Junior Project Manager

OpenBet - West London, UK

Posted 676 days ago
  • Experience
    Associate
  • Job function
    Information Technology, Engineering, Design
  • Employment type
    Full-time
  • Industry
    Computer Software, Computer Games, Information Technology and Services
  • Job ID
    2542279

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Job description

About OpenBet Technologies
OpenBet is a world-leading provider of the technology behind many leading Sports Betting and Online Gaming websites. We are passionate about the work we do and have built a reputation on the high quality of our software, our delivery and client satisfaction.

 

Powerful Technology
The number of transactions processed by just one of our systems on an average “Football Saturday“ typically equates to half the transactions that Amazon processed worldwide on “Cyber Monday” (their largest ever day of trading), or nearly 10 times the number of equity trades on London’s FTSE on any given day.

 

Rapid Growth
We have grown rapidly from inception, and have grown our employee base on average 20% year on year over the past half

decade to now approaching 600 staff.

 

Sunday Times Top 100 Company To Work For

OpenBet was recently listed in the top100 companies to work for in the UK in 2010 by the Sunday Times, and were the highest ranking in the Online Gaming sector.

 
We offer...
Competitive salary, overtime pay (non-contractual), training, health insurance, life assurance, child care vouchers, season ticket loans, pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, and subsidised gym membership amongst others.

Our brand new modern offices are situated in the award winning Chiswick Park in West London, and offer the very best working facilities, and also include chill-out areas containing pool, ping-pong, table-football, and games consoles. Our working atmosphere is both creative, relaxed and professional, with a lot of bright people solving a lot of interesting problems.

Desired Skills and Experience

1.1.1 Junior Project Manager

 

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the project manager to obtain direction and priorities for the team
  • Scheduling and tracking activities directly with team members
  • Effectively communicates relevant project information and status updates to project manager(s) and stakeholder(s)
  • Creation, management and tracking of projects within Tenrox, the timesheet management system used by OpenBet
  • Resolve and/or escalate issues in a timely fashion
  • Tracking and managing defects using the OpenBet issue tracking system
  • Assisting Project Manager(s) in the preparation of status and adhoc reports and presentations
  • Generation and distribution of time reports internally and externally to the level of detail and frequency required, escalating any potential or actual project overruns
  • Checking and enforcing accuracy of timesheets and their timely completion
  • Monitor specific areas of time recording as requested by the Project Manager such as new starter billability, overtime, support, etc.
  • Maintain lists of key information for planning meetings

The candidate must have

  • At least two years experience in a junior project management/project admin role in a software development environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - Must be able to quickly build good relationships internally and with customer contacts
  • Proficiency in MSProject, Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Visio.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and be meticulous
  • High self motivation, organised, able to work unsupervised, and prioritise and manage workload for themselves  and the team.
  • Flexibility and willing to change approach as required
  • Strong problem solving skills

 

About this company

OpenBet

Established in 1996, OpenBet Ltd (formerly Orbis Technology) is the world’s leading provider of integrated gaming and betting solutions. OpenBet develops pioneering front-end and back-office solutions, from unique and compelling game concepts to sophisticated management and reporting tools, enabling operators to maintain a competitive edge in the evolving betting and gaming industry. OpenBet provides the innovative, secure, flexible and scalable software solutions needed to maximise customer spend, retention and revenue whilst minimising costs. All backed by OpenBet's dedicated service and support offering, enabling operators to fully take advantage of the many commercial opportunities provided in the exciting, dynamic and rewarding betting and gaming sector.

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