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Senior Digital Product Owner

Posted 18 April by SSE PLC Featured Ended

Job Title: Senior Digital Product Owner

Location: Reading

Salary: £42,500 - £63,500 depending on skills and experience + benefits + annual bonus

PermanentFull Time Hours

The Role

As Senior Digital Product Owner, you will play a key role in supportingdigital deliveryby being a single point of contact between the team and the business, ensuring you understand each business areas unique needs.

Some of your other accountabilities will include;

*Creating and maintaining the product vision, roadmap and work load throughout projects lifecycle.

*Discussing and identify expectations and pain points with business users

*Developing and communicating the vision of the product being developed.

*Translating the expectations and preferences of the end user into User Stories.

*Defining the goals of Sprints and Releases.

*Keeping in regular contact with business users and sponsors to provide feedback on progress and clarify business priorities.

*Contributing to change management processes, evaluating changes requests and measure benefits against budget.

*Collaborating with Business Analysts and Delivery Leads, coordinating project schedules, budgets and resources.

Your Skills and Experience

We are looking for someone who has extensive experience working in Agile teams and has a solid understanding of the industry and the digital requirements of the customer. You’ll have a background of developing product requirements/user stores based on insights gathered from a variety of different sources, as well as the capability to analyse and design business processes and business cases and identify when changes to digital services will impact these processes. Outstanding communication and stakeholder management skills will be essential, and you’ll not be afraid to challenge the norm, encouraging the team and business to think outside the box in order to solve problems. You’ll be innovative, creative and organised with a methodical approach to work, but more importantly you’ll have a passion for customers and all things digital as well as the ability to operate efficiently within a fast-paced matrix team environment.

Our Company

Our Retail business is a market leader in supply of electricity and gas and in other energy-related services such as telecoms, broadband and boiler cover. We supply energy to more than seven million household and business account under our brands: SSE, SSE Scottish Hydro, SSE Southern Electric and SSE SWALEC in the Great Britain market and SSE Airtricity in the markets in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. At SSE, we're committed to giving you excellent customer service and treating you fairly; we want to make life easier for you, find ways of saving you money, and be on hand to help when you need us the most, that’s our customer promise.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here’s a few highlights;

- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)

- Great share plans

- Group Pension Plan

- One day paid volunteering

- Tailored internal development opportunities

Next Steps

Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn’t take long.

Closing date for applications is: 2nd May 2018

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you’re internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you’re successful, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks.

Required skills

  • Agile
  • Digital Services
  • Product Development
  • Business Process Management
  • Preparing Business Cases

Reference: 34934390

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