Associate Product Manager - People Data

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Welwyn Garden City

United Kingdom

Apply by: 08/08/2024

Associate Product Manager - People Data

Welwyn Garden City

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About the role

We have an amazing opportunity for an Associate Product Manager to join the People Data & Insights product team, part of our Technology Enabling Function, to work on people data reporting platform and insights, where our mission is to deliver insights which empowers colleagues to make data-enabled and insight-informed decisions about our colleagues easily and conveniently.


Reporting to the Lead Product Manager, you will work alongside other Product Managers, Designers, Engineers, Data Analysts and Technical Programme Managers you will do data and business analysis to support the design and build of our People reporting and insights products. You will assist Product Managers in writing user stories, creating backlogs and setting priorities. You will be an ambassador for the customer and demonstrate that you are able to collaborate and work effectively within cross-functional teams.


We are looking for an ambitious individual who can demonstrate a passion for solving problems, working collaboratively, and embracing technology, interested in data and AI . This role is about learning the fundamentals and is the foundation for career as (data) product manager.

You will be responsible for

  • Evolve the product roadmap involving writing user stories, managing the backlog and priorities.
  • Understand and partner with multiple internal/ external stakeholders in line with the wider business and Product strategy.
  • Understand key user personas, customers and stakeholders for the product and their pain points.
  • Work alongside research, design, analytics, and engineering teams to design and develop solutions to solve real business needs.
  • Work as part of a wider product team, with a culture for shared goals, helping where appropriate as the need arises.
  • Understand and demonstrate all of the features of my product to different audiences within and outside of my immediate product team.
  • Effectively document and explain new requirements to the engineering team using user stories, personas, and acceptance tests and help the team in breaking down a complex piece of work/ epic into smaller, deliverable chunks of value that can be delivered faster.
  • Be accountable for the performance/ adoption of your product and work towards increasing it.
  • Steer sprint planning sessions by working with the engineering counterparts to plan sprints that delivery maximum business value in least effort
  • Prioritise, coordinate and communicate the resolution of live product issues

You will need

  • Analytical and critical thinking with can-do mentality and agile mindset
  • Understand the value of data and insights in supporting business decisions
  • The ability to understand business and data analysis to enrich the relevance of the product
  • Understand value that the UX and UI disciplines bring to the product
  • The ability to build strong working relationships with peers, stakeholders, and teams across the business.  Able to leverage these relationships to build consensus, drive change, and deliver value.
  • Experience of creating insights from customer research to influence the product roadmap, and have knowledge of how to use the tools related to managing the roadmap.
  • Understand importance of product vision, strategy and how they are used to align teams to collaborate and prioritise work around shared outcome

What’s in it for you

We’re all about the little helps. That’s why we give our wonderful colleagues bags of benefits. Including wellbeing services, an award-winning pension scheme and much, much more, our colleague reward package keeps on giving.  And helps make every day a little better for you and your family.  These include but are not limited to:

  • Colleague bonus scheme
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day (plus Bank holidays)
  • Buy holiday salary sacrifice scheme (for salaried roles)
  • Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • 26 weeks maternity and adoption leave (after 1 years’ service) at full pay, followed by 13 weeks of Statutory Maternity Pay or Statutory Adoption Pay, we also offer 4 weeks fully paid paternity leave
  • The right to request flexible working from your first day with us
  • Free 24/7 virtual GP service, Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for you and your family, free access to a range of experts to support your mental wellbeing
  • A Colleague Clubcard for you & a family member (after 3 months of service), giving you access to lots of discounts in-store & online
  • Great colleague deals and discounts, saving you money on everyday purchases, eating out and utility bills for the home
  • Access to our colleague networks providing a space for colleagues to come together from a range of backgrounds. For more information about our colleague networks please click here 
  • Opportunities to get on - take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training, to help you achieve the job and career you want

Click Here to read more about the full range of benefits we have available for our colleagues

About us

Our vision at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop, whether they are at home or out on the move. Our core purpose is ‘Serving our customers, communities and planet a little better every day’. Serving means more than a transactional relationship with our customers. It means acting as a responsible and sustainable business for all stakeholders, for the communities we are part of and for the planet.

We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone truly feels able to be themselves. At Tesco, we not only celebrate diversity, but recognise the value and opportunity it brings. We're committed to creating a workplace where differences are valued, and make sure that all colleagues are given the same opportunities. We’re proud to have been accredited Disability Confident Leader and we’re committed to providing a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process. For further information on the accessibility support we can offer, please click here.

We’re a big business and we can offer a range of diverse full-time & part-time working patterns across our many business areas, which means that we can find something that works for you.  We work in a more blended pattern - combining office and remote working.  Our offices will continue to be where we connect, collaborate and innovate.  If you are applying internally, please speak to the Hiring Manager about how this can work for you - Everyone is welcome at Tesco.

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