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Senior Project Manager - Flutter UK&I - 7194


Senior Project Manager - Flutter UK&I

  • Primary Location:
    Cluj - Napoca
  • Contract Type:
  • Employment Basis:

Flexible benefits of your choice

Learning and development opportunities

25 days annual leave

Customized wellbeing programs

Extended health and travel insurances

Top trending technologies

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The role:

The Senior Technology Project Manager is responsible for the successful delivery of complex Technology Projects partnering with the Paddy Power Betfair organisation to drive improvement and innovation. The position will report to Infrastructure Delivery Manager for Project Management and will work across all Technology departments to ensure that all teams are focused on the delivery of work. Our Senior Project Managers are trusted to take on several complex projects. As experts in their area, they're the go-to person for big ideas and problem-solving.  The role will require some travel to our offices across Europe and may require site visits further afield.


  • Work with stakeholders to define and map robust project plans to deliver packages of work at pace, with high quality to meet agreed scoping requirements
  • To build temporary Project teams and to enthuse them to deliver multiple concurrent projects successfully within time, budget and resource constraints
  • Drive and support the execution of project delivery ensuring the effective use of resource (people, time, money) based on a solid plan
  • Lead and coach a wide range of dotted-line matrix reports who will be contributing to the project. Ensure the team has clarity and all the information they require in order to execute at pace and with quality
  • Produce accurate, simple and clear reporting on agreed Key Performance Indicators ensuring that risks and issues are surfaced quickly and managed through to clear resolution
  • Partner with the Technology Planning & Resourcing Group to ensure that the Technology Roadmap and Capacity/Resource Matrix is current, relevant and contains enough detail to provide Senior Leadership with solid data
  • Must manage risks and issues effectively with the ability to communicate these to a wide stakeholder audience in a clear, concise and simple way.

Key Strengths:

  • Experience in delivering outcome focused projects within one or more Technology discipline (Infrastructure, Security, Operations, Governance, Data, Delivery)
  • Should excel at managing multiple large projects concurrently and have the ability to context switch between them frequently
  • Appreciation and experience of delivering packages of work using different methodologies (Waterfall, Scrum, Kanban etc.)
  • Exceptional Stakeholder Engagement and Communications skills
  • Must be able to build and motivate project teams, leveraging their talents to deliver significant projects successfully
  • Ability to influence resourcing and capacity decisions in a matrix environment
  • Must be experienced at managing projects from ideation to closure
  • Should have experience of scoping Projects from ideation through to Business Case identifying the high level requirements and key milestones  
  • Should be skilled at determining how to tailor communications for senior stakeholders and to manage the message so that the Stakeholders have complete transparency of project progress


  • Decision quality – Makes quality, long and short term decisions considering various inputs
  • Communicates effectively both written and verbal – Communicate credibly and effectively across a wide range of channels and audiences
  • A strong ability to interpret technical solutions designs and to simplify them so that they can be understood by a non-technical audience
  • Drives results – Gets stuck in and achieves results that impact the bottom line with high levels of energy and enthusiasm
  • Being resilient – Rebounds from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations
  • Collaborates – Is a team player – works with others across the organisation to get things done
  • Must be able to manage Senior stakeholder expectations and communicate progress, issues & risks to them in a clear, succinct and accurate fashion
  • Exposure to managing projects in Datacentre environments with underlying familiarity of all Infrastructure components in an active-active setting.
  • Requires experience of delivering applications across all Web, App and Database datacentre layers and multiple hardware platforms
  • Advantageous to have a high-level understanding of Networking and Pipeline delivery across highly virtualised environments
  • Exposure to cloud computing and migration to the cloud would be advantageous
  • Prince, PMP, Scrum or Agile qualifications are an advantage
What you can expect:
  • 25 days of annual leave;
  • Sharesave scheme;
  • „Flexible Benefits” of your choice;
  • Private health insurance (includes dental insurance and health assessments);
  • Free parking;
  • Thousands of courses online through ‘Udemy'.

Ways of working:

Flexible working is our way of working! We're a diverse workforce and therefore a 'one size fits all' approach isn't necessarily best. Whatever your personal needs may be, let's have a chat and see how we can accommodate them;

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only the suitable candidates will be contacted for an interview.

By submitting your application online, you agree that: your details will be used to progress your application for employment. If your application is successful, your details will be used to administer your personnel record.If your application is unsuccessful, we will retain your details for a period no longer than two years, in order to consider you for prospective Paddy Power Betfair role.



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Cluj - Napoca
Blvd. 21 Decembrie 1989, no. 77, The Office building, Betfair Romania Development, Entrance A, 4th Floor, Cluj, Romania, 400124


We are the largest technology and shared services hub of Flutter Entertainment Plc, an FTSE 100 company, with over 1,000 people powering the world’s leading brands in sports betting, gaming and entertainment.

Over 18 million customers worldwide enjoy the exciting, immersive and safe experiences delivered by our teams in Cluj-Napoca operating a unique portfolio of diverse proprietary brands such as Betfair, PokerStars, Paddy Power, FanDuel or SportsBet.


We’re home to the talented and the brave. If you’re tired of business as usual and want to create something new, you’ll love it here.

Just like our brands are leaders at global scale, that is the standard we hold up to when it comes to the opportunities we offer to our people, ensuring they have everything they need to succeed.

At Betfair Romania Development, one thing is for sure: you will experience different. Quick-thinking, adaptable and disruptive, we believe the future is what you make it.