The Product Owner (Utilities, Energy, Product) will be accountable for the detailed definition of product features and coordinating the development and testing of these features with our offshore development team. To be successful in this role, you should be able to identify customer needs and work with cross-functional teams to manage product releases.
Responsbilities for the Product Owner (Utilities, Energy, Product)
Accountable for a detailed definition of deliverables (product, feature, user stories or need) to meet product outcomes and translating these to the development team.
Define the outcomes for their product, feature, journey or need and ensure developer/tester scenarios are fit for purpose.
Working with the Product Manager and Product Strategy team to input into the future product roadmap to deliver a product that meets the needs of users and customers.
Working with a technical delivery manager and offshore delivery team to ensure successful product delivery in line with a product roadmap
Complies, and ensures team members comply, with all confidentiality and non-disclosure policies and/or agreements and ensures the security of information at all times.
Provides specialist product support to on-site product implementation teams to ensure a smooth transition from requirements through to delivery
Provides pre-sales support in the form of product demonstrations and input to tender responses.
Skills for the Product Owner (Utilities, Energy, Product)
Knowledge of UK utility industry including:
Smart Meter rollout
Faster & Reliable Switching Programme
Traditional Data Flow Management
DNO to DSO transition
Minimum of 6 years' experience in a relevant commercial or technical background with knowledge of software development and web technologies
Hands-on experience managing all stages of the product life cycle
Experience with Agile & Iterative Development approaches
Experience of creating and working to project plans and leading small teams together with handling change controls.
Sound communication skills including the ability to formally present to a senior client.
Strong commercial awareness and sound understanding of the project and business dynamics.
Ability to work to deadlines
Ability to motivate and inspire staff