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Technical Program Manager Sports Betting

  • Location: City of London, London
  • Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bens
  • Contract hours: FullTime

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Technical Program Manager Sports Betting, Central London, £7075K + bens. You must have a background as a Technical Program Manager or Senior Technical Project Manager with experience of the sports betting / online gaming sector. You will need to have a strong background in managing large scale technical programs in an open source software environment, managing software development teams (local and remote) including third party vendors.

Job Description

As a member of the team, you will draw upon exemplary program management, critical thinking, and problemsolving skills, with a passion for creating reliable and maintainable solutions. You are open to new challenges, strong at multitasking, innovative, creative, selfdirected, and a great teammate. The successful candidate should drive continuous process improvement and collaborate effectively with crossfunctional business and software development teams to solve problems and deliver

Key Responsibilities and expectations

  • Breakdown programs into manageable work streams that will be considered as subproject
  • Identify resources type and quantity required to achieve each subproject
  • Propose/optimize program timeline and resource allocation for each subproject
  • Coordinate activities between crossfunctional teams in different locations including external partners
  • Develop an evaluation method to assess program progress and identify risks early
  • Manage overall program budget to ensure the goals are achieved on time and within the allocated budget
  • Provide status updates regularly and in a variety of formats to ensure that partners and senior management are aware of progress and roadblockers
  • Define a set of metrics that will help determine result quality and alignment with expectations
  • Gain consensus on technical decisions following architecture guidelines and ensure that appropriate software engineering practices are employed to deliver high quality results
  • Always be looking for opportunities to improve process, in order to increase team output and team well being
  • Ensure corporate guidelines are applied to the program and subproject
  • Ensure appropriate regulation is followed while delivering the program

Expected skills

  • Proven experience in a Technical management role. (ex: managing technical teams in software development)
  • Experience in managing local and remote team including third party vendors
  • Proven experience in delivering large scale technical programs preferably in an open source software environment including scoping, timeline creation, project tracking, risk management, and process improvement.
  • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods
  • Proven experience in delivering project under following a specific regulation (ex: ISO 27001)
  • Demonstrated experience in using Agile methodologies to conduct projects
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, especially high ability to communicate effectively across cross functional teams
  • Knowledge in using one of the standard project management methodology (ex: Prince 2)
  • Excellent Knowledge of performance evaluation and change management principles
  • Able to dive into system design/architecture and contribute solutions and alternatives * Prior development experience and/or computer science related degree, preferred.
  • Very good understanding of current open source software best practices
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office; working knowledge of program/project management software (MS Project, SmartSheep etc.)
  • Outstanding leadership, organizational and communication skills

This Technical Program Manager Sports Betting position is based in Central London and is paying £7075K + Bens.



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