Assistant Product Manager, - Boots UK

Job reference: 148335BR 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 Skills:

• Passion for digital with an understanding of current trends in digital in omni-channel retail
• Ability to put yourself into a customer mindset and follow logical thought processes to enhance and improve online customer experiences
• Naturally inquisitive not just able to look at the obvious but work through edge case scenarios
• Track record in prioritising work based on data and evidence
• Proven ability to work with different teams in a business and build ongoing working relationships
• Passionate communicator who can sell a vision to motivate others
• Pro-active, emotionally resilient self-starter
• Reputation for being a team player and invested in the success of others
• An appetite to learn new digital tools
• Competent with using reporting systems and able to present and use this data
• Capable of understanding technical aspects of projects

Key Tasks:

• Supporting the refinement of Product roadmaps development through ideation, prototype testing and delivery
• Contributes to the product vision
• Developing business cases to support roadmap initiatives
• Ensuring the business needs are clearly understood during elaboration
• 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 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 IT development teams to ensure successful product releases

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.


We have a great range of benefits that go beyond salary and offer flexibility to suit you:

• Boots Pension Scheme
• 25 days holiday + bank holidays
• Discretionary annual bonus scheme
• Generous staff discount (Boots, Boot Opticians and Boots Hearing Care)
• £100 gift card for colleagues expecting/adopting a baby
• Access to corporate discounts, including retail, cinema, holidays etc (UK only)
• Discretionary annual bonus scheme
• Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
• Flexible benefits scheme (via salary sacrifice) including financial wellbeing support, gym membership, dental cover, life assurance, restaurant discount cards, activity passes, holiday buying and much more (exclusions may apply, eligible roles only)
• Onsite staff shop, opticians, gym, coffee shops, cafeteria, dry cleaning service and excellent travel links
*All rewards and benefits are subject to change and eligibility.

Why Boots:

Our mission is to help everyone to feel good. This starts internally – with every colleague and every team. In our stores and pharmacies, our warehouses and our Support Office, we work together, putting our customers first and our colleagues at the heart of everything we do. We aim to attract, develop and retain the best people, with a huge range of opportunities for you to continue to grow with us… just bring your passion and commitment and we’ll do the rest.

Diversity, equity and inclusion is at the centre of everything we do in our business. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, passionate about embracing the diversity of our colleagues and providing a positive and inclusive working environment for all.

We offer a variety of flexible working patterns to support our colleagues to achieve a good work life balance, just speak to our Recruitment team to find out more.

What’s next:

If your application is successful, our in-house recruitment team will be in touch to arrange an interview and to answer any initial questions you have. If you have not been successful on this occasion you will be notified by email.