Promotions Optimisation Manager

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

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

United Kingdom

Apply by: 16/09/2019

Promotions Optimisation Manager

Shire Park, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL7 1TW

About the role

Lead, shape and identify commercial opportunities across our Promotions Framework and strategy that will support Tesco in improving its core business.

You will be responsible for

  • Develop strong relationships with Category Buying teams to help understand issues with internal and external  processes and tools which support promotions and develop relevant improvement plans.
  • Provide valuable data, science and insight to the Category Buying teams to drive and execute the optimum promotions plan/strategy, delivering great offers for customers first and driving sales and margin benefit to Tesco.
  • Co-develop and sponsor new Promotion tools and techniques which improve the efficiency of the promotions planning process and decision making across the Category Buying areas we support.
  • Share promotions best practice across Category teams so we are always raising the bar with Promotions strategy,  development and execution.
  • Support and respond to ad hoc challenges relating to Promotions ensuring we are driving plans to deliver positive profitability, sales and volume performance metrics across all our channels.
  • Manage the relationship and key workplan for Dunnhumby to ensure we have the most efficient and effective tools and data science to support the team in driving Promotions strategy.
  • Deliver compelling and insight led performance packs to support Promotions activity that engages colleagues and senior leader audiences with the key Promotions activities and plans.
  • Follow our Business Code of Conduct and always act with integrity and due diligence.

You will need

Operational Skills

  • Advanced PowerPoint Essential
  • Excel Essential
  • Outlook
  • Tableau, Power BI, SQL experience preferable

Relevant Experience

  • Interpret complex data and analytics to drive strategy and recommendations.
  • Experience in a commercial facing environment - buying team / promotions planning experience a clear advantage.
  • Ability to work cross functionally.
  • Commercial and financial acumen.

Key People & Teams

  • Commercial Product Buying teams and Trade Planning.
  • Finance.
  • Product Analytics and Price teams.
  • Product Transformation.
  • Dunnhumby.

People, budgets and resources you will be accountable for

  • Potential line management of 1 WL1 colleague.
  • Promotions Optimisation annual delivery targets (Promotions sales, margin, LFL, trigger rates, customer insight).


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.
  • 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.

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'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 on your agreed start date.

Application process

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

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