Ordnance Survey (OS) is the National Mapping Service of Great Britain. It creates, maintains, distributes and serves definitive and authoritative location data, products and services. Its digital products and services are relied on by government, businesses and individuals, and support innovation across a variety of markets and new technologies. Location data has the power to create new and exciting opportunities as we move towards a connected digital society. OS uses its valuable data and expertise, built on over 229 years of experience, to contribute to the future success of Great Britain and other nations. OS helps governments make smarter decisions that ensure citizens' safety and security. It shows businesses how to gain a location data edge and helps everyone experience the benefits of the world outside.
The future of OS is exciting as the company has embarked on achieving high levels of commercial growth alongside its agreement with Government and the Consumer business. This will see OS operate globally, continue innovating and leading the way in the geospatial industry.
OS is looking to appoint a Director of Propositions and Innovation (P&I) to develop and deliver a market-led and prioritised proposition, product and services strategy. She/he will lead the proposition creation, product development and innovations disciplines across the business. Innovation has always been at the centre of what OS does. This role will support the delivery of its commercial aims and its public task – creating, maintaining and disseminating consistent, definitive and authoritative geospatial and cartographic data in the national interest.
The Director, P&I will report directly to the Chief Executive and will be a key member of the executive team. She/he will create the necessary structures and innovation processes to develop strong customer relationships, understand their requirements and develop world-class products and services that address those market opportunities.
The Director, P&I will be a proven, dynamic business leader with experience of leading the proposition, product development and/or innovation capabilities of an established B2B technology-led business. They should bring experience of serving a diverse client base with multiple a complex range of products services and services with multiple applications. International experience would be an advantage. Candidates must be motivated and energetic self-starters with a focus on customer service, innovation, delivering commercial results and building a high-performance commercial team.
OS has retained Russell Reynolds Associates to advise on this appointment. For further information about the position and additional details on qualifications and requirements, please view the position specification via the link below. To express interest in this position, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy of your CV, setting out your career history, with key responsibilities and achievements. Please quote the role title and assignment code P2005-038L in the subject heading of the email.