General Manager

Vacancies Ref: ES5443 Operations REMOTE

One of our exciting clients is looking for a General Manager to join their growing team.
As part of your role, you will help to lead, operate and expand their live-streaming business in Europe. You will have both the responsibility to direct P&L accountability for commercial operations for Europe as well as, partnering with the Chief Operating Officer, who is based in Israel, to build and operate studios for their streaming games delivered to the European operators.

Furthermore, you will be the visible public-facing leader, spokesperson and influencer for our client in the European gaming industry, including with key industry associations and regulators. You will be part of the Global Executive Team and be the in-region management supervisor for the European employees, working closely with global functional managers and Human Resources.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop and execute a strategic plan to expand their presence in the European market, derive an annual business plan to launch and drive revenue and profitability growth.
  • Develop and direct clear go-to-market strategy with key customers and work closely with the leadership team on product and distribution requirements that will best position the client for success in Europe.
  • Design organisational structure (with help from CHRO), identify and build a high-performing team, including sales, operations, and technical staff, to achieve company objectives.
  • Implementation of live streaming solutions, emphasising customer satisfaction and retention.
  • Collaborate with global streaming studio functions to launch and operate streaming studios in support of European customers.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including casino operators, betting platforms, and regulatory bodies.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant gaming regulations and industry trends in Europe.
  • Collaborate with the global executive team to align Europe’s operations with the company’s overall strategy and goals.
  • Own accountability for Europe’s financial performance, budgeting, and resource allocation to optimize profitability and efficiency.
  • Foster a culture of innovation, accountability, and continuous improvement.

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in building and leading live streaming and online gaming operations in Europe, with a strong track record of achieving business goals (mandatory).
  • Experience in in-land-based and online gaming with a focus on product excellence and technology (mandatory).
  • A strong network in the European gambling space and the ability to partner with senior executives will give you an advantage.
  • Extensive familiarity with live streaming technologies and the gaming industry, including casino and sports betting.
  • Strong acumen in go-to-market and business strategy based on experience in both online slots and table games with the ability to influence key stakeholders and peers in a collaborative manner.
  • Managerial experience in the casino industry, preferably with a focus on both traditional casino gaming and betting.
  • Knowledge of relevant gaming regulations and compliance requirements in Europe.
  • Successfully meet any screening requirements of gaming regulatory bodies.
  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire both customers and internally, a diverse team of various functions to meet business objectives.
  • Strong analytical and strategic planning abilities.
  • Ability to travel extensively to customers, partners, and other company locations.
  • An educational background in Business, Finance, or Marketing is preferred, with an MBA as an asset.

Interested? Get in touch!

Anthony Hennessy

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