Head of Product Development, NOW TV Connected Devices

Head of Product Development, NOW TV Connected Devices

This is a permanent position based in Osterley, West London

The purpose of this role is to be responsible for the vision, design, delivery and management of the NOW TV roadmap that applies to connected devices in customers homes. This encompasses the NOW TV box, Consoles, Roku, YouView and Smart TVs.

Critical amongst this is the growth of the NOW TV box; making this the “device of choice” in our customer’s home for watching OTT content.

The role will work to maximise the number of boxes that are activated and in regular use by our customers. It is also required to collaborate with other areas of NOW TV to ensure Sky content is promoted and customers are given the opportunity to purchase it. Further responsibilities include working with the sales & marketing teams to maximise sales opportunities and the strategy team to identify new revenue opportunities.

Candidate specification and objectives


  • Own the vision/plans for the NOW TV box, consoles YouView and Smart TVs
  • Manage vendor relationships and coordinate associated roadmaps
  • Ensure effective delivery of the product roadmap
  • Driving continual product improvement through a thorough understanding of product usage and customer insight
  • Ensuring consistency of customer experience across the devices.


  • Coordinate the product roadmap with our partner Roku – identifying the features and functionality that need to be developed
  • Create a revenue line for the NOW TV box through the addition of paid-for applications and content
  • Own the apps strategy for the box; defining which apps should be on the box through the channel store
  • Own the hardware roadmap for the NOW TV box and future evolutions/ideas for the platform
  • Use the box as a platform to prototype new concepts and ideas to see how they resonate with customers
  •  Work with the HO of Creative, Entertainment, Movies and Sports to give the customer the best possible content experience
  • Work with the eCommerce team to create opportunities for selling new content to the customers
  • Manage product relationships with the PSBs and other application providers on the box.

Our benefits package is designed to recognise the essential part you play in Sky’s success. We offer free Sky+HD, broadband and talk services; private medical insurance, generous holiday entitlements, a contribution pension scheme, a Share scheme so you can have a stake in Sky and our success, plus Sky Choices a benefit scheme to help you make valuable tax and national insurance savings.

It’s our people that make Sky the UK and Ireland’s leading entertainment company. That’s why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.

Sky – Believe in Better

For more information about working for Sky visit jobs.sky.com

If you are appointed to this role you will be subject to the successful completion of a Criminal Record Check

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