Project Manager

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Welwyn Garden City

United Kingdom

Apply by: 08/03/2020


Project Manager

Welwyn Garden City

About the role

As a Project Manager here at Tesco, you will be part of a huge operation, responsible for managing end to end projects to improve our Distribution & online Fulfilment processes and delivering the strategy that sets us apart from other retailers. 

Working within our Business Support function, you will analyse problems and develop solutions, leading projects through from inception to delivery.

You will be responsible for

Independently managing complex projects end-to-end, from inception through to delivery and review, including: 

  • Spending time in store/Customer Fulfilment Centres/Distribution operations, engaging with end users to get feedback and generate ideas
  • Assessing the financial impact of projects and building the business case
  • Working collaboratively to develop full solutions and operating models, and trialling these as necessary
  • Managing and influencing stakeholders cross-functionally, at all levels, at the right time
  • Tracking project milestones and deliverables, identifying and managing risks, issues, and dependencies, in line with Tesco Project Management best practice and using the appropriate tools and templates
  • Responding in a timely manner to changing priorities; adapting and adjusting plans as required
  • Landing projects on the front-line, developing the right communication and training materials to support successful implementation
  • Ensuring sustainability of the solutions developed, tracking KPIs and benefits, handing over to 'Business As Usual';
  • Contributing to make your team a great place to work (e.g. supporting activities like team days or team meetings);
  • Being an expert within your area, having awareness of the wider market and sharing knowledge with the wider team; 
  • Defining objectives with your manager and managing your own development plan to meet this.

You will need

  • Experience of delivering operational improvement using relevant methodologies
  • Experience working in a business change project management role in a dynamic environment
  • Versatility and ability to adapt and respond quickly to changing business priorities
  • Interest and experience in Online, Fulfilment and/or Distribution 

Operational skills required; 

  • Project Management (APM)
  • Process Improvement skills (Kaizen, Lean, SixSigma)
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Analytical skills (incl SQL, Excel etc.)
  • Technology & Product Management skills
  • MS Office (Powerpoint, Visio, Project etc)

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:

  • Annual bonus scheme where you can earn up to 3.5% of base salary
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day (plus 8 Bank holidays)
  • On-site state of the art gym at our Welwyn Campus
  • Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contributions
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • Share Schemes – Join our ‘Buy As You Earn’ & ‘Save As You Earn’ share schemes after 3 months service
  • Colleague Clubcard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 3 months service

Colleague Discounts:

  • 10% increasing to 15% after every pay day for a four day period, off most purchases at Tesco (from April 2020)
  • 10% off One Stop
  • 10% off pay monthly & SIM only deals with Tesco Mobile
  • 20% off all F&F purchases
  • 20% off car, pet and home insurance at Tesco bank. T&C’s apply
  • 25% off Tesco Café
  • 50% off complete glasses purchases & free eye tests (other offers available) at Vision Express
  • 50% off health checks at Tesco Pharmacy
  • An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases, treats for the family, eating out and utility bills for the home
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Shuttle Bus Service to/from Hatfield & Welwyn Garden City Station to Welwyn Campus & Hatfield Offices
  • Opportunities to get on - take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training, to help you achieve the job and career you want
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme helps you deal with life’s challenges
  • Financial wellness - Tesco has partnered with experts to help you make the most of your money
  • Get involved in a range of fundraising activities with our long-term charity partners

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 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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