Product Owner

  • Wimbledon
  • Full Time
  • April 16, 2024
Product Owner

Domestic & General is a company with an ambitious future. We are expanding our horizons and entering new markets and we need your expertise to help make it happen. We are an international company who works with some of the worlds most respected and well-known brands of domestic appliances and electronic consumer goods. These opportunities don’t come around often, so this really is a position not to be missed.

About the role

This is a new role created to fill the need for a separate team to take responsibility for our Global Checkout. This includes ensuring that all new partner or D&G owner journeys integrate the Global Checkout alongside optimisation of payment methods by region, channel and partner.

· Take ownership for the identification, refinement, and articulation of the Global Checkout Product requirements (in the form of high-quality user stories and epics) to the wider product team, ensuring absolute clarity for the developers and the wider business,

· Immerse in relevant business process, interviewing stakeholders, and distilling clarity from complex as-is processes; then designing the to-be,

· Become a reliable subject-matter expert on the vision and purpose of the product and develop respected opinions on the right design/development decisions to support the achievement of its business objectives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the requirements definition & refinement for Global Checkout product development initiatives, collaborating with other Product tribes to ensure a shared understanding of approach and requirements.
  • Works collaboratively with the Product Manager, development team, and business stakeholders to clearly communicate product requirements through precise User Story articulation,
  • Supports the development team with requirements clarification during build ensuring an aligned single product vision.
  • Is responsible for researching and mapping the “as-is” and “to-be” state of relevant business process that can be used to clearly identify gaps, required change, associated impact and help determine product design and feature priorities.
  • Leads interviews and confidently facilitates meetings with key stakeholders as needed to derive and validate business requirements and process models.
  • Makes product decisions and prioritisation calls where possible, and appropriately escalating for support.
  • Guide the team in recommending process/design options that align with existing systems and standards implemented within D&G.
  • Works closely with Product Design team to ensure approach is aligned to wider design approach while remaining workable from a dev perspective.

We offer lots of great benefits! Some of which include:

  • Competitive salary and annual discretionary bonus
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank/public holidays, as well as an annual option to buy up to 5 additional days of annual leave
  • Training opportunities as well as clearly defined career progression
  • Health cash plan – employer funded cover to enable you to claim money back on essential healthcare costs, including dental, optical, physiotherapy and many more. Cover also includes unlimited access to a 24/7 virtual GP service
  • Attractive company pension scheme
  • Life assurance – employer funded cover of 4x basic salary
  • Dedicated online benefit portal offering access to saving and lending facilities, financial wellbeing and support services
  • Salary Finance – access to savings and borrowing through payroll
  • Car Leasing – access to a carbon neutral salary sacrifice car leasing scheme, with an all-inclusive monthly cost covering all charge, taxes, insurance, repairs and maintenance on a range of brand new vehicles
  • Travel Loans – interest free loans to help spread the cost of annual travel tickets
  • Cycle to Work – tax efficient bike and cycling equipment worth up to £1,000
  • Health & Wellbeing – discounted gym membership, online virtual workout sessions, online culinary classes
  • OnHand – Giving you the opportunity to be an Eco & Social volunteer via a handy app. Volunteer individually or in groups to get involved in Youth Mentoring, Food Poverty, Homelessness & Elderly help
  • Employee Assistance Programme – specialist advice and support on issues such as finance, relationships, illness and family issues
  • Free Domestic & General protection plan – one free plan each year with access to discounted rates of up to 50% on additional plans, including referrals for family and friends
  • Employee discounts – access to discounted Sky TV and broadband packages, together with a range of discounts for 100s of online and high street retailers

Domestic & General are an equal opportunities employer which means we treat people fairly. We welcome applications from all suitably skilled persons regardless of their gender, age, race, disability, ethnic background, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or marital/family status.

Please note that we have a thorough referencing process, which includes criminal record checks.

