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Strategy Manager

  • Primary Location:
    Clonskeagh Office, Cluj - Napoca, Hammersmith Office, Porto, Remote
  • Contract Type:
  • Employment Basis:

Flexible Working

(when applicable)

Shares Plan

Careers Progression

Global Mobility

Ongoing Learning

Pension Scheme

Health Insurance

Pizza and Drinks Fridays

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Purpose of the role: 

As part of the Flutter Group Technology Strategy team this is a senior role that will work with stakeholders across the Group to shape and facilitate the implementation of our Group Technology Operating Strategy.

Key Responsibilities: 


  • Play a strategic leadership role, focussed on all aspects of shaping and facilitating effective implementation of our group technology strategy
  • Own analysis and shape end to end complex solutions through leading workshops, interviews, process descriptions and other methodologies as required
  • Be a trusted, objective strategic partner for making recommendations on critical decisions as required.
  • Partner with divisional technology teams and the Director of Strategy & Programmes to develop strategic success factors on major strategic change and plans to achieve those success factors
  • Oversee the successful implementation of strategic change and help to maximize the positive impact on the organization.
  • Facilitate decision making and arbitration relating to trade-offs and options to be progressed during the lifecycle of major strategic change.
  • Communicate effectively to ensure expectations, outcomes and impacts of strategic initiatives are clear and consistently understood.
  • Produce high quality, Ex-Co ready, outputs, proposals and status updates.
  • Develop strong relationships with senior stakeholders within Flutter and across Divisions, up to and including CxO level
  • Support the Director of Strategy & Programmes to achieve the overall mission of the Technology Strategy & Programmes Team

Ideal candidate should have following experience/skills/attributes: 




Interpersonal: Building Relationships

  • Building Support; we establish close relationships with our stakeholders, underpinned by trust, integrity and respect. We are able to build awareness, understanding and positive momentum behind the Group technology strategy, often without being in a position to assert authority.
  • Objective; we are impartial and unbiased, ensuring equal treatment for all and that decisions taken are based on objective criteria.


Outcome-focused: Achieving Results

  • Collaborative; we work effectively and in partnership with our stakeholders on shared goals that align towards the achievement of the Group technology strategy. We foster a collaborative environment and assume the role of leader when required.
  • Adaptable; we understand and appreciate different and opposing perspectives on an issue and are able to adapt our approach in order to achieve a successful outcome.


Strategic: Planning for the future

  • Strategic Thinking; we think about the big picture and use that perspective to support our Divisions to achieve competitive advantage through greater agility, faster time to market and a better customer experience.
  • Strategic Communication; we are proactive and considered in our approach to stakeholder communications. We actively listen, provide constructive feedback and help others to consider new perspectives.


  • Experience of operating in a senior role within a fast-paced, global organisation
  • Excellent ability to co-ordinate multiple stakeholders, requirements and priorities
  • An excellent relationship builder and motivator who will thrive on working closely with internal teams and clients
  • Ability to work to exacting deadline
  • Strong analysis, problem resolution, judgment and decision-making skills
  • Strong Program Management background with demonstrable experience of leading at scale to successfully deliver against strategic objective
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills


Ways of working:

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;
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only the suitable candidates will be contacted for an interview.

By submitting your application online, you agree that: your details will be used to progress your application for employment. If your application is successful, your details will be used to administer your personnel record.If your application is unsuccessful, we will retain your details for a period no longer than two years, in order to consider you for prospective Paddy Power Betfair role. 

Closing date for applications : Friday Oct 16th 

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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