Senior Product Manager - Manufacturing

Recruiter
Burberry
Location
London, United Kingdom
Posted
06 Apr 2022
Closes
25 Jul 2022
Ref
151880-en_GB
Function
Technology
INTRODUCTION

At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.

JOB PURPOSE

We are looking for a Senior Product Manager to lead our Manufacturing product portfolio, bridging the gap between business needs and technical requirements for technology and reporting solutions. You will work in partnership with business experts and technology teams to identify & implement solutions to meet the needs of our evolving business. You will lead a team of business analysts and work in partnership with solution architects and development teams. This role is reporting to the Business Relationship Director, Supply Chain.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Vision, Strategy, Roadmap
  • Understand Burberry's strategic objectives and their alignment to business capability maturity within your domain to deliver products that are aligned to business ambition
  • Deeply analyse end user needs, business capability impact and develop business cases to address them with measurable impact to drive capability maturity
  • Develop a comprehensive product roadmap to deliver business goals with defined KPI's achieving one or more of revenue growth, operational cost reduction or legislative compliance
  • Define and analyse metrics that inform the success of products

Evangelism, Awareness, Alignment
  • Establish shared vision across the company by building consensus on priorities leading to product execution
  • Drive product development with a team of world-class architects, engineers and designers
  • Work cross-functionally and with the architecture and development teams to bring and integrated product offering to end users

Minimal Product, Test & Learn
  • Build and manage a backlog of user stories/requirements and prioritise for delivery
  • Maximize efficiency in a constantly evolving environment using Minimal Viable Product delivery, and rapid prototyping
  • Design experiments, analyse patterns and trends, and optimize existing products


Insight, Competitors, Market, Trends
  • Identify new opportunities and their applicability to Burberry to drive innovation and continuous improvement
  • Follow and understand the most recent trends in manufacturing, production planning, margin/costing analysis and logistics including the application of advanced analytics/AI, operational technology and automation


PERSONAL PROFILE

  • Ability to interact with and understand technical subjects and emerging technologies and their relevance to the marketplace
  • Strong business understanding of ERP, manufacturing execution systems and processes (Production planning/scheduling, execution, sub-contractor management, logistics and product costing and margin management)
  • Experience working with architecture, design, engineering teams, vendors, and offshore development to deliver end to end products
  • Must have excellent written and communication skills and be extremely detail oriented
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to logically analyse complex requirements, processes and systems to put solutions in place
  • Ability to communicate findings clearly to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Strong analytical background, data driven reasoning, and ability to understand key performance drivers
  • BCS Certification in Business Analysis (or comparable) ideal but not required


FOOTER

Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || London || IT || PRODUCT & SUPPLY CHAIN || n/a ||

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