Project Manager, Gaming

Position Ref: PMG0919BW

Central Manchester



Closing date

October 16, 2019


bet365, one of the world’s leading online gambling companies, is a driving force in the development of enterprise and Internet technology. We have rapidly grown into a global operation, delivering an unrivalled online experience to more than 45 million customers in 20 languages.

The Project and Programme Delivery department is looking for a Project Manager to be based out of our offices in Manchester.

You will be responsible for planning, executing and delivering technological change to the bet365 platform. Taking an idea and navigating it through requirement design, build, test and implementation.


Main Responsibilities:

• Taking full ownership of running projects from initiation through to delivery and closure within agreed timescales.
• Having full responsibility for ensuring all projects are resourced, planned and controlled correctly, using the tools necessary to manage scope, time, risk and quality.
• Working with business and IT stakeholders to define scope and solutions of projects, whilst resolving issues as necessary.
• Ensuring relevant project stakeholders are engaged appropriately.
• Working directly with appointed technical leads and project team members to provide support and direction as required, contributing towards overall project objectives.
• Following delivery, providing lessons learned and activity based actions to improve the department’s delivery capabilities.
• Managing changes in scope and priorities in an effective and controlled manner.

Required Skills, Experience and Attributes:

• Familiarity in dealing directly with technical functions including architecture, software development, test, release management, database, network, platform and IT Operations.
• Broad knowledge of project management terminology, tools and techniques.
• Pragmatism to the delivery approach, giving real consideration to the best and most efficient way to plan and release solutions.
• Understanding and experience of a variety of test approaches (functional and non-functional).
• Ability to plan and balance priorities whilst working towards deadlines.
Excellent communication skills through usage of a range of styles, tools and techniques to ensure communicative clarity.
• Excellent communication skills through usage of a range of styles, tools and techniques to ensure communicative clarity.

Desirable Skills, Experience and Attributes:

• Experience of working within a large IT function specialising in the delivery of complex projects.
• Managing simultaneous deliveries across a variety of technology platforms and software.
• Experience of Waterfall and Agile methodologies.
• Qualifications in recognised project management methods.

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