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Software Product Manager - Warehouse Management

Posted on Nov 4, 2020 by Retail Directions

London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£50k - £70k Annual

The Company

Retail Management Systems is a global company providing retail software systems for retail chains operating in 40 countries. Our personnel are currently located in Australia and in the UK, supported by a reseller in South Africa.

The product suite includes store systems, merchandise management, warehousing, omni-channel fulfilment, customer and loyalty management, business analytics, as well as eCommerce.

During the Covid-19 emergency the Company successfully shifted to a distributed team model and we intend to retain this approach going forward. Accordingly, the Product Manager can be located in practically any country as the vast majority of work, including team collaboration, will be handled remotely.

The Role

The Product Manager works on building and improving products that create meaningful value for the Company's clients and all stakeholders within the Company. Specifically, the Product Manager for our Advanced Warehouse Management System (AWMS) is responsible for architecture, functionality, quality and the application's performance in the field, translating into client satisfaction.

The Product Manager is responsible for the AWMS team's adherence to the Company's software development methodology, for their outputs, for developing and sustaining the team, and for giving effective leadership to the team.

The AWMS software covers warehouse configuration, operations and management, RF hand-held applications and interfaces with 3rd party warehouse management systems.

The Product Manager must create and refine a long-term vision and strategy for the AWMS software, driving a cohesive product roadmap. This is a holistic and highly skilled role with responsibilities that encompass the entire product lifecycle - from customer discovery to product delivery.

The Product Manager must maintain regular communications with our other Product Managers, with the Head of Technology and Development, Retail Consultants and the relevant personnel at client sites.

The key measurements of success in the role are client satisfaction, product revenue and the level of product adoption in the market.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in retail warehousing and information technology. Specific skills in the C#.Net, Xamarin and SQL development environments are important, as is prior experience in managing mid-size, geographically dispersed, software development teams. Proficiency in English, both oral and written, is essential to be successful in this role.

Terms of Engagement

The terms on engagement are flexible and can be structured to suit the local conditions and the individual requirements of the successful applicant. The initial contract will be for 6 months, to be extended for longer a period after the initial term.

Reference: 994461069

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