Senior Product Manager – Analytics Platform Capabilities & Service Optimisation

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Welwyn Garden City / London

United Kingdom

Apply by: 19/03/2021

Senior Product Manager – Analytics Platform Capabilities & Service Optimisation

Welwyn Garden City / London

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About the role

The Analytics Capabilities & Optimisation team is a team of Product Management, Data Analysts, BI experts and Analytics Engineers. It is responsible for defining, prioritising and delivering the self-serve analytics strategy, event streaming and optimisation capability, methods and components for enabling real-time, data-driven decision making and customer data insight across all of Tesco’s businesses. It accelerates the self-serve delivery of ad-hoc insight from customer data and enhances the value of our analysis to the business and customers. It connects the customer analytics and insight innovation needs of Tesco’s businesses to our core data platform, tools and services.

You will be responsible for

As a Senior Product Manager, you are accountable for developing business intelligence (BI) products, ensuring effective reporting through analytics platforms and contributing to data driven decision making across the broader Tesco business.

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:

  • Formulate the vision, strategy and roadmap for building analytics capabilities across the data & analytics portfolio, and work with others in aligning the strategic priorities, dependencies and roadmap across the data & analytics product portfolio.
  • Plan and co-ordinate BI product efforts that have dependencies on multiple product and engineering teams.
  • Lead discovery work around a minimum viable product (MVP) for any new BI product, collaborating with user experience (UX) and engineering teams to prototype and validate a MVP.
  • Ensuring data quality and integrity by working with the data supply and demand team.
  • Help the team in breaking down a complex piece of work/ epic into smaller, deliverable chunks of value that can be delivered faster.
  • Provide leadership and direction to cross functional team(s) on short-term tasks/near-term priorities.
  • Manage a team of BI product managers (2 direct reports).
  • Empower teams across Tesco to use BI environment to get the most of performance reviews and business insights.

You will need

  • Technically competent to influence and understand the BI solution context & approach and aid engineering in estimating the complexity of work being requested.
  • Understand & specify non-functional requirements for BI products (Performance/ Security etc.) and collaborate with engineering to ensure those are met.
  • Understands engineering and infrastructure best practices and practicalities to help resolve delivery challenges.
  • Knowledge of using MI/BI systems and databases such as Teradata, Hadoop and other SQL or NoSQL technologies.
  • Knowledge of using business intelligence and visualisation tools such as Tableau and MSKT.
  • Expertise in the use of Tools & Techniques for Backlog prioritisation, managing dependencies and for gaining insights using available data points.
  • Highly numerate with a university degree of 2:1 or higher in a quantitative discipline or relevant experience.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the technologies relevant to data platforms.
  • Experience creating outputs for both technical and non-technical audiences.

Skills relevant for the job:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A methodical/ analytical approach and great problem-solving skills
  • Attitude and the aptitude to learn new product area/domain quickly
  • Great presentation and persuasion skills
  • Team player who could work collaboratively with other members of the team

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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