Corporate Responsibility Executive

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Shire Park, Kestral Way, Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA

United Kingdom

Apply by: 25/08/2022


Corporate Responsibility Executive

Shire Park, Kestral Way, Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA

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About the role

I’m at the forefront of the business – the foundation of how we deliver for customers and colleagues every day.

In this role you will support the Corporate Responsibility team with ensuring our sustainability reporting reflects leading practice and continues to demonstrate our commitment to 'serving shoppers, communities and the planet a little better every day'. You will help develop, maintain and enhance our sustainability disclosures, including our suite of sustainability factsheets, Annual Report and the Reporting Hub area of our PLC website.

You will be responsible for

  • Support the CR team and other business functions with end of year reporting, covering tasks such as:
  • Collating information from across the business for inclusion within our Annual Report
  • Maintaining and updating our sustainability factsheets, including collecting information, drafting narrative and designing layouts
  • Coordinating the collation of data to support with our Corporate Giving disclosure
  • Supporting with independent assurance
  • Support on the engagement and participation in ESG benchmarks, leading the coordination of information on select benchmarks and supporting wider teams in responding to thematic surveys and indices where required.
  • Lead the engagement with ESG raters, ensuring their assessments accurately reflect our latest information and work with relevant teams to develop and provide approved Tesco responses.
  • Manage our ongoing materiality analysis, working as our expert user of the external materiality platform to produce quarterly reports and share the insight accordingly.
  • Lead the PLC Reporting Hub area, covering tasks such as:
  • Working with relevant teams to ensure our published documents are accurate and up-to-date and aligned with other parts of the PLC website.
  • Reviewing website analytics in support of improving user experience
  • Liaising with website team and external agencies to continually develop and enhance our Reporting Hub
  • Work with policy holders in the business to ensure that external PLC policies are streamlined, accurate and up to date.
  • Stay abreast of regulatory and voluntary reporting developments and frameworks.
  • Support with preparing presentations, briefing papers and cases to internal and external audiences.
  • Administrator for the Corporate Responsibility team, including coordinating team meetings, raising purchase orders and ensuring team invoices are paid within the payment terms.

You will need

  • Project Management, with experience of delivering both small and large projects
  • Previous involvement in ESG reporting
  • Broad knowledge of indices and benchmarks is an advantage
  • Proven experience of managing stakeholders at all levels

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work! These include but aren’t limited to:

  • Annual bonus scheme 
  • Holiday starting at 20 days plus a personal day rising to 22 days after 12 months (plus 8 Bank holidays)
  • Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • Great colleague deals and discounts, saving you money on everyday purchases, eating out and utility bills for the home
  • Opportunities to get on - take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training, to help you achieve the job and career you want

Click here to read more about the benefits we have available for our colleagues

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 will be moving towards a more blended working week – combining office and remote working. Our offices will continue to be where we connect, collaborate and innovate. Please talk to us to about how this can work for you.

NOTE: Should you be successful in your application, your offer will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details on your agreed start date.

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