Virgin Media O2 • Reading

Product Manager IOT - 12 month FTC

Employment type:  Full time

4 days/week at home

A little flex time

Job Description

Do you have a curiosity about turning vision into reality and a passion for innovation? At VMO2, we're on the lookout for a dynamic IoT Product Maestro to orchestrate our IoT product roadmap for a 12 month FTC. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to increase commercial returns through savvy product management that delights our wholesale partners and customers alike.

In this role, you’ll be the influencer behind the curtain, shaping strategy, spearheading development, and leading the charge in go-to-market execution. With your blend of strategic brilliance, market savvy, and unbeatable teamwork, you'll ensure our products not only hit the market but also make a splash. If you're ready to collaborate across functions and drive the success and adoption of ground breaking IoT offerings, we want you on our team!

Who we are xThe UK’s fastest broadband network. The nation’s best-loved mobile brand. And, one of the UK's biggest companies too.

Diverse, impactful teams - jam packed with serious talent. Together, we offer the UK more choice and better value, through our boundary-pushing, customer-championing values and ambitions.

Together, we are Virgin Media O2, and we can't wait to see what you can do.

Accessible, inclusive and equitable for all

Virgin Media O2 is an equal opportunities employer, and we're working hard to remove bias and barriers for our people and candidates. So, we build equity and inclusion into everything we do, from the policies we craft to the relationships we shape. We support and encourage you to be your authentic self throughout your application journey with us.

The must haves

In order to be considered, you must have the following experience;

  • Demonstrable commercial competence and technical experience, preferably within the IoT sector.
  • Proven customer focus: adept at capturing customer insights and requirements, and translating them into mutually beneficial actions.
  • Proficiency in gathering, analyzing, and utilizing data to support informed decision-making.
  • Collaborative approach with a proven track record of building and maintaining internal and external relationships.
  • Strong stakeholder management, along with outstanding influencing and communication skills.

The other stuff we are looking for

We'd also love you to bring;

  • Excellent time management with the ability to prioritize tasks and manage time efficiently to meet deadlines.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and experience in identifying issues, developing solutions, and implementing them effectively.
  • Flexibility and the ability to adapt to changing priorities and thrive in a dynamic work environment.

What's in it for you Our goal is to celebrate our people, their lives and everything in-between. We aim to create a culture that empowers everyone to bring the best versions of themselves to work each and every day. We believe the most inclusive and diverse culture makes for a better business and a brighter world.

Working at Virgin Media O2, you get a bumper reward package bursting with benefits, and loads of extras you can add if you’d like to. These are designed to support both you and your loved ones, making sure that you’re covered no matter what life throws your way.

Next steps If we feel like a place where you can belong, we'd love to learn more about you as a person and your experience to date. Once you've submitted an application the next steps of the process, if successful, are likely to include a two stage interview process.

When you apply, you'll be asked about any adjustments you might need to support the recruitment process. Let us know, and we'll be sure to discuss it with you.

Please note: Applications will be reviewed, and interviews conducted throughout the duration of this advert, therefore we may bring the closing date forward. We encourage all interested applicants to apply as soon as possible. Thanks for your patience and for showing an interest in joining the Virgin Media O2 family.


Company benefits

Enhanced maternity leave – 26 weeks at full pay
Enhanced paternity leave – 14 weeks at full pay
Adoption leave – 26 weeks at full pay
Shared parental leave
25 days annual leave + bank holidays
Enhanced sick pay
Pregnancy loss leave
Teambuilding days
Open to part time work for some roles
Mental health platform access
Birthday off
Carer’s leave
Meditation space
Faith rooms
In office catering
Volunteer days
Employee discounts
Open to job sharing
Buy or sell annual leave
Cycle to work scheme
Life assurance
Financial coaching
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at Virgin Media O2

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

Flexible; Primary Locations Hammersmith & Reading

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

3rd – Large companies

3rd – Large companies

Flexa100 2024
Consumer Goods

Consumer Goods

Industry awards 2023
2nd – Large companies

2nd – Large companies

Flexa100 2023

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