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REQ ID: 122515
JOB TITLE: Group Product Owner - Charging Systems V&V
SALARY: £65,096 - £80,000
We’re re-examining our vehicles and what a vehicle means in the emerging world of automation, connectedness, electrification and the shared economy. New ideas, new technology, and new approaches to mobility are our business. Join a team of next generation thinkers.


What to expect


Are you an experienced professional in the area of software test & verification, looking to lead a high-performing team where you can get hands-on experience of a Modern Luxury product? Are you looking to be a part of a strategy to re-imagine cars and reduce exhaust emissions to zero? Does the thought of being a key part of the team launching more new car lines in the next 5 years than ever before – all of which are electric?


One of the fastest developing technologies in the automotive sector is that of the electric propulsion system, and particularly the area of charging. The Charging Group at JLR is expanding it’s capability and bringing in-house some of the key software components, in order to stay ahead of the competition, offering the highest availability of vehicle charging infrastructure support.


The Group Product Owner – Charging Systems V&V role sits within the Charging System Delivery Group. The role acts as the single point of contact for the Vehicle Programme Squads in the Powertrain Domain, responsible for working closely with validation and verification engineering team, leading the Charging Systems V&V Technical Project Managers.


What you’ll need


This role is responsible for ensuring that all programmes have accurate and up-to-date design verification plans (DVP) for the end-to-end charging systems. This includes base software testing, right the way up to vehicle level testing and compatibility with third party electric vehicle charging equipment throughout the whole life cycle of the vehicles.


You will deliver projects utilising project management techniques to ensure the delivery and achievement of planned outputs to support the achievement of strategic business objectives for the Charging Systems V&V Group. You will take ownership of key strategic projects and work streams; from scoping to delivery and including cross-functional engagement and stakeholder management, ensuring quality, cost and timescales are prioritised as appropriate. You will plan for and manage project risks, issues and dependencies to maximise likelihood of project success, escalating upwards where necessary. You will take own the management of required Governance, including milestone reporting, project status reporting, financial reporting and risk and issue management.


Knowledge, skills & experience



  • Knowledge of software and systems verification using rigs and simulations
  • Experience of working in an Agile Project Management environment
  • Knowledge of electric propulsion systems




Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan, private medical cover and performance related bonus scheme. As a manager, you’ll also be able to select one of our luxury premium vehicles to lease at a fraction of the cost. All this and more makes JLR the perfect place to continue your journey.


This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office. At JLR, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how, when and where they work, if suitable for their role. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage. 


JLR is committed to equal opportunity for all.


At JLR, we are passionate about our people. They are at the heart of our business. We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture that is representative of our global customers and the society in which we live; a culture in which every one of our employees can bring their authentic self to work, and reach their full potential.


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