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Sportsbet Risk Executive

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

Flexible Working

(when applicable)

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Role Overview/Purpose:


Global Services is an integral function within global Risk & Trading, with teams based in Dublin and Melbourne, holding a diverse set of operational and strategic responsibilities including overnight Sportsbet risk management; handling daily operational and risk management responsibility for all B2B partners; pricing strategy execution and impact measurement for B2B partners; risk management, pricing strategy and product development for Betfair Colombia; and Adjarabet operational support. Global Services also plays a key role in the creation and execution of our Operating Model across Risk & Trading, which seeks to improve the way we are set-up globally to deliver maximum value to our customers and internal stakeholders.


Sportsbet are Australia's largest online betting operator, headquartered in Melbourne, with offices in Sydney and Darwin also. As a Sportsbet Risk Executive you will be responsible for risk management execution and operational support for Sportsbet during Dublin business hours. The overnight team are a key arm of the company function, assuming responsibility for all Racing and Sports business during overnight hours, where billions of Australian dollars are wagered each year. You will work closely with the Sportsbet Risk team, global trading teams and the wider services team - located across Australia, Europe, and North America – to ensure we deliver a best-in-class experience for our customers and execute risk management to the highest standard.


A role within Global Services poses unrivalled access to the international trading business as well as transcendent networking opportunities, both internal within the business and the online gaming sector beyond. You will sit within the frontline of Flutter's global horizon and innovation.


This is what you'll be doing:


  • Manage Sportsbet's bet referral system, making real time decisions on bets transferred to Traders for review before acceptance
  • High quality execution of all Sportsbet Risk Management processes as agreed with the Sportsbet Risk Leadership Team
  • Liability monitoring, management, and communication ensuring all Sportsbet liability procedures are adhered to
  • Trading error monitoring, resolution, and reporting to ensure Sportsbet comply with internal standards and regulatory obligations
  • Incident management and stakeholder communications liaison during tech/product outages that impact Sportsbet
  • Identify and implement error prevention and price assurance measures that will help increase revenue
  • Build strong relationship with Trading teams and wider Sportsbet Risk function to ensure Sportsbet receive a top-quality execution of service
  • Work with the wider team and Line Manager to ensure all KPIs & SLAs are met
  • Work closely with Melbourne based colleagues to effectively plan and deliver on marquee events taking place during our hours of operation
  • Identify common customer pain points overnight and work with the relevant teams to resolve


Behavioural Competencies


  • Eager to learn and develop personally, valuing other people's opinions and expertise
  • Effective Collaborator - works well with others within the team and the wider organisation, whilst communicating effectively across a range of channels and audiences
  • Ability to work at pace, on own initiative and learn as they go
  • Makes quality decisions – makes confident decisions under pressure
  • Customer focused – thinks about customers 24/7 and creates processes & solutions which tangibly improve customer experience
  • Problem solver – ability to use what little details may be available to produce concise steps towards incident resolution. Ability to see problems before they become impactful
  • Highest levels of integrity and ability to prioritise workload to deliver against deadlines
  • Questions the status quo and not afraid to investigate new ways of working to drive best practice


Education, Qualifications & Experience


Do you have a strong knowledge on the mathematics and principles of bookmaking?

Do you have a strong betting industry awareness?

Do you have proven ability to deal with customer facing situations?

Do you have proven track record of working under pressure in a fast-paced environment?

Are you keen on joining international company and build your career in the sports betting environment? 



About Sportsbet:

At Sportsbet we love different. Whether you love to rock your Metallica tee or Marc Jacobs, we like to focus on what you're great at and how you're going to make our team even better. With over 7000+ globally cool, clever and curious people around the world, we're a global player, but in Australia we're tight-knit with over 700 of us bringing excitement to life every day locally. Sportsbet's commitment to responsible gambling is genuine and demonstrated through the wide range of responsible gambling initiatives and tools we offer that go over and above industry requirements. We care about our team members and customers and everyone at Sportsbet has a role to play in bringing our commitment to Responsible Gambling to life. Check out the tools and information we provide our customers to help manage their gambling on our dedicated site at 


Better Flexibility For You

All our live jobs champion hybrid working, offering a flexible blend of home and office working with full autonomy to decide how many times you travel into the office each quarter.

Looking for a remote role? Let’s chat – we’re open to discussing remote working for all our live jobs.

Inclusive Employer

We are an inclusive employer and we encourage people from all backgrounds. Flexible working is our way of working! We're a diverse workforce and therefore a 'one size fits all' approach isn't necessarily best. Whatever your personal needs may be, let's have a chat and see how we can accommodate them.

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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