Technical Product Owner

Posted on 5/7/2024

Octopus Energy

Octopus Energy

1,001-5,000 employees

Provides 100% renewable electricity solutions

Data & Analytics


Portadown, Craigavon, UK

Required Skills
Market Research
  • Degree in a relevant field such as Engineering or related discipline.
  • Proven experience in product management, R&D, or technical project leadership roles within a research-driven environment.
  • Strong technical background with a deep understanding of scientific principles, experimental design, and R&D methodologies.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Strong leadership and decision-making skills, with a focus on driving results and achieving goals.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with shifting priorities and deadlines.
  • Knowledge of heating products is desired but not required
  • Product Strategy: Define the product vision, strategy, and roadmap in collaboration with senior leadership and stakeholders.
  • Requirements Gathering: Collaborate with R&D engineers and designers to define product requirements based on market research, customer feedback, and technology trends.
  • Feature Prioritization: Prioritize features based on technical feasibility, business value, and customer impact. Maintain a prioritized product backlog and communicate priorities to the R&D team.
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Work with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment and seamless execution of product initiatives.
  • Project Management: Lead the planning, execution, and monitoring of R&D projects to ensure timely delivery and high quality standards.
  • Risk Management: Identify and mitigate risks that may impact project timelines or product quality. Develop contingency plans as needed.
  • Technology Evaluation: Stay informed about emerging technologies and industry trends. Evaluate new technologies for potential integration into the product roadmap.
  • Commercialization: Transition R&D projects from development to production. Provide ongoing support during the handover process.

Octopus Energy provides 100% renewable electricity sourced from solar, wind, and water, offering smart tariffs for smart meters, including intelligent electric vehicle charging and off-peak electricity options. The company is dedicated to advancing transformative technologies to drive renewable energy adoption and reduce global dependence on fossil fuels.

Company Stage


Total Funding



, United Kingdom



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth