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VP, Product Betting

Automated Insights

Automated Insights

Product
London, UK
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description

Stats Perform is the market leader in sports tech. We provide the richest and most trusted sports data available and are at the forefront of the latest advancements in AI and machine learning to turn this data into something magic.

We entwine our extensive back-catalogue of data in with innovative products and machine-learning to deliver insights, predictions, and super-fast data for a variety of sporting organisations worldwide, plus the biggest names in media and broadcast.

We partner with top-flight teams, leagues, coaches, betting companies, broadcasters, media outlets, gaming specialists and professional bodies to improve the overall experience for sports fans. We constantly collect the most detailed sports data to enhance a wide range of sports competitions, from tennis to soccer to basketball and more. Stats Perform is the knowledge bank behind it all.

But data and technology is only half of the package. We need great people to fuel the engine. And that’s where you come in…

We are seeking a VP Product Betting with a deep understanding of the sports betting and iGaming industry. In this role, you will be instrumental in shaping our betting strategy in collaboration with the company's leadership team. You'll provide strategic direction for the creation of new betting products leveraging our premium sports data (Opta & RunningBall) and streaming and guide the evolution and refinement of our existing product portfolio. Serving some of the world's most prestigious businesses, your expertise in product management and sports will be crucial in maintaining our position at the forefront of the industry.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive Stats Perform’s global betting product strategy, making best use of our premium data.
  • Lead and manage a team of senior product managers, ensuring clear objectives, continuous growth, and commercial success of products.
  • Together with your team, own the complete product lifecycle of our betting products across all sports.
  • Collaborate with sales stakeholders to ensure sales targets are met, while also equipping the sales team with a clear and comprehensive understanding of our products.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, competitor products, and emerging technologies to maintain a competitive edge for the company's betting products.

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge of sports data and data feeds and a deep understanding of its application in the betting sector
  • Ability to anticipate and adapt to evolving betting landscapes.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the entire product lifecycle, from ideation and development to launch, evaluation, and iteration.
  • In-depth knowledge of current trends in sports betting, igaming and sports media
  • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with senior leadership to drive strategic initiatives.
  • Strong understanding of technical workflows, with the ability to oversee and guide complex technical projects related to media products.
  • Proven ability to manage and lead teams effectively.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience at tier 1 sportsbook
  • Familiarity with Opta and RunningBall data.

Why work at Stats Perform?

Well, why not? We’re a unique organization with a unique culture of care, competition and collaboration. Our ‘One Team’ ethos means that we take care of each other, through initiatives such as Mental Health Days Off and ‘No Meeting Fridays’ and of course, flexible working.

We pull together to build a better environment for all – from volunteering activities to fundraisers to participating in Employee Resource Groups. We will embrace all you have to offer at Stats Perform – your ideas, your passion, your life experiences and in return we’ll give you a great place to work.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Stats Perform

By joining Stats Perform, you'll be part of a team that celebrates diversity. You will be contributing to an organization that is committed to ensuring a sense of belonging and inclusivity is felt by all. We’re collectively responsible for creating and maintaining an inclusive environment, and that’s why our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion goals underpin our core values. With increased diversity comes increased innovation, more creativity and ensures we’re best placed to serve our clients and our communities, so we will continue to seek diversity and equity in all we do.