Assistant Insight Manager (Product)

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Tesco House, Shire Park, Kestrel Way, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 1GA AL7 1GA

United Kingdom

Apply by: 23/08/2019


Assistant Insight Manager (Product)

Tesco House, Shire Park, Kestrel Way, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 1GA AL7 1GA

About the role

Manage our consumer/sensory research projects for my category to support product/brand development to aid decision making which ultimately improves quality perception and drives growth through our brands 

You will be responsible for

  • Lead on consumer testing for one of more product development/technical teams across food/non-food/GM or Pet.
  • Responsible for regularly meeting your category/suppliers, understanding current research needs, building research proposals that will meet their objectives. 
  • Building the research where appropriate, analysing and reporting (i.e. designing questionnaires), or briefing and outsourcing to external agencies. Debriefing suppliers/product developers/technical on the research, advising on next steps for development. 
  • Manage testing quotes; ensuring research is within budget and timelines. 
  • Build a best practice research and insight toolkit for supporting brand development and evaluating brand performance against targets. 
  • Ensure that the ambitious program of new product development and innovation is matched by a best in class product evaluation and benchmarking programme.
  • Pro-actively seek out best practice and innovative research techniques to improve the quality, efficiency and impact of the insight you deliver. 
  • Following our Business code of conduct and supporting the compliance of GSCOP. 

You will need

  • Strong Planning and Organisational skills.
  • External stakeholder Management.
  • Project Management Skills.
  • Data Analysis/Statistical Skills
  • Excellent Leadership and interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to respond to change quickly and work in a fast paced environment. 
  • Cross functional working, ability to influence. 
  • Experience within Market Research, creating briefs, conducting research and analysing data.
  • Proven ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders.  
  • Experience within Market Research, creating briefs, conducting research and analysing data.
  • Proven ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders.  

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.

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 20 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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