We’re looking for skilled IT Product Owners to join our Global Business Services (GBS) IT team in Derby. You’ll be accountable for the rapid delivery, profit & loss and performance of all products within your area of delivery with opportunities in the following Product Teams:

• Business Intelligence and Applications
• Production System: Authoring and Simulation; Execution and Shop Floor Systems; Purchasing, Maintenance Repair & Overhaul, Experimental and Global Trade Services.
• Product Development System: Simulation and applications; Test and Measurement; Software Development
• Digital Platforms: Connectivity and Security
• Data and Integration

The IT Product Owner will lead a global team and supply chain to deliver and support their products, with the opportunity to work across all business sectors. You’ll lead a globally distributed team of up to 20 people and the extended supply chain supporting your activity with investment up to £10M per annum.

This is an opportunity to be an integral part of an evolving IT practice that delivers the most efficient and effective combination of processes, data, applications and technology that enables Rolls-Royce to execute its vision, values, and strategy.

As well as managing a global Product team, you’ll be managing large projects and programmes focussed on delivering new technologies. We’ll actively support your development and your journey to professional accreditation as well as offering flexible working.

At Rolls-Royce, we pioneer cutting-edge technologies that deliver the cleanest, safest and most competitive solutions to our planet’s vital power needs. We embrace the power of data and technology and aim to be Digital First in everything we do.

Key skills

• Technically lead the allocated products and integrated product delivery and support team
• Convert requirements into an architecture and design by consulting with Product Architect and define the blueprint for the solution being created on behalf of the Product Manager
• Overall responsibility for allocated product delivery and service quality
• Contributes to vision, epics and product backlog and owns and delivers team backlog
• Defines sprints and user stories then drives sprint goals and content, prioritises user stories, establishes user story acceptance criteria and accepts sprint increments
• Manages the scope of the current and future activity through acceptance of stories into the baseline and features into the team backlog

Qualifications

• Degree qualified or equivalent experience in a relevant discipline, with Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) preferred.
• Demonstrable leadership of successfully delivered IT capability to time and cost that have included complex work activities covering technical, financial and quality aspects and ideally involving business transformations.
• Significant experience in management of a portfolio of projects or activities, co-ordinating across a set of work packages or projects.
• Experience of leading and working in a global business environment and managing distributed teams.
• Has good business understanding and deep understanding of own specialism(s) and absorbs complex information and communicates effectively at all levels to both technical and non-technical audiences.
• Actively seeks to understand the implications of new technologies and industry developments, communicating the opportunity and impact to the business

We offer excellent development, a competitive salary and exceptional benefits. These include bonus, childcare vouchers, employee support assistance and employee discounts.

Pioneer the performance of the future. Join us and you’ll develop your skills and expertise to the very highest levels, working in an international environment for a company known the world over for brilliance and innovation.

Closing date: 16th November 2018

To apply please visit Rolls-Royce website