Senior Product Manager – Tesco Connect


Number of Positions:
Contract Type:
Full time - permanent
Working Hours:
Welwyn Garden City / Farringdon
Closing Date:
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

The Supply Chain Development team is a hybrid team of Product Managers, Delivery Managers and Product Analysts dedicated to developing the platforms and decisions used throughout Tesco's supply chain to ensure that we have products available at the right time in the right place, without making sacrifices in terms of our food waste credentials and our balance sheet.

This role is specifically passionate about our growing enterprise and B2B web app that enables Tesco and its supplier partners to manage the end-to-end supply chain in a strategic and balanced way. Work with the Lead Analytics Manager and other Product Managers for the area plus a multitude of other product teams and collaborators internationally across the Tesco Group to deliver step change for customers, colleagues, supplier partners and the business P&L.

This is an opportunity to work in a very popular and in-demand team that prides itself on the way its product, engineering and design community comes together. We are strong believers that our heavy focus on our agile culture and ways of working sets us up to deliver success.

You will be responsible for

  • Help to determine the strategy and vision for collaborative supply chain management collaborating with the wider team to deliver an experience that is outstanding, whilst also delivering against our supply chain critical metrics.
  • Understand key user personas, customers & collaborators for your area and their problems really well.
  • Be able to optimally detail and explain new requirements to the engineering team using user stories, personas, and acceptance tests and help the team in breaking down a sophisticated piece of work/epic into smaller, deliverable chunks of value that can be delivered within sprints.
  • Steer sprint planning sessions by working with your engineering counterparts to plan sprints that deliver maximum business value in the least effort.
  • Accountable for identifying the key measures of success (OKRs) and the resulting performance & adoption of your area of the product.
  • Work alongside research, design, analytics and engineering teams to craft and develop solutions to solve real user needs.
  • Provide leadership and direction to cross functional team(s) on short-term tasks/near-term priorities.
  • Relentlessly measure and communicate value crafted to all stakeholders, all the time.
  • Work as part of a wider product team, with a culture for shared goals and innovation, mentoring others and sharing standard methodologies from your own experience.
  • Working across different dependent product teams to align roadmaps and deliver features in a vertical/full stack fashion.
  • Communicating and showcasing your product feature sets and OKRs to senior partners.

You will need

  • A methodical/analytical approach and great problem-solving skills.
  • Good prioritisation techniques to refine and groom your backlog.
  • Demeanour and the ability to learn a new product area/domain quickly.
  • Great presentation and persuasion skills.
  • Great teammate who can work collaboratively with other members of the team.
  • Emotional intelligence and good listening skills to understand the needs and difficulties of your customers and partners.
  • Understanding of User Research and Design Thinking concepts.
  • Numerate and confident handling data.

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.