Project Manager, Web Services

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Leeds, United Kingdom

The role: Project Manager, Web Services

We are looking for a Project Manager, Web Services to join our Web Services team, based in our Leeds service office.

Are you our next super star?

We are building a new Marketing Centre of Excellence in Leeds and we’re looking for individuals with big ideas and the ability to think creatively and outside of the box. You will become part of a company that gives you everything you need to create winning moments to push your own boundaries and build the best experience for our millions of players around the world.

So, who are we? We’re home to some of the biggest, most exciting brands in the online gaming industry, with offices, events and players all over the world. We’re the ultimate owner of such brands as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo, Sky Poker and BetEasy, as well as live poker tour and event brands.

Why we need you: -

As part of this role, you will oversee planning, scheduling, and execution of all Web Services projects. The types of projects include managing new template designs, new features, new functionalities, and new product developments.

You will be required to work in close collaboration with many of our internal stakeholders across various teams in the business including CXD, Content, Design Studio, Mailer Publishing, Web Publishing, CMS Development, and Delivery Management. This role reports to the Department Head of Web Services, working inside the Group Marketing business unit supporting all company brands and verticals.

You will take responsibility for managing new feature, functionality, and design requests for Web Services. You will also have ownership of planning and scheduling of all internal and external Web Services projects and provide the buffer between business stakeholders and Web Services production teams. You will also review current initiatives ensuring involvement and alignment across necessary teams and lead project post-mortems to ensure learnings are applied in subsequent future initiatives.

Who are we looking for: -

We’re looking for a creative thinker who can generate and drive effective solutions with proven project management skills and experience. You should have a relevant marketing background with experience in a similar role within marketing teams.

You’ll need to be well organised with the ability to multi-task and prioritise projects and have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to forge lasting and effective working relationships. You should have a basic understanding of modern web technologies including HTML, XML, CSS, and JavaScript.

As the ideal candidate, you will have: -

Knowledge and/or experience of the online gaming industry and/or experience of using the Atlassian tool suite (JIRA/Confluence).

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. We can also provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to Leeds.

We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). 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.

In addition to that, we provide the opportunity for a discounted gym membership.

Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support in terms of developing your skills and helping you progress your career.

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.