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CEO Europe Online
Contract type:
Full Time
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Job Title: Full-Time Sports Trader

Reporting Line: Sports Senior Trader or Sports Team Lead

Job Location/Office: Clonskeagh

Role Overview/Purpose:

Shares responsibility for odds compilation, risk management, product optimisation, supporting in in-play trading and measuring success, all with the ultimate goal of operating a “best in class” offering for PPB customers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Compilation of odds in a timely and accurate way, as per the agreed trading strategy
  • Support the delivery and ongoing optimisation of relevant compilation models
  • Monitor and respond to changes in the general market or known conditions
  • Align with key business stakeholders to improve the customer proposition
  • Support in-play trading of events from across the globe
  • Risk management for both pre-match and in-play events
  • Produce new betting opportunities by helping to grow the Sports Specials offering
  • Interpret and use outputs of relevant customer and P/L reports
  • Analyse performance based on ad-hoc analysis requests given by line manager
  • Ensure settlement, customer query resolution and other operational KPIs are exceeded
  • Deliver on personal objectives agreed with line manager

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Customer-focused – thinks about customers 24/7 and creates processes, solutions etc. which tangibly improve customer experience
  • Effective collaborator – works with others within the team and the wider organisation, whilst communicating effectively across a range of channels and audiences
  • Makes quality decisions – makes confident decisions under pressure, which fundamentally drive results to positively impact the bottom line, whilst averting potential crises
  • Business insight – understands the business and the problems it faces, whilst using analytical insight to impact key projects, processes etc.
  • Nimble learner – learns quickly when faced with new situations and responds in an agile and flexible manner
  • Flexible – available to work outside of the standard 9am-6pm window
  • Innovative – always looking for new opportunities that will grow the product

Technical Competencies:

  • Comprehensive understanding of existing operational processes and tools
  • Evidence of knowledge-sharing and process improvement/optimisation
  • Strong organisational and forward-planning skills
  • Strong report-writing skills, with a keen eye for detail
  • Experienced Microsoft Office user, particularly Excel

Education, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Mathematical or business degree will be considered an asset
  • Excellent betting and sporting calendar knowledge
  • Proven track record of delivering excellent results and process