Senior Product Manager - Colleague Facts

Category: Information Technology

Location: Kraków, małopolskie


Senior Product Manager - Colleague Facts

Kraków, małopolskie, Poland

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Company Description

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.

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

Additional Information

What’s in it for you

Tesco is a diverse and exciting employer, dedicated to being #aplacetogeton, providing career-defining opportunities to all of our colleagues. If you chose to join our business, we will provide you with:

  • Permanent contract from the go – as a sign of our trust in your abilities.
  • Up to 20% yearly salary bonus – for employment contract colleagues only – based on both individual and business performance
  • Extensive private healthcare - complex care package including a wide range of specialists, medical services and free flu vaccination
  • Cafeteria & Multisport – subsidized MyBenefit cafeteria platform with option to use the funds on multisport card.
  • Relocation Help - professional service to secure relevant working permits and other necessary documents;
  • Learning opportunities - certified technical training and learning platforms like Udemy, Pluralsight and O’reily.
  • Referral Bonus – You’ll get 4500 PLN for each colleague you successfully refer to work with us.
  • Optional life insurance – wide variety of insurance options from our partner, available optionally at a significant discount.

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

Job Description

About the Colleague Transformation Programme

The purpose of the Colleague Transformation programme is to earn the trust of our colleagues in a simple and helpful way. The programme aims to provide colleagues with a better experience of working at Tesco, enhanced by technology that’s accessible anywhere and available to everyone. By reducing admin our Managers and People Partners will be able to focus on building teams and capability. And our Colleagues will be able to be more productive and focus on building their skills and careers.

The Role – Senior Product Manager – Colleague Transformation

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, strategic enterprise API involving multiple internal / external stakeholders and drive the Product strategy and execution for those APIs.
  • Work with your team and stakeholders to align the strategic priorities, dependencies and roadmap across your product.
  • Quickly build domain knowledge and assess new opportunities (gathering ideas, research, carrying out analysis, refining and prioritising new requirements).
  • 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 new features, collaborating with delivery teams and internal / external stakeholders to prototype and validating MVPs.
  • Help the delivery 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 APIs 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.


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.


  • 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. 
  • 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 on a journey with you.


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