Senior Product Manager - Retail Price & Promotion API Team

Category: Product Management

Location: Budapest, Hungary


Senior Product Manager - Retail Price & Promotion API Team

Budapest, Hungary

Company Description

As one of the world’s largest retailers and the largest private employer in the United Kingdom, Tesco serves millions of customers a week in our stores and online.

In Europe we operate in Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia, offering great value to our customers every day. Our Operations in Hungary has been serving shoppers since 1995.

To standardize processes, reduce cost to serve, enable agility in the business and empower colleagues to do even more for our customers, we have set up a dedicated team called Tesco Business Services across our markets. In 2004 we established our first centre in Bengaluru, India.

The Budapest centre provides dedicated support for colleagues and customers in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia markets.

Based in our Vaci út office this multi-functional and specialist team will drive operational excellence of services, improve scale for our systems and processes globally and create business leading capabilities.

    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
    • Yearly salary bonus – based on both individual and business performance
    • Minimum 25 days of paid holiday/year for everyone
    • Extensive private healthcare - complex care package including a wide range of specialists, medical services, and free flu vaccination
    • Cafeteria 
    • 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'Reilly
    • Referral Bonus
    • A learning culture and excellent opportunities to develop your career within your chosen field or something altogether new
    • Varied and exciting projects to play a part in – there is always something new and exciting in the pipeline

    Tesco is committed to celebrating diversity and everyone is welcome at Tesco. As a Disability Confident Employer, we’re committed to providing a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process, allowing candidates the opportunity to thrive and inform us of any reasonable adjustments they may require.

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

    Job Description

    We are a leading retailer committed to delivering exceptional shopping experiences to our customers. As we continue to enhance our digital capabilities, we are seeking a dynamic and experienced Senior Product Manager for the retail price & promotion API Team. This team plays a pivotal role in ensuring seamless integration of our pricing and promotional strategies across various platforms and applications to delivery best value to our customer.

    Main Responsibilities:

    • Product Strategy: Develop a deep understanding of market trends, customer needs, and competitive landscape to define a clear product strategy for the Retail Price & Promotion API domain.
    • Roadmap Planning: Create and prioritize a comprehensive roadmap that aligns with business goals and maximizes the value of the API offerings to internal and external stakeholders.
    • Outcome Focus: Accountable for identifying the key measures of success (OKRs) and the resulting performance / adoption of our product(s).
    • Stakeholder Collaboration: Collaborate with Engineering, Data Science, and other cross-functional teams to drive the development and launch of high-quality API products.
    • Customer-Centric Focus: Champion the voice of the customer, conduct user research, and gather feedback to ensure that API solutions meet the needs of our partners and customers.
    • Requirements Definition: Define detailed product requirements, user stories, and use cases that guide the development process and ensure successful outcomes.
    • Performance Metrics: Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to measure the success and impact of the APIs, and continuously refine and optimize based on data insights.
    • Risk Management: Identify potential risks and challenges in the product development process and implement mitigation strategies to ensure successful delivery.

    Key Experience:

    • Knowledge and experience of product management best practice and methodologies and strong technical experience
    • Technically proficient to influence and understand the solution context and approach (legacy, tactical, strategic) and aid engineering in estimating the complexity of work being requested
    • The ability to build strong working relationships with peers, stakeholders, and teams across the business. Able to demonstrate these relationships to build consensus, motivate change, and deliver value
    • Experience of working in a complex change environment which encompasses multiple product and engineering teams, both local and remote, to deliver enterprise-wide applications and features.
    • Preferred: Experience working on retail pricing and promotion services


    • Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science, or related field. MBA or equivalent is a plus.
    • 7+ years of experience in product management, with a strong track record of successfully launching and managing APIs or technology products.
    • Proven experience in retail, e-commerce, or related industries with a solid understanding of pricing, promotions, and retail operations.
    • Exceptional analytical skills with the ability to make data-driven decisions & leverage insights to drive product strategy.
    • Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across cross-functional teams and influence at all levels of the organization. Experience with Agile methodologies, user-centered design.
    • Strategic mindset with the ability to synthesize complex information and identify opportunities for innovation.
    • Technical aptitude with the ability to understand technical concepts and collaborate effectively with engineering teams.
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