Location: Welwyn Garden City
Apply by: 31/08/2022
Welwyn Garden City
The Online teams have led the way in creating systems which are driving the transformation of the Tesco technology platform: We have significantly grown the number of customers who rely on us to deliver their shopping to their home or convenient location. We saw substantial increases in volumes and customers through the pandemic which tested and proved the scalability of the platform. These increases saw use regularly exceed over 1.3m orders a week though the retail platform.
Through the “Easily the most convenient” Strategic Driver, we are starting the next chapter for Grocery Home shopping. Balancing changes across the App and online platform to support the ambitious growth and proposition plans for Tesco customers. We want to ensure that the more customers use Tesco the more useful Tesco becomes to them, though Grocery Home Shopping, Click and Collect and Whoosh etc.
This is an opportunity for an experienced Programme Manager to lead a team who together will drive a portfolio of strategic programmes. You will be working closely with Business and Technology teams to shape the next chapter for Online Technology services. You must be comfortable with ambiguity, skilled at shaping programmes from early inception and then taking them through to delivery.
Senior Technical Programme Managers (STPMs) lead teams that deliver complex, cross-functional technology programmes that support colleagues and help serve our customers better. They work collaboratively, influence Product, Engineering, and business colleagues to deliver value quickly and often.
Whilst specific responsibilities will be dependent upon the changing needs of the Tesco business, the following provides an overview of the role’s key responsibilities and measures:
Key Skills and Experience
An ideal candidate must have demonstrated below key skills in their current and past roles:
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.
We want our customers to be inspired and whatever they are looking for, we’re finding bigger and better ways to provide it.
Everything is underpinned by our continuous drive for the best tools and technology to deliver our vision. We’re driving innovation and transforming our Technology to become the world’s leading retailer.
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.
Joining us means playing a part in defining; building and launching an ambitious roadmap of digital products that could affect the lives of millions of people over the years to come.
If that sounds exciting, then we'd love to hear from you.
The position will be based in the UK with occasional travel to other Tesco sites i.e. Central Europe and India offices.