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International Horse Racing Trader

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Role area:
CEO Europe Online
Contract type:
Full Time
Location:
Dublin
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Department Overview:

The Exchange & Sportsbook Trading function within Paddy Power Betfair works with various functions across the Group striving to deliver industry leading sports betting product, pricing and customer experience. The function is split into three Risk & Trading verticals (Racing, Football and Sports), as well as an analytics & modelling team, operations teams and a trading product team. We strive for excellence in every aspect of the operation and look for people who are numerate & smart to take on exciting roles within the function.

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. As part of the International Racing team you will be responsible for racing territories including North America, South America, France, Dubai, Germany and Australia.

Key Responsibilities

  • Compilation; Timely & accurate of Early Prices across multiple International jurisdictions.
  • Trading; constantly updating markets and reacting to new information to ensure prices offered are as accurate as possible
  • Risk management – constant client monitoring and risk control
  • Reporting: delivering reports which focus on all important metrics to a successful operational and risk management performance with a view to constantly innovating and improving.
  • Collaboration; 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.

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
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Highest levels of integrity
  • Willingness to drive and achieve results.
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Strategic mind-set

Technical Competencies

  • Good knowledge of mathematics and methods of trading and risk management
  • Experienced Microsoft Office user, particularly Excel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong report-writing skills, with a keen eye for detail

Education, Qualifications & Experience

  • Proven track record of delivering excellent results, product and process.
  • A third level degree or higher is desirable

Paddy Power Betfair plc is an international sports betting and gaming operator, with a market-leading presence in the UK, Ireland, Australia and the USA, as well as a range of operations across Europe including Romania, Portugal and Malta.

We operate five sports betting and gaming brands; Paddy Power, Betfair, Sportsbet, FanDuel and TVG. 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.