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Ice Hockey Senior Trader

Senior Trader – International Ice Hockey

Job Title: Senior Trader

Reporting Line:  Trading Manager European Sports

Job Location/Office: London

Role Overview/Purpose:

Leads responsibility for International Ice Hockey compilation, risk management, product optimisation, in-play trading and measuring success, all with the ultimate goal of operating a “best in class” offering for DK and the relevant Operators.  Contribute in the P/L delivery for International Ice Hockey.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Execute and optimise the trading and risk management strategy for the sports he is assigned.
  • Support the head of the department in management of the Ice Hockey product.
  • Making recommendations to improve the product offering by developing new betting opportunities internally or working with external suppliers.
  • Working to create internal pricing procedures and databases in order to manually price a range of markets and allow us to get faster to market. 
  • Making recommendation to improve the internal trading tools working closely with internal stakeholders.  
  • Meet teams KPI's and ensuring performance is in line with overall company targets
  • Interpret and use outputs of relevant customer and P/L reports & analyse performance based on ad-hoc or planned analysis requests.
  • Assume full accountability for the content management across all channels, in line with commercial parameters
  • Leading the compilation, price management and in play trading of International Ice Hockey whilst also supporting the rest of the European Sports when time is available.
  • Support the improvement of the customer journeys across the relevant sports.
  • Be aware of our trading compliance responsibilities.

Education, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Mathematical or business degree will be considered an asset
  • Excellent betting and sporting calendar knowledge
  • 1-year previous experience in a same role
  • Experience in leading a team of traders will be considered an asset.
  • Proven risk management, compilation and in play trading skills developed in a high paced, heavy volume sports trading environment.
  • Excellent communication & organizations skills with the ability to articulate key business information quickly and effectively.

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Customer-focused – thinks about customers 24/7 and creates processes, solutions etc. which tangibly improve customer experience
  • Effective collaborator – works with others within the team and the wider organisation, whilst communicating effectively across a range of channels and audiences
  • Makes quality decisions – makes confident decisions under pressure, which fundamentally drive results to positively impact the bottom line, whilst averting potential crises
  • Business insight – understands the business and the problems it faces, whilst using analytical insight to impact key projects, processes etc.
  • Flexible - available to work outside of the standard 9am-6pm window

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