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Commercial INT
Contract type:
Full Time
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Job Title: Senior Trader

Job Location/Office: Clonskeagh

Role Overview/Purpose:

Senior Traders at Paddy Power Betfair are people managers, problem solvers, product owners and innovators.

In this Senior Trader role your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing and developing a team of Traders. Delivering success through your team
  • Ownership of the Football market offering. You’ll decide what the football product looks like. You’ll lead on innovating new markets and other unique betting propositions
  • Analysing performance. You’ll need to interpret data to inform future decisions and strategy
  • Communicating with the wider business. Presentations and report writing are a key part of the role

A typical day could include:

  • Meeting with stakeholders in the Commercial and Marketing teams. They want your input on what Enhancements to push on TV and in print this weekend, what the prices should be and how much this will cost
  • Writing a business case for a new Football market. You want to progress an idea you have had for a unique market. You’ll need to evaluate its potential revenue and prioritise it on the backlog
  • Submitting analysis for the monthly report. A deep dive is required on the performance of Goalscorer markets. Margin is lower than expected and you will need to determine the reasons why and what changes, if any, are required
  • Real Time management. You will need to ensure day to day operations are running smoothly on the Football product and coach Traders in real time
  • Problem solving. You’ll need to think on your feet and find solutions when day to day operations aren’t running smoothly!

You’ll need to have:

  • Experience of managing and developing people
  • A history of making continuous improvements to your area of work or product
  • Presenting and report writing skills
  • Determination to get things done and not simply accepting the status quo
  • Attention to detail
  • Industry experience in Risk and Trading