Senior Product Manager, Transport Systems

Recruiter
tesco
Location
Welwyn Garden City
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Summary About the Transport Product team: The Transport team is responsible for planning, executing and tracking of all the transport of goods in Tesco. The Transport team designs and implements systems and services for allocating vehicles based on capacity management for distribution from depots into the stores as well from the stores into the customers door step. With more than 2Billion GBP spent on transportation, it is an ideal opportunity for designing better fleet utilization software to unlock huge savings. The team is also implementing most advanced algorithms for vehicle routing and tracking to minimize fuel expenses as well to provide real time delivery tracking information to customers. Package We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work. These include but aren't limited to: An annual bonus scheme which you can achieve up to 3.5% of base salary. Privilegecard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 6 months service with 10% off most purchases at Tesco. A retirement savings plan - 4%-7.5% contribution rate Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay Buy As You Earn Scheme Save As You Earn Scheme Deals & Discounts through Tesco including Tesco Mobile & Tesco Bank Deals and Discounts through many other external businesses Main Responsibilities Whilst specific responsibilities will be dependent upon the changing needs of the Tesco business, the following provides an overview of the role's key responsibilities and measures; A master practitioner of Product Management, you will coordinate, own and prioritise development of strategic Transport Systems Champion transport and integration consistency across all Tesco systems Drive alignment with legacy and future services platforms Leading the development plans: shaping the overall strategy, defining and prioritising business requirements and working with the different business units to ensure their plans are integrated. Work with other Product Managers, architects and the development team to deliver the roadmap using agile methodologies: prioritising requirements, answering development questions and resolving issues, always putting the customer first. Proactively seeking improvements to our ways of working across the various teams involved in the development and ongoing management of our Transport Systems portfolio. Monitoring and understanding the potential of new technologies and business models, identifying and developing new opportunities for Tesco. This role will best suit an individual who enjoys working as part of a team, is well organised, pragmatic and a lateral thinker with an inquisitive mind who is motivated to make change for the better and, most importantly, puts our customers first. This role will best suit an individual who enjoys working as part of a team, is well organised, pragmatic and a lateral thinker with an inquisitive mind who is motivated to make change for the better and, most importantly, puts our customers first. Ideal Candidate You'll need to have demonstrated experience of: Articulating a complex product strategy in terms of consumer and business value. Past experience in and ability to demonstrate the 6 capabilities of Product Management (Judgement & Impact, Customer Insight, Data centric, Leading & influencing, Process & techniques, Strategy & innovation) Deep understanding of customer journeys and development of services to support them Solid technical understanding - you will need to be comfortable having technical conversations, understand the possibilities of online technologies and know when to challenge and ask questions. End to End Product Ownership. You will have worked across the full lifecycle of software development - define, design, develop and deliver. These will have ideally been in an ecommerce/retail environment. You will be able to demonstrate exposure to and experience of core development skills - information architecture, user journeys, wireframe design, testing and design briefs. You will be a natural planner looking ahead, raising issues, providing solutions and meeting deadlines. You will have a natural interest in and enthusiasm for platform technologies The successful candidate will have a tenacious can-do, will-do mentality. Whilst being personally robust and willing to challenge the status quo, you will work closely with other team members and must be able to bring people with you. Creative, analytical and pragmatic - you will be able to provide recommendations and make decisions on behalf of the customer and business. You will be able to demonstrate a passion for, and understanding of, new technology and consumer trends. Proven domain expertise in Transport technology and business requirements preferred Bachelors degree or equivalent preferred Personal; Flexibility, ability to plan and organise, responsiveness, creativity, self-starter Able to build solid working relationships with peers and senior leadership Ability to demonstrate strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills to all levels of seniority and disciplines within the organisation. - provided by Dice AGILE, DEGREE, MOBILE, PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

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