Product Developer

  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, ENG
  • May 13, 2022

Job Description:

About the Role

Base Location: Cardiff, Reading or Perth

Salary:£29,000 - £43,600 + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

You'll be working in the Business Energy division of SSE Energy Solutions and supporting the Product Development Manager in the roll out of the future product strategy as we aim to make low carbon solutions accessible to all customer sizes. Creating energy plans and services working with internal teams, as well as utilising third parties to increase our customer reach and capabilities.

Across a range of different marketing channels and customer sizes you will get the flexibility and support to bring new innovative idea's forward through commercial analysis and into trial against a range of key metrics to track success. As part of the role you will:

- Help define the product roadmap

- Undertake commercial and industry analysis

- Analyse and amend processes to work with new products

- Work with the wider marketing team to create launch plans

- Undertake post launch analysis of new products

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- Strong core skills in product development and a understanding of how marketing can add value to a product

- Ability to collate insight, both qualitative and quantitative on a systematic basis to inform decision making

- Detailed existing understanding of the drivers / dynamics of the energy sector and acknowledgement of the future requirements to meet customer wants

- The ability to keep a firm grasp on the key levers of profitability for the business area whilst identifying, evaluating and driving to completion

- Understanding of industry challenges, regulatory change and impact on commercial opportunities

About our Business

The race to net zero is intensifying for businesses of all sizes. Sustainable decisions made today can meet customers' changing needs for tomorrow and bring long-term success for businesses. Part of SSE plc, the UK and Ireland's largest renewable electricity generator, SSE Energy Solutions is different as all its renewable electricity is sourced from SSE's own UK wind and hydro assets.

In addition to providing gas and electricity to businesses across the UK, SSE Energy Solutions invests in, builds and connects localised flexible infrastructure to drive the long-term performance of energy assets. SSE Energy Solutions works with its customers to deliver financially robust plans to bring flexibility and diversity to their energy infrastructure - the low-carbon solutions they need to succeed in the race to net zero.

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 Lynsey at or on 01738 340426.

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.