AI Product Owner

  • Job Reference: R0058206
  • Date Posted: 10 May 2024
  • Employer: Centrica
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  • Location: City of London, London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Bonus, Car Allowance, Pension & Benefits
  • Sector: Mining / Oil / Gas
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

AI Product Owner

At Centrica, our purpose is to energise a greener, fairer future. Achieving this is made possible through our family of trusted brands and businesses.

Across the Centrica group we have established a vast rudimentary data lake comprising of UK & Ireland wide customer and enterprise data for group and our trusted businesses (British Gas, Bord Gais Energy, Centrica Business Solutions, Centrica Energy and Upstream). This data source presents a huge opportunity to create significant value for our customers, for us to build innovative products, provide new services and improve the capabilities of our Centrica employees to drive our journey as we transition towards NetZero. This is where you come in.

We are looking for a highly skilled and motivated AI Product Owner to drive the entire product lifecycle for AI/ML, data, and analytic products. You will collaborate closely with Data Scientists, ML/Data Engineers, business leaders, privacy, Solution Architects, and external tech providers to shape and implement the roadmap for AI/Analytic products.

This role will be crucial in ensuring alignment with the company's wider AI strategy and roadmap, as well as delivering high-quality products that meet the needs of our end-users. Your skills and experience will make a direct impact on our business success and this role will give you the opportunity to be part of an innovative, collaborative and inclusive environment.

Location: You will be required to work out of our London and Windsor offices approximately 2 days per week.

About the Role:

  • Lead the product ownership efforts for AI/ML, data, and analytic products, encompassing all stages of the product lifecycle.

  • Collaborate closely with Data Scientists, ML/Data Engineers, business leaders, privacy, solution architects, and external tech providers.

  • Maintain a strong customer focus, empathizing with users and deeply understanding their needs.

  • Prioritize and implement new features, ensuring timely delivery and high-quality solutions.

  • Take ownership of projects and drive outcomes with minimal supervision, seeking help when needed.

  • Demonstrate standout communication skills, adapting your approach based on the audience, whether technical or non-technical, internal or external stakeholders.

  • Embrace a solution-oriented mindset, incorporating end-user feedback and commercial requirements into product development.

  • Stay abreast of industry trends, players, and products shaping the tech market, maintaining a strong tech mindset.

About You:

  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in a relevant field such as Computer Science, economics, or engineering.

  • Product ownership expertise with proven experience in all stages of the product lifecycle for AI/ML, data, and analytics.

  • Proficiency in AI methodologies, machine learning models, and technologies to facilitate effective communication and strategic decision-making.

  • Ability to understand complex datasets for insights, driving data-driven decisions and optimization of AI models.

  • Proficiency in evaluating AI/Analytic performance, identifying trends, and extracting actionable insights from data analysis.

  • Strong leadership to inspire cross-functional teams, foster collaboration, and drive successful AI product initiatives.

  • Awareness of ethical implications in AI, ensuring fairness, transparency, and accountability throughout the product lifecycle.

  • Proactive identification and mitigation of risks, ensuring successful AI product delivery while maintaining quality and stakeholder satisfaction.

What's in it for you:

If this sounds like a good match for your skills, experience and what you're looking for as a next step, we'd love to hear from you! In return, we will offer you:

  • Competitive salary and bonus potential.

  • Employee Energy Allowance at 15% of the government price cap.

  • Pension scheme.

  • Company Funded Healthcare Plan.

  • 25 days holiday allowance, plus public holidays, and the option to buy up to 5 additional days.

  • Excellent range of flexible benefits, including technology vouchers, electric car lease scheme & travel insurance.

  • Colleague-led networks which aim to empower & support colleagues from underrepresented groups.

Our customers come from all walks of life, and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. We will continue to champion inclusivity, develop future skills and invest in our local communities to create a better, more sustainable world, for everyone.