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.

  • Through our tech we’re leading digital entertainment into bold new directions and it’s our brilliant people that are making that possible. Are you ready to be a pioneer?
  • Are you ready to launch a winning career?
  • 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.
  • Are you ready for solving incredibly complex problems in a-typical environments? We bet you are.
  • Are you looking for an opportunity to add true value to a team?
  • Are you ready to be part of our journey to be crowned the undisputed champions of the sports betting, gaming, and interactive entertainment industry?

What you will do 

The Head of Leadership Development is a key leadership role in the Global Talent Team and is accountable for setting the framework and standards for outstanding leadership at Entain. You will be responsible for improving leadership capability across all levels at Entain, reaching from the ELT (Entail Leadership Team) through to 1st line leaders.

As part of the Global Talent Leadership team, you will play an important role in the delivery of our talent vision and strategy and will be a role model for excellent leadership.

You will work directly with the most senior leaders, and you will be a major contributor to creating an environment where our leaders have a passion to lead, and the tools and techniques they need to create great people experiences and to drive high engagement.


  • Design Entain’s leadership framework in close collaboration with People Partners and the business.
  • Define and deploy a standard leadership assessment methodology for all levels of leaders, providing thought leadership and an efficient deployment approach.
  • Define leadership pathways and core transitions and build s suite of innovative development interventions to support these key transitions.
  • Drive improved Leadership capability through the design and delivery of a suite of effective and innovative leadership development solutions, such as programmes, curated learning, job rotations, mentoring / coaching programmes etc.
  • Partner with People Partners and / or individual ELT (Entain Leadership Team) members to support individual development planning.
  • Facilitate internal succession and other ELT moves.
  • Drive an evolving high-performance culture by creating and managing an innovative approach to High Performing Team interventions; partner with People Partners to deliver High Performing Team interventions.
  • Create and execute a robust approach to measuring the impact of Leadership Development solutions / programmes, which ensures we continue to invest in solutions that drive key strategic outcomes.
  • Accountable for Leadership Development budget and 3rd party relationship management
  • Act as an ambassador for the Talent function both internally and externally; promote a culture of collaboration, share knowledge, learning and external best practice across the wider community.

Who you are:

  • Deep Leadership Development expertise, alongside a holistic understanding of the wider talent agenda and how this seamlessly connects. Thought leader in how to develop leaders.
  • Proven track-record of partnering with and influencing senior stakeholders and of collaborating across the HR function and with the wider business.
  • Exceptional communications skills both written and verbal and be confident to present with impact and credibility.
  • Design and governance of leadership development interventions – both in-person, online and blended – including experience in defining approaches to calculate RoI of interventions.
  • Significant multi-geography leadership experience.
  • Strong analytical skills ensuring that data is used to create powerful business cases as well as track and draw insight to generate action plans to achieve objectives and course correct.
  • People leadership within a global environment.
  • Experience in managing wide-set mindset change across an organisation.

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.

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, all for the good of entertainment.

And outside of this, you’ll have the chance to turn recognition from leaders and colleagues into amazing prizes. Join a winning team of talented people and be a part of an inclusive and supporting community where everyone is celebrated for being themselves. 

Should you need any adjustments or accommodations to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us.

Sports betting, gaming and interactive entertainment is changing, and we’re leading that change. By putting people first. By placing exciting, engaging and entertaining experiences at more fingertips than ever before. We're pulling into pole position by pushing boundaries further. With innovation. With technology. But most importantly, with people like you. Because when you join the Entain family, it’s your game. So let’s win together.



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.