Product Manager – Core HR

Hours: 36

Salary: competitive

Location: Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL7 1GA

United Kingdom

Apply by: 02/07/2019

Product Manager – Core HR

Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL7 1GA

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About the role

The Product Manager Core HR is an integral part of the core colleague transformation programme and is responsible to deliver the ‘best-in-class’ end user experience of following the set-up of the Core HR system data.  As a Product Manager, you are experienced in product management practice having guided multiple product enhancements from inception through to implementation and optimisation. You have ownership for a large product that involve multiple internal/ external stakeholders, and you drive product strategy, roadmap and the execution for them.

You will be responsible for


  • Create and drive forward Core HR product vision, strategy and roadmap.
  • Identify stakeholder groups, engage and build relationships to understand their Jobs To Be Done.
  • Understand key user personas, customers & stakeholders for my product and their pain points really well
  • Discover, manage and prioritise Core HR requirements for the new Tesco Work and Pay and legacy platforms using epics, user stories, personas, and acceptance tests
  • Validate Core HR requirements are relevant for future waves and releases.
  • Create, maintain and own the product backlog for the agreed requirements
  • Assist enduring model to transfer over delivered processes.
  • Work with programme and technology teams to progress product backlog through Tesco Flow methodology and sprint/ release planning sessions to deliver maximum business value in least effort
  • Ensure compliance to relevant information and data security policy and standard
  • Deliver to agreed KPIs and be accountable for the performance/ adoption of product and work towards increasing it
  • Understand and demonstrate all of the features of my product to different audiences within and outside of my immediate product team
  • Provide support and coaching to junior Product Managers as well as peers
  • Driven experiments against defined hypotheses, created MVPs towards robust data-driven decisions on product improvements and their influence on product performance indicators
  • Prioritise coordinate and communicate the resolution of live product issues independently

You will need

Skills relevant for the job

  • A methodical and analytical approach, great problem-solving skills and can provide logical answers to complex problems.
  • Used good prioritisation techniques to refine & groom your product backlog regularly.
  • Attitude and the aptitude to learn new product area/domain quickly.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Great presentation & persuasion skills
  • Team Player who could work collaboratively with other members of the team

Experience relevant for this job

  • Prior experience with Oracle HCM cloud (Fusion) Global HR modules
  • Understanding of a typical Software Development Lifecycle and how software products are built
  • A theoretical knowledge of Product management.
  • Prior experience in developing/ managing a product (optional)
  • Good knowledge in the use of Tools & Techniques for Backlog prioritisation, managing dependencies and for gaining insights using available data points.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the technologies relevant to product management.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills, data mapping experience with volume data and ability to priorities.
  • Requirements gathering experience and requirement prioritisation skills essential.


What’s in it for you

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
  • Colleague Clubcard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 6 months service with 10% off most purchases at Tesco
  • Holiday starting at 25 days 
  • 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

About us

Our vision here at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop, whether they are at home, out shopping, on the move, anywhere in the world.

Our core purpose is ‘Serving Britain's shoppers a little better every day’.

Our business was built with a simple mission – to be the champion for customers, helping them to enjoy a better quality of life and an easier way of living. This hasn't changed. Customers want great products at great value which they can buy easily and it's our job to deliver this in the right way for them.

In the UK, we serve some 66 shoppers every second, so it's our goal to ensure every one of those customers experiences just a little better service on each visit.

We want our customers to be inspired and whatever they are looking for, we’re finding bigger and better ways to provide it.

We need people who share our ambition to deliver for our customers; passionate and confident people willing to take the initiative and drive us forwards. In return we offer excitement, a great team, an excellent benefit package and significant career development opportunities.

If that sounds exciting then we'd love to hear from you.

Application process

Our office application process varies depending on the role and the level of experience needed.

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