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OT Senior Product Analyst

Scotland, Perth & Kinross, Perth
£55573 - £63643 per annum
Closing date
3 Jul 2024

Job Details

SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £20.5 billion in low carbon projects to 2027, we have significant growth plans and are well on our way to achieving our ambition to build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.

Join us on our journey to net zero and help us power change.

This role is within our Networks Distribution IT team supporting our Digital Strategy and Vision to be a progressive network owner, using digital to enhance social and economic value, deliver a leading experience for our customers and to enable the energy system to support net zero carbon.

About the Role

Base Location: We're proud to offer a Flexible First approach to work, and this role is no exception. We will, however need your base 'home' location to be one of our SSE offices around the UK.

Salary: £55,573 - £63,643 + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

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

As a Senior Product Analyst, you'll support the Product Owner and delivery teams as well as translate the customer needs into high level technical specifications and design and develop recommended systems.

Key responsibilities for this role will include:

- Lead on work alongside the Product Owner to clarify requirements, to plan implementation and to answer queries through the development process.

- Oversee delivery of product analysis backlog items across the end-to-end product in an agile environment. Delivery work may include representing and modelling data and information, developing training materials and driving the definition of lean business cases.

- Present complex business and technical concepts to customers at all levels of the organisation.

- Plan, prioritise, manage, execute and evaluate analysis work on multiple complex projects and/or critical projects.

- Prepare succinct reports, communications and presentations on complex business processes and progression that are tailored to different situations and audiences.

What do I need?

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

- Experience in a similar senior Product/Business Analysis role focused on supporting business critical/complex systems in a large organisation with a systematic, disciplined and analytical approach to problem solving.

- Ability to shape vision, construct roadmaps and develop investment cases for product development.

- Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills with the ability to take ownership of any requests and issues from all interconnecting and interdependent workstreams and maintain quality of work as well as excellent facilitation skills, ensuring people reach agreement and develop effective work practices.

- Accurately visualises and clearly articulates proposed solutions to business problems and drive broader business outcomes.

- Strong experience working in an agile environment and as part of a multi-disciplinary team with the ability to take ownership of problems and requests and maintain quality of work even in a pressurised environment.

About our Business

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'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 Laura on 01738 341814.

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.


We are driven by our purpose: to provide energy needed today while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.

We are a leading generator of renewable electricity and one of the largest electricity network companies in the UK.

We develop, own and operate low carbon infrastructure to support the zero-carbon transition.  This includes onshore and offshore wind, hydro power, electricity transmission and distribution grids, and efficient gas-fired generation, alongside providing energy products and services for businesses, and we have interests across Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Japan, Spain, Portugal, Denmark and Poland.

Our twin focus of practicality and inspiration is a strategy that has seen us through more than 70 years.

We are UK listed, employing 10,000 talented and skilled people and are real Living Wage and Fair Tax Mark accredited.

Because we’re SSE, and we’re for a better world of energy – for everyone.


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