Junior Project Specialist (Poker)

Job Type:
Onchan, Isle of Man

The role:

We are looking for a Junior Project Specialist (Poker) to join our busy and dynamic team based in our Isle of Man service office.

Why we need you:

The Junior Project Specialist role is an exciting role within the Poker Innovation team. The Stars Group are the worldwide leader in poker and operate the largest and most popular poker brands in the world, including PokerStars and FullTilt.

There are a significant number of projects to be delivered in a dynamic and changing environment. It will be expected from you to have a high level of independence, excellent communication, and stakeholder management skills and a strong aptitude for critical thinking and analysis, boundless creativity, and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.

You will drive the day-to-day management of the process that supports poker innovation projects. You will assist with timeline development, ensure projects are on schedule, provide supervision and reporting from start to finish, and offer guidance to improve progress.

The role will coordinate very closely with the Innovation Manager, Lead Game Designer, Innovation Project Manager and development partners (internal and external). For the agreed projects, you`ll ensure that business goals, scopes and deliverables are clearly set out and understood by all stakeholders. You’ll also oversee budget management and contract development when required. You`ll engage in other Group product projects as necessary. You`ll lead multiple projects in parallel with different disciplines and stakeholders.

Who are we looking for:

We are looking for a passionate professional with experience of planning, scheduling, budgeting, risk and resource management who can become an integral part of the innovation team. You are result driven and easily adapt to changes. You may also have relevant degree or certification

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

Experience working in an international eComm business. Willingness to work long hours as deadlines approach. Previous experience of working in a heavily regulated and fast-paced environment.

What’s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and a discretionary annual performance bonus. In addition, we can provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to the Isle of Man.

We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). In addition, you can join our company pension scheme. You can make the most of our personal interest allowance in order to learn something new or pursue a hobby. If you have a baby whilst you work for us, we will give you 1000 GBP as congratulations.

Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support to develop your skills and support you in progressing your career.

We have a canteen which offers hot and cold options for breakfast and lunch and we contribute £3 daily towards this. In addition, there is free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks.

Our social team organise great events; including our sensational summer and Christmas parties.

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview

The Group

The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies. This role is in the Group’s Isle of Man service office in the Poker Innovations and Operations department.