Sports Trading Manager

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Posted by Pentasia
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  • Salary Highly Competitive
  • Contract Permanent
  • Location London
  • Reference 32061

A global, market-leading Content and Production company in the iGaming industry is looking for a Sports Trading Manager to join their expanding Trading department. In this role, you will be managing a team of 14 competitive gaming traders and will be training and managing the ongoing development of these traders. As well as this management you will be acting as an initial escalation point for any trading-related issues. This position is London-based and they are open to a few days a week to be worked remotely.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing the Trading of competitive gaming and their other betting products as required.
  • Managing and developing trading team members to drive team performance and profitability (including performance reviews).
  • Responsible for recruitment of all Competitive gaming and sports traders.
  • Reviewing trading performance, ensuring that all areas of the product are operating at optimum levels.
  • Planning trading resource through the daily and weekly plans.
  • Developing relationships with other functions (including gaming operation) both near to trading and to our external partners.
  • Liaising with customer trading teams to ensure timely delivery of optimal odds and settlements.
  • Overseeing the induction of new members of the trading team.
  • Ensuring that existing trading procedures are correctly adhered to and updated as necessary.
  • Rigorously test existing algorithms and trader applications to identify areas for improvement.
  • Ensuring that suitable processes are in place to optimize performance and meet customer needs.
  • Evaluating betting products against competitors and to suggest areas for development and improvement.
  • Ensuring all issues are correctly reported and logged.
  • Assisting the Trading Product Manager with the development and testing of new products.
  • Monitoring and reporting on product performance.
  • Ensuring that all customers are supported efficiently and in real time.
  • Working with Head of Trading and other senior members of the trading team with executing and optimizing trading strategy.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience in managing a sports trading team.
  • Experience in odds compilation and trading, preferably with In-play trading of basketball and Football.
  • Experience working in a B2B trading environment.
  • Strong Mathematical skills and an understanding of algorithms.
  • Full understanding of the implications of trading issues on customers.
  • A passion for sports.
  • An eagerness to learn and develop.
  • A willingness to work on a shift pattern which includes overnights, evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays.

If you are interested in the Sports Trading Manager role please apply at Pentasia.

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