Product Owner

  • SSE Plc
  • Ireland
  • May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Base Location: Dublin 18

Salary:€64,000 - €97,000 + a performance related bonus and a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available

About the Department

SSE IT underpins the technology needs of all the different businesses that make up the SSE group. From emerging technologies to data and analytics to cyber security – we power SSE’s growth and enable it to generate value, while keeping it secure. As a trusted business partner that helps SSE lead in a low carbon world, we are proud of our service. Working for SSE IT is all about equipping SSE for now and the future.

What is the Role?

SSE Energy Customer Solutions (ECS) is expanding its Agile capability. This new role of IT Product Owner in the ECS IT Team will be responsible for IT products to ensure that the underlying IT system capability is in place to support the business value streams. This is an interesting and technology focused role. Your key responsibilities will include:

Working closely with cross functional teams and engaging with the wider SSE Corporate IT functions to ensure the IT capabilities to support the Customer business are identified, designed, built and delivered in a fast-paced environment. You will be responsible for ensuring the IT backlog is maintained and prioritised, that EPICs and User Stories are developed and accepted by the IT scrum teams. You will align with the Business Product Owners and the Release Manager (Release Train Engineer) to co-ordinate deliverables and releases to ensure an optimal outcome for the organisation at all times. You will be expected to live agile values and principles to contribute to a happy, effective and efficient working environment. You will to ensure an effective working cadence for the team, understanding, owning and finding a way around any current and future obstacles in a timely manner for resolution. You will be instrumental in ensuring that budgets are adhered to and value achieved. You will also be an active participant in the wider Product Owner Community of Practice in SSE, driving through improvements as we evolve to a faster better delivery organisation.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

What do I need?

You’ll have experience as a Product Owner delivering platform capabilities, where you’ve exemplified and promoted Agile values and principles. The following skills and experience are essential:

Communication and Personal Attributes

What’s in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for ‘Inclusion & Diversity at SSE’ to find out more.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact / 01738 275 846.

EXTERNAL: Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.