Business Technology Portfolio and Product Manager – Marketing, Ecommerce, Digital (FTC)

Job reference: 149914BR Previous
Location: Nottingham Support Office
Function area: IT
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Fixed Term
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week
Product and Portfolio Manager – Data, Marketing, Digital and Ecommerce (Maternity Cover)

About the opportunity


Business Technology Management is not traditional IT. It is crafting and influencing the business strategy, plans, and enabling this through the thinking and execution of a technology strategy and roadmap.

The role will be responsible for the product and portfolio management working with the technology leads for the No.7 Marketing, Digital and Ecommerce functions. You will act in a product and project management capacity supporting the delivery and successful rollout of projects across multiple portfolios, including:
Management Information and Analytics Portfolio – understanding the vision and working with them to deliver projects across this portfolio including: Management Information and Reporting; Analytical Capabilities; and Data as a Service for other applications.

Digital Portfolio – working with brand and delivery teams to scope out the work necessary, help explore options with regards to technology available and oversee the technology delivery including working with 3rd parties where necessary.

About you

• End to end governance, planning, delivery, releases, reporting, budget and on-going management including support of marketing and data projects, product roadmaps, backlogs and related services working with applicable functions and technology leads.
• Demonstrate flexibility in approach to delivery, innovative thinking, strong ability to work in a matrix environment, and the ability to challenge & relate concepts or ideas to key cross-functional stakeholders, with experience in product and project management.
• Excellent senior/exec stakeholder management skills – must be very comfortable communicating, and presenting to, senior stakeholders. Provide governance lead on all delivery, support and change/release and can act as conduit for all key stakeholders.
• Able to act as Business Analyst (requirements gathering, process mapping, documentation, support/training, strategic analysis, workshop facilitation).
• Somebody with experience in business relationship management, change management, business case / benefits analysis and management, portfolio and project management, technology product ownership and has a strong balance of business acumen and technology knowledge.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills essential, with proven ability explaining technical concepts in non-technical terms, excellent organizational skills, Leadership skill, Self-starter, proven ability to work on own initiative

Desirable:
• Management Information and Analytics solutions is essential, together with a background in the Consumer Product Goods industry
• Experience of working with marketing technologies, digital and ecommerce front-end products, cloud-enabled platforms is desirable, Microsoft suite.
• Ability to Prioritize tasks, backlog within current and future sprints to administer/Organize the Change and release Management of new releases, including Communication

Benefits

We have a great range of benefits that go beyond salary and offer flexibility to suit you:
• Competitive salary
• Maternity / Paternity / Adoption leave pay
• Boots Pension Scheme
• Competitive holiday allowance
• 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 No7 Beauty Company

No7 Beauty Company is the new face of beauty and creates the best in beauty for everyone.
We bring a collection of trusted, affordable beauty brands for every skin type, ethnicity, age, and texture. We’re proud of our stand-out portfolio of iconic, global beauty brands, including No7, Liz Earle Beauty Company, Botanics, Soap & Glory, Sleek MakeUp and YourGoodSkin.
Our collection of inclusive and innovative beauty brands has a rich heritage of over 85 years in beauty and skincare. We are powered by our diverse people, these loved brands and - with listening at the heart of our strategy - a deep understanding of our customers.
We’re serious about championing change, building purposeful brands and acting responsibly to make a difference.
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.

If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact helen.doherty@boots.co.uk