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Product Manager, ecommerce/Fulfillment, £650+ UMBRELLA

  • Location: Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £600.00 - £650.00 per day per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 year ago

  • Sector: Technology
  • Contact: Scott McCormick
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 10 July 2021
  • Job Ref: JN -062021-460589

My client, a well known retail business, has a need for an experienced Product Manager with Ecommerce or Distribution / Fulfilment products experience, to join their team.

This role will be Hertfordshire based with some remote too.

Job Description: Job Role & Responsibilities

  • I evolve and drive the product vision, strategy and long-term roadmap for my product and execute it well by constantly managing the stakeholder's expectations, working through dependencies across multiple products/ teams
  • Accountable for the performance/ adoption of the product and work towards achieving the Outcomes and Key Results (OKRs)
  • Understand key user personas, customers & stakeholders for the product and their pain points.
  • Understand and demonstrate the features of the product to different audiences within and outside of the immediate team
  • Drive experiments against defined hypotheses, created MVPs towards robust data-driven decisions on product improvements and their influence on product performance indicators
  • Understands product discovery and can establish minimum viable product (MVP) for any new product/feature, collaborating with user experience (UX) and engineering teams to prototype and validate the MVP
  • Provide leadership and direction to cross functional team (s) on short-term tasks/ near-term priorities
  • Drive the acceptance and adoption of ideas and improvements with product teams and engineering stakeholders
  • Present to other Product areas on the Product and its capabilities/outcomes
  • Effectively document and explain new requirements to the engineering team using user stories with 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.
  • Steer sprint/ release planning sessions by working with the engineering counterparts to plan sprints/ releases that deliver maximum business value in least effort
  • Prioritise coordinate and communicate the resolution of live product issues independently

Must have

  • Product Management experience preferably Ecommerce or Distribution / Fulfilment products
  • Proven track record of owning a product backlog, developing and executing product backlogs to achieve committed Outcomes & Key Results (OKRs)
  • Ability to think of product improvements over and beyond business-driven programs.
  • Experience in hypothesis building, experiments and A/B Testing to decide on product improvements
  • Understanding and experience of User Experience (UX) driven product developments
  • Ability to work independently

Nice to have

  • Distribution, Warehousing and Fulfilment technology experience.
  • Experience in working in international businesses
  • Preferred Industry segment: Retail, Apparels, Food/Grocery, Consumer Durables, Consumer Packaged Goods
  • Preferred Function: Technology (Distribution & Fulfilment, 3rd Party Logistics for Online, Ecommerce business)