Assistant Product Manager, - Boots UK

Job reference: 127636BR Previous
Location: Nottingham Support Office
Function area: E-Commerce
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week

Working as a key member Product Team to deliver the digital product vision, strategic roadmap and development across digital channels.

Key Responsibilities:

• Supporting the refinement of Product roadmaps development through ideation, prototype testing and delivery
• Contributes to the product vision, roadmap, backlog and release programme
• Developing business cases to support roadmap initiatives
• Developing product features and acceptance criteria
• Ensuring the business needs are clearly understood during feature elaboration
• Represent the Product Team at Development ceremonies (Stand-up’s, demo’s, PI planning, etc)
• Responsible for supporting the best customer and business experiences (based on insights) across your product for key customer journeys through the development of new and enhancements to existing experiences
• Responsible for monitoring and reporting on performance, using multiple analytics tools
• Consult for the wider business (e.g. trading, pharmacy, loyalty ) with product development and delivery, responsible for recommending appropriate solutions if required (working with IT Architecture and delivery partners)
• Maintain alignment between the product development and business objectives, working with key stakeholders and the scrum teams to ensure successful product releases

A bit about you:

• A data driven, digital advocate who is familiar with digital development and has an understanding of current trends in digital in omni-channel retail
• Passionate communicator who can sell a vision and assist in keeping a team focused on the bigger picture
• Proactive, independent and self-starting individual who is adept at building and maintaining relationships with a wide range of stakeholders
• Emotionally resilient with the capacity to stay energised and focused within projects
• Familiar with agile delivery principles in a scaled agile environment (SAFe) and able to manage and prioritise a product backlog
• Competent with reporting systems like Adobe Analytics and IBM Core Metrics, and able to present and use this data to identify and support future development requirements
• Understanding of technical aspects of the project, working closely with IT

A bit about the team:

Boots has an aggressive ambition to grow digital as a channel to engage customers. This is an exciting opportunity to join a digital-first team with a wide remit, working on a high priority channel with a lot of visibility and support from across Boots in the UK and Walgreens in the USA.

This is a highly cross functional role working with numerous business areas to create great digital experiences and the right candidate will have autonomy to generate and try out new ideas and help steer the strategy for digital within Boots.

What we can offer you:

• 25 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays
• Annual discretionary bonus plan
• Generous staff discount scheme including Boots Opticians - frames and contact lenses
• Competitive company pension scheme
• Flexible benefits scheme available ranging from private medical insurance, holiday buying, cycle to work scheme and many more
• Onsite Staff Shop, Opticians, Gym, Costa, Canteen, Dry Cleaning and Cash Point
• Boots Benevolent Fund - a registered charity that can offer support to eligible current and former colleagues in the UK, as well as their immediate relatives and dependants, at times of financial hardship

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