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Manager, eCasino Products

Location
Vancouver, BC
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Full Time
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Manager, eCasino Products

Location: Vancouver, BC, CA

Job Function: Information Technology

Overview:

BCLC's two offices are located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded lands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam Indian Band), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Peoples in Vancouver and the Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc territory, situated within the Secwépemc Nation in Kamloops. We honour and respect the people, the territory, and the land we are part of.

Our Operations Division manages both provincial & national lottery games as well as instant lotteries through over 3000 retail partners across the province. We provide the gaming technology and set standards, policies & procedures across 37 casino properties in BC, ensuring a high standard of security and integrity.
We also provide online gambling through Playnow.com and our Lotto app including lottery, sports betting, Bingo, Keno, online slots or online casino games and Live Dealer table games where players can choose the online version of their favorite games while connecting with others across the province. Our Operations group is what makes it all happen, through day to day operations, project improvements, sales management, facilities, business intelligence and innovation.

This team of passionate professionals with a diverse array of backgrounds is directly accountable for earning revenue for the province. They work together as one group to ensure clear direction for BCLC's priorities across all our lines of business, ensuring a high degree of player experience and entertainment in each of the games we offer.

As a Crown Corporation that earns more than a billion dollars in annual revenue, BCLC's commitment to giving funds back to the province is an integral part of our business, but still only one piece of the picture. At BCLC, we exist to generate win-wins for the greater good. We believe everything we do must benefit the well-being of all involved. Through our Social Purpose we aspire to make sure, in all of our endeavours and transactions and relationships nobody loses, and every person we touch comes out ahead. BCLC is committed to creating a welcoming workplace where everyone feels safe, included, and valued. For us, that means building a team that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. We all are winners when differences are respected, valued and celebrated.

Job Summary:

The Manager, eCasino Products manages the strategic direction of the PlayNow.com Casino Products category and is responsible for driving overall performance from both revenue generation and profit. This role leads a team of professionals, encouraging creativity, innovation and a critical focus on player experience, while understanding the external competitive market place in balance with requirements for integrity and responsible growth.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Manages a portfolio of products with accountability for overall strategy development, roadmap planning and content management for the PlayNow.com casino category;
  • Manages business plans and significant budgets for operating, capital and direct costs for the product category. Closely monitors financial performance, presents performance updates to senior management, ensuring the appropriate initiatives are in place to meet divisional and organizational targets;
  • Provides leadership to a team of product specialist subject matter experts (SME), sets high level product line objectives, and prioritizes initiatives and resources across product lines to deliver the highest benefits to both our players and the business;
  • Manages a complex array of vendors in the delivery of eGaming casino products. Ensures appropriate contractual arrangements are maintained including the negotiation of contracts and monitoring of service level agreements;
  • Proactively responds to changing marketplace trends, identifying and advancing new opportunities that increase the competitiveness of PlayNow.com;
  • Collaborates with other business units to leverage cross channel business and player opportunities;
  • Provides strong people leadership by championing BCLC's vision, mission and values, and drives culture and change management initiatives;
  • Models leadership behaviours that support engagement of staff, such as practicing meaningful recognition, inspiring personal growth, and facilitates both performance discussions and personal development of team members;
  • Cultivates strong, productive, and positive relationships with key internal stakeholders, as well as external stakeholders including vendors, service providers, and provincial gaming jurisdictions, in order to develop strategic partnerships to mutually achieve desired business outcomes.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Education and Experience
  • A degree in business, or related discipline;
  • 5 to 7 years' related experience including 2 years in a people management role;
  • Equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered.
Technical Requirements
  • Demonstrated experience, and proven results in the areas of product category management and business planning in a leadership capacity;
  • Strong team leadership and team building experience with a proven ability to motivate, coach and develop;
  • Demonstrated proactive and collaborative approach to identifying and resolving problems;
  • Experience working in a highly regulated environment;
  • Results-oriented focus; self-motivated, assuming personal ownership and accountability;
  • High degree of business acumen;
  • Proven relationship cultivating skills;
  • Experience creating and refining business processes;
  • Solid understanding of website design and online platforms;
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical thinking/innovation;
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills including the ability to communicate complex plans and corporate strategies to a diverse audience;
  • Strong people development skills;
  • Excellent team building abilities;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Exceptional time management and multi-tasking skills;
  • Strong computer skills - MS office.
Additional Information:
  • Effective November 22, 2021, BCLC requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (as defined by Health Canada). Full vaccination will be required before commencing employment with BCLC unless a legal exemption is obtained.
  • To build a rich diverse workforce representing the communities which we serve, we welcome applications from people of all colours and cultures, persons with diverse abilities, and members of the 2SLGBTQAI+ community.
  • BCLC values work life balance and offers remote work options for its employees.
  • Relocation assistance is available for successful job candidates.
  • If you are in need of accommodation or special assistance at any step of your application, please send an email with your request to recruitment@bclc.com.
  • For over more than a decade, we have been recognized as one of BC's Top Employers - and we are constantly seeking ways to improve our employee and player experience. To learn more about BCLC, please visit: https://corporate.bclc.com/
Please Note:
This opportunity will remain open until a qualified candidate pool has been established.
Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada and be 19 years of age to work at BCLC.


Category
Information Technology