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International Horse Racing Trader

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

To be part of a team of odds compilers & traders focused on delivering a market leading International horse racing betting proposition for customers of Paddy Power Betfair and its B2B partners.

Key Responsibilities

  • Timely & accurate compilation of Early Prices across multiple International jurisdictions.
  • Efficient trading of meetings in conjunction with other teams within Racing.
  • Ensure PPB have Industry leading product offering of International ante post markets.
  • Take ownership of a certain region with the responsibility for improving compilation accuracy in that area and driving the product.
  • Ensuring the most up-to-date compiling tools such as sectional timing are being used to continually improve on overall pricing accuracy.
  • Contribute to reports which focus on all important metrics to a successful operational and risk management performance with a view to constantly innovating and improving.
  • Work with other functions within the Group to deliver International racing betting product, pricing and customer experience that sets apart PPB sportsbooks from those of our competitors, with a particular emphasis on leveraging the advantage that the exchange provides to PPB group.
  • Contribute to the planning and implementation of the trading strategy for International racing in conjunction with the relevant channel owners and/or B2B partners.
  • Contribute to the tracking of performance versus budget including negating for results effect.
  • Assist with production of reports to the wider group around all areas relating to odds compilation & trading of International racing.
  • Working collaboratively with the other teams within racing and offering assistance when and where required

Essential Competencies

  • Strong Interest and knowledge of International Racing jurisdictions
  • Keen desire to learn pricing methods across territories
  • Ability to work at pace and on own initiative
  • Highly Analytical
  • Ability to drive change
  • Customer focused
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Superior negotiating and influencing skills
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Good commercial acumen
  • Inclusive working style
  • Highest levels of integrity
  • Willingness to drive and achieve results.
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Strategic mind-set

Technical Competencies

  • Knowledge of the mathematics and principles of trading and risk management

Education, Qualifications & Experience

  • Experience in trading and risk management in the bookmaking industry an advantage.
  • Proven track record of delivering excellent results, product and process.