Technical Programme Manager - Payments

Category: Information Technology

Location: Budapest, NULL


Technical Programme Manager - Payments

Budapest, NULL, Hungary

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Company Description

Tesco Business Services & Technology (TBST) was established in Budapest in 2019, supporting the Tesco retail business in Central Europe and the Tesco Group. TBST is part of our global business services and technology organisations within Tesco.

In Budapest, our Technology hub currently employs near 150 – and growing number – of highly trained software engineers and product managers who are implementing global software development projects across fulfilment, pricing, supplier management, online and in-store loss prevention, and our online grocery sites.

Our teams consist of individuals who can truly make a difference. Focusing on building a world-class business services centre alongside cutting edge technology capability, they are working towards our goal of serving our customers and colleagues a little better every day. We are expanding our operations locally and we are looking for the best talent. Let’s shape the retail technology landscape together!

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What’s in it for you

Tesco is a diverse and exciting employer, dedicated to being #aplacetogeton, providing career defining opportunities to all of our colleagues. If you chose to join our business, we will provide you with:

  • Competitive Salary and benefits package - yearly bonus, private health insurance, cafeteria, permanent discount in Tesco stores, Macbook
  • Be part of the growing Technical Program Manager community in our Budapest hub
  • Opportunity to visit Tesco technology hubs in other countries
  • A learning culture and excellent opportunities to develop your career within your chosen field or something altogether new
  • Varied and exciting projects to play a part in – there is always something new and exciting in the pipeline

If that sounds exciting, then we'd love to hear from you! This is a phenomenal opportunity for an ambitious and proven Technical Program Manager.
Join our team if you strive to be the best in the world at what you do and want to be surrounded by others who do so as well.



Job Description

As a member of the Programme Family, you will engage with our colleagues in other business functions, Product Managers, Enterprise Architects and Engineering leads to help define and deliver the vision. We do this through gathering requirements, achieving approval for financial investment- to deliver a complex cross-functional programme to achieve value for Tesco.

Technical Programme Managers deliver complex, cross-functional technology programmes that support colleagues and help serve our customers better.

What will you do?

  • Deliver programmes with business and/or technical risks
  • Optimise or use a standard programme delivery methodology for delivering programme goals
  • Create and track a plan to deliver the programme goals, including the technical implementation plan
  • Understand trade-offs and resulting impacts; make impacts visible to Product, Infrastructure or Engineering for the right decision to be made
  • Manage dependencies, delivery timelines and implementations plans, using the knowledge or technical architecture
  • Appreciate and respond to delivery challenges, using the knowledge of engineering best practices and/or infrastructure implementations
  • Effectively manage major incidents, ensuring stakeholders are updated with the right information to drive the correct decisions
  • Collaborate with the Product and Engineering teams to define annual budgetary requirements


Your background

  • You are an experienced Project Manager/min. 2+ years of experience as a Program Manager
  • You are an enthusiastic, self-starter person who can take initiative and likes challanges
  • Experience in payments is a plus
  • Have a proven record of accomplishment in delivering technology and/or infrastructure; having done so across multiple teams in multiple geographies
  • Experience of building credible relationships and influencing management and leadership teams
  • Past experience of working with API development or management, related tools and technologies
  • Experience of working in large programme liaising with multiple technology and product teams to manage dependencies
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