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Electrical Distribution Product Manager

Electrical Distribution Product Manager

  • Location United Kingdom - London, Germany - Bochum, DE: Home - Bochum
  • Travel required Some travel may be required with this role, this is negotiable
  • Job category Engineering Group
  • Relocation available This role is not eligible for relocation
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ075301
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary


Customers & Products

Job Family Group:

Engineering Group

Job Description:

The Global Electrical Distribution Product Manager is responsible for the definition, development and launch of Electrical Distribution products, ensuring customer need, argument, strategic alignment, quality, efficiency are led throughout the Product Lifecycle. Taking ownership for the global delivery, this role will work with a team of specific hardware product managers and liaise with delivery managers and product and launch managers in country or domain teams to drive scale and new market entry of new product offerings. 

This role is in an exciting new area that is responsible for bringing on new hardware, solving difficult customer problems and maintaining the current Hardware portfolio.

Working in bp pulse

Do you want to contribute to a sustainable future of mobility for people and the planet? Are you ready to make the transition to an electrified world happen? The electric vehicle market is rapidly growing, and as a Global Electrical Distribution Product Manager, you can be at the centre of shaping future mobility solutions that customers love!

bp pulse is one of the fastest growing EV charging networks globally and we need YOU as a Global Electrical Distribution Product Manager to help us on our adventure to help the world transition to an Electric Future and become NetZero. We’re looking to meet the growing global demand for safe, sustainable, and affordable energy.

We aim to deliver the fastest, most convenient network of 100,000 EV charging points worldwide by 2030. To do this, we need to rapidly grow our fantastic team with the best EV and product experts out there.

YOU can help us get there, we’re searching for skilled EV and product experts who are passionate and curious individuals to join our team to help the world electrify!

Key accountabilities and experience by skill categories 

  • Ensures all Electrical Supply Equipment products are standardized and compliant with a minimum set of technical requirements.
  • Maintains ESE catalogue and provides ESE solutions to regional engineering teams.
  • Identifies, prepares and issues product technical specifications; provide technical due diligence during procurement activities; addresses product feedback from local construction and operations teams; conducts product optimization workshop and assesses innovative technologies.
  • Conducts innovative technology assessment and plan the implementation into the bp pulse network, provided a positive business reason. Lead Proof of Concept project for the review of new technologies
  • Implements solutions to upgrade or refurbish existing assets in operation.
  • Improves the performance of existing assets in operation and reduce site related energy costs
  • Be familiar with DNO technical requirements for ESE
  • Develop Root Cause Fault Analysis and identify solutions to installation, commission, and operation issues.
  • Responsible for on-boarding of new ESE suppliers and works as the primary technical contact with the equipment suppliers.

Key characteristics of Global Electrical Distribution Product Manager:

Intellectually curious: comfortable navigating between the big ideas and executional realities to create an achievable strategic product vision. Comfortable with ambiguity, a hunger to learn and a seeker of new challenges.  

Communicator & Influencer: comfortable influencing a group of executives as well as communicating your product vision clearly to your associates and partners. You can be open to different communication styles and listen carefully to diverse sets of ideas.  

Do-er: you're biased toward action and are willing to make commitments and trade-offs with other leaders to remove impediments for your team; you are a leader obsessed with delivering valuable in an iterative way focusing on high quality low TCO Hardware charging products that, ultimately, lead to maximum lovable experiences.  

Passionate & customer focus: you care about growing others and bringing them together around what's possible. You have a desire and ability to connect with our external or internal customers to fully understand their needs and build long lasting relationships.  

Learner: you have an appetite to learn new things or new technologies all while exhibiting humbleness when exploring unknown technologies; you will seek for internal solutions 

Team player: you enjoy working with diverse people and driving the team toward a common goal. You are also able to coach others and be a mentor in product development. You are an expert in guiding pods/ sprint team towards outcomes for customers and the business. Provides people leadership, team leadership, and models cross-discipline/org influence.  

Skills & Competencies

  • Experience in electrical engineering design and execution.
  • Experience in specifying electrical supply equipment.
  • Experience in project execution and delivery
  • Ability to work in flexible and highly commercially focused way to achieve results.
  • Deep experience of electrical infrastructure and the delivery of energy from point of generation to user / load.
  • Experience in electric Vehicle Infrastructure and related energy management (load management, smart charging, V2G, Microgrid etc …)
  • Experience in the electric vehicle Digital field experience, Software protocols and related business application.
  • Team player, strong communication skills

Desirable criteria

  • Electrical supply equipment (switchboard, substation) design and manufacturing experience.
  • Project Management of similar power and hardware Projects
  • Technical and engineering roll out in the EV field
  • Attended standardization or regulatory bodies
  • Cross cultural and global working
  • Operating management systems supporting sustainable process for effective operations.

Travel Requirement

  • Some travel may be required with this role,

Essential Education:  

  • Engineering degree at mininum, Master would be a plus 

What can we offer you to electrify your career with us?

At bp pulse, we are expanding our global business with the dynamism and buzz of a new start up. With benefits such as an open and inclusive culture, a great work-life balance, tremendous learning, and development opportunities to enable you to craft your own career path, life and health insurance, medical care package and many others. In this role you will feel empowered, capable, energised, and able to act as decision makers.

Diversity sits at the heart of our company and as an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our mission by ensuring that our place can be anyone's place. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, neuro diversity, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

bp pulse operates a 60% office (central London), 40% home flexible working policy i.e., we rock a hybrid model and offer the best of both worlds!

Travel Requirement

Some travel may be required with this role, this is negotiable

Relocation Assistance:

This role is not eligible for relocation

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Business, Electrical Equipments, Electrical Power Engineering, Engineering Leadership, Equipment Procurement, Instrumentation Engineering, Risk Assessments, Safety Leadership, Technical Knowledge, Technical Solutions

Legal Disclaimer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, socioeconomic status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation related to bp’s recruiting process (e.g., accessing the job application, completing required assessments, participating in telephone screenings or interviews, etc.).  If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please contact us to request accommodations.

If you are selected for a position and depending upon your role, your employment may be contingent upon adherence to local policy.  This may include pre-placement drug screening, medical review of physical fitness for the role, and background checks.

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