Assistant Strategic Projects Manager (Product Owner) (Ref: 20007668)
The Hong Kong Jockey Club
Hong Kong

The Department

The Customer and International Business Development Division (C&I) is responsible for providing quality wagering experience and CRM to local and overseas customers of The Hong Kong Jockey Club.

It operates 88 Race Meetings a year, 37 Simulcasts race meetings, a thrice-weekly Mark 6 Draw, 7X24 Digital Services, 7X24 Football Betting Services on over 11,000 different leagues per year.

The ultimate aim is to provide an impressive total customer experience leading to sustainable turnover growth in a responsible manner.

You will :

  • be responsible for supporting the project management of strategic projects engaging with different business users e.g.
  • Trading, Finance Compliance, Betting Operations Control Centre, Channels, IT and other external vendors to accomplish project objectives (New Fixed Odds Sports Betting System Implementation)

  • assume a Product Owner role to help drive the delivery of Fixed Odds Projects and other future Trading Product Development
  • assist Chief Product Owner to model the way of product road map and strategy, steer the team on the product development, and deliver results
  • responsible for defining, and writing Epics / User Stories which include defining the acceptance criteria and prioritizing the Product Backlog
  • participate in Sprint Planning, Scrum Meetings, Review, Retrospective and Backlog Refinement
  • communicate and collaborate with internal and external parties to execute testing, implementation and product launches.
  • Negotiate with internal and external stakeholders to prepare business agreements and / or contracts

  • work with supervisors to develop realistic and comprehensive work plan; keep track of work progress, identify new tasks and dependencies, monitor risks and issues throughout the project lifecycle
  • assist in preparing PMO and management reports to communicate project status, risks and issues to stakeholders and senior management
  • ensure compliance with Responsible Gambling Policy and all stipulated legal requirements pertaining to wagering, thereby protecting the integrity of the Club’s businesses
  • Undertake other duties as assigned by Line Manager
  • You should have :

  • a degree in Business, Information Systems or a related discipline
  • a minimum of 7 years’ experience in product management or project management experience with proven track record of successfully developing excellent products within deadlines
  • solid working experience within an agile team on product implementation; certified product owner or scrum master is a plus
  • experience in user acceptance test planning and execution an advantage
  • product Owner and Agile software development certification preferred
  • excellent interpersonal skills and ability to foster a productive working environment for cross-functional teams to deliver on a common goal
  • excellent written and verbal communication (English and Chinese)
  • outstanding analytical and problem solving skills
  • strong interpersonal skills with internal and external stakeholders. Easily understand people idea and turn it into action
  • self-motivated, resilient and a team player
  • advanced MS Office applications skills required including PowerPoint, Excel and Project
  • Experience in Jira and Confluence an advantage
  • knowledge of sports and horse racing a plus but not a must
  • Terms of Employment

    The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. A contract employment will be offered to the successful candidate.

    Contract renewal will be subject to mutual agreement between the Club and the individual.


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