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Data Science Business Analyst / Enablement Manager

  • 496431
  • Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  • Full time

About us

Sportsbet's purpose is to bring excitement to life for its customers and we do this by over-delivering 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 7,000 cool, clever and curious people around the world. As part of the Flutter Group, we’re a global player, but in Melbourne, Sydney and Darwin we’re tight knit, with 1,000 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:


The Team


The Data Science team works with a range of business units to create, develop and maintain models and platforms that help us do things better, faster and in more innovative ways. Data Science currently powers a vast number of internal operations and customer-facing features and products. We look at ways to continually evolve them and to create even more ways to leverage this important capability across Sportsbet. Our Enablement team sits within Data Science and plays a key role in identifying these opportunities and making them come to life with strong team collaborations across the organisation.


About the role

As a Data Science Enablement Manager at Sportsbet you will be working alongside our data scientists to help our models come to life. You will be a liaison with business stakeholders to ensure the goals and objectives of initiatives are clear and understood from the offset

We work closely technical teams to make ideas come to life. The enablement manager plays an important role in fostering and maintaining the alignment between data science and our delivery partners to ensure we are all working towards delivering the right outcomes at the right time.

You will help maintain and communicate our roadmap to the various teams across the organisation. This will inform prioritisation discussions and will ensure progress on initiatives is clear for stakeholders and highlighting any potential issues/blockers. The Enablement manager plays a very important role in continuing to evolve and improve the way we deliver models to the organisation. We thrive and drive People and Process excellence and play a key role in driving and adopting technical excellence in our team.


Key responsibilities:

  • Work closely with product owners to ensure that models developed by the Data Science team delivers quality outputs in line with stakeholders expectations.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to determine the most appropriate technical solution and provide analysis on trade-offs between usability, functionality, and performance needs
  • Work with delivery partners to map our delivery plans and roadmaps.
  • Communicate progress of initiatives to the broader business.
  • Be the interface between stakeholders across both business and technology including data science, engineering/development and customer facing teams
  • Elicit and analyse requirements from stakeholders using a variety of techniques
  • Analyse data to clarify and validate requirements Analysis
  • Work closely with Commercial analytics, Product owners and SMEs to clarify and validate requirements and to support project prioritisation in early stages and also to ensure our models continue to deliver the right value post release.
  • Help drive the adoption of relevant Agile processes across the Data Science team
  • Ensure knowledge capture and sharing is embedded in the way we work.


About you

  • 2+ years in an analytics manager, business analyst or data analyst role
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills – you are a great collaborator and communicator and have a balance of technical and commercial aptitude
  • Advanced Business analysis experience
  • Highly developed analytical skills
  • Good understanding of Agile ways of working
  • Strong Excel / PowerPoint / Project management skills.
  • SQL / PowerBi (or another BI tool) knowledge beneficial.


The Perks

We work hard and play hard, so along with a very competitive salary and generous performance-based bonus, we will also provide you with:

  • 25 days annual leave (a whole extra week of holidays!)
  • Genuine flexible working and remote working policy with an $850 work from home office allowance
  • Discounted gym memberships, free breakfast and loads of event and conference tickets and many more
  • Access to Headspace App and an employee assist program
  • Best in class Parental Leave program with six months paid leave for Primary Carers and Circle  In membership
  • Free merch including t-shirts, SB branded coffee keep cups (Frank Green might we add) and much more!
  • Tailored career development programs, as well as a commitment to developing Thought Leader and Specialist Talent programs



We’re a flexible, progressive, open-minded, and inclusive employer who welcomes you for who you are, as you are- that’s why we assess behaviours, learning agility and expertise to ensure all types of experiences are considered for our roles. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we review candidates with 2-3 weeks of advertising.


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