Senior Optimisation Manager

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL7 1GA

United Kingdom

Apply by: 29/12/2017

Senior Optimisation Manager

Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL7 1GA

About the role

About The Analytics & Optimisation Team

The successful applicant will join the Analytics and Optimisation team, which sits within the Online Product department looking after Grocery Home Shopping, Tesco Direct, Real Food, Clubcard and Delivery Saver. The Analytics and Optimisation team is responsible for providing insight and learning to the wider Product, Trading and UX teams to help drive decision making. The team is looking to advance its optimisation practises to develop a best in class testing programme.

You will be responsible for

The Role – Senior Optimisation Manager

Whilst specific responsibilities will be dependent upon the changing needs of the Tesco business, the following provides an overview of the role’s key responsibilities and measures:

  • Champion the test & learn culture within Online Product, bringing together expertise from UX, Analytics and Product
  • Use relevant analytical and customer research methods to prioritise the optimisation roadmap and help to define the product development backlog
  • Promote collaboration within Online Product aligned around common goals, customer pain points and problem statements
  • Continuously look to improve the overall optimisation practice by proactively providing input into the optimisation and product testing framework
  • Identifying business areas with a lower optimisation maturity and delivering a plan to raise awareness and usage of testing in those areas
  • Develop optimisation practices around multi-variate testing, advanced targeting and personalisation to improve capacity and capabilities of the Optimisation team
  • Have a deep understanding of tools and technologies, how they work and how best to utilise them
  • Working in partnership with the Optimisation Capabilities team to enhance the ability to run complex tests using server side capability and ensuring appropriate test capability is in place across all of the main product areas
  • Deliver a testing framework that allows for quick self-serve testing which requires little input from the Optimisation team


You will need

To succeed in this role you’ll need:

  • To be an expert in advanced AB testing methodology and statistical analysis
  • The ability to work alongside and influence stakeholders at all levels
  • Be passionate about the need for effective measurement in feature delivery and be able to articulate and prove the benefits of AB testing
  • Experience of working with Adobe Analytics and Adobe Target or other Optimisation tools

In addition, this experience is desirable:

  • Experience of AB testing on Apps
  • Experience of server side AB testing
  • Knowledge of HTML and JavaScript

About us

About Tesco

Our vision here at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop online, whether they are at home, out shopping, on the move, anywhere in the world.

We want our customers to be inspired and whatever they are looking for, we’re finding bigger and better ways to provide it.

Everything is underpinned by our continuous drive for the best tools and technology to deliver our vision. We’re driving innovation and transforming our Technology to become the world’s leading e-commerce business.

We need people who share our ambition to deliver for our customers; Passionate and confident people willing to take the initiative and drive us forwards. In return we offer excitement, a great team, an excellent benefit package, and significant career development opportunities.

Joining us means playing a part in defining; building and launching an ambitious roadmap of digital products that could affect the lives of millions of people over the years to come.

If that sounds exciting then we'd love to hear from you.

The position will be dual based in Welwyn Garden City and Farringdon, London.

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work. These include but aren’t limited to:

  • An annual bonus scheme which you can achieve up to 3.5% of base salary.
  • Privilegecard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 6 months service with 10% off most purchases at Tesco.
  • A retirement savings plan - 4%-7.5% contribution rate
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • Buy As You Earn Scheme
  • Save As You Earn Scheme
  • Deals & Discounts through Tesco including Tesco Mobile & Tesco Bank
  • Deals and Discounts through many other external businesses

Application process

Our office application process varies depending on the role and the level of experience needed.

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