Product Development Manager - Media & Broadcast

Job Req ID:  634
Posting Date:  22-Sep-2022
Function:  Product & Propositions

1 Braham Street, London, United Kingdom

Salary:  Competitive with great benefits

About BT

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We're now a global company operating at the forefront of the information age, employing 90,000 people in 180 countries. And we're on a mission. Guided by our core values of Personal, Simple and Brilliant our goal is to help customers, communities and businesses overcome barriers and release their potential.
So, if you're interested in the power of potential, why not join us today and release yours? You can read more here about what it's like to work at BT.


Please note that this is a Hybrid working role which can be based out of either of our main offices in London, Bristol, Birmingham or Manchester.

About this Role

You'll be completely responsible for Product Development across the Media and Broadcast product team. Working with the highest profile developments and see them through to completion, working closely with product managers and matrix teams across BT.

You'll takeover current delivery of Next Generation Media Network Vena and oversee the delivery, implement the roadmap and track against the business case. Upon delivery, you'll move to the next critical development, with freedom to advice, anyalse and evaluate what developments will be of best return to BT.

You'll be a highly motivated self starter, with great organisational skills, high drive for change culture and delivery of complex high profile projects.

Role Responsibilities

  • Own the business case for new product developments.
  • Lead, develop and manage the product developments to optimise long run contribution over 3-5 years.
  • Responsible for strategic alignment, planning, budgeting and investment, supplier relationships and cost control, quality of service, development of SoRs, management of development and launch plans, working with operations and service design & delivery on feature enhancement.
  • Maintaining a reputation with the senior team for leading product development & management activities across Enterprise.
  • Develop relationships with industry at the appropriate influencing level.
  • Liaising with and interpreting views from UK & international teams for implementing new product developments and improving in-life management.
  • Recognised authority on all areas of Product Group across the organisation and externally.
  • May lead projects that go to Enterprise Investment Board or senior cross-divisional body for decision.

Skills and Experience

  • Product lifecycle management: exceptional product lifecycle understanding skills, able to quickly build and assess new concepts as well as managing in life developments.
  • Product Development: ability to enhance existing offerings, innovate based on market need and deliver complex roadmaps cross portfolio.
  • Previous experience of substantial product developments and solutions from concept to market.
  • Proven stakeholder management, ability to deliver results in complex environments, develop and sustain relationships.
  • Experience leading virtual and multi discipline teams.
  • Strong planning and technical skills with the ability to achieve mutually satisfying outcomes for BT and its customers. 
  • Ability to inspire and engage stakeholders around an idea and carry that through to market.
  • Media, Broadcast or Entertainment experience preferred.


  • Competitive salary
  • 10% on target bonus
  • Flexible Hybrid working
  • Pension scheme (up to 10% BT contributions)
  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • Shares Plan
  • Flexible benefits: cycle to work, childcare vouchers, healthcare, etc.
  • Discounted BT products and services

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