Product Manager – Grid Constraint

Product Manager – Grid Constraint

The Client:

An innovative company working in the energy space that has established itself as a market leader over the last decade. This company has stability and structure but is also entrepreneurial and is a great place to grow professionally.


The Role:

  • Own the product, be responsible for the overall Grid Constraint management product strategy 
  • Be the expert and go-to-person on all matters regarding the product and the markets it serves
  • Be the voice of the customer inside the business
  • Responsible for product roadmaps/features and prioritizing enhancements to existing products based on customer/market/competitor/technology inputs
  • Responsible for gathering, understanding and articulating market requirements for software development teams
  • Support sales efforts by attending customer meetings and present product details (once opportunity is in more advanced stages, after initial conversations led by sales)
  • Be the commercial lead for the product, working closely with the sales team, including responsibility for product pricing, go-to-market strategy, tendering and contract negotiations
  • Lead scope definition of new opportunities in close cooperation with technology and Agile Account Manager
  • Responsible for market intelligence related to the product, including competition analysis, customer analysis, market sizing, programme/country specifications and market opportunity analysis
  • Own product marketing including collaterals (presentations, flyers, exhibitions, events etc) working closely with Head of Marketing
  • Present product and company at events, exhibitions, customer meetings
  • Support other product managers and understand all other products in the suite well enough to take on a specific opportunity if required
  • Define hand-over of a signed opportunity to Agile Account Manager for software development and delivery phase and to Operations Manager for hardware installs and ongoing day-to-day operations
  • Maintain the Grid Constraint management product technology development backlog
  • Responsibility for accepting Grid Constraint management work packages (from Technology) as complete
  • Understand complexity in the problem domain, minimise complication in the solution
  • Use judgement in defining the appropriate level of product quality

The Individual:

Desired Skills:

  • Highly motivated and driven individual
  • Enthusiastic about green energy and technology
  • Familiarity with agile software development processes 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills – able to confidently present sophisticated / technical concepts to a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Strategic thinker, with operational delivery capability
  • Proficient in strategic market analysis and planning
  • Strong relationship building skills, coupled with strong listening and communications skills
  • Mature, entrepreneurial, self-motivated individual
  • Team player, able to work both individually and on team projects
  • Lead and inspire teams to success without being their line manager
  • Strong commercial acumen