Smart Product Owner
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Changing the world is no easy task. But in 1999 that’s exactly what Good Energy set out to do. Its purpose is to enable people, in their homes and their businesses, to play an important role in combatting climate change, by providing households and businesses access to locally sourced 100% renewable energy. Fast forward to today, and the business is now a key player in the renewable energy space, and despite challenging market conditions has continued to grow profitably over the past 5 years.
The business has recently reviewed its longer term strategy and is now poised to take a leap forwards, focused on a transformational growth agenda which delivers long term value for its customers, shareholders and people. This will enable the achievement of its purpose; powering the choice for customers, of a cleaner greener future. The Good Energy team is currently around 300 people strong and is based in the market town of Chippenham, Wiltshire.
About the role
We are looking for an experienced Product Owner who would be able to help us deliver Smart to our customers. The primary responsibility of the role will be to lead and coordinate delivery of the Smart IT & Digital elements, working collaboratively with the Product Owners and Scrum Masters across the different streams within the IT & Digital team – covering data, integration, mobile, web and business systems.
With experience of working within an agile project environment and excellent interpersonal, influencing and engagement skills, you’ll have an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to relentlessly strive to obtain excellence.
You’ll have demonstrable high level of IT literacy using Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio) and be able to translate complex issues and information into simple key messages and actions. Being able to build and maintain strong collaborative working relationships will be important in the role, whilst having the ability to manage and multi task under pressure within an evolving work environment.
In addition, you’ll possess strong planning, organisation, analytical skills and be able to interpret and present appropriate data across all levels of the organisation.
Knowledge of Gentrak Velocity and the Government’s Smart programme is desirable for this role.
Behaviours - Works in a way which role models our values:
We are straightforward in how we communicate with each other and get things done.
We are determined and resilient, overcoming challenges to realise our purpose together.
We value people’s differences and recognise the strength they give us when we work together.
In fulfilling our purpose, we aim to balance fairly the needs of our people with those of our customers, our shareholders and our futureholders.
In addition to a competitive salary we also offer a wide range of benefits. Our office in Chippenham is very accessible; we are just a two minute walk from Chippenham train station and within easy reach of surrounding towns and communities.
So if you’d like to be part of this multi award winning, innovative and fast growing ethical energy business, we’d love to hear from you.
Please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter stating your experience and suitability for the role to email@example.com.
By applying for a job at Good Energy, you agree that we’ll process your details for the purpose of applying for this vacancy. We’ll have access to your personal information from your application and other materials you submit in support of your application. We’ll retain your personal information on our own systems to facilitate the administration of the recruitment process and we’ll share your application with the relevant hiring manager. We won’t share your information for marketing purposes or with any third parties without your expressed consent (if we decide to perform a psychometric test we’ll require additional consent for being able to profile your personal information). We’ll retain your information if you’re unsuccessful for 6 months unless requested not to at which point your data will be deleted.
Closing date: Sunday 29th July 2018
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