14 days ago
Job ID 00022495
About the role
Data Product Owner
Virgin Media are on a mission to become the most recommended brand by our customers. At the heart of this strategy is digital innovation and our significant data resources.
As a data product owner, you will be responsible for owning a data product that fuels customers experiences and business outcomes. You’ll ensure high value; high opportunity data products are effectively managed and maintained. You will support in setting the tone and direction on what a particular product needs to achieve and what to prioritise. You will be the link between business and our data science capability working on product build and continuous iteration.
So that's what we're after, but what makes us special?
The telecommunications industry in its current form is pretty uninspiring. But we’re fixated on mixing that up. Our aim is to leave the pack far behind, by delivering some of those once-in-a-lifetime, rocket-to-the-stars ideas that turn the industry and customer expectations on their heads.
And why do we do it? Well, we make no secret of the fact, we want to become the most recommended brand, by our people and our customers. A massive part of that journey is about how we ensure that our forward-thinking people have a working environment in which they can truly belong and thrive. For us, it's critical that every single person can bring, and be, their whole selves at work, and we're working hard every day to achieve this.
Tell me more, tell me more…
You'll be supporting in looking for opportunities for automation and value creation using data, as well as work with different stakeholders to understand their needs, problems, and opportunities with a methodological approach. You’ll have a strong passion for doing things right for our different business stakeholders, setting the direction to create advanced AI solutions and designing strategies that help to create an ecosystem of algorithms behind our data driven digital ambitions.
The must haves:
Experience working in digital product or data, in various industries, with a focus on using data to drive great customers experiences and business outcomes
An innovative and creative problem solver, with the ability to analytical rigour and problem-solving skills
Technically competent to influence and understand the solution approach and help data scientists in building relevant data products
Other stuff we're looking for:
Super communication skills with validated ability to influence and guide our internal customers in the use of data products to support their business objectives.
Understanding of machine learning, data analytics, artificial intelligence (AI)
Understanding in some of the key platforms (e.g. Google Cloud)
Understanding of Agile and experience working in an agile setup
Outstanding intellectual ability, able to process and synthesise information
A knack for knowing what users/customers want
Collaborative and effective, a team player that gets the importance of culture
What's in it for you?
We know that benefits mean so much more than the 'stuff' we can give you, so we offer a wide range of support, rewards and tools - all focused on helping you to prioritise what really matters.
All work and no play just isn't our style! We're already planning our future ways of working, for when life becomes a little more normal again. We're constantly evolving our approach to enable you to find a great work life balance.
If you go on to be successful in your application, some of the many benefits include:
25 days' annual leave, plus UK bank holidays.
Annual bonus paid up to 15% of your annual salary
A defined contribution pension scheme, run by Fidelity, matched up to 10%.
Access to wellbeing benefits such as the Unmind App, personal medical cover (which you can opt to upgrade to cover loved ones) and critical illness cover.
Season ticket loans
Your birthday off every year, to treat yourself.
The option to buy and sell up to 5 days leave, to suit your personal needs.
If you think you've got some amazing skills to offer us, and Virgin Media feels like a place where you can belong, we'd love to learn more about you. Once you've submitted an application the next steps of the process, if successful, are likely to include a two-stage interview process including technical and competency assessments.
When you , you'll be asked about any adjustments you might need to support the recruitment process. Let us know, and we'll be sure to discuss it with you.
Thanks for your patience in the meantime and for showing an interest in joining the Virgin Media family.
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