Procurement Manager - Agency Labour (contingent workforce)

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

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

United Kingdom

Apply by: 30/10/2020


Procurement Manager - Agency Labour (contingent workforce)

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

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About the role

This role is to manage the procurement process for selecting Agency Labour providers who will support our business functions. The category of Agency Labour (Contingent Workers) covers our Fulfilment centres (warehouse and transport), Retail store support as well as our Head Office. Provide business functions with key performance and industry insight data, helping the teams improve performance of the operation and deliver change and innovation through contractual compliance and supplier management.

You will be responsible for

  • Lead the delivery of Agency Labour (Contingent Worker) Strategy which covers the selection of service providers, reduces risk in the supply chain and aims to provide operational excellence.  
  • Gain industry insight to analyse market trends, understand the impact of market conditions and to provide operational colleagues with recommendations to reduce risk. 
  • Defined supplier management methods to facilitate trusting relationships with suppliers providers to enable a long term collaborative strategy for the future. 
  • Understanding the category cost base, addressable spend and areas for improvement.
  • Lead projects that provide value within the category; balancing operational excellent with the most cost effective solution. Providing innovative solutions and new ways of working.
  • Build successful working relationships with stakeholders through regular engagement providing a value add service. 
  • A focus on warm strategic negotiations, long term contracts and collaborative supplier governance. 

You will need

  • An understanding of agency labour market is desirable.
  • Procurement expertise are essential; with negotiation experience desirable.
  • Strong communicator and the ability the network with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Financial acumen is desired.
  • Experience in Project 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 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 or out on the move.  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 are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone 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're committed to creating a workplace where differences are valued, and make sure that all colleagues are given the same opportunities.  We're a big business with diverse working patterns and many business areas which means that we can find something that works for you.  Everyone is welcome at Tesco.
 
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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