Shift Leader

Howden, Goole
20 Sep 2022
20 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Join PA Betting Services as Shift Leader and you’ll be responsible for the day-to-day management and supervision of our Live racing operation, supplying horse and greyhound racing betting markets for the UK and other global territories. Reporting to the Operations Manager for live racing, you will take a leading role in the management and development of your team.

Based in our operations centre in Howden, East Yorkshire you will play a vital role in ensuring we remain market leaders in delivering high quality service to the Racing and Betting industry.

What you’ll be doing

  • Utilise 1:1s and PA Performance Programme to develop direct reports.
  • Define and implement new processes and procedures.
  • Incident reporting and escalation – acting as a key point of contact when on shift.
  • Responsibility for the team rota – ensuring staff levels are maintained at an optimum level.
  • Assist with recruitment in your team, ensuring new staff are on-boarded with the required levels of training.
  • Maintain excellent operational relationships with key rightsholders and customers.


What you’ll need

  • Experience of leading and motivating a team.
  • Experience working to strict SLA’s and KPI’s.
  • Strong knowledge of betting market formation.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the Horse and Greyhound racing industry.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and use initiative.


What we can offer …
You’ll have the chance to be involved with the cut and thrust of racing data operations for high-profile horse and greyhound racing events all year round, delivering exceptional service in a variety of ways.

No two days are the same here, and both as a collective and individually you’ll strive to improve performance and have the chance to influence strategy.

You can expect a competitive starting salary and we recognise your contribution to our continued success with a range of benefits package which includes a company pension scheme and 25 days annual leave with an option to buy up to five days after your first year plus free secure parking provided close to the office.

This role is a great chance to gain insight and experience in an industry leading racing operations team and is an ideal position for someone wishing to explore a long-term management career in the betting industry.


Inclusion ...
We’re working hard to ensure we provide an inclusive environment and as well as your skills and experience we’re also focused on who you are and what else you can bring. We recognise the importance of a healthy work life balance and positively encourage agile working.

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