Technical Project Manager – Workplace Infrastructure

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA

United Kingdom

Apply by: 28/05/2022


Technical Project Manager – Workplace Infrastructure

Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA

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About the role

This role is perfect for a delivery focused individual who can deliver complex, cross-functional technology programmes that improve our colleagues lives and help serve our customers better. They work collaboratively across multiple streams to shape and lead the programme to deliver value quickly, often, and with an acceptable level of quality. TPM holds Engineering & Product team to account against their commitments, the delivery framework / methodology as agreed within the team and underlying principles of technology delivery of done, including non-functional aspects like security, performance, etc.

You will be responsible for

  • Deliver technology programmes across different technologies e.g. distributed systems, developing large-scale web applications, cloud implementations and infrastructure.
  • Comfortable making sense of complex/ambiguous business problems, understanding trade-offs.
  • Understand a technical design to be able to foresee the impact on dependencies, delivery timelines and implementation plans.
  • Create an environment where risks and issues affecting success are shared openly and honestly.
  • Have good knowledge of software development processes and infrastructure delivery so that you can appreciate delivery challenges.
  • Understand the benefits of different delivery methodologies to drive the selection of most appropriate one for the task at hand e.g. agile, waterfall, iterative.
  • Able to move into new/unfamiliar areas of the business and apply experience of how best to achieve success.
  • Coach peers and other member on methodologies and programme management tools.

You will need

Budget skills 

  • Review and report on capital and revenue budgets.
  • Work with the Product and Engineering teams to define annual budgetary requirements.
  • Third Parties.
  • Build positive relationships with suppliers & external stakeholders to deliver software or professional services.

Values & Behaviour

  • Grounded, detail-oriented, always backs up ideas with facts, but is also able to make decisions based on experience and judgments when necessary.
  • Strong problem-solving skills; the ability to analyse problems and develop actionable and appropriate tactical plans quickly.
  • Show empathy to others and have exceptional interpersonal and relationship management skill.
  • Willing and able to challenge and influence at different levels.
  • Able to stay focused in adverse and challenging situations.
  • Proactively research trends and development in retail, technology, and programme and product delivery.

Other skills relevant for the job

  • Product Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Programme Management
  • Communicating & Influencing Skills
  • Budget Management

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work!  These include but are not limited to:

  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day (and bank holidays)
  • Great colleague discounts and deals, saving you money on everyday purchases, utility bills for the home and more
  • Retirement savings plan – save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Buy as you earn and Save as you earn share schemes
  • Opportunities to get on – take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training to help you achieve the career you want

About us

Our vision 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 our customers, communities and planet a little better every day”.  Serving means more than a transactional relationship with our customers.  It means acting as a responsible and sustainable business for all stakeholders, for the communities we are part of, and for the planet.

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.  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.

We have recently announced that we are moving to a more blended working week – combining office and remote working.  Our offices continue to be where we connect, collaborate and innovate.  Talk to us about how this can work for you.

Note: Should you be successful in your application, your employment 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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