; seeks out and facilitates the sharing of own and others' ideas, perspectives and inputs; models' collaboration across the organisation; challenges how we get things done to seek ways of continuous improvement; takes steps to enhance collaboration among others.

  • Commercially Savvy: Keeps up to date with current and future trends and business developments; uses this knowledge to shape and guide decisions and actions to positively impact our business drivers; provides insight on the business and industry, exploring opportunities to improve and is not afraid of change if required.

  • Quality Decision Maker: Makes quality decisions at pace, even in ambiguous or challenging circumstances, recognising when an 80% solution will do; considers various inputs, decision criteria, and trade-offs to arrive at effective decisions and recommendations; supports others in making high quality decisions.

  • Talent Focused: Aligns and drives career developmental goals with PPB's objectives; places a high priority on the development of others and continuous learning; develops self and others through coaching, constructive feedback, exposure and stretching assignments; identifies successors and ensures they are ready for key roles; is a good judge of talent and organisational fit; constantly works to attract top diverse talent as well as being an advocate for the company.



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Clonskeagh Office
Unit 1-4, Paddy Power, Power Tower, Belfield Office Park, Beech Hill Road, 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