Ocado Jobs 2023 – Senior Product Manager

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About Us

Our teams are putting the world’s retailers online using the cloud, robotics, AI, and IoT. We provide services to partner clients globally via our innovative advanced robotics technology, known as the Ocado Smart Platform (“OSP”), this drives our highly automated, multi-million pound Customer Fulfilment Centres (CFCs). In our CFCs – together with the proprietary software applications – we operate a world-class online grocery business that automates the single pick of products, ready for your online delivery.

About the role

We’re looking for a Senior Product Manager to join our Advanced Technology team. This team is envisioning the future of our robotics solutions, including robotic arms, robotics, control software, data pipelines, user-facing applications and simulation software – with this role in particular collaborating with the wider team through a data-first approach to encourage the proactive integration of data products into our offerings.

Our environment is one of agile development with a focused approach to constant delivery of high value solutions, with the Product Manager role at the core of the agile development methodology. In this position you’ll be required to build up and maintain a healthy level of trust and collaboration with the Head of Data, champion a data product mindset and maintain a cross-functional view of our data practices and products, requiring close and continuous collaboration with other Product Managers in the department. You will also possess a learning mindset, with the ability to understand user requirements, perform trials and experiments to further understand user behaviour.

Due to the highly technical environment in which our robotics are developed, you must also be technically competent to be able to understand the systems, be able to prioritise development and work closely with business users and developers to decide product direction.

At Ocado Technology we expect our Product Managers to demonstrate the following attributes – Lead in Product, Drive Customer & Commercial Value, Master the Domain; Shape its future, Elevate Product Mindset

This position is based at our office in Welwyn Garden City, travel may be required. We’re also happy to talk flexible working with you!


About you

  • Demonstrable experience as a Product Manager/Owner (with a retail technology background)

  • Experience managing delivery of data products (or developing them as an individual contributor)

  • Knowledge and experience of working with multiple functional areas, including Project Management, Engineering, UX/UI

  • Strong experience building relationships and influencing stakeholders at all levels across functions

  • Able to work autonomously and handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

  • Experience defining product roadmaps, building collaboratively with design and engineering peers, and shipping value-driven products at scale

  • Able to engage confidently in technical conversations with engineering teams

  • Proven ability to plan, manage, track and deliver on commitments

  • Experience capturing and communicating requirements to support product realisation

What do I get in return

Our employee benefits are designed for you, we care about people and we’ve ensured we have a wealth of benefits that focus on your well-being. Hybrid working and flexible working patterns; Private healthcare Car salary sacrifice and Cycle to Work schemes; A range of amazing benefits, including Free Shares and Life Assurance; 15% off your Ocado.com shopping; Company shop offering discounts of up to 70% on groceries from leading brands and major retailers; Exclusive travel, retail and leisure discounts nationwide; Incredible Head Office, complete with onsite cafe and restaurant just 20 minutes by train from Kings Cross; A free shuttle bus from and to Hatfield Station; 22 weeks paid maternity leave and 6 weeks paid paternity leave (once relevant service requirements complete); Enhanced Pension scheme, matching employee contributions up to 7% of salary; Employee Assistance Programme

We’re in it together, we are proud of what we do, we can be even better

We welcome applicants from across the world. If your employment is subject to sponsorship under the UK points-based immigration system, Ocado Group will only pay for the cost of a Certificate of Sponsorship for you, including the Immigration Skills Charge (ISC) if applicable. You will be responsible for the cost of your own visa application and the Immigration Healthcare Surcharge (IHS)



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