Technical Programme Manager

Category: Information Technology

Location: Bengaluru, KA

India


Technical Programme Manager

Bengaluru, KA, India

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Company Description

Tesco Bengaluru: We are a multi-disciplinary team creating a sustainable competitive advantage for Tesco by standardising processes, delivering cost savings, enabling agility, providing cutting-edge technological solutions and empowering our colleagues to do ever more for our customers. With cross-functional expertise in Global Business Services and Retail Technology & Engineering, a wide network of teams and strong governance we reduce complexity thereby offering high quality services for our customers. Tesco Bengaluru, established in 2004 to enable standardisation and build centralised capabilities and competencies, makes the experience better for our millions of customers worldwide and simpler for over 4,40,000 colleagues.
Tesco Technology consists of people from a number of different backgrounds, but having a common purpose to serve our shoppers a little better every day with our retail technological solutions. We shared a common interest in harnessing innovations in technology to enhance their shopping experience at Tesco stores. Whether making products, software or systems, our teams focuses on various aspects from taking strategic ownership of the architecture to delivering technological solutions such as design, testing, deployment, infrastructure, operation and security of the systems to ensure agile, smooth and safe operations. These help us to deliver the maximum business impact. Teams refine their internal processes to best fit their own needs, working to build core capabilities in application and services. We collaborate globally across teams to build end-to-end customer-facing solutions, as well as to share knowledge, experience, tools and techniques.
At Tesco, inclusion means that Everyone’s Welcome. Everyone is treated fairly and with respect; by valuing individuality and uniqueness we create a sense of belonging.
Diversity and inclusion have always been at the heart of Tesco. It is embedded in our values: we treat people how they want to be treated. We always want our colleagues to feel they can be themselves at work and we are committed to helping them be at their best.
Across the Tesco group we are building an inclusive workplace, a place to actively celebrate the cultures, personalities and preferences of our colleagues – who in turn help to build the success of our business and reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.

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Job Description

Job Title: Technical Programme Manager

About Tesco

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.

About the Property Transformation Programme

The Property & Finance area is a key part of the Tesco business strongly benefiting from the Product based organisation supported by a complex global eco-system utilising a global support model entering exciting times when defining the roadmap for the next 3-5 years.

This role further enables Technology delivery within the Property area of Tesco.

The key programmes in this portfolio include:

•Transitional projects to move areas of Property onto new strategic platforms solutions and processes fit for the future to support growth of the estate and to optimise our costs
•Service Model and BAU projects to enhance and continuously improve our key strategic Property solutions
This role will also demand closely working with multiple stakeholder & partners delivering technology services within the business.

The Role – Technical Programme Manager - Property

The Property TPM’s role is to deliver against and enhance agreed ways of working for the Property Technology systems based on Product based organisation utilising the existing organisational structure (Business and Technical job families). As part of delivering against the transformative Ways of Working the TPM will help to land the Process Procedure People Tools & Data to support the future ways of working across multiple internal and external teams in a complex cross-functional technology landscape which ultimately supports colleagues and helps serve our customers better. They work collaboratively influence Product Engineering and business colleagues and lead the programme to deliver value quickly and often. The TPM will also need to get their hands dirty transposing information from different sources and embed them into ongoing processes so has a key eye to detail.

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:
•Deliver complex programmes with multiple business and technical risks that will impact the success of key Tesco business priorities
•Establish new or improve existing programme delivery methodology to deliver the programme goals
•Shape programmes with ambiguous scope and uncertain delivery approach
•Create and track a plan to deliver the programme goals including the technical implementation plan ensuring colleagues and stakeholders from across Tesco are kept up-to-date
•Provide advice and guidance on programme delivery (mentoring other TPMs and supporting Engineering/Product teams)
•Understand trade-offs in software delivery using experience and influencing skills to drive consensus with the Engineering and Product teams to obtain the best value and solution
•Be able to foresee potential risks and issues establish a process facilitate discussion and manage escalations
•Able to be aware and evaluate trends and new concepts in programme and product delivery
•Be able to understand a technical architecture to be able to foresee the impact on dependencies delivery timelines and implementation plans
•Have good knowledge of engineering best practices and practical infrastructure implementations to appreciate delivery challenges
•Collaborate with the Product and Engineering teams to inform annual budgetary requirements
•Build positive relationships with suppliers & external stakeholders to deliver software or professional services holding them to account on delivery and improvement plans
•Support vendor selection processes (tendering agreeing SLAs warranty periods outsourcing)
•Coach peers and other roles teaching where required on methodologies and programme management tools and coach/mentor on leadership
•Contribute actively to TPM community

Key people and teams I work within and outside of Tesco
•Business Process Owners across both Property & Finance
•Product Managers
•Software and System Engineers
•Colleagues and business stakeholders across Tesco
•Business Services
•Suppliers and 3rd parties

Qualifications

Delivery record; Experience of: multiple teams in mixed geographies building relationships; project stakeholder & Programme/vendor management & negotiation; reporting and finance forecasting; communication & influencing skills; adaptability to change

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