Data Science Senior BA / Enablement Manager

  • Sportsbet
  • Australia, Vic
  • Nov 9, 2021
Maths Full-time

Job Description:

The Company

Sportsbet's purpose is to bring excitement to life for its customers and we do this by overdelivering on excitement through serious fun, disrupting the status quo and living our values. We’re a flexible, progressive, open-minded, and inclusive employer with over 7000 cool, clever and curious people around the world. We’re a global player, but in Melbourne, Sydney and Darwin we’re tight knit, with 800 of us bringing excitement to life every day.

Our commitment to responsible gambling is genuine and demonstrated through the wide range of responsible gambling initiatives and tools – take a look: 

The Team

The Data Science team works with a range of business units to create, develop and maintain models and platforms that help us do things better, faster and in more innovative ways. Data Science currently power a vast number of internal operations and customer-facing features and products. We look at ways to continually evolve them and to create even more ways to leverage this important capability across Sportsbet. Our newly created Enablement team within Data Science plays a key role in identifying these opportunities, and to make them come to life with strong team collaborations across the organisation.

The Role

Part of a newly created team within Data Science, this role will Report to the Data Science Enablement Lead. The Enablement Manager role is key to a successful Data Science team, leading engagement with the broader organisation for Data Science initiatives. Ways in which we do this include: identifying opportunities to create value, defining clear objectives, facilitating prioritization, supporting the development and deployment of solutions and ensuring they continue to deliver value through their lifetime.

The Enablement function seeks to provide consistency and best practice approach for managing Model lifecycle, as well driving outstanding visibility and comms for current and future Data Science roadmaps.

We believe on the power of teamwork, and this role is key to our engagement with teams such as Product, Technology, Data, Analytics, Trading, Promotions and many others; together we design, prepare, deliver, monitor and support high quality data driven solutions for our customers and our staff. We are all about bigger and better so not only we look at deploying great solutions but also prepare them for growth and scale.

Duties of the role include:

  • Work closely with business stakeholders to identify opportunities for Data Science to provide value.

  • Support prioritisation of initiatives across stakeholder teams

  • Work with data science, tech teams and business stakeholders to determine the most appropriate approach for a given opportunity.

  • Provide clarity of project goals, objectives and success metrics.

  • Work closely with project teams to define testing, acceptance criteria and ongoing metrics for Data Science solutions.

  • Be the interface between stakeholders across both business and technology including data science, engineering, development, and customer facing teams

  • Elicit and analyse requirements from stakeholders to ensure solutions are both innovative and fit for purpose

  • Be a Key driver for adoption and embedment of MLOps Practices across the Organisation.

  • Provide visibility and transparency to stakeholders of progress of initiatives as well as upcoming roadmap


  • Strong understanding of innovative Digital Customer Experiences & Emerging Technology

  • Able to engage with technical and commercial stakeholders to build requirements that support successful Data Science outcomes

  • Strong Communication skills with the ability to explain complex concepts to a wide variety of audiences

  • Able to pivot and reprioritize in a fast-paced environment

  • Preferably strong data Science knowledge and/or Business Analyst experience

  • Team player and fast learner who will find ways to add value, both individually and through enabling their teammates

  • Contribute to our team culture in how we work and how we have fun together.

The Perks

We don’t expect you to do this for free, so along with your salary we will also provide you with:

  • Best in class Parental Leave program with six months paid leave for Primary Carers

  • Tailored career development programs, and opportunities

  • Flexible working

  • 25 days annual leave

  • Volunteering Leave and Matched Donations

  • Discounted gym memberships, free snack bar and loads of event, conference tickets and many more

We look to prioritise personal development opportunities for our team members, so they are up to speed on the latest technologies, practices and ways of working to help them as their careers grow. We are in a competitive industry so smart lean delivery and innovation will be key to your success.