Portfolio Manager

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

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

United Kingdom

Apply by: 07/05/2021

Portfolio Manager

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

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About the role

As Portfolio Manager, you will be part of a small Portfolio Management team within the wider Centre of Excellence and will be expected to work on a broad range of projects that will touch all areas of the organisation.  This exciting position will be responsible for a number of projects and programmes within Finance Change, where you will work with appropriate stakeholders (including the Project Manager) to ensure the projects follow the correct governance and are implemented on time and on budget.  

You will be responsible for

  • Ensuring projects follow the correct governance process, remain on budget, and report accurately when required
  • Forecasting and managing budgets effectively and always being cost conscious
  • Tracking benefits, reporting on milestones, managing change logs, using and logging lessons learned, managing cross programme interdependencies, risks and escalating issues to get clear direction and decision from stakeholders 
  • Identifying and managing project risks and issues, escalating where appropriate
  • Supporting and implementing the mobilisation of the Centre Of Excellence, if required
  • Continually keeping abreast of the project status, its finances and approvals, using the agreed methodology
  • Setting up the Project/programme for success and supporting Project Managers with a robust Business Case
  • Tracking project benefits after go-live against the original business case and critical success factors
  • Working alongside Change Management and Technology to ensure successful planning and delivery

You will need

  • Experience of large corporate financial budgeting and planning processes 
  • A track record of working with multiple projects at the same time
  • Experience of working within projects heavily aligned with Technology
  • The ability and knowledge to drive a business strategy forward
  • Experience of raising risks and issues and confidently sharing a solution
  • P3O or Programme/Project management qualification (MSP or equivalent)
  • A solid understanding of PMO process, standards and governance

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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