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Data Product Owner

Town: | County: Berkshire | Country: United Kingdom

Description: Data Product Owner

Newbury (Hybrid working)

Competitive Salary + Benefits

Saint-Gobain – Winners of 'TOP EMPLOYER UK AND GLOBAL' five years running! (Apply online only))

Saint-Gobain is a global leader in the construction industry with a presence in over 67 countries worldwide. Our businesses designs, manufactures and distributes building materials and solutions globally.

Due to our Digital Transformation we are now looking for a Data Product Owner to join our team in Newbury. This is a hybrid working role so will have good flexibility on work/life balance.

It is an opportunity to lead an aspect of the transformation of a large b2b organisation in the UK servicing all segments of the building materials market from local builders, national construction companies and the public sector.

You'll be joining a successful Product Management team with direct sponsorship from the CEO and Chief Digital and Information Officer. This role is the next phase in scaling up our transformation. The data analysts, data scientists, Data Director are demanding a Product Owner – what could be better for you?


Undertake strategic discovery focused on Saint-Gobain businesses to identify opportunities, problems that the use of data, analytics data science and machine learning can address
Assess current strengths and weakness in being able to or using data to drive better business outcomes
Ensure that all Digital/IT products & projects are identifying areas for best practice delivery including modern data solutions and in line with the data products delivery timelines
Develop and maintains a vision and roadmap for what want to achieve using data, analytics, data science and machine learning, gaining buy-in for a few key senior stakeholders
Create and prioritise a backlog of initiatives in support of your vision and roadmap that delivery customer and business value
Align roadmaps and backlog items within the wider business transformation in order to create great customer and colleague experiences.
Fully support teams responsible for the definition and delivery of backlog items as well as supporting teams managing any wider change in the business.
Demonstrate the value delivered to customers and the business
Maintain excellent knowledge in use of data and analytics that are relevant to Saint-Gobain in the UK.
Bring into practice Agile values and principles in finding value from dataUseful background or experience in

Product ownership and lean product development using Agile methodologies
Technically competent and proficient in Agile ways of working
Understand Power BI, Data Lake, Cloud
Experienced in creating and delivering product roadmaps to capture opportunities driven my changing customer behaviour as a result of digital being a core part of their lives
Know how to use customer insight and data analytics to create and optimise digital product
Experienced in delivering digital products in a large multi-channel business
A strong communicator, good listener, able to present ideas coherently leading to achieving a consensus
Strong analytical skills required
Experience translating strategies into product development
Full clean driving licence
CIM/IDM post-graduate level qualifications advantageous
Scrum Alliance certification or Scaled Agile certification advantageousWhat you will get in return

Competitive Salary
A defined contribution pension scheme
33 days holiday (including bank holidays)
Flexible Holiday buy-sell scheme (allowing up to 3 days holiday to be bought or sold).
As an employee you are automatically covered by the Saint-Gobain Life Assurance Scheme.
Staff discounts on high street and leisure activities and various other benefits.

If you're up for a new challenge and think you've got what it takes, apply online today!


We are an inclusive employer and keen to hire talented people regardless of their background, abilities, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, what football team you support, taste in music, fashion sense or anything else that makes you, you!

We believe that working in a diverse business can be more enjoyable, teams can be more innovative, and make better decisions. We already employ many fantastic people from diverse backgrounds, but we still want to do more.

So, we are on a mission to make Saint-Gobain inclusive and accessible to all, with role models for you to look up to and learn from, no matter who you are!

At Saint-Gobain, our purpose is to 'Make the world a better home'. We are both manufacturers and distributors. Together with and for our customers, we design materials and solutions that have a positive impact on everyone's life and provide well-being, quality of life and performance, while caring for the planet. Our materials can be found everywhere in our living places and daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications

Salary Type:


Permanent | Full Time


Category: IT

Rogerio da Silva

Rogerio da Silva is a Brazilian who lives in the UK for a little over two decades. He is the owner of a test consulting and outsources services for software development. He likes to blog, write and create content that teaches others how to live a better life. Rogerio has two princesses and one powerful wife that help him with his work. He loves reading biographies of successful authors and dream builders because they inspire him to keep creating!

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