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Senior FP&A Analyst

  • Wimbledon
  • Competitive
  • Full Time
  • April 16, 2024
Senior FP&A Analyst

Senior FP&A Analyst

Location: Hybrid working with visits to our office in Wimbledon as and when required

Salary: Competitive

Contract Type: Permanent, full time

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior FP&A Analyst to join our Group Finance team here at Domestic & General. The role will support the production and consolidation of Group financial forecasts, covering P&L, balance sheet and cash flow over the annual five-year planning cycle and subsequent reforecasts throughout the year.

Working with the FP&A Systems Manager, and supported by a Finance Analyst, the Senior FP&A Analyst is also responsible for:

  • Managing the Group budget timetable and keeping everyone to their deadlines to ensure a smooth process.
  • Developing and maintaining forecast models and templates for use by those inputting into the budget process.
  • Consolidating inputs to form the Group forecast, working with Finance and Commercial stakeholders to understand and explain drivers and variances.
  • Extracting reports from the Finance system to track progress of the budget and build variance reports against actuals and previous forecasts.
  • Creation of budget presentations to support Exco and Board review and sign-off.
  • Supporting in the production of a monthly trading pack that goes to the Board including consolidating data and commentary from business stakeholders.

Domestic & General is a company with an ambitious future. We are expanding our horizons and entering new markets and we need your expertise to help make it happen. We are an international company who works with some of the worlds most respected and well-known brands of domestic appliances and electronic consumer goods. These opportunities don’t come around often, so this really is a position not to be missed.

Key role responsibilities:

  • Build and manage relationships with key stakeholders inputting into the Group forecast to deliver budgets on time and with clear understanding of drivers and variances.
  • Producing consistent and accurate financial outputs driven by efficient models
  • Continually assess the quality and efficiency of FP&A processes and outputs, identifying and delivering improvements
  • Production of Group forecast materials to enable Exco and Board to review and sign-off plan.
  • Maintenance of a “one truth” set of financial data, working closely with the FP&A systems manager.
  • Supporting the FP&A Analyst

Skills and experience required:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; interpersonal and collaborative skills
  • Professional accounting qualification (ACCA, CIMA, ACA etc.), part qualified or significant relevant experience in particular with financial planning
  • Ability to maintain professional relationships with senior management of all disciplines
  • Confident in holding self and others to account
  • Commercial acumen
  • A critical thinker with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good knowledge of accounting principles and practices
  • Capable of operating effectively in a complex business environment
  • Ability to work collaboratively across functions, recognising and utilising the expertise across the business to drive value

We offer lots of great benefits! Some of which include:

  • Competitive salary and annual discretionary bonus
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank/public holidays, as well as an annual option to buy up to 5 additional days of annual leave
  • Training opportunities as well as clearly defined career progression
  • Health cash plan – employer funded cover to enable you to claim money back on essential healthcare costs, including dental, optical, physiotherapy and many more. Cover also includes unlimited access to a 24/7 virtual GP service
  • Attractive company pension scheme
  • Life assurance – employer funded cover of 4x basic salary
  • Dedicated online benefit portal offering access to saving and lending facilities, financial wellbeing and support services:
  • Salary Finance – access to savings and borrowing through payroll
  • Car Leasing – access to a carbon neutral salary sacrifice car leasing scheme, with an all-inclusive monthly cost covering all charge, taxes, insurance, repairs and maintenance on a range of brand new vehicles
  • Travel Loans – interest free loans to help spread the cost of annual travel tickets
  • Cycle to Work – tax efficient bike and cycling equipment worth up to £1,000
  • Health & Wellbeing – discounted gym membership, online virtual workout sessions, online culinary classes
  • OnHand – Giving you the opportunity to be an Eco & Social volunteer via a handy app. Volunteer individually or in groups to get involved in Youth Mentoring, Food Poverty, Homelessness & Elderly help.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – specialist advice and support on issues such as finance, relationships, illness and family issues
  • Free Domestic & General protection plan – one free plan each year with access to discounted rates of up to 50% on additional plans, including referrals for family and friends
  • Employee discounts – access to discounted Sky TV and broadband packages, together with a range of discounts for 100s of online and high street retailers

Domestic & General are an equal opportunities employer which means we treat people fairly. We welcome applications from all suitably skilled persons regardless of their gender, age, race, disability, ethnic background, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or marital/family status.

