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Exchange & Sportsbook Specials Trader

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Role area:
CEO Europe Online
Contract type:
Full Time
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Role Overview/Purpose:

We’re looking for candidates with a strong head for analysis and matched attention to detail to join us as a Specials Trader at Paddy Power Betfair. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious person to own life-cycle management of Exchange and Sportsbook Politics & Specials markets. This role also has responsibility for managing risk for the wider GB&I team (Cricket, Rugby, Golf, Snooker, GAA and a number of other minor sports)

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure a wide ranging and global Politics and Specials product is available to customers in a prompt and accurate fashion
  • Manage a market leading in play offering across both the exchange and the Sportsbook
  • Communicate and collaborate with the wider business (particularly media teams) to maximise the impact of the product
  • Execute real time risk – bet clearance, bet monitoring, liability management, real time reporting – to exacting standards
  • Deliver on Personal Objectives

Behavioural Competencies

  • Business Insight. An understanding of the needs of the wider business and our customers
  • Strong organisational skills to ensure operational requirements are ran smoothly
  • Collaboration. Work cooperatively and partner with others across the organisation to get work done
  • Quick Thinker with the ability to react to changing circumstances quickly
  • Ability to plan, multi-task and manage time effectively
  • Highly numerate

Education, Qualifications & Experience

  • Third level degree, preferably in a numeric background

Closing date for applications: 25 May 2018