Product Manager - JLR Affiliates

Job Description

REQ ID: 109881
JOB TITLE: Product Manager - JLR Affiliates
SALARY: Competitve
POSTING END DATE:02/12/2022
LOCATION: Gaydon
 
Jaguar Land Rover is harnessing technology to make driving smarter, safer and cleaner. You can help create a world in which responsible, sustainable vehicles revolutionise the driving experience for generations. Our vision is to leverage the incredible potential of technology to build vehicles that not only offer a premium, all-encompassing digital experience, but that also make our customers lives better.

 

The Opportunity

 

To have end-to-end responsibility for specialist digital solutions to support JLR’s Affiliate Organisation to ensure that the relevant business functions have the technology required to support their evolving functions and a value led plan that takes advantage of new technology, minimizes legacy risks and drives competitive advantage. . To be a technologist, creative and leader to inspire people to marry a long-term vision and strategy with safe and efficient execution. To balance technological integrity, stakeholder needs and commercial acumen for JLR Affiliate teams.. JLR Affiliates include (But are not limited to) JDHT, Ashorne Hill, InMotion, (A total of 11 Affiliate Teams)

 

WHAT TO EXPECT

 

  • Manage relationships with stakeholders throughout all Cross-Corporate functions & Affiliated organisations.
  • Review existing specialist product(s) for value realisation and determine a digital business plan.
  • Generate business cases for specialist digital products which will deliver value aligned to the overall strategic portfolio of initiatives and demand prioritisation criteria. §Generate ideas and innovate for specialist digital products which solve business problems, within the Cross-Corporate teams.
  • Be responsible for the performance and evolution of specialist products.
  • Ensure all opportunities are taken to actively manage technical debt of specialist products, playing down tech debt during product capability releases and ensure platform upgrades are addressed.
  • Provide on-going risk management of relevant products including information, Cybersecurity, business continuity, data privacy and plan for longer-term emergent risks.
  • Oversee the alignment of supply and demand for relevant specialist products.
  • Manage the transition and embedding of specialist digital products into Business As Usual (BAU).
  • Hold product teams to account to deliver to time, cost and quality.
  • Manage product stage gate requirements and forums.
  • Manage and assure own technical expertise and ‘speak the language’ of the business.Ensure optimal workflow, addressing constraints and bottlenecks using Agile and DevOps methods (waterfall by exception, phased out over time)

 

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

 

  • Experience of delivering Digital initiatives (min. 5 years).
  • Knowledge of testing frameworks.
  • Ability to frame and structure business problems.
  • Advanced data analysis skills.
  • Experience of delivering through Agile.
  • Experience of both front- and back-end delivery.

 

SO WHY US?

Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office. At Jaguar Land Rover, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how, when and where they work, if suitable for their role. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage. 

Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.