International Partner Executive

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Shire Park, Welwyn Garden City, Herts AL7 1TW

United Kingdom

Apply by: 11/12/2020


International Partner Executive

Shire Park, Welwyn Garden City, Herts AL7 1TW

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About the role

In this role you will support Partnership relationships across our global markets and the delivery or sales and profit from these markets.  You will develop and execute customer led product strategies to ensure we land the right product, in the right country, priced, merchandised and promoted in-line with local best practice.

You will be responsible for

Leading a number of International Partnerships, ensuring that commercial opportunities are maximised and taking responsibility for the delivery of sales and net margin budgets.

Working alongside the International Partner Managers, you will play an important role in the delivery of sales and net margin budgets for your region by:

  • Coordinating cross-functionally across international borders, to ensure collated ranges are launched on time consumption.
  • Support with translating our global ranges into recommendations for our Partners that win buy-in and additional product listings for Tesco.
  • Where applicable, setting prices of selected ranges to ensure we are able to balance volume, sales and margin aspirations.
  • Contributing to the day-to-day trade planning with our Partners, ensuring that Tesco products are promoted per local customs, are included in relevant seasonal events and featured within our Partners trade driving events.  Ensure promotional investment is recorded and returns analysed.
  • Collaborating with both the Tesco and Partner technical teams, you will manage the delivery of product launches, ensuring that we are able to turn "product interest" into first orders in the quickest time-frame possible.
  • Working alongside the regional Supply Chain Manager to ensure that new line listings, promotional uplifts and product listing increases are managed to critical paths, thus ensuring they are included in the forecast whenever possible.
  • Contribute to the medium and long term planning with our Partners; ensuring that the right plans are in place to deliver the objectives set, that performance is closely monitored and that any areas of concern are quickly addressed.
  • Support in build pitch decks to ensure we are able to market and land growth opportunities with our strategically important Partners.
  • Support with tracking financial performance, ensuring any areas of concern are quickly addressed and that we jointly celebrate successes.
  • Supporting the New Business Development team.
  • Ensure our Business Code of Conduct is adhered at all times. Always act with integrity and due diligence and ensure legal compliance and plans are aligned to local country's regulation requirements at all times.

You will need

Relevant experience:

  • Sales and FMCG experience desired
  • Developing ranges to meet varied customer needs & expectations
  • International negotiation
  • Remote influencing of third parties
  • Executing multi-functional plans to enable business growth
  • Demonstrable proof of cross functional, cross border collaboration

Operational skills:

  • Commercial planning
  • Account management
  • Range building
  • Trade planning
  • Negotiation
  • International trade
  • Project management
  • Culturally aware and curious

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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