Football Risk Executive

Commercial INT Dublin Full Time
Job Title: Football Trader – Risk Executive
Reporting Line: Senior Football Trader - Risk
Job Location/Office: Clonskeagh


Role Overview/Purpose:

As a football trader with a focus on risk, you will be responsible for informing and executing football risk management standards for Paddy Power Betfair. This is your chance to influence risk & trading strategies for one of the largest betting groups on the planet.


This is what you’ll be doing:


 Analyse daily, weekly and monthly reports to monitor, predict and evaluate betting behaviour
 Work with the football trading team to ensure all internal risk management standards are met to exemplary standards
 Produce clear and insightful ad hoc/periodic analysis to inform changes in risk management procedures in football trading strategy and soccer model configurations
 Execute real time risk including bet clearance, bet monitoring, liability management, real time reporting – to exacting standards
 Measure trading performance with respect to Risk Management
 Build relationships with key stakeholders in analytical and sports verticals to ensure correct methods of risk and customer management are shared and optimised
• Support other football traders with operational, product and pricing duties


Behavioural Competencies

• Commercial astuteness. An understanding of the needs of the wider business and our customers to inform Trading strategies and approach
• Effective collaboration. Work cooperatively and partner with others across the organisation to get work done
• Resilient and confident under pressure. The ability to handle and manage crises effectively
• Ability to introduce new working methods and solutions to problems through innovative thinking
• Effectiveness in a variety of communication settings: One on one, small and large groups, or among diverse styles and position levels





Education, Qualifications & Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in a finance, mathematical or statistical discipline

• Exceptional knowledge of the mathematics and principles of trading and risk management

• Relevant experience in trading or risk analysis role preferred but not essential


By submitting your application online, you agree that your details will be used to progress your application. If your application is successful, your details will be used to administer your HR record. If your application is unsuccessful, we will retain your details for a period no longer than two years, in order to consider you for prospective Paddy Power Betfair roles.

In February 2016, Paddy Power and Betfair merged to form one of the largest online betting operators in the world: Paddy Power Betfair plc. The merger propelled the enlarged group into the FTSE 50.

The Paddy Power brand boasts an international multi-channel betting and gaming group. The Paddy Power brand is widely seen as one of the most distinctive consumer brands in Europe. The Betfair brand is famous for Innovation. Betfair pioneered the betting exchange in 2000 – a product which altered the landscape of the sports betting industry.

Today, Paddy Power Betfair is a force to be reckoned with. We have a market-leading presence in the UK, Ireland, Australia and the USA, as well as a range of B2C and B2B operations across Europe.