Procurement Capability Manager

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

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

United Kingdom

Apply by: 21/06/2020

Procurement Capability Manager

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

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About the role

Reporting to The Head of Procurement Strategy & Delivery, the Procurement Capability Lead will play a critical role in the development and implementation of a robust procurement learning and development approach across the whole of Tesco’s GSNFR Group Procurement functions
Within this role you’ll lead on the development and delivery of Tesco GSNFR Group Procurement’s learning and development strategy, ensuring that learning is aligned to both the Group and functions’ strategic priorities. To bring expert industry knowledge in order to develop the best approach, tools and techniques to support our vision to become the leading Procurement team in our industry built upon highly skilled end to end managers of the supplier network with the ultimate aim to establish a Procurement Academy 

You will be responsible for

  • Develop and implement a Best in Class approach to Procurement Learning & Development
  • Develop the GSNFR Learning & Development Strategy
  • Work closely with those across the GSNFR Procurement community to drive adoption and support for the new model
  • Ensure a consistent approach is implemented across all parts of the Tesco Group with regards to GSNFR Procurement skills and capability development
  • Determine the most appropriate mechanism for assessing and grading Procurement skills (e.g. CIPS or alternative) 
  • Benchmark against other high performing procurement organisations
  • Ensure the full team is highly trained and qualified according to their level and career progression
  • Ensure the appropriate soft skills training mechanisms are in place to support all members of the team
  • Implement a Procurement Academy approach which enables and recognises progression and is aligned to career development
  • Continually adapt and update the learning and development toolbox to remain up to date and aligned to new technologies and techniques. 
  • Lead the GSNFR graduate programme, ensuring that all graduates undertaking roles within GSNFR are taken through a structured journey of development 

You will need

  • Proven experience in establishing and setting up a learning and development framework
  • Strong influencing and stakeholder engagement including senior stakeholder engagement
  • Proven team working approach
  • Deep understanding of procurement capabilities and internationally recognised procurement qualifications
  • Strong Microsoft office skills

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 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

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.
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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