Product Manager - Supply Chain Development

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Shire Park, Welwyn Garden City, Herts AL7 1TW

United Kingdom

Apply by: 23/06/2019


Product Manager - Supply Chain Development

Shire Park, Welwyn Garden City, Herts AL7 1TW

About the role

About Supply Chain Development - Ordering

Are you a Technology Product Manager looking for an exciting opportunity to improve the way we flow hundreds of millions of products from farms and factories to our millions of customers each and every day?

This role is within a team responsible for designing and delivering improvements to Tesco’s store ordering systems and processes. Deciding how and when to deliver extra stock to our stores is critical for ensuring we maintain great availability for customers while keeping operating costs under control and our automated systems enable us to carefully manage the supply chain.

You will be responsible for

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: 

  • Formulate the vision for the products you own and work with our analytical team to align this with the strategic priorities of the business
  • Provide subject matter expertise to guide design decisions for system developments, ensuring timely delivery of business benefits
  • Provide leadership and guidance to continuously improve the product management practice within your domain
  • Manage the roadmap and development plan, coordinating input from Technology teams, Supply Chain Operations and Development colleagues and others across the business
  • Following our Business Code of Conduct and always acting with integrity and due diligence

This role will best suit an individual who enjoys working as part of a team, is well organised, pragmatic and a lateral thinker with an inquisitive mind who is motivated to make change for the better and, most importantly, puts our customers first

You will need

You’ll need to have demonstrated experience of:

  • Solid technical understanding; being comfortable having technical conversations, understanding the possibilities of online technologies and knowing when to challenge and ask questions
  • End to End Product Ownership; working across the full lifecycle of software development - define, design, develop and deliver. These will have ideally been in a mainframe/retail environment
  • You will be a natural planner; looking ahead, raising issues, providing solutions and meeting deadlines
  • The successful candidate will have a tenacious can-do mentality. Whilst being personally robust and willing to challenge the status quo, you will work closely with other team members and must be able to bring people with you.
  • Creative, analytical and pragmatic - you will be able to provide recommendations and make decisions on behalf of the customer and business.

About us

Our vision here at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop, 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 retailer.

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 would love to hear from you!

This position is based at our Welwyn Garden City campus.

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
  • Colleague Clubcard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 6 months service with 10% off most purchases at Tesco
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day
  • 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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