Gaming Industry Director Business Unit Job in Kenya

Our Client in the Gaming Industry seeks to hire a Director Business Unit responsible for identifying opportunities and growing revenue through the development of innovative services and products aimed at the betting and gaming industry.

He/she will also manage a team that facilitates the delivery of the business’ B2C ambitions, producing significant incremental revenues.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • P&L responsibility for your Business Units digital services and resources
  • Working with other Directors Business Units to set the business strategy, development roadmap and performance KPIs
  • Revenue and KPI reporting to the Board/Partners
  • Work with key customer stakeholders to identify product development programs
  • Identify and manage the delivery of product resources to maximize the profitability our Business Unit
  • Analyze the commercial viability of new opportunities
  • Through relationship management work with key customer stakeholders to identify and agree product development program.
  • Liaise with Chief Customer Experience Manager to facilitate periodic Business reviews with key customers, and action a continuous business and product development cycle.
  • Create and implement a five-year business plan to grow the revenue generated by your Business Unit in line with short and long term financial targets.
  • Work with the team to develop a suite of new of products and services that meet the needs of existing and new customers.
  • Oversee the product development lifecycle ensuring quality assurance and overall integrity of your appointed Business Unit
  • Oversee your Business Unit products and projects ensuring services are delivered on schedule and to budget, at all times seeking to maximize profitability.
  • Keep up to date with the latest trends and technical developments within the betting industries so that you are well positioned to exploit future opportunities.
  • Undertaking specific projects as identified by the Board.

Skills and Attributes

  • Commercially aware, with the proven ability to spot, create and exploit opportunities.
  • Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to work effectively within a busy digital environment and also influence key stakeholders within the business.
  • Proven track record of putting realistic, practical and deliverable solutions to meet the needs and requirements of differing customers.
  • Proven record in growing revenues and controlling costs.
  • Excellent project management skills with a strong focus on delivery.
  • Ability to confidently communicate and build relationships with people at all levels, both internally and externally.
  • A good people manager with the ability to manage, inspire and develop a broad range of people.
  • Strong analytical mindset with an extensive experience of business planning.
  • Keen interest and understanding of technological advances.
  • In-depth understanding of the betting industry and the needs of bookmakers.
  • IT literate, including good operational knowledge of IT development process.
  • Interest in football and other sports

Required Qualifications/Experience

  • At least 10 years managerial experience in a fast-paced dynamic environment.
  • Experience in coaching, training and motivating a team.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Competent and capable of making operational decisions.
  • Ability to lead a team by example demonstrating our clients’ values as a foundation for the working day.
  • Ability to change and adapt working practices to suit the needs of an evolving company.
  • Able to manage performance objectively, consistently and within time scales.
  • A flexible approach to working hours.

Working Position

  • This position is office based (locally)

To Apply:

Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their applications and detailed CVs with a day – time Telephone number to the email address: with Director Business Unit – Gaming Industry on the Subject line.

Candidates MUST indicate their Current and Expected salaries.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Business Administration
Updated: October 9, 2019 — 7:16 am