Lead Product Manager - Core HR & Access

tesco/TP/6301980/703789

Number of Positions:
1
Contract Type:
Full time - permanent
Salary:
Competitive
Working Hours:
36
Location:
Welwyn Garden City
Closing Date:
20/06/2022
Job Category:
Product Management
Business Unit:
GB Head Office

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work!  These include but are not limited to:

  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day (and bank holidays)
  • Great colleague discounts and deals, saving you money on everyday purchases, utility bills for the home and more
  • Retirement savings plan – save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Buy as you earn and Save as you earn share schemes
  • Opportunities to get on – take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training to help you achieve the career you want

About the role

Are you a Product Manager who take a methodical approach to work and has excellent attention to detail?Have you led a team to success before or have aspirations to do so? Well, we have an exciting position at Tesco as a Lead Product Manager to look after our Core HR & Access product and this role might suit you!

  • Drive Core HR and Access product strategy and roadmap by making right recommendations for the product.
  • Lead a hard-working team of product managers; ensuring that team is supported to reach their full potential. Lead by example and drive a culture of continuous growth and improvement.
  • Discover, manage, prioritise and deliver the backlog of epics, user stories, personas, and acceptance tests for the product using tier 1 products like Oracle HCM Cloud and others,
  • Define detailed product specifications by using out of the box product features and limiting product customisations to maintain a well-defined backlog and avoid building the technical debt to product.
  • Be a champion for our colleagues and business, with excellent partner relationships.
  • Build a full understanding of partners needs and their common problems and respond to them through the product improvements.
  • Capture user feedback to build future requirements.
  • Drive experiments against defined hypotheses, build MVPs for robust data-driven decision.
  • Work in partnership with other product teams, engineering and testing teams to develop a superb product
  • Use data to drive decisions and measure the efficiency of the outcome in terms of value to the end users.
  • Handle conflicting priorities well, communicate clearly and understand how to drive a high level of focus and excellence with a strong, dedicated, and outspoken team.

Attributes

  • Having a positive, can-do attitude and contributing to an hard working and motivated team environment.
  • Following our Business Code of Conduct and always acting with integrity and due diligence.

Does this sound like an exciting opportunity? If so, then we would love to hear from you!

You will be responsible for

  • Drive Core HR and Access product strategy and roadmap by making right recommendations for the product.
  • Lead a talented team of product managers; ensuring that team is supported to reach their full potential. Lead by example and drive a culture of continuous growth and improvement.
  • Discover, manage, prioritise and deliver the backlog of epics, user stories, personas, and acceptance tests for the product using tier one products like Oracle HCM Cloud and others,
  • Define detailed product specifications by using out of the box product features and limiting product customisations to maintain a well-defined backlog and avoid building the technical debt to product.
  • Be a champion for our colleagues and business, with excellent stakeholder relationships.
  • Build a full understanding of stakeholders needs and pain points and respond to them through the product improvements.
  • Capture user feedback to build future requirements.
  • Drive experiments against defined hypotheses, create MVPs for robust data-driven decision.
  • Work in partnership with other product teams, engineering and testing teams to develop a superb product
  • Use data to drive decisions and measure the effectiveness of the outcome in terms of value to the end users.
  • Handle conflicting priorities well, communicate clearly and understand how to drive a high level of focus and excellence with a strong, talented, and opinionated team.
  • Follow our Business Code of Conduct and always act with integrity and due diligence

You will need

  • Strong knowledge & experience of product management practices, methodologies & tools.
  • Strong line management experience with ability to lead a team of experienced product managers.
  • Good experience with global & large-scale retail transformations for People products & jobs to be done.
  • Strong experience of leading HR products like Oracle HCM cloud and others
  • Technically competent to understand & influence solution, estimate complexity & build effort.
  • Strong communicator and excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Building a partnership approach to working with business teams
  • Experience of working in a Product or Technology background
  • Ability to work with multiple teams to deliver projects, often across time zones
  • Experience with use of JIRA is desirable

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 a big business with diverse working patterns and many business areas which means that we can find something that works for you.  Everyone is welcome at Tesco.

We have recently announced that we are moving to a more blended working week – combining office and remote working.  Our offices continue to be where we connect, collaborate and innovate.  Talk to us about how this can work for you.

Note: Should you be successful in your application, your employment will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details on your agreed start date.