BT – Business Readiness Manager – Etc. Drones

BT – Business Readiness Manager – Etc. Drones

We are Etc. The other stuff. The undefined. ​We create, accelerate, and amplify start-ups in new and emerging categories. ​

Our mission is to build products and services right now that work for the future, and ultimately, disrupt for good. ​Using agile, lean methodologies and zero-to-one start-up principles developed by our team of founders and innovators, our unique blend of product, design, technology, and customer experience is bolstered by BT’s rich heritage to supercharge growth and take bold steps in new sectors. 

We are fearless. We are customer obsessed. We let nothing get in our way, and together we believe that we have the power to change the world. 

About the role
This role will be based 3 days in our London One Braham Office, with 2 days remote.  Role requires travel when needed.

We are seeking a highly skilled Business Readiness Manager to join our Drone Solutions team. As a Business Readiness Manager, you will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies that ensure that our products are ready to be launched into the marketplace. You will collaborate with the product team, sales team, and other stakeholders to ensure that our products meet the needs of our clients and are aligned with our business goals. As our Business Readiness Manager, you’ll need to have an excellent understanding of how each programme, project and initiative impacts the whole business.


  • Develop and execute a comprehensive business readiness process including Go/No Go structure for our drone solution products.
  • Develop training materials and deliver training to sales teams, partners, and clients on the benefits and use cases of our drone solutions products.
  • Develop and maintain documentation on our drone solutions products, including process flows, user manuals, technical specifications, and marketing collateral.
  • Ensure products are ‘ready’ and ‘accepted’ into sales and service, ensuring supply chain, service desk, and billing processes are completed and kept up to date.
  • Coordinate with internal teams and external partners to ensure smooth and timely product launches.
  • Monitoring and reporting on the performance of our products against the KPIs and making recommendations for improvements

Behaviours & Skills

We’re looking for empathetic, self-organising, resourceful and ambitious people who thrive in a fast-paced and sometimes complex environment. You will work in ways that best suit you and your team, enjoying flexibility in how you work. It’s all about your impact on the mission

  • Cross-portfolio programme launch expertise in getting products to market and ready for service.
  • Global shipping and trade experience preferred.
  • Skilled in system process journey mapping to manage stakeholders effectively while rolling out and measuring products in life.
  • Exceptional collaboration and communication skills, with an intrinsic ability to keep it simple.
  • People first mentality, getting under the skin of problems and insisting on a deeper understanding before solutionism.


  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • 10% on-target bonus
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Share save scheme
  • 50% off BT and EE mobile pay monthly or SIM-only plans
  • Exclusive colleague discounts on our latest and greatest BT broadband packages
  • BT TV, including BT Sport and the NOW Entertainment membership, and 25% off NOW Sport, Cinema and Kids
  • 30% discount for friends and family on EE mobile pay monthly and SIM only plans

About BT

BT has a key role in British society, fostering change and leading technology innovation. From delivering the Olympics, to supporting the emergency services, to investing more into research than any other UK technology company, we take pride in everything we do – and in the people who work here.

We’re now a global company operating at the forefront of the information age, employing 90,000 people in 180 countries. And we’re on a mission. Guided by our core values of Personal, Simple and Brilliant our goal is to help customers, communities and businesses overcome barriers and release their potential.

So, if you’re interested in the power of potential, why not join us today and release yours?

Ready for the Drone Age?

It’s easy to apply online; you just need a copy of your up-to-date CV and to follow the step-by-step process. Don’t worry if you need to make changes – you’ll have the opportunity to review and edit your work on the final page. Join our team and help us create innovative drone solutions that improve people’s lives and transform industries.

Apply here

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