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Product Manager - Forecasting (23170) in London

Job description

Please note, this role can be remote based in the UK, but will be required to attend meetings in Nuneaton and London at least once a month 

Holland & Barrett International is striving to be the world's leading health and wellness business.  Currently the largest in Europe and growing in other markets, the health and wellness of our colleagues and customers is at our heart. 

We're on a mission to make health and wellness a way of life for everyone – and technology is at the heart of our future plans to become a leading omni-channel retailer. We're building some great products, and we're investing in the rapidly advancing technology that is helping our customers meet their health and wellness goals. We're delivering more speed in the retail experience, greater convenience in service and delivery, and increasing personalisation in our brand and product propositions, both in-store and online.

Collaborative, working at pace and always with a strong customer focus in everything we do. We love the cloud, we prefer building the right solutions over buying generic ones, and we embrace automation and testing in all things software, infrastructure and data.

About the role

In this role you will be providing Product support in our ambitious Supply Chain roadmap that includes both product improvements and engineering excellence. Ensuring that the engineering team are equipped with clear requirements and is aligned to the overall Forecasting and Replenishment area's direction. Working collaboratively with the engineering team to ensure that development work is done as efficiently as possible and in an iterative manner, that allows us to react to changes rapidly & deliver value quickly supported by short feedback loops.

  • Providing solid understanding of the Forecasting Product needs, strategy and constraints 
  • Providing deep knowledge of users and customers, and providing the team with insight about how our customers engage with our Forecasting products
  • Business process modelling
  • Creating problem statements, roadmaps and creating rollout plan with stakeholders
  • Creating Product Requirement Documentation
  • Stakeholder management and engagement - we work with a ‘3 Amigos' mentality 
  • You will be providing the Product team with necessary knowledge to create solutions that are both valuable and viable 
  • Maintenance of Epics in Jira 
  • Working in partnership with the Engineering Manager for the assigned squad and supporting squad rituals 

Skills and experience

  • Extensive Supply Chain experience especially within Demand Forecasting / Demand Planning / Supply Chain Planning   
  • Experience as a Product Manager or working with product teams 
  • A good understanding of Product Discovery and building iterative roadmaps that deliver outcomes in line with business goals.  
  • Knowledge and ability to practically apply the techniques and methods of Product discovery and Product delivery 
  • Understanding of Machine Learning techniques is highly desirable  
  • Understanding and experience with data essential. Technical knowledge of working with data preferred (Excel, SQL etc.) 
  • User centric mindset, ensuring the balance between effort and impact, quality, and delivery and ability to manage requirements from multiple users
  •  Able to define and analyse Product metrics and know when and how to apply each in order to influence the success of the Product  

Our benefits

  • We operate virtually. Remote, hybrid or in our tech hubs – we work in an agile environment where you can thrive.
  • We offer a 10% incentive scheme, based on company  performance – when we win, so do you
  • Learn from the best – at H&B you'll have the opportunity to enhance and expand your skills and shape your career
  • We want you to produce your best, so we provide you with the best tech equipment
  • Stay healthy with a 25% discount on all product ranges to help you live well
  • We like to recognise and celebrate our people with our Colleague Recognition Scheme, so your hard work won't go unnoticed


About H&B

Holland & Barrett is one of the nation's most loved and trusted brands, known for offering quality health food, vitamins and supplements all sold by highly trained and qualified advisors.

Our culture respects equality, values diversity and encourages individuality – because this allows our people to unlock their potential and be their best. We welcome everyone who shares our EPIC values regardless of background, culture, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or sexual orientation. 

We are a growing and pioneering business.  Our diverse and EPIC teams enable us to push boundaries and accomplish the extraordinary.  As we continue to transform, we need more of the brightest and best minds to join us to turn our vision into a reality.  

Extra information

Type of Contract
Graduate jobs
Profession type
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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