Graduate Product Manager

Category: Product Management

Location: Budapest, Hungary


Graduate Product Manager

Budapest, Hungary

Company Description

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

In the UK, Ireland, India, Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic we operate to offer great value to our customers every day.

In Budapest, our Technology hub currently employs near 200 – and a growing number – of highly trained software engineers and managers who are implementing global software development projects across fulfilment, supplier and product management, online and in-store loss prevention, and our online grocery sites.

Our goal is to bring significant changes to the market by using the latest technologies. We are focusing on a large variety of modern technologies from the backend space and frontend to UX, UI and even data science and engineering.

We are aiming to drive business value through innovation and to create an organization that fundamentally transforms the retail environment.

We put accountability and ownership on the individuals and their teams in order to run a horizontal organization where teamwork is extremely important. With an end-to-end approach, we offer our colleagues opportunities for self-development and career growth.

Our colleagues are the key to our success at Tesco. We foster an environment of openness and collaboration. We draw from the diversity, knowledge and experience of our colleagues. It is all about equal opportunities, no matter who you are, or where you come from, you can get on at Tesco.

Our teams consist of individuals who can truly make a difference. Focussing 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 {code} the together at {Tesco Technology}!

Additional Information

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

  • 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. 

  • Competitive Salary and benefits package. 

  • Minimum 25 days of paid holiday/year for everyone

  • Extensive private healthcare - complex care package including a wide range of specialists, medical services, and free flu vaccination

If that sounds exciting, then we'd love to hear from you. We encourage you to apply now for our selection process, however we would like to inform you that our Graduate Programme starts in September 2024. 

Job Description

A Product Manager will translate customer problems into pieces of development for a technology product, working closely with software engineers, whilst also looking at the bigger picture of the product roadmap, strategy & vision. 

About Graduate Programme 
Your experience with us during the Graduate Programme will look like the following: 

  1. Induction 
    We’ll kick off with a two-day induction, where you’ll learn more about our business and your programme. It’s a great opportunity for you to meet your fellow graduates. We’ll then introduce you to your team, so you can get to know more about your role or project and the area you’ll be working in. 

  2. Store experience 
    Within the first six months, you’ll spend 1-2 weeks working in one of our stores. You’ll learn how our stores operate and how they link to your role or project, which is crucial for serving our customers a little better every day. 

  3. Programme structure 
    You’ll gain a breadth of technology experience and skills as you complete three placements in different product teams. 

  4. Where next? 
    This breadth of experience will help you think about your future at Tesco, beyond your programme, as there is a wide variety of job opportunities. As you finish your programme, you should be well-equipped to excel in a product management role that plays to your unique strengths and interests. 


What are we looking for? 

We’re looking for graduates with a curious, creative mind, who love solving problems. You’ll need a strong passion for technology and an analytical mind. Being a great teammate is key, as you’ll be working with lots of colleagues across technology to bring your solutions to life. Great communication skills are essential to gain support for your ideas and understand the wider business context. 

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