Position: Product Director
Salary: EUR62700 - EUR94100 per annum + Car/Cash Allowance
Ref: 522703_1574180595
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 19/11/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Reading

Salary: £Competitive depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time 37 hours per week

About the Department

SSE Enterprise comprises three companies: Contracting, Telecoms and Distributed Energy.

SSE Enterprise Telecoms operates a 13,700km private telecoms network, with 265 Points of Presence and connectivity to over 80 commercial data centres that span the UK. With its extensive telecoms engineering experience, the company provides commercial security with unrivalled in-house engineering resource to Service Providers, Large Enterprises and the Public Sector providing a competitive range of leading-edge Ethernet, Cloud Connect, Optical Networking and Co-location services.

What is the Role?

Reporting to the Chief Technology Architect, the Product Director is accountable for the Telecoms product and investment roadmap to enhance and grow our products and services to meet customer requirements and achieve business growth plans.

They will drive the organisations product vision; overseeing and owning the development, launch and management of the product roadmap based on adopted strategies and vision.

This is a diverse role with several areas of product responsibility during a progressive period of development and growth for the business.

The role requires effective engagement with key stakeholders to understand the needs of the business and the market and to ensure the Product Portfolio evolves to support these needs.

The successful applicant will be accountable for the full lifecycle management of the product portfolio, Product P&L and for the leadership, development and performance management of the Product team.

Skills and Experience

The Product Director will have significant experience in a Product Management role at a senior level, demonstrating the ability to interact and influence at all levels of the company including Management and the Board.

You will have expertise in Product Management in technology businesses ideally within Telecoms/Service Provider environment. The role is responsible for overseeing the innovation and improvement of the business product as well as the day-to-day product activities in such a way that ensures that the product is constantly evolving to suit our customers needs. You will be responsible for identifying opportunities that lead to revenue growth through innovation while still maintaining the fundamental business goals/priorities.

Please be aware if you are successful, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

Our Benefits

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?

Next Steps

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with sse.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it.'

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Job Benefits:

Car/Cash Allowance