Product Manager, PLM

Company Name: Burberry Limited

Location: London, Not, GB

Job Duration: 2022-01-14 to 2022-02-13

Overview

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 Product Manager to lead our FlexPLM technology and user centric applications solutions. You will work in partnership with business experts (SME), UX/UI Teams and technology teams to identify & implement solutions to meet the needs of evolving business.  You will lead a team of business analysts and developers as needed. This role is reporting to the Senior Product Manager – Core Product.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Vision, Strategy, Roadmap

  • Understand Burberry’s strategic vision within the upstream business areas associated with product and ensure solution development is in line with this.
  • Deeply analyse end user needs and in conjunction with design develop prototype designs that meet the business need.
  • Manage a comprehensive Backlog to ensure there is a pipeline of work for future sprints.

Evangelism, Awareness, Alignment

  • Have an understanding of the product development processes.
  • Drive solution development with a team of engineers and designers.
  • Ensure business leads are aware of the roadmap and ensure that there is alignment and buy in.
  • Ability to communicate findings clearly to both technical and non-technical audiences.

Minimal Product, Test & Learn

  • Build and manage a backlog of users stories/requirements and prioritise for development.
  • Maximize efficiency in a constantly evolving environment using Minimal Viable Product delivery, and rapid prototyping.
  • Provide customer and business context to the delivery teams, empowering them explore creative solutions, whilst simultaneously, ensuring the team delivers against scope and time commitments.
  • Strong analytical background, and ability to deliver value to end users.

Insight, Competitors, Market, Trends

  • Identify new opportunities to enhance current operating processes and implement strategies to address those opportunities.
  • Understand the PLM solutions in the market place, and using this to enhance our application delivery.

PERSONAL PROFILE

QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS

  • Must have excellent written and communication skills and be extremely detail oriented.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to logically analyse complex requirements or processes.
  • BCS Certification in Business Analysis (or comparable) ideal but not required.

EXPERIENCE

  • Ability to interact with and understand technical subjects and emerging technologies and their relevance to the marketplace.
  • Strong technical understanding of PLM Solutions.
  • Experience working with design, engineering teams, vendors, and offshore development to deliver end to end products.
  • Experience managing small to medium sized teams. 

FOOTER

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

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