Senior Product Manager – Product Transformation

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA

United Kingdom

Apply by: 07/04/2021

Senior Product Manager – Product Transformation

Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA

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About the role

The Role – Senior Product Manager – Product Transformation

Reporting to the Head of Product Management for Product Lifecycle, are accountable for a complex and company strategic UIs within the Product portfolio and would drive product strategy, roadmap and execution for them.

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:

  • Have complete ownership of a complex UI which will be the allow our teams to trade the Grocery home shopping website. Working with multiple strategic enterprise APIs involving multiple internal / external stakeholders and drive the Product strategy and execution for the UI.
  • Efficient in stakeholder management and has ability to steer the team in the right direction by putting best team members in the most value generating Products/ Business priorities
  • Knowledge and experience of product management best practice and methodologies and strong technical experience.
  • Extensive experience with both UX/UI and transactional APIs and service-oriented architecture. Technically competent to influence and understand the solution context and approach (legacy, tactical, strategic) and aid engineering in estimating the complexity of work being requested.
  • Understands the impact technical debt is causing and the value Tech upgrades can bring and can hold the objective conversations with your technology counterparts to prioritize it during any sprint.
  • Formulate the vision, strategy and roadmap for the Product you own (building a product and decommissioning legacy systems) and work with others to align the strategic priorities, dependencies and roadmap across the myProduct suite.
  • Quickly build domain knowledge and assess new opportunities (gathering ideas, research, carrying out analysis, refining and prioritising new requirements).
  • Plan and co-ordinate significant product efforts that have dependencies on multiple product and delivery teams.
  • Steer sprint/release planning sessions in conjunction with engineering counterparts to effectively deliver maximum business value with the least effort.
  • Identify and drive improvements in the way API performance and service levels are measured to ensure quality, reliability and security.
  • Lead discovery work around minimum viable products (MVP) for any new feature, collaborating with delivery teams and internal / external stakeholders to prototype and validating MVPs.
  • Help the team in breaking down complex pieces of work and create epics and stories to break down large programmes into smaller, deliverable chunks of value that can be delivered faster.
  • Provide leadership and direction to cross-functional delivery teams on short-term tasks / near-term priorities.
  • Provide support and coaching to Product Managers as well as peers.
  • Be accountable for the performance / adoption of the Product and work towards increasing the customer base.
  • Contribute towards hiring / building a great pool of Product Managers for the Colleague Transformation team and the wider Tesco product function.
  • This role will best suit an individual who enjoys working as part of a team, is well organised and pragmatic, a lateral thinker with an inquisitive mind and motivated to make change things for the better and, most importantly, puts our customers first.


You will need

Key Skills and Experience

You’ll need to have demonstrated experience of:

  • Articulating a complex product strategy in terms of consumer and business value.
  • Experience and understanding of agile techniques to deliver world beating products
  • Thinking at a conceptual level across a number of platforms (web, mobile, tablets, store apps).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills – you must be able to articulate complex concepts to a diverse audience.
  • Experience managing work completed from external agencies to ensure the highest standards are met.
  • The ability to influence without authority.
  • Having proven success in working on unstructured problems, defining hypothesis, creating MVPs, running experiments and analysing results to drive data-driven decisions.
  • Product management best practice and methodologies and strong technical acumen.
  • Technical competence to influence and understand the solution context and approach and aid engineering in estimating the complexity of work being requested.
  • Understanding the impact tech debt is causing, and the value tech upgrades can bring in, and can hold objective conversations with your technology counterparts to prioritize it during any sprint.
  • Prioritising and decision-making skills, demonstrating experience of having made good decisions / judgements around business priorities and resource allocation.

What’s in it for you

Our vision here at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop, whether they are at home, in store, on the move … anywhere in their world. With our unrivalled physical and digital assets and an ambitious investment programme, we aim to become the world's best multi-channel retailer.

Everything is underpinned by our continuous drive for the best tools and technology to deliver our vision. We’re driving innovation, evolving our product development process and transforming our technology to become the world’s leading e-commerce business.

We need people who share our ambition to deliver for our customers. We want passionate, talented and hardworking individuals willing to take the initiative and drive us forwards. In return we offer a huge challenge, strong support, a great team, an excellent benefit package, and significant career development opportunities.

Joining us means playing a part in defining; building and launching an ambitious roadmap of digital products that could affect the lives of millions of people over the years to come.

Application process

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

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