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Head of Delivery - Tech Ways of Working

  • 496319
  • 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 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: 

Our Tech DNA

Our desire is to continually evolve our model for how we get stuff done in Technology - driving change, continually innovating and making how work part of our signature. We’re creating the next evolution of how we work, evolving our agile and delivery practises, moving beyond DevOps and using automation to be more reliable, more secure and more efficient - all ensuring our time and energy is focused on the things that matter. This role will shape and lead Sportsbet Technology on this journey. 

About the role

This is a senior leadership position within our Planning and Architecture team with primary accountability for driving and delivering transformational change to the processes and ways of working that enable Sportsbet to deliver customer products, services and experiences.

You will be a core member of the Planning and Architecture Leadership Team (a leader of leaders) and Technology Extended Leadership team, with accountability for collaborating with a broader group of senior leaders to drive strategic change, people engagement and positive cultural influence.

Key responsibilities also include:

  • Define a clear scope of Technology processes and ways of working that require revision and change as a result of the Workforce strategy – prioritise and sequence based on time drivers, value and impact
  • Undertake change impact assessments across key roles within Technology to determine the impact of the Workforce program
  • Lead and facilitate cross functional working groups to identify, document and develop out the key changes required to ways of working
  • Create and implement a change and communication plan that articulated “the why”, “the what” and “the how” for Technology’s ways of working changes
  • Engage with stakeholders across Sportsbet to identify the impacts of ways of workings changes within Technology on other parts of the organisation
  • Support non Technology departments to make the changes necessary to their ways of working to align changes to Technology processes
  • Be a proactive member and leader within the broader Technology ELT and undertake initiatives to improve the working environment and capabilities across Technology as a whole

About You

We’re looking for a highly motivated and accomplished Technology Leader, with proven leadership experience, who has successfully led significant Technology initiatives that have delivered broad reaching transformational change in a large-scale enterprise environment.

You value and encourage other’s expertise, efforts and ideas and provide support when things don’t always go as planned.

You have excellent problem solving and decision-making skills, are a skilled negotiator, and are able to successfully move within an ambiguous, fast- paced, constantly changing environment.

Key skills also include:

  • Experience and proven knowledge in a range of delivery and operational methodologies and approaches (DevOps, Agile, Lean) with expertise in methodologies used at Sportsbet
  • Experience and proven knowledge in process improvement methodologies
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Adept at motivating and influencing to achieve outcomes through others
  • Skilled planning and execution skills, driving delivery and success within your team
  • Strategic and tactical in orientation and approach

Key Perks include:

  • Competitive rem package
  • Generous performance-based bonus
  • 5 weeks paid annual leave
  • Hybrid flexible work environment
  • A range of exciting soft benefits
  • A genuinely fun and exciting place to work 

If you are ready for that next step – please get in touch & apply now!

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