London, Farringdon
Vacancy Type:
23 (Entain)


We’re Entain. Our vision is to be the world leader in sports betting and gaming entertainment by creating the most exciting and trusted experience for our customers, revolutionising the gambling space as we go. We're home to a global family of more than 25 well-known brands, and with a focus on sustainability and growth, we will transform our sector for our players, for ourselves and for the good of entertainment. It’s a safe bet that the next chapter of the Entain story is going to be epic on a truly global scale. Want to know more? Click here for a short video.



We offer a competitive industry salary plus a generous annual company bonus. Other benefits include 25 days annual leave, pension scheme (matched up to 6%), private healthcare, a free subscription to the wellbeing app Unmind, our share save scheme and a great selection of professional development and in house training tools for you to use. 


That's not all, you will also have access to our bespoke benefits platform that allows you to choose the benefits that are most important to you. Oh, and let’s not forget regular company social events, parties and team building activities!


Our UK offices are based in Stratford in London, Nottingham & Manchester and operate on a hybrid working model. (2+ days in the office)


Ensuring we meet both our regulatory AFC obligations in the countries we operate in and as a leading gambling operator, to act as a gatekeeper for safer betting and gaming with responsibilities in keeping financial crime out of gambling remains a critical objective. To meet this, we have established an AFC programme which ensures FinCrime Risks are managed across the group.  The Programme establishes and develops, via policies, procedures, protocols and associated guidance, the criteria, key processes (including training, risk assessments, monitoring and assurance), roles and responsibilities and governance associated with FinCrime risks, including AML/CFT, sanctions and KYC / CDD / EDD. 


The role is crucial to Entain’s objective of maintaining and enhancing its reputation as a leading operator in providing a crime-free environment for its customers and in keeping crime out of gambling.




Strategy & Governance

  • Lead and support the development, implementation, maintenance, and enhancement of the Group AFC Strategy.
  • Support the GMLRO in leading and overseeing AFC - ensuring business strategies, plans and initiatives are executed / delivered in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures.
  • Supporting the development of delivery board decks, tracking incidents, severities, and impacts.
  • Policy & Procedure Governance - Mapping out and providing ongoing governance/oversight over policy and procedural frameworks across the Group. In partnership with the AFC LT function is fully cognisant of and compliant with procedural framework, AFC Strategy and the TOM.

Business Management

  • Responsible for the business management function within Group AFC and ensuring operational budgets and spend is managed effectively and within the relevant governance and controls.
  • End to End process mapping and design -creating visual representations of workflows and business processes to show the relationship between the steps and inputs to establish what the business does, the "definition of done" and the individuals/teams responsible to ensure transparency and accountability for all stakeholders
  • Supporting governance and control efforts in relation to mandatory trainings, regulatory compliance, controls and effectiveness.

Performance Management

  • People Planning and Team Development: monitoring outputs, projecting and charting resource utilisation rates, capacity planning, mapping capabilities, staff engagement, recognition, communication and wellbeing.
  • Support the GMLRO and LT in building a high-performance environment and implementing a people strategy that attracts, retains, develops and motivates their team by fostering an inclusive work environment, communicating vison/values/business strategy and managing succession and development planning for the team.
  • Acts as key resource responsible for the function's Governance and is the Central Point of Contact within AFC, supporting the function's spoke leads in the performance of their duties.

Communication & Training

  • Ongoing management and maintenance of all Group AFC communication channels and tools to aid and promote effective communication both within the function and across the wider business.
  • Enhance, develop Issue periodic and awareness initiatives (MLRO videos, FinCrime campaigns, fireside chats, industry trends, use of external speakers).
  • Develop a Group AFC Intranet to ensure it is reflective of current trends, creating digital content for forthcoming Group AFC initiatives.

Change Transformation

  • Providing expertise and ongoing change transformation support for any and all existing / ad-hoc projects across Group AFC.
  • Driving and implementing project management practices aligned to industry standards.
  • Responsible for strategic planning & full Lifecycle delivery of the Group AFC programme.
  • Maintaining project health and reporting via PMO dashboard in line with industry standards.

Financial Management

  • Responsible for the financial management of Group AFC, understanding and explaining any variances/exceptions and ensuring operational budgets and investment spend is managed effectively and within the relevant governance and controls.
  • Proactive reporting and Management Information for financials including cost control initiatives, provision of local analysis intelligence and commentary, identifying trends, concerns and areas for improvement.
  • Ensuring Group AFC provides value for money and operating effectively as a support function, through understanding what outcomes & benefits are being delivered for the money spent.


  • Degree educated or equivalent, Ideally MBA
  • Project Management Certification, PRINCE2® ScrumMaster®. Agile and Waterfall Methodology Sound experience of operational Business, Project and Financial Management.
  • Working knowledge of AML, ATF, Financial Crime, Fraud, Corruption and Sanctions regulations and legislation.
  • Experience of multiple stakeholder management at mid-senior management level, including stakeholders from the business as well as third party organisations
  • Understanding of corporate structures and documentation


Sound interesting? We think so!

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If you’re looking for an opportunity where you can add true value to a team, we want to hear from you, and you too could be part of our journey to be crowned the undisputed champion in the sports betting, gaming and interactive entertainment industry.

We’re well on our way to clinching that title – and we’re going to do it in a safe and responsible way and it’s the people behind the tech, and the sheer talent within our teams, who enable us to lead digital entertainment in these bold new directions. Which is why we want you in the team!

After you have applied, why not learn more about some of our colleagues here:


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.