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IT Product Owner

Republic of Ireland, Dublin
£64397.89 - £96510.51 per annum + Performance related bonus
Closing date
5 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.

About the Role

Base Location: Dublin

Salary: €74,600 - €111,800 + performance-related bonus + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

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

About the Role

SSE Airtricity is growing its IT team and now has vacancy for an IT Product Owner for its Industry and Regulation Platform team.

As an experienced Technical Product Owner, you'll join SSE's IT team to work on and lead the product ownership in one stream of our IT investment programme to support the delivery of a portfolio of high-profile business enhancing and customer-facing initiatives to drive SSE's large-scale transformation.

We are embedding agility in our ways of working. The Technical Product Owner will be the outcome owner, focused on ensuring the IT platforms deliver both business and customer value. You will be accountable for the platform lifecycle, including design, delivery and operations. You will be empowered to make decisions and negotiate priority, scope and requirements with impacted stakeholders. Each product owner will be responsible for one of the following platform work streams;

- Industry & Regulation - Develop existing and new market messaging platforms, Customer Communications Management platform, and related system to meet ongoing Business, Energy Market, and IT needs.

Key responsibilities for this role will include:

- Defining the vision of the product & platform in collaboration with key stakeholders.

- Supports business leaders and stakeholders in preparation for implementation and change management in product rollout & enhancements.

- Ensure that IT/business strategy, policy and standards are adhered to, thus achieving commonality and ease of maintenance.

- Actively partake in Scrum ceremonies and be the single point of communication between the team and the business, providing direction to the team and stakeholders.

To be successful in this role, we would love you to have:

- Proven experience of working as a Product Owner within IT/Technical role in a mature agile team.

- Strong written and verbal communications skills with demonstrated ability to build and manage stakeholder relationships.

- Demonstrated ability to develop technical product requirements / User Stories based on input gathered from a variety of sources.

- Analytical problem-solving skills with an understanding and working experience of agile process and principles.

- Previous experience in scaling knowledge, as well as a willingness to promote the Agile delivery framework.

About our Business

Our SSE Finance function has a key part to play in fulfilling SSE's obligations as a UK-listed company, providing expertise and services that can be shared across the SSE Group, and working in partnership with all businesses to provide services tailored to their specific needs. SSE operates in a highly regulated and increasingly competitive environment, and our role is to ensure that we gather, compile, analyse and recommend on the financial strategy for our businesses, identifying opportunities to drive efficiencies and create value for SSE now, and in the future.

What's in it for you?

We offer an excellent package with 34 days annual leave 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 encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments you need during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

What happens now?

All applications should be made 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 flexibly requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact David on 01738 275846.

Before commencing your role with SSE, you'll need to complete our pre-employment screening process. This will consist of a criminality 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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