We are looking for Technical Product Lead/Product Owner to join our IT business based at Nottingham or Coventry

Technical Product Lead / Technical Product Owner

Here's what you'll be doing

We’re looking for Technical Product Leads with previous experience within Software Management or Technical Product Owner roles to join the new Technical Product Management team.


The Technical Product Management team will, for all E.ON UK products, own the product roadmap. They will be able to communicate the existing E.ON products features and capabilities. They will work with Strategy and Architecture to pro-actively perform energy industry and retailer product analysis to understand applicability in the E.ON business.

They will work closely with the Strategy and Architecture function and Service Operations functions within Digital Technology to maintain their knowledge of product roadmap. They will work closely with Business Product Managers and Business Owners, creating a community of knowledge to ensure that they are clearly aligned on business needs.

During Solutions Delivery they will work closely with Programmes, Projects and all outsourced providers to optimise the delivery against the product roadmap/back log

Here you’ll be responsible for providing guidance pro-actively and reactively on technical development but also ensuring the correct use of maintenance and product management tools. You’ll adopt and deliver change projects on time using the correct delivery method, taking into consideration budget and profitably with  business value as the highest priority.

As a pivotal role, you’ll work across our business but also with 3rd party providers and Solution Architects to evaluate product functionality, API’s, technical capabilities and evaluating different product options within the E.ON UK eco-system.

Finally, you’ll need resilience as you’ll be the linchpin between the Digital Technology department and the whole business ensuring that the product roadmap is maintained. 

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to take the next step in their career and make a huge difference to one of the world’s foremost energy suppliers.

What we need from you

  • Ability to negotiate practical milestones
  • Extensive experience within Software Management
  • Ability to track and deliver against a backlog
  • Good all round technical knowledge of IT systems and services
  • Extensive, demonstrable success in managing the daily performance of small change  involving the extensive management of 3rd Party Supplier / Outsource Providers
  • Detailed understanding of Change Delivery Methodologies including all the associated artefacts
  • Ability to work well with the internal teams, outsourced partners, operations and the business.
  • Good knowledge of disruptive technologies and their applicability.
  • Confidently discuss all aspects of products function and non-functional.
  • Analytical Thinking, ability to interpret data, identify potential issues and present this in a way that facilitates effective decision making.
  • Excellent communication skills, managing stakeholders.
  • A team player, committed to working in a small team with an extensive partner network.
  • Passion to meet and exceed Delivery KPI’s
  • Educated to A-Level or higher standard


  • Knowledge of Outsourcing / Global Delivery methodologies
  • Energy Industry knowledge

Here’s what you need to know

  • Due to the nature of this role a Criminal Record check will required
  • This role is based in Nottingham or Coventry. If the successful applicant is based in Coventry you will be expected to travel to Nottingham on a weekly basis.
E.ON is committed to being an inclusive employer. We recognise that everyone is different and we aim to provide a working environment where each person feels respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential. We are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. If you require any reasonable adjustments, please just let us know.

At a glance

Reference no.: 108143 Preferred start: Closing date: 18/02/2020 Salary: £49,048-£65,980

Get in touch

For questions about this role please contact Jessica Home  07976787707- jessica.home@eon.com 

About us

E.ON is a privately owned international energy company. Our 42,000 colleagues in 13 countries work daily towards the improvement of technical innovations and user-friendly customer solutions for the new energy world. We are the first large energy company to focus more heavily upon the energy of the future through our three business areas of energy networks, renewable energies and customer solutions.

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