Product Owner

Product Owner.

Product Owner


€90 - €100 per hour




Product Management

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Product Owner Innovation Customer & Design

Do you want to manage a portfolio of innovation projects that develop new concepts with which we realize the vision and strategy for the energy system of tomorrow? Do you get energy from organizing innovations that can be implemented with the shortest possible time-to-market?

Job description

The role of Product Owner is within the Innovation and Network Design Frameworks team and you will be a member of the management of this team.

As an Innovation Product Owner, you and your team organize innovations that support the client's strategy and vision for the new energy system. These innovations are system solutions consisting of a combination of: Concrete customer products, technical solutions (smart grids) and new market concepts.

Your role is focused on managing the portfolio of innovation projects that the company's Client & Design attracts. You ensure that the projects in the portfolio have a transparent and substantiated link to the company's strategic roadmap. You aim to minimize the time-to-market of solutions. Timely delivery of the results and a good transfer to implementation is crucial for this. You are also responsible for good budget planning and budget monitoring at portfolio level.

You have an overview of the substantive matter and stakeholder playing field of your portfolio. Regulatory challenges play an important role here, in addition to the usual technical and financial challenges for innovations. You use your affinity with these dimensions and the overview you have to support the experts in your team where they get stuck in the process.

Job requirements:

- You have good analytical skills and you have an easy overview

- You have excellent written and verbal communication skills on a strategic, tactical and operational level

- You are able to explain the substantive side of your portfolio to a broad group of internal and external stakeholders

- Experienced in developing strategic directions in concrete innovation projects and organizing these with your team

- Experience in managing a broad portfolio of innovation projects where strategic alignment and time-to-market are the important performance parameters

- You are a real entrepreneur, do not let yourself be discouraged and you are creative in finding solutions to keep your portfolio of innovation projects on schedule and adjust when necessary, of course within the applicable frameworks

- A completed technical education at university level, preferably Electrical Engineering;

- At least 4 years of relevant work experience in managing more complex innovation programs

- Leadership experience in the field of change issues in the energy sector

- Experience with project management and agile working methods

Darwin Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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