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Product Owner - Price


Corby, ENG, GB, NN17 9FH London, ENG, GB, N1C 4AG

Brand:  RS
Function:  Digital & Technology
Work Location:  Hybrid

Location: Corby/ London

Remote/Office/Hybrid: Hybrid

Employment Type: Permanent


About the role


We are looking for the PRICE Product Owner is a critical role in delivering our challenging digital growth and revenue targets.


The purpose of this role is to drive change across our ‘API Platform’ product team. You will be part of a team of five product owners operating across this domain – working to create a digital roadmap to ensure key data (such as product, price, stock…) is available for our entire digital ecosystem.


What are we looking for


  • Accountable for setting the product vision, strategy, and roadmap to drive world class product & customer experience and revenue growth across the ‘API Platform’ within the ‘Price’ domain.
  • Deliver the key ‘Price’ API & service product strategy (this powers data for our internal and external customers & channels) in line with our Business and Technology Strategy ‘The RS Way’.
  • Accountable for prioritisation and iterative agile releases that deliver new API product development & features – focusing on delivering highest value and risk mitigation where necessary. To do this the successful candidate will engage closely with key stakeholders (such as projects and programmes), use insights such as industry best practice, strategic direction, analytics (Adobe) and customer onsite feedback (Vernit).
  • Responsible for researching, benchmarking and creation of both annual and quarterly product roadmaps, producing clear hypothesis and benefits cases for initiatives and socialising these across the global business up to VP/C-level.
  • Responsible for driving key performance indicators, such as – customer onboarding and API usage, reliability and performance, and indirect but adjacent measures (NPS, CSAT, NES) – including managing initiatives within the backlog to reduce tech debt.
  • Manage relationships and drive collaboration with UX Research and Design, Front-end development, SEO, Analytics, Engineering, projects and programmes, and leadership team using a x-functional approach to stakeholder management.
  • Managing stakeholder communications including product plan, prioritisation decision, rationale for changes, features, benefits and the impact of each change on customer experience and product performance.
  • Manage stakeholder demand for changes, ensuring well-crafted hypothesis / rational with clear measurements of success to prioritise delivery and ROI
  • Play a key role in driving & continually contributing in a PO Community of Practice for the wider Digital team




  • Solid understanding of data, API’s and digital architectures - comfortable dealing with technical architects and legacy systems, facilitating sessions with clear logical outcomes.
  • Significant experience in developing product strategy and roadmap using data and research to drive change
  • Experience of managing multiple projects/programmes of work simultaneously
  • Strong problem-solving skills – focus on solutions rather than problems – providing options, implications, and recommendations
  • Passion for developing outstanding and unique customer experiences with the ability to challenge the status quo and understand current technology limitations
  • Strong back end / API / data development and/or e-commerce experience with online product development experience
  • Delivery focused who is proactive at getting things done through effective collaboration and ability to identify and lead the Agile team to manage issues, risk and expectation, with minimal supervision
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills – being able to ‘sell’ the story as well as ‘flag wave’ on successful outcomes
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Experience in a dynamic Agile environment
  • Ability to use data as a differentiator, making conversations objective rather than subjective


We are RS Group


RS Group is a global integrated omni-channel solutions partner for industrial B2B customers who design, build, and maintain industrial equipment and operations.  We are a FTSE 100 company with £2 billion in revenue, operating in 32 countries, shipping 60,000 parcels a day to over 1.2 million customers worldwide.


Our Vision is to be first choice for all our stakeholders, and we know that starts with our people. At RS we want everyone to show up to work as themselves and know that they will be supported and encouraged to develop and grow. We want work to be a place that excites and empowers, a place where you can be passionate and challenge people to think differently. 


We want to hire the best talent, people who share our values and understand that when we act with respect and humility, we can do great things.  That’s why we’ve put our purpose at the heart of our organisation, we want to make amazing happen for a better world. We empower our people to make a difference, innovate to make more possible and deliver to make it happen.


We are an inclusive, disability confident employer and welcome you to apply.

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