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Technology Risk Manager

  • Primary Location:
    Clonskeagh Office, Cluj - Napoca, Leeds, Leeds Office, Porto
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  • Employment Basis:

3 extra days of vacation


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In the UK & Ireland Division of Flutter, we operate some of the most popular sports betting and gaming brands in the UK&I market. Sky Betting & Gaming, Paddy Power and Betfair offer market leading innovation to millions of customers every week. Although the brands mostly operate online, this division also includes 625 Paddy Power betting shops in the UK and Ireland.Our ambition is: Every Customer Entertained, Every Customer Safe


Role purpose:


We are currently looking for a candidate with a strong background in technology risk and business continuity management. This role is open to candidates that are local to our offices in Porto, Cluj, Leeds or Dublin or the surrounding areas.


Reporting into the Technology Risk Senior Manager – UK, the Technology Risk Manager will play a key role in defining, implementing, and operating a best-in-class risk framework for the Flutter UKI Technology function, and will help define & support the delivery of:

  • Implementation of “Right size” BCP Framework & Governance oversight for UKI & Ireland
  • A single view of Technology Risk across UK & Ireland


Working with key stakeholders in the Flutter Group and UKI Technology business, the Technology Risk Manager will help to ensure that:


  • The UK&I Tech Risk framework and underpinning risk management activities are well operationalized, embedded, and actioned across the division. This role is key to delivering one of our core security principles; empowering the business to move at pace through effectively managing technology risk.


  • The UK&I BCP framework is established and embedded across all business units, while aligning with UK&I operating principles and the overall Flutter Group BCP Strategy, specifically focussing on;


  • Development & ongoing continuous improvement to the UKI BCP framework, in line with Flutter Group standards and industry best practice
  • Maintenance of BCP Policy and framework documentation; ensure that plans and supporting documentation remains fit for purpose for the organisation
  • Develop & execute a BCP Testing framework across UKI; provide the business with ongoing assurance that BCP process are adequate & effective
  • Build and maintains effective relationships with key stakeholders across the organisation
  • The UK&I BCP framework is aligned with the UK&I IT Disaster Recovery framework, policy and process


The role requires a significant level of engagement across the UKI organisation and to other stakeholders within Flutter Group, some of which are in multiple global locations. Therefore, there is an expectation of travel with this role, as required.



  • Supports the UKI Technology Risk Senior Manager to govern all aspects of technology risk management across the division
  • Supports the UKI Technology Risk Senior Manager to establish & embed good BCP practices across the division
  • Develops & implements the framework that provides a best-in-class approach to risk management for UKI Technology
  • Develops & implements a divisional BCP framework that maintains compliance with Flutter Group standards, while effecting sustainable cultural change in terms of ensuring the UK&I Division operates a fit for purpose BCP framework and governance structure
  • Ensure that the UK&I BCP framework is developed and aligned with the UK&I IT Disaster Recovery (ITDR) framework ongoing; build and maintain effective working relationships with the divisional ITDR team(s)
  • Support the continuous evolution of the technology risk framework, ensuring alignment to Group CRO and other non-technology operational risk processes in the division
  • Supports Technology Leadership by providing the appropriate risk information to enable effective decision making
  • Helps to define, operationalise and embed risk reporting criteria for key tech/non-tech stakeholders in the UKI division and Group
  • Builds effective working relationships with key stakeholders to ensure that BCP framework principles are delivered and embedded in a sustainable way
  • Works with other Tech and Infosec teams to ensure that risks have appropriate mitigating controls & actions in place that can be tracked and reported on
  • Responsible for ensuring that all tech risk tracking activities are governed within a single GRC tool
  • Supports the establishment of the framework that links detailed technical risk assessment to enterprise risk management, providing visibility to leadership as required
  • Facilitates risk workshops and thematic reviews across UKI, advising Tech leadership in understanding their risk position.
  • Works with the UKI InfoSec team to support delivery of our Tech and security principles and wider initiatives needed to address identified risks
  • Supports the development of own team and training of UKI colleagues through the mutual sharing of risk knowledge and experience


Experience & Skills:

