Product Innovation Lead

KCOM Group
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

As Product Innovation Lead you will be accountable for the design and development of future products sets. This role requires significant consultation with Product Managers and Propositions Managers to decide which problem statements, ideas and products to develop.

Your key accountabilities will be to;

  • Analyse and evangelise key technical trends and futures within our chosen market segments
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with leaders in the industry, partners and vendors, and key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Design and develop solutions that map to problems witnessed within our chosen markets
  • Identify opportunities for innovation and assessment of marketplace obstacles and technical hurdles to business success.
  • Evaluate and identify appropriate technology platforms for delivering KCOM's products and services.
  • Guide the business in prioritising development initiatives and setting timetables for the evaluation, development and deployment of services.
  • Select suitable suppliers in order to develop defined problems into solutions, as well as choosing whether to the develop the product in-house, utilise an existing vendor capability or combination there of
  • Create and run Proof-of-Concepts
  • Develop and maintain a suitable demonstration environment for in-progress products
  • Engage with industry experts, customers and partners always anticipating the future direction of technology

If you are seeking an exciting and challenging opportunity which will allow you to work across a range of products and services and have the ability to strive and influence better ways of working then this could be the role for you.

In addition to a competitive salary, you will be eligible for 25 days holiday per year, a pension, bonus, 4 times salary life assurance and access to the KCOM flexible benefits scheme.

KCOM is an equal opportunity employer. The Company wholeheartedly supports the principle of equality in employment and opposes all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination on any grounds.