SENIOR PRODUCT OPERATIONS MANAGER

Recruiter
Gymshark
Location
Solihull, England, United Kingdom
Posted
26 Nov 2021
Closes
13 Dec 2021
Ref
4008290101
OVERVIEW:

Are you our next Senior Product Operations Manager? We're looking for someone to join our Product Function within the Product Development team, to help define, drive and implement best practice solutions within the Global Product team and across the wider business. Someone who wants to be part of a team that lifts each other up; a team that fails together and celebrates together. Someone who likes each day to be different, the challenge of doing things differently, and the freedom to figure things out for themselves. We work hard, sure, but we have a laugh while we do it. Sound like you?

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING:

  • Project lead the testing and implementation of PLM across all Product functions. This will require engaging with senior stakeholders and securing trusted advisor status within the Product function. Collaboration with Tech team to manage the
    configuration demands, and track against budget. Identify future opportunities with PLM.
  • Gaining alignment with cross-functional teams, to drive and deliver new processes to enable the growth of the brand.
  • Identifying and establishing creative and innovative ways to improve and reduce the product creation process by engaging with key stakeholders, advising on and implementing improvements.
    Management and Support:
  • Advising the Executive Sponsor and PLM steering committee on implementation status and resolving related challenges.
  • Consulting with key stakeholders to define and reach project specific goals and objectives as outlined in Company strategy which have a direct impact on the efficiency and performance of the Product function.
  • Providing expert input across all functions within the Product Team designing and delivering high impact solutions to meet the needs of the function.

    Collaboration:
  • Establishing effective channels of communication with our external business partners to ensure service levels are delivered in accordance with agreed arrangements.
  • Building strong relationships with colleagues across the business, at all levels.
  • Engaging with key stakeholders both within Product and cross-functional teams on strategic projects.
  • Building and maintaining good levels of communication with RO's and supply base.
  • Collaborating with the Head of Innovation, to ensure clear channels of communication and alignment between the innovation and in-line strategies.

    Analytics:
  • Using analytics to assess the performance of the PLM system. Harness data collected to evaluate system performance and delivery against the defined roadmap.
  • Reviewing data on the efficiency of the product creation calendar to assess the need for process improvements and changes to current working practices.

    Knowledge and Opportunity:
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of the apparel industry across all Product functions: Development, Design, Materials, Sourcing, Product Marketing.
  • Strong Sportswear brand experience.
  • Confidently and efficiently manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Identify projects, outside of Company's strategic plan - that can help drive process improvement and efficiencies within the Product function.
  • Ability to process map across different functions within the Product team, and assess impact/consequence of suggested changes and forecast potential future
    changes when required.
  • Ability to implement, and drive calendar management across the Product function.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

  • Extensive experience working in Product function.
  • Has been Superuser/SME/Superuser for implementation of PLM system.
  • Experience working within global Activewear/Sportswear apparel brands.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Ability to think strategically and conceptually.
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • The ability to thrive, with minimum level of supervision, in a risk-taking, fast paced environment.
  • Agile to change and pragmatic, you'll be a collaborative team player and be comfortable working in a high pressure, fast paced environment where identifying needs, providing solutions and adding value is a prerequisite.
  • Commercial Awareness and a creative problem solver with the ability to think laterally and understand the cost and value drivers within a competitive business environment.

When normal office working resumes, our expectation would require candidates to attend at least 3 days a week in GSHQ, Solihull, UK.

WE HIRE PEOPLE.

Real-life humans, each with their own unique set of thoughts, beliefs, cultures and identities with a background and body that is completely individual. Together, as unique individuals, we make Gymshark stronger.

If you're reading this, you're probably applying for or considering applying for a job with us, and we want you to know that Gymshark is an equal opportunity employer. For us, that means we always, and will always, strive to be as inclusive as possible in all aspects of employment and that we do not, and will not, tolerate discrimination of any kind.

ABOUT US.

We're here to unite the conditioning community. We believe that putting the sweat in today, prepares us for tomorrow. So, we give people the tools they need to reach further, go faster, be stronger. We celebrate those who show up - for themselves - to be their physical or mental best, whatever that means for them. It's what we want for our community, and our team. A team that's growing rapidly around the world. A collective of talented individuals working together to invent Gymshark's future. Our plans are ambitious, and we're looking for people who want to join us for the ride - our growth will be your growth.

THE PERKS.

πŸ™Œ Competitive β€˜Win Together, Lose Together' Bonus
🩺 Full private medical insurance with no excess
πŸ– 25 days holidays + your birthday and all the Bank Holidays which can be substituted and taken whenever you want.
πŸ’» A truly Flexible Working Culture
πŸ‘₯ A collaborative, creative and inspiring working environment
πŸ’° Employer pension contributions up to 7%
🀩 Life Assurance at four times your basic salary
🦈 50% Gymshark Discount
🎁 Gymshark Gift Card for each year of service
πŸ₯‡ Financial, Physical and Mental Wellbeing Support
πŸ“š Great Training and Learning Resources
πŸ–₯ Choice of hardware and access to the best software
πŸ€’ Paid time off when you're physically and mentally unwell
🧸 Very Generous Family Leave package - we support you extending your family
🍎 Refuel - Healthy fresh food at GSHQ
πŸ‹οΈβ€β™‚οΈ Lifting Club (LC) Gym Membership
πŸ‘‰ Free monthly massages
πŸ’ˆ Beauty and Barber facilities
🚘 Free on-site parking