Propositions Lead
Ordnance Survey
Southampton, GB
2d ago

Would you like the opportunity to be part of building strategic propositions for a business that is driving into new markets, has an ambitious global growth plan and is one of GB’s best loved brands?

Ordnance Survey is transforming. As the national mapping agency for Great Britain, we are renowned for our paper maps and recognised as the authoritative source of information that ensures our blue light services get to the right place in the quickest possible time.

But we are so much more.

Today, OS is a world-leading geospatial data and technology organisation. Our expertise and services support efficient public services and infrastructure, new technologies in transport and communications, national security and exploring the great outdoors.

By being at the forefront of geospatial capability for more than 225 years, we’ve built a reputation as the world’s most inspiring and trusted geospatial partner and with ambitions to continue to grow the business commercially in both domestic and international markets.

Now we are looking for three commercially astute, Strategic Propositions Managers to lead the creation of our next generation of products and services across our business units.

These roles are pivotal in bringing together the professional and technical expertise of our product, marketing, innovation and delivery teams to create compelling and profitable customer propositions.

The combination of our geospatial capability and your commercial acumen and demonstrable track record in defining and deploying new and highly successful products and services will be key to realising our ambitious growth plans.

As the voice of the customer, your immersion in and deep understanding of the market will ensure OS is placed at the centre of today’s and tomorrow’s emerging markets.

Our three strategic propositions managers will work collaboratively across our business with each taking a lead in a specific market.

In these roles you will :

Provide incisive and authoritative market insight to drive effective decision making

Lead the creation and launch of differentiating propositions, products and services and contribute to the development and delivery of our overall product and service strategy and vision

Define and evaluate key customer, business and market insights and opportunities developing a coherent and prioritised proposition roadmap combining customer need, business capability and sustainable growth

Lead the development and execution of all market and service requirements, business cases, pricing and licensing strategies, customer experience and go to market plans

Collaborate across product, technical and marketing teams to take propositions to market providing clear customer and market requirements and an agreed plan for transition into ongoing product and service management

Contribute to the ongoing development of business product management processes and best practices e.g. market requirements gathering, value proposition development, product planning, proposition runway

Build influential internal and external networks to enhance market / segment expertise leading the business response to critical industry trends

Person Specification :

Highly motivated self-starter who thrives on autonomy and personal accountability combined with a problem-solving approach

Customer-focused with a commercial mindset that identifies and prioritises segments and verticals bringing together customer need, a strong business offering and significant growth potential

A proven track record in developing and utilising deep market and customer insight to commercial advantage in the development of propositions for B2B or B2G markets

An influential and credible stakeholder manager with the ability to quickly forge strong relationships at all levels whether C-Suite, peer colleagues, virtual teams or business partners

Demonstrable ability to work collaboratively across a complex business and lead virtual teams in the delivery of value proposition sets to market

Flexible, persistent and quick to learn a background in technology or data led businesses and working in an agile environment will be a distinct advantage

Strong planning and analysis skills with a proven track record in marshalling and managing the resources to deliver (people, budgets, partners)

Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills

About the Rewards

We want you to love what you do. That’s why our benefits package rewards a job well done. We’ll give you :

Salary £62,000 to £69,000

Performance related bonus

37 hour working week

25 days annual leave (30 days after five years) bank holidays and an extra 3 over Christmas

Plus, a suite of excellent additional benefits

About our Values

We're passionate about the four core values that make up our organisation : we're adventurous, incisive, restless and true : -

Adventurous We go about our work with enthusiasm and energy and we embrace change

Incisive We identify the key issues and seek clarity to make effective decisions and find a way forward. We challenge overly complex processes to find simple and responsive solutions

Restless We’re hungry to achieve and deliver to our objectives and we’re continually looking for better ways to add value through continuous improvement

True - We communicate openly / honestly and transparently, delivering on promises to our colleagues and customers. We are open to both giving and receiving feedback

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