Procurement Executive (FTC)

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

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

United Kingdom

Apply by: 20/04/2021


Procurement Executive (FTC)

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

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About the role

This Procurement Executive position will support the strategic development, planning and sourcing for assigned sub-categories, that drives value for money and efficiencies throughout the procurement lifecycle. As part of this role you'll need to engage with suppliers and stakeholders.

This opportunity is a 14 Month Fixed Term Contract.

You will be responsible for

  • Through drive and self-motivation develop strong working relationships with stakeholders to support, endorse and deliver sub category plans aligned to category procurement strategies to realise business savings and support innovation. 
  • Support the delivery of sub category plans aligned to Category Plans by being collaborative with various cross functional stakeholders
  • Actively minimise revenue and capital costs through use of agreed tools, processes and best practice. This will be achieved through a combination of being responsive, utilising good planning and organising skills
  • Consistently track and report on savings targets for specified sub-categories using the agreed process
  • Understand existing supplier relationships to support the stakeholder to create greater value across the organisation
  • Support the business to achieving compliance with legal, ethical and safety procurement policies with integrity and good judgement
  • Actively learn and take the opportunity to self develop, ensuring mandatory courses are completed  

You will need

  • Experience of working within Buying or Procurement 
  • Strong Communication skills
  • Good Stakeholder management
  • Some commercial acumen
  • Strong Organisation skills (including time management)
  • Experience of MS office
  • GCSE/A-level qualifications
  • Strong Data analysis and report preparation
  • Cross functional working and stakeholder engagement.

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

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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