Gibraltar, United Kingdom
Vacancy Type:


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).


As the Group Head of Payments, you will play a pivotal role in shaping our group payments strategy, managing financial transactions, and enhancing the player experience. Your mission will be to drive sustainable revenue growth for the business, reduce avoidable costs and realise efficiencies whilst helping to revolutionise the payments space within the gambling sector.





  • Overall accountability for devising and overseeing the execution of Entain’s Group wide commercial payment strategy.
  • Develop and manage payment-related budgets, forecasts, and financial models.
  • Monitor financial performance and implement strategies for cost containment and revenue optimization.
  • Negotiating terms, fees, and agreements to both optimize the player experience and drive cost efficiency across the Group.
  • Act as the final escalation point for commercial payment related topics for the Entain Group
  • Evaluate new payment method offerings in the light of market need, competitor offering, costs and customer value.


Stakeholder Management

  • Cultivate and manage strong working relationships with payment providers, partners, and other relevant internal and external stakeholders.
  • Actively encourage communication and collaboration across the group, driving effective cross-functional collaboration.Proactively build relationships, breaking down silos and leading by example.



  • Ensure payment processing is conducted in compliance with financial regulations, anti-money laundering (AML) guidelines, data security standards and best practice.
  • Develop and implement risk mitigation strategies to safeguard financial transactions.
  • Ensure the Group wide payment policy and governance set up remains in line with legislation, regulation, and best practice.
  • In conjunction with the Global Payment Processing Committee, ensure all processes and procedures support a compliant payment operational framework.
  • Oversee market entries from a payment relationship point of view.


Data and Insight

  • Utilize data analysis to monitor performance of providers, payment trends, transaction patterns, and player behaviours.
  • Stay informed about emerging payment technologies, industry trends, and regulatory developments, and apply insights to drive innovation.
  • Translate insights into actionable recommendations to optimize existing commercial relationships and to identify new opportunities.


Team Leadership

  • Provide effective and inspirational leadership and guidance to their team, ensuring that they are working effectively and efficiently to achieve company goals.
  • Recruit, develop, and retain top talent, actively coaching the team to develop and grow, creating development opportunities as they arise.



  • Operates as an ambassador for Entain’s products, people, strategy, and values both internally and externally.
  • Keep player’s safety at the front of everything you do, promoting the importance of compliance and risk management in our business, ensuring all compliance and risk standards are adhered to.



  • Significant experience in the payments industry
  • In-depth knowledge of payment processing systems, financial regulations, AML guidelines, and data security standards.
  • Demonstrable proven experience in leading B2B contract negotiations.
  • Demonstrable stakeholder management skills across different levels of seniority, able to build and maintain relationships, influence at senior levels, negotiate effectively, able to flex style and approach to create opportunities and achieve the win:win.
  • Demonstrable leadership and communication skills, able to engage and motivate diverse teams, bringing them together behind a compelling vision to deliver.
  • Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to interpret payment data and translate insights into actionable strategies.
  • Ethical and professional conduct, with a commitment to upholding the highest standards of financial integrity and player satisfaction.


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.