Job Description"Ocado Technology, powering the future of retail through sustained disruptive technology innovation..." Ocado Technology is putting the world's retailers online using advanced artificial intelligence, robotics, big data, the cloud and IoT.
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We develop the innovative software and hardware systems that power Ocado.com, as well as the unique '' which is being implemented by ambitious retailers across the world from Europe to America, Asia and beyond.
With everything from websites to highly automated warehouses that we design in-house, our employees are skilled specialists with expertise across a wide range of technologies, working on cutting-edge innovations that are shaping the future of our society.
We are a fast- growing company : today we have colleagues in 7 development centre across the UK and Europe, with offices open in London, Hatfield, Welwyn Garden City (UK), Krakow, Wroclaw (Poland), Sofia (Bulgaria) and Barcelona (Spain), with a satellite office in Stockholm (Sweden).
We champion a value-led culture to get our teams working at their very best and to help create a collaborative working environment with inspiring projects that our people love.
of Trust, Autonomy, Craftsmanship, Collaboration and Learn Fast help drive our innovative culture .
But don't just take our word for it, have a look at what our people are saying about us on .
As Senior Product Manager You will lead a group of Product Managers within one of our Technology product areas, partnering with the engineering teams and working with relevant stream stakeholders to define, realise and deliver great products for our clients.
This role partners directly with the Development Manager sharing accountability for key decisions, achieving commitments to the delivery plan and providing constructive challenge to focus effort on the missions that are important for Ocado Technology You will have responsibility for; Leadership
Partners with a Development Manager and is the go-to person for a broader product area within OSP Ecommerce Shopping Platforms
Responsible for developing and managing a high performing team of Product Managers within a stream, breaking down goals and delegating into clear plans
Actively ensures that the Product vision is and continues to be fit for purpose
Role models behaviours and actively applies Ocado Technology principles daily Product Knowledge
Provides product knowledge and a sound understanding of customer needs and capability requirements, signposting to technical knowledge where needed
Understands overall platform performance & how products support this including interdependencies with other systems
Monitors progress against goals, looking for ways to improve the product & make adjustments based on strategic goals Insight & Innovation
Actively looks for opportunities in creating incremental value when achieving set product goal commitments
Develops a good understanding of trends, patterns and feedback to continuously refine the product roadmap with Solutions and other key stakeholders whilst delivering client requirements
Sets culture of pace and innovation, empowering teams to deliver fast to accelerate learning Delivery
Sets expectations within Technology for pace of delivery required to achieve platform goals
Maintains a list of planned work, linked to a goal, and its order of priority for delivery purposes at an appropriate level of granularity
Support Product Managers to scope & prioritise stories to maximise business value using products
Maintains teams focus on delivering value, balancing multiple requirements & schedules
Facilitates the agile processes and removing obstacles in workflow wherever required Stakeholders
Manages users and stakeholders effectively to gather feedback to continuously refine the product roadmap
Builds strong relationships with Ocado stakeholders
establishing methods for getting user driven feedback via Solutions
Creates alignment between Client, Design, and Engineering across multiple teams Collaboration
Collaborates with PMs / DMs in planning sessions, challenging appropriately to meet product goals
Liaises with the stream Product function to share knowledge, define the realisation process and policies that govern it Problem Solving
Recommends product improvements based on analysis drawn from data, systems and customer behaviour
Evangelizes and embeds best practices in tracking, analysis, and data-driven problem solving across multiple teams
This role description is a summary of the typical functions of the role, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of possible role responsibilities, tasks and duties.
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Lead and role model the Ocado Technology behaviours daily
Manage others effectively, coaching, giving feedback to support development
Build high performing product teams working alongside engineering to execute and deliver vision successfully
Highly organised and able to plan, m