Senior Product Manager, Energy

The job in a nutshell

Would you like a new, career-defining opportunity? Do you want to work for a trusted consumer champion? If yes, read on…

Our mission at GoCompare is centred around making our services better, easier and faster so that our customers can save time on saving money.

Over the last 18 months we have been on a digital evolution; we’re embracing our tech values of simplicity, intelligence and beauty and we are embedding Agile methodologies across all areas.

We’ve rolled out many exciting new products and more recently we acquired Energylinx, a market-leading (B2B2C) energy comparison and providing switching capability services to over 200 affiliates, including some of the UK's best-known organisations such as Which?, Citizens Advice Bureau, and GoCompare. 

Our Product Management team plays a pivotal role in our continued success in this area. As the first Product Specialist in our Scotland office, you will lead Tribes, and work closely with the ELX management team, the GoCompare group Product Team and engineers to lead products from conception to launch to generate profitable revenue streams, always focused on building the greatest possible customer experience. 

You will be directly responsible for the creation of a clear roadmap for the continued strategy and crafting of this established product – bringing it's features and solutions to the market and working in a future-facing way, making Energylinx a more product centric business. This is an excellent opportunity to really inform and guide the future direction of the business as a whole.

If you thrive on building best in class products, providing the slickest user experience and you confidently monitor metrics to ensure you’re delivering then this role is for you!

The role will require some travel to our Newport and London offices. 

Skills and experience you’ll need to have

  • Demonstrated record in taking B2B2C and service products to leading market positions, in an Agile environment, and challenging timescales
  • Strong Experience in API powered product management and solutions architecture
  • Experience in managing software development lifecycles (innovation, and mature growth)
  • Experience in high performance eCommerce businesses
  • Experience with A/B and multi-variate testing and customer research/segmentation
  • Experience with analytics, including conversion and engagement rates
  • Relevant degree and/or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

What you’ll be responsible for

  • Drive the innovation, roadmap and goals for the ELX product
  • Create a customer-centric vision which can drive focused direction for the business, and satisfy your stakeholders
  • Write business cases & hypotheses, product strategies, roadmaps and product requirements
  • Seeks & use quality data to uncover new insights, and drive new product improvements
  • Is a key driver of the leadership & culture at ELX

Who you’ll be working with

  • Reporting to a Product Director, you will work with a cross-functional team including designers and engineers to lead products from conception to launch
  • Collaborate with ELX leadership, and the wider GoCo group product team, to forge an innovate roadmap for ELX energy services, an enable new revenue streams for the business
  • You will have the technical background to work closely with our engineering team

About us

We’re on a mission to help people everywhere save time and money – whether that’s on essential outgoings or on the things that they enjoy.

If someone is looking for an insurance policy for the first time, wants to beat their renewal quote, is searching for the right financial product, or is after a great utility deal, our comparison website – GoCompare – is there to help. We work with trusted insurance providers, financial services organisations and partners to provide a real breadth of coverage across the market.

Through MyVoucherCodes we bring savings from thousands of fashion, retail, restaurant, entertainment, travel and tech brands to millions of people.

Energylinx, our Ofgem-accredited energy comparison and switching service, brings great energy deals from more suppliers than any other UK switching site to UK households and businesses.

And weflip, an automatic switching service that helps people save time and money by flipping them onto better energy tariffs, uses technology to bring a new, hands-off approach to staying on great deals, forever.

GoCompare embraces diversity and truly believe in equal opportunities for all. We believe that inclusion and diversity increases creativity, delivers innovation, improves performance and better serves our customers.

We truly believe in the ethos that companies with greater diversity perform better than those without. It is for these reasons that all qualified applicants will be considered for employment regardless of age, race, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, parental status, disability, educational background or any other characteristic for that matter that doesn’t relate to your ability to perform the role.

Benefits

GoCompare offer a competitive benefits package including:

  • Flexible working hours
  • holidays plus bank holidays
  • Birthday day off
  • Death in service
  • Matched pension (up to 6%)
  • Private medical cover
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity policies
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Salary:

Up to £67,000 pa plus extensive benefits

Location:

London / Alloa (Falkirk)

Job Reference:

gocompare/TP/2632/157

Closing date:

29th March 2019

Contract type:

Full time

Contract details:

Permanent

Working hours:

up to 37.5 per week (reduced hours and job share can be accommodated)

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