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Product Manager - Transport


Tesco Maintenance
Salary: Competitive
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Highways & Transport
Category: Management Jobs
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About the role

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:

• Work closely with business process owners to create epics and user stories that specify the features to be implemented in the Transport Systems.

• Effectively document and explain new requirements to both 3rd party and Tesco engineering teams using user stories, personas, and acceptance tests and help the teams in breaking down a complex piece of work/ epic into smaller, deliverable chunks of value that can be delivered faster.

• Ensure understanding and communication of requirements throughout project.

• Identify opportunities to release incremental value across teams and work with PMs and Engineering to plan sprints/releases that deliver maximum value with the least effort.

• Drive and document NFRs to ensure that we build a robust, extensible, supportable strategic Product.

• Ensure Technology policies & standards are considered and adhered to during development.

• Primary go-to resource for all matters relating to your Transport product.

• Present to other Tesco Product areas the Transport product and its functional/ engineering capabilities, including demonstrating the platform features.

• Prioritise coordinate and communicate the resolution of live product issues independently.

• Drive the acceptance and adoption of ideas and improvements with product and engineering stakeholders.

• Remove impediments and ensure that the right capabilities are delivered.

• This role will best suit an individual who enjoys working as part of a team, is well organised, pragmatic and a lateral thinker with an inquisitive mind who is motivated to make change 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:

* A passion to contribute to and influence the Transport roadmap.

* Working effectively with multi-disciplinary teams and understanding how to contribute to all phases of the software development lifecycle.

* 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 several different services and products.

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills – you must be able to articulate complex concepts to a diverse audience.

* Experience working in a Product Team and/or work completed from external agencies to ensure the highest standards are met.

* The ability to influence without authority.

* Have a solid technical understanding to be comfortable having technical conversations, understand the possibilities of technologies used in Transport systems and know when to challenge and ask questions.

* Demonstrate exposure to and experience of core development skills – information architecture, user journeys, wireframe design, testing and design briefs

What’s in it for you

The Transport team is responsible for planning, executing and tracking of all the transport of goods in Tesco. The Transport team designs and implements systems and services for allocating vehicles based on capacity management for distribution from depots into the stores as well from the stores into the customers door step.

With more than £2Billion GBP spent on transportation, it is an ideal opportunity for designing better fleet utilization software to unlock huge savings. The team is also implementing advanced algorithms for vehicle routing and tracking to minimize fuel expenses as well as to provide real time delivery tracking information to customers.
About the role

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:

• Work closely with business process owners to create epics and user stories that specify the features to be implemented in the Transport Systems.

• Effectively document and explain new requirements to both 3rd party and Tesco engineering teams using user stories, personas, and acceptance tests and help the teams in breaking down a complex piece of work/ epic into smaller, deliverable chunks of value that can be delivered faster.

• Ensure understanding and communication of requirements throughout project.

• Identify opportunities to release incremental value across teams and work with PMs and Engineering to plan sprints/releases that deliver maximum value with the least effort.

• Drive and document NFRs to ensure that we build a robust, extensible, supportable strategic Product.

• Ensure Technology policies & standards are considered and adhered to during development.

• Primary go-to resource for all matters relating to your Transport product.

• Present to other Tesco Product areas the Transport product and its functional/ engineering capabilities, including demonstrating the platform features.

• Prioritise coordinate and communicate the resolution of live product issues independently.

• Drive the acceptance and adoption of ideas and improvements with product and engineering stakeholders.

• Remove impediments and ensure that the right capabilities are delivered.

• This role will best suit an individual who enjoys working as part of a team, is well organised, pragmatic and a lateral thinker with an inquisitive mind who is motivated to make change 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:

* A passion to contribute to and influence the Transport roadmap.

* Working effectively with multi-disciplinary teams and understanding how to contribute to all phases of the software development lifecycle.

* 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 several different services and products.

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills – you must be able to articulate complex concepts to a diverse audience.

* Experience working in a Product Team and/or work completed from external agencies to ensure the highest standards are met.

* The ability to influence without authority.

* Have a solid technical understanding to be comfortable having technical conversations, understand the possibilities of technologies used in Transport systems and know when to challenge and ask questions.

* Demonstrate exposure to and experience of core development skills – information architecture, user journeys, wireframe design, testing and design briefs

What’s in it for you

The Transport team is responsible for planning, executing and tracking of all the transport of goods in Tesco. The Transport team designs and implements systems and services for allocating vehicles based on capacity management for distribution from depots into the stores as well from the stores into the customers door step.

With more than £2Billion GBP spent on transportation, it is an ideal opportunity for designing better fleet utilization software to unlock huge savings. The team is also implementing advanced algorithms for vehicle routing and tracking to minimize fuel expenses as well as to provide real time delivery tracking information to customers.
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