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Director of Programmes & Portfolio

  • London, United Kingdom
  • Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Leeds, United Kingdom
  • Full time 40 hours
  • Permanent

F lutt er Entertainment is the world’s leading online sports betting and gaming company with a market capitlisation of c. $37bn operating some of the most innovative, diverse and distinctive brands in the sector.

A constituent of both the London FTSE 100 and New York Stock Exchange, Flutter brings entertainment to life for over 20 million customers in a safe, responsible and sustainable way.

Operating in 20+ regulated markets, through our Positive Impact Plan, we are committed to making a positive contribution for our customers, colleagues, communities and the planet that we play on.

The Group uses a divisional management and operating structure across its companies: each division has an empowered management team, which is responsible for maintaining momentum and growth in its respective markets.

Director of Programmes and Portfolio

Reporting directly into the Group Director of Strategic Change & Transformation, you will be accountable for crafting and driving best practice, empowering delivery teams to execute effectively on a broad and complex suite of strategic initiatives. 

The role has 3 primary areas of focus:

  • Lead and continuously optimize a central Program Management teams and potentially a Portfolio Team. This central team leads delivery of key strategic initiatives and programmes of work that span across the functional areas and brands within Flutter Group.
  • assuring quality delivery is key. This accountability will span how we shape, mobilise, deliver and assure strategies and global transformational change.
  • As Director, you will need to establish and embed a set of PMO standards, methodologies, and best practises.  


  • Lead a senior central program management team who have accountability for delivering a broad suite of complex cross-domain transformation initiatives.    
  • Lead an established, senior central PMO team. 
  • Partner with senior stakeholders across Flutter and build strong relationships to develop strategic success factors for major strategic initiatives and provide direction on how to achieve those success factors.
  • Drive and assure the health of major transformation initiatives. Identify and address gaps and opportunities for optimization. 
  • Provide clear, consistent and impactful insight, reporting and communications that can be consumed by all levels of the organization.
  • Provide trusted, objective guidance and recommendations on critical decisions.

Be able to:

  • Articulate a vision for the team in a way that engages stakeholders and motivates team members.
  • Build and own relationships with senior stakeholders across International to continually assess and understand opportunities to enhance the effectiveness of the team 
  • Communicate brilliantly the value proposition and impact of the team
  • effective communication of the value delivered through the portfolio managed by the team
  • Attract, select and support the development of high calibre talent in the team. 

Key Competencies

Interpersonal: Building Relationships

Building Support; Establish close relationships with our stakeholders, underpinned by trust, integrity and respect. Able to build awareness, understanding and positive momentum behind the PokerStars and International technology strategy, sometimes without being in a position to assert authority.

Objective; Be impartial and unbiased, ensuring equal treatment for all and that decisions taken are based on objective criteria.

Outcome-focused: Achieving Results

Collaborative; Work effectively and in partnership with our stakeholders on shared goals that align towards the achievement of the technology strategy. Foster a collaborative environment and assume the role of leader when required.

Adaptable; Understand and appreciate different and opposing perspectives on an issue and are able to adapt our approach in order to achieve a successful outcome.

Strategic: Planning for the future

Strategic Communication; Proactive and considered in approach to stakeholder communications. Actively listen, provide constructive feedback and help others to consider new perspectives.


  • Proven track record - effectively operating in a senior role - building and leading a best-in-class team across locations and geographies  
  • Extensive and demonstrable experience of successfully establishing, embedding and optimizing delivery best practise at scale in a global, digital environment.   
  • Proven ability to build positive relationships with key stakeholders at senior levels throughout a global organization
  • Excellent communication, culturally aware and with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analysis, problem resolution, judgment and decision-making skills
  • Demonstrated ability to be objective, analytical and impartial with the ability to work to exacting timeline


  • Competitive salary and bonus scheme
  • Enhanced Parental Leave
  • Uncapped Holiday Allowance
  • Global mobility across all locations
  • Secondment opportunities within the business
  • Pension scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Internal training opportunities
  • Annual personal self-development fund

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement: Flutter / The Stars Group TSG is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

If you require any reasonable accommodations or adjustments throughout the application process, please let us know. We will do our best to accommodate your needs.

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