Gibraltar, Stratford
Vacancy Type:
23 (Entain)

We’re Entain. Powered by our very own technology and building products that push boundaries, Entain is home to a global family of more than 30+ well-known brands and over 29,000 people, but we all play for the same team. When we win, we win together.

Our vision is to be the world number one in betting, gaming and interactive entertainment by bringing moments of excitement into people’s lives. We will achieve this through our focus on sustainability and growth, driving change in the fast-paced world of entertainment.

The key purpose of your role is to strategically plan and coordinate major projects initiatives within the organization, ensuring clear objectives and alignment with strategic goals. You will also oversee project governance, communication, and measurement of outcomes, driving regional adoption and delivering successful results.

Execution and Problem solving; Self driven to fix; BAU and forward thinking. You must be proactive in nature and seek issues to drive through to mitigation.

Define the scope of strategic projects and gain stakeholder buy-in:

  • Co-ordinate and provide thought leadership in definition of scope of initiatives across multiple major workstreams of work, across the steering group and the business owners
  • Working with the leadership team, head of programme mgt (Sports-Gaming) to ensure clear business cases against each initiative and a rationale on how this aligns with the strategic objectives. Use this as a method of prioritisation.
  • Conduct dependency mapping in sufficient level of detail to produce an overall project roadmap
  • Ensure the successful outcomes for each initiative are clear and there are KPIs in place to measure success.
  • Build engagement and comms plans to ensure we gain buy-in and commitment from the regional and operations stakeholders to ensure the initiatives are setup to succeed

    Govern and deliver the project:

  • Create a Project plan, Risks/Issues log, Shared drive and task list for every project
  • Regularly update all stakeholders as per agreed cadence
  • Clearly define roles and responsibilities for each project
  • Apply structured methodology and lead programme & business initiative activities
  • Setup up a project governance ensuring both the Sports/Gaming leadership group as well as senior regional stakeholders are aware of the risks and able to make effective decisions.
  • Present transparent reporting and metrics on the performance of the portfolio to enable intervention, removal of obstacles, make priority calls and deliver target outcomes.
  • Monitor and detect at risk initiatives and product a plan on how to bring back on track
  • Define a communication plan and set up a meeting cadence for each project

Drive through regional adoption and Measure Results:

  • See through delivery of capabilities as well execution of the adoption plan, through to measurement of benefits in the scoped regions.
  •  Ensure regular communication on intent and progress of the projects are available for the senior business sponsors, Global SLT and the Board if necessary. 


● Significant experience delivering complex projects of work within digitally focused businesses
● Understanding of the importance of communications tailored to each stakeholder’s needs
● Strategic thinking and ability to articulate ideas clearly. Proven experience of translating strategy into excellent execution
● Demonstrable breadth of knowledge within large digital enterprises, working in a matrix style.
● Very Strong stakeholder management skills. Diplomatic in nature. Ability to build relationships to influence and guide amongst various levels of stakeholder seniority, from Managing Directors downwards
● Tenacious in nature, is not set back by pushback from difficult stakeholders and employs various approaches to achieving positive outcomes.
● Extensive presentation skills and experience.

Diversity and equal opportunities:

As a global employer, Entain is committed to providing a safe, fun, and inclusive culture where our people feel like they truly belong.

Where appropriate, we will make reasonable adjustments to ensure the application process and role is fair for all candidates.

We are a multicultural business that values, celebrates and respects individual differences, so whatever your sexuality, gender, gender identity, ability, age, race, religion or belief, you will have a voice here, and the space to do your best work.

Our diverse internal networks provide the support for you to express your views and make a positive difference.

About Entain

We may sit on the FTSE100, but for millions of customers worldwide, we’re the brands they hold in their hands – and heart. As the home of household names like Ladbrokes, Foxy and PartyPoker, to name just a few, we elevate lives with moments of excitement. And right now we’re elevating ourselves above the competition. We’re leading the industry in bold new directions - and it’s our diverse and talented team who are making this possible. Believe us, the best is yet to come. For our customers. For our future. For your career.

DEI and Wellbeing @ Entain

Our vision is to be the world leader in betting, gaming and interactive entertainment, and we know that the most successful businesses are the most sustainable ones. Diversity and inclusion is key to sustainability and success and our goal is to attract, engage and retain the best talent globally, bringing the best thinking to our business from inside and outside of our sector. Our ambition is to make sure everyone at Entain feels valued, respected and included. Inclusion is embedded in everything we do, because we know when we feel respected and heard, we do our best work. Sustainability drives everything we do, and doing what’s right is one of our core values. Diverse teams have more creativity, imagination, innovation and problem solving capabilities. We are committed to tackling inequalities and creating a diverse and inclusive business. Here, we celebrate our individual differences, and make sure everyone feels supported, respected, and empowered to thrive – and that starts from the moment you apply to join us. We want our employees to feel healthy and supported at home and at work. That’s why we have our Well-me programme, which provides information, tools and training to help our people look after their mental and physical wellbeing in ways that matter to them.

Life @ Entain

We’re a team who love to play, and win, together. We love building bonds between our people, and we love to build your career up too. Join us, and we won’t just be your employer, we’ll be your biggest cheerleader. We’ll give you the power to lead the conversation on your learning and career goals from day one, and then get behind you with all the support you need to take your career – and our business – to new heights.