Leadership & Development Capability Manager - 3-6 month contract

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA

United Kingdom

Apply by: 11/10/2019

Leadership & Development Capability Manager - 3-6 month contract

Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA

About the role

We are seeking an experienced Capability Manager to review, design and deliver a leading edge senior leadership and talent development project. This is an exceptional opportunity, where you will impact how we at Tesco, drive the right leadership offering now & in the future.

This is a challenging but varied role, as you will be expected to quickly navigate our structure and strategy and build business critical relationships in a short period of time.

You will be responsible for the end to end review of our existing Director offering, ensuring we have the right suppliers delivering the right content at the right time. You will have the autonomy to make recommendations for adapting / tweaking existing workshops, reviewing the existing talent development programmes and bringing a creative edge to the facilitation of these.  


You will be responsible for

• Review of current senior leadership and talent development offer for the Tesco Group, including re-designing and curating a senior leadership development offer for the Tesco Group where appropriate

• Working collaboratively with the Talent COE to ensure our offer is building a strong and diverse pipeline of talent

• Ensuring all learning solutions are world class and provide colleagues with the best possible learning experience

• Evaluating learning initiatives to measure the return on investment to colleagues, customers and the business and reporting at Group & Market level

• Partnering with key stakeholders to ensure we are meeting the specific needs of the different business functions and markets

• Acting as the subject matter expert for the Group leadership and talent development offer and point of reference for capability colleagues to support them in embedding leadership development across their market partnerships

• Consulting / partnering with capability colleagues and subject matter experts to build effective learning solutions that compliment our core offer

• Championing and role modeling all leadership behaviours and management skills

• Actively contributing to a culture of learning at Tesco

• Sourcing new partners and managing existing relationships with external partners ensuring all partnerships deliver value for money

• Maintaining expertise and continued professional development

• Being agile and responsive to the changing needs of the business and colleagues we serve

You will need

The successful candidate will have a full & extensive knowledge of the end to end training cycle and exceptional stakeholder management skills, in particular, building trusted relationships with a diverse group of international stakeholders. 

You will also have; 

• Excellent learning design skills (pitched particularly at senior leaders)

• Strong training delivery and facilitation to senior leaders and directors

• Excellent consulting and critical analysis skills

• Strong commercial acumen

• Able to effectively plan and organise, be responsive, creative and a self-starter

• Able to present information and data to a senior audience

• Strong communication and presentation skills to all levels of seniority and disciplines within the organisation

• Cultural awareness

• Striving for continuous improvement, finding better ways of doing things

• Responsive to driving effective change

• Innovation and pragmatism, examples of creative solutions that really work

• Digital learning design

• Able to demonstrate knowledge of latest learning trends and how people learn



What’s in it for you

Alongside our flexible working culture, 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

About us

Tesco has become a market leader by doing the little things that really matter for our customers and colleagues. It is part of what makes Tesco such a great place to work and we are proud to have been accredited as one of Britain’s Top Employers again this year.

We are the UK's number one retailer and we pride ourselves on offering a great shopping experience. We are passionate about our food, merchandise and services and will always try to get things right for our customers.

But did you know we also offer great job opportunities? With stores, distribution centres and offices across the UK, we have a vast variety of roles and we are always looking for people who have a hunger to work with customers and colleagues across our exciting business. We believe in treating each other with respect and giving everyone an equal opportunity to get on. It's our people that make the difference every day - helping us make a difference for our customers.

We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone is welcome and truly feels able to be themselves. At Tesco, we not only celebrate diversity, but recognise the value and opportunity it brings to enable us to serve our shoppers a little better every day. We strive to create a workforce that reflects our customers not only here in the UK, but worldwide. Our aim is to attract and welcome a diverse range applicants from all walks of life and we would love to hear from you!


Application process

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

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