ITV has set a new strategy - More than TV. ITV.
The strategy encompasses all of ITV's activity both on screen and off screen. We provide more than TV; emotionally lifting viewers out of their lives and entertaining them every day and night. More than TV also means that we build deep relationships with viewers around either their favourite shows or the ITV brand.
Our digital products and services enhance these deeper relationships by giving viewers the ability to catch up, interact, discover and be more informed, across ITV Hub, ITV Hub , Programme companion apps, News App, Programme websites & the News website.
We are looking for a Product Owner to join our collaborative team.
The primary focus of this role will be to provide product management expertise for the digital products for Show & News (websites & apps). The primary purpose of the role is to allow the individual propositions of each app, website or service to continue to deliver scale or usage, but also to align strategically with ITV Hub/Hub /SVoD and the wider ITV areas - being able to make a demonstrable step change in the overall user experience and feature set in order to grow engagement and business value.
Lead cross functional product teams through complex product evolutions.
Confidently pitch and sell your ideas and innovations to wide and varied stakeholders.
Analyse and present basic behavioural, customer and market data.
Comfortable dealing with uncertainty by creating structure and prioritising effectively.
Ability to manage complexity and several technical projects simultaneously.
Will be confident challenging thinking from both technical and business viewpoints and broker appropriate development of appropriate solutions.
Perform day to day Product Owner responsibilities, attend Agile ceremonies, manage a prioritised backlog and generating as much value as possible with the team.
On a daily basis you lead and inspire a cross functional team and external agency to define & deliver the show & news strategy, driving emotional & viewing engagement.
You will have a strong working relationship with the ITV Editorial teams to deliver daily content for series based and longevity shows.
You will evaluate all functionality requests to understand viewer and business value vs the resource or budget cost of developing it.
You will have a strong working relationship with the ITV Advertising Sales team & the DTC team to develop and improve all commercial parts of the product.
Develop viewer-centric and outcome focussed measures of success (e.g. OKRs) to drive product and business success.
Champion a balance of viewer-centric, insight driven product development with instinctive decision making to ensure quality but speedy delivery of product enhancements.
Collaborate effectively with others around the department; particularly UX, Engagement, Engineering and Service Delivery ensuring the best product experience.
Use strategic Product Management thinking to identify opportunities, drive change and measure impact using Objectives & Key Results (OKRs)
Experience in working in or with scrum/kanban product teams
Champion outcome focussed measures of success (e.g. OKRs) to drive product and business success
Solving technical challenges, knows to what level they need to take their understanding, and can communicate to a level appropriate to the audience.
Some experience contributing to business case creation
Experience in eliciting requirements from business stakeholders
Some knowledge of relevant business domain at ITV or a similar organisation
Analytical thinking - able to simplify complex problems, processes or projects into component parts explore and evaluate them systematically.
Fast learning - able to grasp new concepts and develop a good understanding of new business domains quickly.
Planning and organising - able to think ahead in order to establish an efficient and appropriate course of action for self and others.
Communication - able to get one's message understood clearly by being a confident speaker and clear, concise documentor.
The ITV Show Apps and Sites environment is extremely dynamic, it is essential you are self-motivated and a collaborative individual who is able to lead and make decisions effectively.
This is a fantastic opportunity within a highly innovative team within ITV.
Working across: Britain's Got Talent, Love Island, Im A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here, The Voice, Dancing on ice, This Morning, ITV Racing, ITV News.. plus Sport, Daytime & Entertainment.
Closing date: Wednesday 2nd October
ITV strongly encourages applications for this role from candidates with a disability and we are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. So if you have a disability and meet the minimum criteria for the role we'll guarantee you an interview. We're happy to discuss any additional support you may need during our application process as part of our reasonable adjustments approach. So if you require additional support, please get in touch... At ITV it's your talent that matters and we want you to be the best you can be.
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