The role: Project Specialist
We are looking for a Product Specialist to join our busy and dynamic PokerStars Casino team based in our Dublin service office.
Why we need you: -
This an exciting and challenging role, within the fast-growing Casino team. The Stars Group are looking to create a new breed of Casino that will be established as a global market leader.
There is a significant amount of Casino Game Projects that need to be delivered to ensure our continued growth and success. This role includes end to end responsibility for the delivery of the agreed projects, while working with many internal and external stakeholders. The successful candidate is expected to have a high level of independence, excellent communication skills and strong stakeholder management skills.
Reporting to the Casino Release Manager, you will manage casino game projects and communicate to relevant stakeholders. You will own the project life cycle from planning to delivery and proactively identify potential risks in advance and plan accordingly
You will manage multiple projects in parallel with different disciplines and stakeholders and ensure effective communicate project expectations, timelines and status updates to team members and stakeholders.
For agreed projects, you will ensure that business goals, scopes and deliverables are clearly set out and understood by all stakeholders.
Who are we looking for: -
We are looking for a result driven, hard working individual with at least 2 years’ experience working on complex projects, ideally educated to degree level in computer science or a related discipline. You will have strong independent problem solving capabilities and the ability to plan and execute large and complex projects.
You will need excellent written and oral communication skills as well as stakeholder management skills and a strong understanding or practical experience in software development, web technologies or eCommerce environment.
As the ideal candidate, you will have:-
Experience working in an international eCommerce business in a fast-paced environment and willingness to work long hours as deadlines approach.
What’s in it for you?
The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to provide such details at this stage, we can confirm that we do offer an excellent salary and benefits package. Our benefits include a discretionary annual performance bonus, premium health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (providing you all live at the same address), and a generous company contribution into a private pension scheme every month.
We have an Employee Assistance Programme where you receive complimentary and confidential support from professionals who offer independent advice 24/7. To support you in developing your skills and career, we will provide ongoing training.
We also have a canteen which offers hot and cold options for breakfast and lunch and we contribute €5.25 daily towards this. In addition, there is free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks. As an advocate of work life balance, we offer PIA; an annual personal interest allowance where we encourage personal learning outside of working hours; e.g. driving lessons, cookery classes and circus training (to name a few that our people have used this towards).
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 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 Dublin service office in the Casino department.
N.B This role is internally known as Casino Project Specialist.