Please note that we have a thorough referencing process, which includes criminal record checks.

Latest Opportunities

Product Owner

  • Wimbledon
  • Competitive
  • Full Time
  • April 16, 2024
Product Owner

This is a new role created to fill the need for a separate team to take responsibility for the growth of our Client Experience product suite.

The role will be a central part of building out client facing tools – building out a range of functions that cover the likes of sales, analytics and document sharing at both a client and customer facing level.

  • Take ownership for the identification, refinement, and articulation of the necessary Product requirements (in the form of high-quality user stories and epics) to the wider product team, ensuring absolute clarity for the developers and the wider business.
  • Immerse in relevant business process, interviewing stakeholders, and distilling clarity from complex as-is processes; then designing the to-be.
  • Become a reliable subject-matter expert on the vision and purpose of the product and develop respected opinions on the right design/development decisions to support the achievement of its business objectives.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Lead the requirements definition & refinement for a Client Experience development initiatives, collaborating with other Product tribes to ensure a shared understanding of approach and requirements.
  • Works collaboratively with the Product Manager, development team, and business stakeholders to clearly communicate product requirements through precise User Story articulation.
  • Working closely with engineering teams to understand the ‘how’ as well as the ‘why’ of how we build things. This would mostly be at an API level for which there’d need to be a comfortable understanding of technical requirements.
  • Is responsible for researching and mapping the “as-is” and “to-be” state of relevant business process that can be used to clearly identify gaps, required change, associated impact and help determine product design and feature priorities.
  • Leads interviews and confidently facilitates meetings with key stakeholders as needed to derive and validate business requirements and process models.
  • Makes product decisions and prioritisation calls where possible, and appropriately escalating for support.
  • Guide the team in recommending process design options that align with existing systems and standards implemented within D&G.
  • Works closely with Product Design team to ensure approach is aligned to wider design approach while remaining workable from a dev perspective.

Latest Opportunities

Data Scientist

  • Wimbledon
  • Competitive
  • Full Time
  • April 16, 2024
Data Scientist

Data Scientist

Location: Flexible working with visits to our office in Wimbledon as and when required.

Salary: Competitive

Contract Type: Permanent

Are you a passionate individual that is inspired to become a data scientist who is an expert in using machine learning tools such Python and R to help drive performance in a business?

Do you strive in working within a fast paced environment and supporting with many pricing strategies?

If the answer is yes to both of these then look no further as this could be the ideal opportunity for you!

We have an exciting opportunity for a Data Scientist to join our Pricing & Data Science team here at Domestic and General. This role plays a key part in ensuring the successful delivery of the company’s data science tactical position across a high-volume product portfolio. They will work as part of a Data Science team to deliver the pricing strategies using innovative machine learning and advanced analytics techniques.

Domestic & General is a company with an ambitious future. We are expanding our horizons and entering new markets and we need your expertise to help make it happen. We are an international company who works with some of the worlds most respected and well-known brands of domestic appliances and electronic consumer goods. These opportunities don’t come around often, so this really is a position not to be missed.

Key responsibilities:

  • Evolve and continuously improve the company’s data science models using advanced analytic and machine learning techniques.
  • Contribute to the ongoing development of the overall data science tactical position.
  • Deliver comprehensive analyses and modelling projects.
  • Ensure technically and commercially viable solutions are delivered for new and renewed product requirements.
  • Monitor performance, drift, and stability of current models.
  • Ensure that pricing recommendations result in customers being treated fairly.
  • Being motivated, curious data scientist finding business value from data.

