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Technical Project Manager - Military veterans preferred

William Hill (
Computers/Information Technology


  full-time   employee   contract

Database Developer / Engineer
New Jersey
United States

At our Digital hub in Jersey City, things are buzzing. Weâ??re growing, and here youâ??ll find cross-functional teams who collaborate to solve problems creatively and in the right way. Our start-up culture is built on trust and encouragement and backed by a sports betting icon who gets things right. Weâ??re looking for curious and talented people, who never settle for second best. If youâ??re anything like us, youâ??ll be up for a challenge and love working with other great people.

William Hill is driving the future of sports betting creating an all-new digital betting experience unparalleled in the industry. Sports betting is all about speed and efficiency. We are looking for software engineers who can tackle the challenge of building the worldâ??s fastest betting engine and platform

A bit about youâ?¦

Responsible for the delivery of the programmes and projects being carried out within the (insert sub-channel e.g. Gaming) sub channel of William Hill Online.
Hands-on programme management, working closely with the Technical Lead, Product Lead and Sub Channel Directors to ensure that delivery is aligned to business targets and the technical roadmap.
Line management of a team of programme and project managers.
Accountable for ensuring that a quality Programme management service is delivered to senior stakeholders and ensuring that a robust and fit for purpose project governance is applied to the projects being managed by those teams.
Strong financial governance, business change management, technical dependency management, resource planning, stakeholder management, project execution and service transition.
Work with sponsors to shape and make key decisions on objectives, scope, timescales, deliverables and benefits of the programme and gain key stakeholder engagement.
Key programme escalation point within your sub-channel, actively working with technical and non-technical stakeholders to identify and agree the best options to resolve issues throughout the programme and agree decisions where necessary with the Head of Programme Delivery.
Manage escalation of risks, issues and dependencies, make decisions and ensure mitigating actions that successfully executed.
Attend and present to Channel Steering Groups, Technical Review Boards, and Online & Retail Steering Boards to secure funding for new projects.
Ensure that your direct reports and their teams have clear, documented objectives; and development plans are reviewed monthly in 1:1s.
You will work closely with William Hill colleagues across geographically dispersed team and travel extensively to support as required.

And what youâ??ll doâ?¦

Experience gained in Project Delivery, including extensive recent experience as a Programme Manager, Head of Delivery or equivalent.
Proven track record in creating, line managing and mentoring high performing teams that are customer focussed and aligned to the long-term business requirements.
Strong experience in the Betting & Gaming, Retail and / or Banking sector.
Strong customer focus recognising internal and external customers, establishing effective relationships and demonstrating a thorough understanding of customer needs
Good technical awareness and appreciation of IS principles, including regulatory, legislative and industry practices, gained through practical experience and/or professional qualifications
Detailed knowledge of IT delivery processes and approaches in use across the market i.e. AGILE and Scaled Agile.
Experience and knowledge of Business change and multi-channel transformations.
Confident in operating within a constantly changing environment.
Able to focus on Programme delivery and objectives whilst dealing tactically with operational issues.
Professional management skills including communication, networking and influencing skills necessary to establish working relationships within the company up to board level and 3rd party development partners.


You will need to successfully complete a background and drug screen.

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William Hill provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, civil union/domestic partnership status, familial status, domestic violence victim status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws. William Hill complies with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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