Product Set-up Specialist, Product Launch Operations - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract/ Secondment

Job Type E-commerce
Region London
Location Victoria
Preferred Hours Full Time
Partnership Level
09
Closing Date 18/7/2019
Vacancy Type
Fixed Term - 12 Months
Salary £21,500 - £26,900
Salary Frequency per annum
Hours of Work
35 hours
9:00am - 5:30pm
Some weekend working may be required on a rotational basis

We have a number of different ways to work flexibly so at your interview feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, it may open the door to not only a new role but a new way of working.

This vacancy is for a 12 Month Fixed Term Contract / Secondment.

Duties & Responsibilities

We are creating an exciting new Product Launch Pipeline team to manage all launch activities for John Lewis & Partners' website and shop. The new team will be critical to the success of launch operations and will focus on driving as much efficiency as possible whilst improving speed to launch. The team will also be accountable for delivering excellent product data (digital assets, attributes and copy) which is fundamental to our commercial success through Search Engine Optimisation & conversion.

The team are recruiting for a high number of Product Set Up Specialists to join our Product Set Up Team within Product Launch Operations. We are looking for highly motivated, flexible individuals who are passionate about data accuracy and efficient processes. They will be accountable for the creation and collation of accurate product data that meets our launch requirements. They will also be a key point of contact for our Buying colleagues and other stakeholders from within Product Launch Operations.

Job Requirements

As a Product Set Up Specialist, your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
- Setting products up in all relevant systems including creating customer facing tickets ready to be printed in our shops
- Ensuring suppliers are completing data on time and in full
- Working to a critical path to ensure products can launch as soon as they arrive in stock
- Collaborating with colleagues in Buying & Merchandising & Product Launch Operations
- Working with suppliers to help them meet our launch requirements

Required essential experience skills and qualifications

- Experience with data entry in multiple systems
- Good Excel skills, comfortable with VLook ups for example
- Comfortable in a team and working with stakeholders

Required desirable experience skills and qualifications

- Experience of meeting KPIs and/or SLAs in an operational team
- Ability to prioritise
- Understanding of the product launch process in a retail business
- Ability to work to tight deadlines


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