Technical Product Owner

Full Time Birmingham West Midlands (County) IT Job Pro UK

2022 is turning out to be a huge year for our Digital & IT transformation!
Having already secured some fantastic Digital Talent, we're now recruiting for aTechical Product Owner to work remotely within our Product team and help us become the best Online Builders' merchants to our trade and consumer customers.
There is a lot to do and you'll be part of something that is going to have a real and tangible impact within an industry that is ready for a digital revolution.
Want to join us on this journey? Then read on to find out more!
The Role:
It is an exciting time here at City Plumbing. We have recently become a stand-alone business and are making real strides in creating an inclusive workplace that celebrates and values diversity .
Due to this new ownership, we have committed to change the way we think about our digital platforms and move to a continuous model of improvement so our customers can engage and transact effortlessly across our eCommerce platforms.
You'll own the creation and development of a suite of microservices that will facilitate our digital transformation. Working with both Product Owners and technical stakeholders you'll gather and refine requirements to ensure the development team delivers the right thing first time.

Your role will be to maximise business value delivery via strict prioritisation of development work across multiple business propositions and initiatives.

You'll champion the vision for our technical services, ensuring that they align with our architectural principles and roadmap and move us incrementally towards our end state goal.

As a Product Owner your areas of focus will include:

Working collaboratively across a shared vision communicating progress and development timescales to various colleagues.

Defining objectives and measuring their benefits to ensure we deliver a first-class digital experience.

Own the Product roadmaps and manage the expectations of all dependencies involved.

Break down complex problems into manageable and achievable initiatives ensuring your champion the needs of the customer at all times.

Understanding the outcome of roles assigned to you – reaching out to other members when support is needed.

This is a remote-based role with quarterly travel to team meetings.

You should be based in the UK and our Head Office is based in Crick, Northamptonshire.

This means you could be from areas such as Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Hinckley, Kiddeminster,
Leamington Spa, Leicester, Lutterworth, Northampton, Nuneaton, Rugby, Sutton Coldfield, Telford
Wolverhampton, Worcester.

You'll live and breathe our digital-first ethos, with an agile and pro-active approach. You'll enjoy working collaboratively with the wider team and you'll be committed to acting with integrity and honesty in everything you do.
Required skills and competencies:

Strong technical understanding of microservices, API and system integration

Able to change direction quickly and frequently, focusing on the outcome rather than the path we take to get there

Excellent communication skills, able to translate with ease between technical and non-technical colleagues.

A focus on results, with excellent interpersonal skills to keep people energised, positive, and focussed on delivering value.

A strong understanding of the technical architecture of complex web applications.

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Product Owner, Online Product Owner, Digital Product Manager, IT Product Owner, Technical Product Owner, Agile Environments, Scrum Master, Jira, eCommerce, Retail, FMCG, Online, Online Trading.


From boilers to bathroom suites, tubing to towel rails and everything in between, City Plumbing has all the products our customers need to complete the job. And we have all you need to build a successful career!

We're proud of our reputation for selling quality plumbing and heating products to both trade and retail customers and we're super excited about our future. We put our colleagues at the heart of all we do, giving them all the tools they need to be successful, happy and feel rewarded in their career with us.

Benefits Package and Cultural Environment:

Discounts, savings and cash back at numerous retailers

Savings on driving lessons, phone bills, gym memberships as well as further benefits

Life assurance


Extended family policy including maternity, paternity, additional annual leave and more

Mental Health First Aiders and Employee Assistance Programme, let's be there for each other

Complete induction and a company that lets you grow and encourages development

Financial education and loans

Flexible working options

Striving to create an environment of inclusion so everyone can be their true self

And more!

We're passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that celebrates and values diversity. Bring your whole self to work regardless of age, disability, gender identity or reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. We don't want you to 'fit' our culture, we want you to enrich it. #BelongWithUs
We are committed to best practices in recruitment and undertake Basic Criminal Record Disclosures for candidates that are offered employment within our branches that undertake deliveries for British Gas. This check will only be undertaken after the acceptance of an offer of employment.


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