Benefits Manager

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Shire Park, Kestral Way, Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA

United Kingdom

Apply by: 25/07/2019


Benefits Manager

Shire Park, Kestral Way, Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA

About the role

We are seeking an experienced Benefits Manager to join us here at our impressive Head Office in Welwyn Garden City, leading a small team responsible for providing all UK Tesco colleagues with benefits that are valued, accessible, and provide real savings.

As one of the largest employers in the UK, this opportunity provides great exposure to programmes of a truly large scale and you'll be working within a broader team of HR specialists and experts who are truly passionate for what they deliver for our colleagues.

Sound interesting?  Apply now. 

You will be responsible for

  • Identifying the strategic direction of the Benefits agenda to support the wider Reward strategy, with accountability for implementation
  • Forward planning to obtain the relevant governance for approval to projects, advise leadership on the business case for change or investment, and support the team in their project delivery
  • Identifying, developing and ensuring the implementation of (a) changes in line with government led initiatives, (b) changes in line with business developments, and (c) process improvement opportunities
  • Representing the Tesco Benefits agenda externally to provide benchmarking, and maintain external relationships
  • Ensuring that we continue to offer colleagues benefits that are compliant and offer great savings
  • Ensuring that we deliver the Benefits agenda within the operational budget, identifying opportunities for cost reduction
  • Supporting the transformation agenda to integrate into business as usual
  • Following our Business Code of Conduct and always acting with integrity and due diligence
  • Developing and leading a high performing team, giving them the opportunities to be their best

You will need

  • Practical knowledge and experience of Benefits Management
  • Ability to manage a high performing team
  • Experience of project management within a matrix organisation
  • Previous experience in managing a large budget (£1m+) 
  • Skilled at creating and setting visions
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills

Other skills required include:

  • Vision setting
  • Coaching and facilitation 
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Numerate and attentive to detail

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.
 
Our core purpose is ‘Serving Britain's shoppers a little better every day’.
 
Our business was built with a simple mission – to be the champion for customers, helping them to enjoy a better quality of life and an easier way of living. This hasn't changed. Customers want great products at great value which they can buy easily and it's our job to deliver this in the right way for them.
 
In the UK, we serve some 66 shoppers every second, so it's our goal to ensure every one of those customers experiences just a little better service on each visit.
 
We want our customers to be inspired and whatever they are looking for, we’re finding bigger and better ways to provide it.
 
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.
 
If that sounds exciting then we'd love to hear from you.
 
NOTE: Should you be successful in your application, your offer will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details before your agreed start date. 

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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