Senior Product Manager, Pricing
London, UK
14d ago

We are seeking an experienced, data driven, and innovative Senior Product Manager who will lead exciting new Pricing initiatives for Book Depository to help drive a new phase of growth.

Book Depository ( is a leading international online book retailer with a unique value proposition huge selection (>

20 million books), low prices and Free Delivery Worldwide. An Amazon company, our strategy is to be a leading bookseller on existing and new Amazon marketplaces and to grow in non-

Amazon countries. We serve customers in 167 countries and display books in 26 different local currencies, with geo-targeted dynamic prices.

We have 6 million email subscribers and 350,000 Social Media followers worldwide. Our vision is to be First Choice Bookseller to the World, improving affordability and access to books through our core value proposition of large selection, low prices and Free Delivery Worldwide.

Our Headquarters are in London and our Fulfillment Centre is in Gloucester, with further offices in Madrid and Cape Town.

Book Depository has its own Technology team based in London and Madrid.

Reporting to the Category Leader and working closely with other Commercial and Tech leaders, this role will be responsible for driving the business forward though Pricing, one of the key levers in Book Depository’s flywheel.

This will include both major change Pricing initiatives and on-going Pricing optimization programs. They will support these initiatives with excellent data-

driven analysis, retail experience, communication and prioritization.

Qualified candidates will have a proven track record of delivering complex products from concept to execution, including creating clear technical requirements for pricing system changes.

They will work closely with stakeholders across multiple teams and regions, including other product managers, software development mangers and developers, using their excellent verbal and written skills to communicate on all levels of the organization.

They will design flexible and global products and mechanisms while keeping a strong focus on the customer. They will be comfortable working with a high degree of ambiguity and autonomy.

Key Responsibilities

o Initiate Pricing strategies, align them with key stakeholders and senior management and deliver them with exceptional results.

o Optimize Prices worldwide across 167 countries, including designing and implementing testing plans.

o Research and analyse customer needs, competitive information, and market / technology trends to inform and validate Pricing strategies and to identify other business and product opportunities.

o Design and implement Pricing analytics dashboards and related mechanisms for Pricing management.

o Working closely with marketing, finance, merchandising, technology and customer support, develop and manage the delivery of product innovations, deals and promotions.

o Working with Amazon and other Subsidiaries to gain detailed understanding of other Pricing methods, tenets and tools.

o Create detailed business requirements and product designs for new projects, including writing Working Backwards Documents, working closely with Book Depository’s Technology team.

o Scope to lead additional projects and programmes outside of Pricing, to be mutually agreed, dependent on the candidates interests an development areas and aligned with business needs.

  • Strong data-driven background proficiency in SQL, Excel and other statistical analysis tools.
  • 5+ years of experience owning and driving end-to-end complex product requirements across multiple technology teams.
  • Great analytical skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and evaluate outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss new technical concepts and schedule tradeoffs with technical employees.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-moving, multi-project environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • MBA or equivalent work experience
  • Willingness to roll up sleeves and do whatever is necessary to deliver results.
  • Flexible to cope with changing priorities within an agile development environment. Understands industry best practice and can reference accordingly.
  • 5+ years in product management, technical product management, or program management
  • BA in Economics, Finance, Computer Science, or equivalent experience.
  • Prior Pricing experience, ideally within Amazon.
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