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Senior Manager, eCommerce Product

Tapestry

London, LND, GB

We believe that difference sparks brilliance, so we welcome people and ideas from everywhere to join us in stretching what’s possible.

 

At Tapestry, being true to yourself is core to who we are. When each of us brings our individuality to our collective ambition, our creativity is unleashed. This global house of brands – Coach, Kate Spade New York, Stuart Weitzman – was built by unconventional entrepreneurs and unexpected solutions, so when we say we believe in dreams, we mean we believe in making them happen. We’re always on a journey to becoming our best, but you can count on this: Here, your voice is valued, your ambitions are supported, and your work is recognized.

 

A member of the Tapestry family, we are part of a global house of brands that has unwavering optimism and is committed to being innovative and wholly inclusive. Visit Our People page to learn more about Tapestry's commitment to equity, inclusion, and diversity. 

 

Primary Purpose:

The Senior Ecommerce Product Manager (Tapestry) will be responsible for developing a localized product strategy for the Kate Spade and Coach brands, managing initiatives to improve customer experience and drive regional growth. This role will be integral to shaping and defining the European ecommerce roadmap and will drive the roll out of all new product features hitting the European websites. This role will dual report to the Senior Ecommerce Director (Kate Spade) and Senior Ecommerce Director (Coach), and is supported by the Ecommerce Product Manager (Tapestry).

 

The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in Ecommerce to...

  • Champion and drive the ecommerce product strategy across all European websites to best meet the needs of the business and our customer
  • Partner with global product managers and global business managers to ensure local European requirements are understood and built into the global strategy so that initiatives meet both business objectives and European customer expectations
  • Act as lead business representative for cross-functional development projects, primarily focused on the European TORo platform migration, IBM OMS Sterling integration and DC expansion which are due to rollout in Spring 2023, ensuring all business requirements are captured and executed against
  • Manage the process of collating and effectively communicating all business requirements touching the Tapestry ecommerce businesses, and complete thorough testing, feedback and validation of all new digital functionality added to the sites
  • Regularly report back to Kate Spade and Coach stakeholders on the status of impactful business development projects, presenting any risks to agreed timelines or expected outcomes
  • Lead and manage the local product management and development team to best manage and prioritise site development releases across Europe’s Tapestry websites with minimal disruption to the running of the sites
  • Regularly review internal reporting and customer insight tools to identify opportunities to make improvements to the customer journey and process inefficiencies
  • Work closely with local ecommerce teams to understand and support MVT roadmap and build successful experiences into digital roadmap
  • Partner closely with other departments including Retail, BIMA and Marketing teams to identify opportunities to streamline processes within backend systems to ensure the business is running as efficiently as possible across all channels and delivering a best in class omni channel experience

 

 

The accomplished individual will possess...

  • 5 or more years experience in a Delivery/Product Management, Scrum Manager or Programme Manager role
  • Experience of end-to-end digital product ownership
  • Strong technical knowledge with the ability to familiarise with new systems quickly and efficiently
  • Knowledge of Salesforce Commerce Cloud preferred, experience working within similar large-scale website platforms essential
  • Jira and confluence experience with other task management tools (such as Trello) a bonus
  • Proven experience within a retail ecommerce business (luxury fashion preferable)
  • Solid understanding of Agile methodologies
  • Excellent organizational skills and detail-orientated
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to multi-task under tight deadlines and have a strong sense of urgency
  • Strong problem solving skills; proactive and take initiative
  • Ability to act quickly to last minute requests and changes
  • Commercially focused and results driven
  • Able to work autonomously and hands-on without supervision
  • Highly computer literate

 

An outstanding professional will have...

  • Previous experience managing a successful site re-platform
  • Experience working on omnichannel retail product
  • Experience working within a multi-brand organisation
  • Experience working in a small team, or startup environment
  • Experience of working with U.S based head office and engaging with teams in multiple time zones
  • Basic HTML, CSS and Javascript knowledge
  • Fluency in German or other European languages

 

Our Competencies for All Employees

  • Courage: Doesn’t hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and “actionable” positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary.
  • Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.
  • Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
  • Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
  • Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
  • Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
  • Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.

 

Our Competencies for All People Managers

  • Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
  • Developing Direct Reports and Others: Provides challenging and stretching tasks and assignments; holds frequent development discussions; is aware of each person’s career goals; constructs compelling development plans and executes them; pushes people to accept developmental moves; will take on those who need help and further development; cooperates with the developmental system in the organization; is a people builder.
  • Building Effective Teams: Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale
    and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.

 

Tapestry, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. Visit Tapestry, Inc. at http://www.tapestry.com/

 

 

Req ID:  100675


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