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Commercial Manager (Mergers and Acquisition)

  • 496330
  • Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  • Full time

The Company 

Sportsbet's purpose is to bring excitement to life for its customers and we do this by overdelivering on excitement through serious fun, disrupting the status quo and living our values. We’re a flexible, progressive, open-minded, and inclusive employer with over 7000 cool, clever and curious people around the world. We’re a global player, but in Melbourne, Sydney and Darwin we’re tight knit, with 1000 of us bringing excitement to life every day. 

Our commitment to responsible gambling is genuine and demonstrated through the wide range of responsible gambling initiatives and tools – take a look: https://responsiblegambling.sportsbet.com.au/hc/en-us 

 

The role:

Looking for an opportunity to join a progressive forward-thinking business look no further than our newly created Commercial Manager (Mergers and Acquisition) position. Located in our Melbourne office with a hybrid set-up you will have an opportunity to make an impact and work on some cool projects.

In your new role, you will work closely with the General Manager of Commercial to continue Sportsbet’s envious commercial position focusing on both existing and new commercial agreements, acquisition opportunities and new business ventures. You will have a high focus on qualitative and quantitative analysis of potential strategic business initiatives and providing business case assessments and recommendations.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for leading and supporting Sportsbet’s Commercial team across diverse key business strategy initiatives.
  • As such, the role will own the end-to-end assessment, forecasting activities, and both preparation and presenting of supporting business case materials to senior leadership stakeholders.
  • Under the direction of the GM, identify wagering growth opportunities (core business) and non-core adjacent opportunities; creating proposals, go-to-market strategies, appropriate internal and external approvals and ultimately delivering the opportunities to market;
  • Lead the analytical assessment of new opportunities, existing opportunities and the review of existing business performance for potential evolution / advancement;
  • Assist with commercial deal negotiations on major initiatives, including preparation of negotiation materials;
  • With the GM, support members of the Executive and Leadership Team in the identification of appropriate suppliers and in the negotiation, execution and management of material commercial agreements;

 

What we are looking for:

The successful candidate will be a self-starter, a strong communicator and have a broad analytical, commercial and project skillset. You will also have deep experience in the critical review and assessment of organisations and business models, with a focus on Mergers & Acquisitions. We are ideally looking for an individual who has 3 – 5 years of commercial or finance analyst-type role where the focus has been on M&A.

 

What are the perks?    

  • Best in class Parental Leave program with six months of paid leave. 
  • 5 weeks annual leave!  That’s right, an extra week on top of the industry standard 
  • Discounted gym memberships, free breakfast and loads of event and conference tickets and many more 
  • Company and performance-based bonuses for all permanent staff! 
  • Laptop provided and up to $500 allowance to get yourself some home-based office equipment for when you work from home. 

 

To find out more about our benefits and Life@Sportsbet, check out our careers page: https://workatsportsbet.com.au/about-us/.    

 

Responsible gambling 

Sportsbet’s commitment to responsible gambling is genuine and demonstrated through the wide range of responsible gambling initiatives and tools we offer that go over and above industry requirements. We care about our team members and customers and everyone at Sportsbet has a role to play in bringing our commitment to Responsible Gambling to life. Check out the tools and information we provide our customers to help manage their gambling https://responsiblegambling.sportsbet.com.au/hc/en-us  

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