  • Recognized subject matter expert in the fields of BCP & technology risk management
  • Has a passion for BCP and technology risk management, with demonstrable experience in developing and implementing BCP and risk frameworks, risk registers and reporting risk/controls status to senior management
  • Credible & proven ability to lead, mobilize and partner with senior stakeholders within a fast-paced digital business to understand mutual goals, requirements & risks
  • Can demonstrate the communication of complex technical matters to both tech/non-tech audiences
  • Solid understanding of BCP, cyber & technology risk & security frameworks such as; ISO23001, GDPR, ISO27001, PCI DSS, NIST, COBIT, ISF etc
  • Can easily identify key issues and challenges, & can communicate them to stakeholders leveraging colleagues as needed to find solutions
  • Strong inter-personnel, analytical & communication skills, with experience presenting to senior Leadership.
  • Solid understanding of Flutter UKI regulatory obligations


Competencies Required:


  • Commercially savvy: Keeps up to date with current and future trends and business developments; uses this knowledge to shape and guide decisions and actions to positively impact business drivers; provides insight on the business and industry, exploring opportunities to improve and is not afraid of change if require


  • Hungry for Results: Drives self and others to achieve great results with agility, pace and energy; is always looking for ways to raise the performance bar and has a track record of exceeding goals when leading teams across multiple locations and functions; is a role model for being accountable and consistently delivering on what they've promised;  shares their learnings and encourages their team to do the same; always acts with integrity and is trusted by stakeholders to deliver on all that is promised.


  • Wins Together: Is a team player- by working collaboratively is able to establish and engage networks to get work done; seeks out and facilitates the sharing of own and others' ideas, perspectives and inputs; models collaboration across the organisation; challenges how we get things done to seek ways of continuous improvement; takes steps to enhance collaboration among others.


  • Resilient: Demonstrates a bias for action when faced with tough challenges; is confident under pressure; maintains a positive attitude despite adversity - is a steadying force for others; grows from hardships and negative experiences; manages crises and high-pressure situations effectively; bounces back quickly from setbacks and encourages learning from mistakes.


  • Nimble: Learns quickly when faced with new, unfamiliar and changing situations; models and encourages experimentation and agility when faced with unknown scenarios; promotes continuous learning from both successes and failures, and shares lessons learned; is transparent about failure and views mistakes as opportunities to learn.


  • Effective communicator: Models effective communication; understands and regularly communicates how day-to-day actions positively impact the bigger picture; provides clarity on business goals; adjusts to fit the audience and the message; provides timely and helpful information to others across the organisation putting others needs before their own and promotes effective communication; flexes communication style to meet the needs of various audiences.


  • Quality decision maker: Makes quality decisions at pace, even in ambiguous or challenging circumstances, recognising when an 80% solution will do; considers various inputs, decision criteria, and trade-offs to arrive at effective decisions and recommendations; supports others in making high quality decisions.



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 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 the prospective Paddy Power Betfair role.


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This is who we are

Blip is a Tech and Innovation Hub with a strong knowledge in software development, mobile apps, web platforms and retail applications for betting and gaming.

We are part of Flutter Entertainment – one of the World´s Largest Groups in the bookmaking industry, with an annual revenue of around 2 billion euros. The Code we develop, powering brands such as PaddyPower, Betfair and Fanduel, is used by over 5 million people in more than 100 countries and we are in the API Billionaire Club alongside players such as Google, Facebook and Twitter.

The Missing Piece

At Blip people always come first, that’s why we believe we can complement each other. You are our missing piece to be a better company, to build a better business for everybody, including ourselves.On the other hand, we are your missing piece, giving you the flexibility, work life balance and the tech challenge you´re lacking.
It all starts here!

This is your Challenge

  • Delivering product at scale for over 5 million customers, 99,9% of transactions in less than a second
  • Our systems process more than 7 million transactions every day (more than all the European stock exchanges combined)
  • Deliver high transitional products, serving more than 2.5Bn calls a day
  • Diverse and up to date technical landscape to explore, leverage and innovate
  • The products you’ll develop will comply with ambitious uptime targets: less than 50 minutes downtime expected per year
  • Continuous Integration, Deployment and Testing