Product Owner (Sportsbook)

Location Malta
Discipline: Technology
Job type: Full-time
Contact name: Daniel Genuis

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15929
Published: about 1 year ago
Our client in the iGaming industry, is looking for a Product Owner (Sportsbook) to form part of a new team that will drive this expansion, and lead the Product Roadmap for Sportsbook and help the business launch and drive innovation for the Sports area. The ideal candidate will be spearheading innovation initiatives across the Sports vertical working very closely with Commercial stakeholders and managing a high-performing team of developers.

Description:
  • Develop, own and manage the Sportsbook roadmap, working hand-in-glove with the Head of Sportsbook and other Commercial stakeholders
  • Manage the Sportsbook backlog with the development team and ensure development teams get the necessary product support to deliver on timelines
  • Deliver innovation across all key Customer journeys for Sports with a strong focus on Innovation and User Experience of the Sportsbook journeys
  • Be responsible for the initial launch of the Sportsbook into existing/new markets, and the integration of a third-party Sportsbook offering, following a strategic roadmap managed by the Head of Sportsbook.
  • Lead a high-performing Development team to deliver business value in your area and work on improving processes together with team to maximize throughput
  • Identify and resolve impediments to collaboration and delivery across the teams
  • Champion the customer experience for the sportsbook product and develop yourself as a sports authority within the business
  • Conduct regular competitor analysis and identify Product Market Gaps
  • Translate the Product Market Gaps into a prioritized product roadmap
  • Coordinate with Product Owners in other areas to ensure a smooth delivery of large scale company initiatives
Requirements:
  • In-depth knowledge of Sportsbook and Betting with specific focus on the Customer Experience and user journeys, and direct experience in Sportsbook
  • Strong product development background
  •  Previous working experience as a Product Owner for at least 3 years
  • In-depth knowledge of the Online gambling industry and regulatory landscape of European, LatAm and North American markets and industry trends
  • Strong customer focus with the ability to empathize with customer motivations and desires
  • Solid Experience working in Agile methodology for product development
  • Previous experience of managing third-party sportsbook integrations would be considered as asset
  • Outstanding communication, presentation, and leadership skills
  • Creative and Strategic thinker with a positive attitude
  • Able to work in a fast-moving, high-pressure environment while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to navigate around technical constraints and find feasible solutions to emerging sportsbook integration challenges