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Project Manager - Business and IT Focus

  • 496273
  • 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:


The Role


The role of the Project Manager is to manage the technical and business aspects of a variety of projects. Our Project Managers here at Sportsbet need to be highly adaptable as our projects are diverse and include business, product, digital, ‘big data,’ compliance, application and infrastructure related initiatives. You name it, you could be leading it.

Our projects could be purely business or IT related – so a good mix of technical and business knowledge, together with the ability to adapt quickly to differing environments and stakeholders is paramount to the success of this role.


Responsibilities include:


  • Specification and delivery of Projects in alignment with Sportsbet delivery methodology
  • Joining the dots within IT to understand the dependencies across multiple initiatives and delivery / business functions
  • Clarify requirements, and articulate the project objectives and success measures – driving clarity from ambiguity
  • Responsible for identifying and managing project schedule, dependencies, resourcing, risks and issues and managing any conflicts
  • Accountable for the timely and relevant reporting of project progress
  • Ensuring projects are properly planned, communicated and monitored throughout the project lifecycle in alignment with the portfolio end to end delivery process
  • Ensuring projects are retrospectively reviewed in line with continual improvement process
  • Ownership of the delivery experience, including management of key and senior stakeholders
  • Stakeholder management at all levels of the organisation



  • 5+ years of project management experience ranging from defining scope through to successful delivery and transition to BAU.
  • Experience working with a broad range of projects and stakeholders.
  • Experience managing projects and programs with multiple streams of work spanning across the entire Business (not purely Technology)
  • Successful delivery in a broad range of organisations and practices from start up to large organisations
  • Proven stakeholder management and influencing skills – can manage multiple internal and external stakeholders and influence broadly toward common outcomes
  • Strong problem-solving skills and analytical thinking
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability and confidence  to communicate effectively at all levels of the organisation
  • Able to effectively work in ambiguity and appreciates the challenge of working in environments of high variability
  • Master of multiple delivery practices including agile practices (e.g. Scrum & Kanban)
  • Adaptability and creativity of delivery frameworks based on the needs of the project
  • Strong commercial acumen.


The Perks

  • Best in class Parental Leave program with six months paid leave for Primary Carers
  • Tailored career development programs, as well as a commitment to developing Thought Leader and Specialist Talent programs
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Discounted gym memberships, free breakfast and loads of event and conference tickets and many more

We’re a flexible, progressive, open-minded, and inclusive employer who welcomes you for who you are, as you are. To make sure you are the best person for Sportsbet we assess behaviours, learning agility and expertise. This ensures all types of experiences can be considered for all roles. We encourage you to apply immediately as we will begin shortlisting within 1-2 weeks of advertising

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