Skills and experience required for this:

  • Experience with machine learning tools such as Python or R
  • Excellent at data wrangling
  • High level of numerical accuracy and attention to detail.
  • In-depth statistical skills and ability to build machine learning models.
  • Innovative and pragmatic problem solver.
  • Able to explain complex and simple data science theories to non-technical colleagues clearly.
  • Insurance or marketing experience or similar product lines, across various distribution channels.
  • Previous modelling and analytics experience (with emphasis on predictive modelling) is crucial.

We offer lots of great benefits! Some of which include:

  • Competitive salary and annual discretionary bonus
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank/public holidays, as well as an annual option to buy up to 5 additional days of annual leave
  • Training opportunities as well as clearly defined career progression
  • Health cash plan – employer funded cover to enable you to claim money back on essential healthcare costs, including dental, optical, physiotherapy and many more. Cover also includes unlimited access to a 24/7 virtual GP service
  • Attractive company pension scheme
  • Life assurance – employer funded cover of 4x basic salary
  • Dedicated online benefit portal offering access to saving and lending facilities, financial wellbeing and support services:
  • Salary Finance – access to savings and borrowing through payroll
  • Car Leasing – access to a carbon neutral salary sacrifice car leasing scheme, with an all-inclusive monthly cost covering all charge, taxes, insurance, repairs and maintenance on a range of brand new vehicles
  • Travel Loans – interest free loans to help spread the cost of annual travel tickets
  • Cycle to Work – tax efficient bike and cycling equipment worth up to £1,000
  • Health & Wellbeing – discounted gym membership, online virtual workout sessions, online culinary classes
  • OnHand – Giving you the opportunity to be an Eco & Social volunteer via a handy app. Volunteer individually or in groups to get involved in Youth Mentoring, Food Poverty, Homelessness & Elderly help.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – specialist advice and support on issues such as finance, relationships, illness and family issues
  • Free Domestic & General protection plan – one free plan each year with access to discounted rates of up to 50% on additional plans, including referrals for family and friends
  • Employee discounts – access to discounted Sky TV and broadband packages, together with a range of discounts for 100s of online and high street retailers

Domestic & General are an equal opportunities employer which means we treat people fairly. We welcome applications from all suitably skilled persons regardless of their gender, age, race, disability, ethnic background, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or marital/family status.

Please note that we have a thorough referencing process, which includes criminal record checks.

Latest Opportunities

Product Owner

  • Wimbledon
  • Competitive
  • Full Time
  • April 8, 2024
Product Owner

This is a new role created to fill the need for a separate team to take responsibility for the growth of our Client Experience product suite.

The role will be a central part of building out client facing tools – building out a range of functions that cover the likes of sales, analytics and document sharing at both a client and customer facing level.

  • Take ownership for the identification, refinement, and articulation of the necessary Product requirements (in the form of high-quality user stories and epics) to the wider product team, ensuring absolute clarity for the developers and the wider business.
  • Immerse in relevant business process, interviewing stakeholders, and distilling clarity from complex as-is processes; then designing the to-be.
  • Become a reliable subject-matter expert on the vision and purpose of the product and develop respected opinions on the right design/development decisions to support the achievement of its business objectives.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Lead the requirements definition & refinement for a Client Experience development initiatives, collaborating with other Product tribes to ensure a shared understanding of approach and requirements.
  • Works collaboratively with the Product Manager, development team, and business stakeholders to clearly communicate product requirements through precise User Story articulation.
  • Working closely with engineering teams to understand the ‘how’ as well as the ‘why’ of how we build things. This would mostly be at an API level for which there’d need to be a comfortable understanding of technical requirements.
  • Is responsible for researching and mapping the “as-is” and “to-be” state of relevant business process that can be used to clearly identify gaps, required change, associated impact and help determine product design and feature priorities.
  • Leads interviews and confidently facilitates meetings with key stakeholders as needed to derive and validate business requirements and process models.
  • Makes product decisions and prioritisation calls where possible, and appropriately escalating for support.
  • Guide the team in recommending process design options that align with existing systems and standards implemented within D&G.
  • Works closely with Product Design team to ensure approach is aligned to wider design approach while remaining workable from a dev perspective.

Latest Opportunities