Transformation Project Manager

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Welwyn Garden City

United Kingdom

Apply by: 06/02/2023

Transformation Project Manager

Welwyn Garden City

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About the role

As a transformation manger you will be responsible for delivering projects to improve online customer experience and profitability. With keen eye for innovation and developing trends in the market you will help evaluate solutions and technologies that will further improve the efficiency of our operations. You will be a champion for change across the business and be responsible for managing a wide variety of stakeholders across all levels.

This role will be based out of our Welwyn Garden City office and will require international travel on a regular basis

You will be responsible for

You will be responsible for:

  • Assessing the financial impact of projects and building business cases
  • Working collaboratively to select and develop solutions and operating models
  • Managing and influencing stakeholders cross-functionally at all levels, at the right time
  • Tracking project milestones and deliverables, identifying and managing risks, issues and dependencies, in line with industry best practice and using the appropriate tools and templates
  • Responding in a timely manner to changing priorities; adapting and adjusting plans as required
  • Landing projects on the front-line, developing the right communication and training materials to support successful implementation
  • Ensuring sustainability of the solutions developed, tracking KPIs and benefits, handing over to 'Business As Usual';
  • Contributing to make your team a great place to work (e.g. supporting activities like team days or team meetings)
  • Being an expert within your area, having awareness of the wider market and sharing knowledge with the wider team
  • Defining your objectives with your manager and managing your own development plan to meet this.

You will need

  • Previous experience working within management consulting or a strong transformation background with experience of ecommerce, fulfilment or a logistics background.
  • Fulfilment experience within grocery
  • Experience delivering large scale transformation projects across the whole project lifecycle
  • Experience as a consultant (or internal change function) managing a wide range of stakeholders
  • Experience of delivering operational improvement using relevant methodologies
  • Versatility and ability to adapt and respond quickly to changing business priorities
  • Interest and experience in Online, Fulfilment and/or Distribution
  • Be able to travel nationally and internationally

Preferred skills:

  • Project Management (APM)
  • Process Improvement skills (Kaizen, Lean, SixSigma)
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Analytical skills (incl SQL, Excel etc.)
  • Technology & Product Management skills

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.

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