Agriculture Advisor - Initiatives

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

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

United Kingdom

Apply by: 30/06/2020


Agriculture Advisor - Initiatives

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

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About the role

This role will manage Tesco's industry leading Future Farming Foundation and support on key agricultural initiatives and projects.

You will be responsible for

  • Owning and project managing Tesco's key agricultural initiatives with the main focus being the Future Farmer Foundation.
  • Working closely with our external partners to ensure the scheme delivers high quality business skills training and mentoring to our annual group of 50 future farmers.
  • Supporting the wider Tesco's business in gaining recognition for key agricultural initiatives being delivered through our Tesco Sustainable Farming Groups.
  • Supporting the delivery of the long term strategy for Tesco agriculture supply chains, ensuring they are sustainable and resilient.
  • Working as part of the Agriculture team, sharing learnings across our function and taking ownership of cross-cutting elements and projects within our strategy.

You will need

Experience relevant for this job:

  • Degree in Agriculture or related subject (such as animal science, farm business management etc)
  • Experience within the agriculture industry
  • Strong relationships with agriculture industry and community
  • Experience of delivering and sustaining change

Operational skills relevant for this job:

  • Microsoft Office
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Project Management
  • Supplier Management

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 20 days plus a personal day rising to 22 days after 12 months (plus 8 Bank holidays)
  • On-site state of the art gym at our Welwyn Campus with discounted “Gympass” membership & free health checks via Nuffield Health
  • Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • 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
    • 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

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!

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, offering many varying working patterns across our business and we would 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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