Platform Manager - Risk and Trading (12 month Fixed Term)

  • Sportsbet
  • Australia, Vic
  • Mar 30, 2021

Job Description:

Platform Manager – Risk and Trading

An opportunity is available for a 12 month secondment backfill for Platform Manager – Risk & Trading, leading a large team that are part of driving strategic change in R&T globally, through a global change program we call Alium.

Change Management is key to this role, 2021 is going be focussed on transformation for the Risk & Trading Platform as Alium takes the wins from 2020 to drive new capability adoption and define, prove and rollout the innersourcing model from R&T Tech teams across PPB, Sportsbet & FanDuel. This secondment role is critical in continuing to drive that change – 2021 is going to be a big year!

Alongside this, the R&T Platform team will be part of delivering strategic outcomes including a new NBA model with FanDuel, Risk Ecosystem and new investment in our Racing Platforms.

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. From the moment you walk in the door, you'll see that fun is at the heart of the way we work. 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 we offer that go over and above industry requirements. We care about our team members and customers and everyone at Sportsbet has a role to play in bringing our commitment to Responsible Gambling to life. Check out the tools and information we provide our customers to help manage their gambling on our dedicated site at

The Team

The Platform Manager team will be accountable for at least 2 delivery teams of 8 people with diverse skillsets who utilise agile ways of working to deliver Sportsbet’s product set, internal tooling and overall platform health. As a Platform Manager, keeping a focus on growing individuals, building team dynamics, prioritising a platform backlog with multiple inputs, enabling delivery teams, and collaborating across a wide range of functions are key success factors.

What is the role?

Leadership of cross functional team that is empowered and accountable for decisions and outcomes on what will best serve the foundations of the platform and experience trends for our customers. This includes broad foundational technology changes and roadmaps for our rick & trading platforms, self-service toolsets for other teams to consume/build on, and supporting the delivery of best in class customer experiences.

Who are you?

Be a constructive and highly motivated member of both the Platform Extended Leadership Team and Technology Extended Leadership Team by:

In the context of the Platform Team, develop strong and robust relationship with all stakeholders to ensure:

What are the perks?

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

What’s next?

We encourage you to apply immediately as we will begin shortlisting within 1-2 weeks of advertising.