Product Portfolio Manager - Technology
The Warehouse Group
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand Full-time
6d ago

Welcome! Kia Ora

Our purpose at The Warehouse Group is Helping Kiwis live better every day. The Warehouse Group (TWG) is at the most exciting point in our nearly 40 year history as we transform our way of working to meet the demands of a constantly evolving retail industry.

We’ve moved to Agile working to meet the ever-changing demands of our customers. We’re simplifying the way we work, speeding up decision making, and breaking down the hierarchy so we work better, faster.

Our Technology footprint is extensive and underpins the successful running of our group operation. From our digital presence to our warehouse and order management systems and everything in between, we’re a place Technologists want to be and we’d like you to be a part of that.

Job Description

We are looking for people to join our team who can listen and communicate succinctly across all levels of the business, are customer focussed and passionate about the value they can contribute, love working in an agile culture, and take ownership stepping up to drive and deliver results.

We value your ability to connect and collaborate, be open to other’s ideas and opinions, be curious and embrace new learning opportunities, show resilience and adapt effectively in times of uncertainty, and face into difficult situations with a positive attitude.

As at Product Portfolio Manager in Technology with TWG, you are responsible for undertaking activities aligned to the mission of your squad, bringing skills that are able to support the implementation and delivery of high-quality Software Products & Services within Product Delivery teams.

Broad Knowledge

  • Working knowledge of Agile frameworks, lean methodology
  • Strong technical understanding of modern cloud architecture concepts patterns and technologies
  • Broad knowledge of Retail Value chain, and related core technologies enabling Buy, Move and Sell and sound understanding of related Customer Journey
  • Deep understanding of digital solutions and how to drive maximum value from them
  • Broad knowledge of modern integration patterns including event driven architecture
  • Technical Skills & Experience

  • Ideally 6-8 years experience in Product Portfolio Management and complimentary roles in Technology environments
  • Experienced in development and management of the product roadmap & or vision, working closely with the key business stakeholders in setting the product vision and strategy from creation to sunset
  • Demonstrates a passion for product’ thinking and pushing boundaries to create the best possible customer experience.
  • Good judgement and commercial nous to ensure prioritization of the right opportunities.
  • Ability to demonstrate a clear understanding of customer and business goals to ensure feature prioritisation is aligned to the strategy.
  • Ability to determine customers’ needs and monitor and assess market competition, awareness of trends and implications for the product / s lifecycle
  • Ability to contribute towards commercial arrangements, budgeting, preparation of Cost initiatives and business cases as required.
  • Demonstrates ability to Lead backlog refinement to decompose Epics, clearly define user stories with business value and acceptance criteria, and estimate stories etc.
  • Significant experience in managing the day to day work programme for the team based on prioritized work packages, and ability to also act as Technology Delivery Lead for large streams of work
  • Strong ability to collaborate across teams, analyse, evaluate and apply creative and effective problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of the and experience in industry leading order management, inventory, warehouse and logistics ERP products (Enfinity OMS, Manhattan OMS & WMS) will be highly advantageous
  • Experience leading a team in an Agile environment to deliver value based product iterations at pace will be highly advantageous
  • Additional Information

    What's in it for you? We offer a dynamic, supportive team environment within a business that cares about and recognises individuals.

    The business is at an exciting point in its life story. By empowering our teams and increasing cross-collaboration, we’ll continue making TWG New Zealand’s best place to work!

    Does this move excite you and sound like something you’re up for?

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