Leadership Team Assistant - 12 Month Parental Leave Cover

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

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

United Kingdom

Apply by: 27/09/2023

Leadership Team Assistant - 12 Month Parental Leave Cover

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

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About the role

As a Leadership Team Assistant, you'll support Tesco's Business Leaders and Directors to achieve their priorities through effective diary and inbox management and alongside providing flexible, cross-functional support to assist your peers.

The Hiring Manager for this vacancy is Laura Clark

You will be responsible for

  • Majority focus on managing Business Leaders and Directors' diaries, organising and prioritising their time to make them as efficient possible to support their work priorities Arranging meetings such as 121s and team meetings, taking accountability for location and agendas
  • Flagging and actioning emails only where critical e.g. no response would pose a business risk
  • Encouraging Business Leaders and Directors and their teams to self-serve e.g. Work & Pay, capturing next steps/taking notes, printing, expenses, functional projects
  • Identifying future opportunities to self-serve, simplify and streamline activities so I can focus the majority of my time on co-ordinating Business Leaders and Directors. Flexible, cross-functional support
  • Having capacity to support Business Leaders and Directors across all Office functions, including holiday cover for my colleagues
  • Supporting Business Leaders and Directors to make the best use of their time by following up on next steps, producing executive summaries and allowing time for meeting preparation
  • Working with third parties to organise national and international travel, always seeking the most cost effective and simple arrangements
  • Working with the Events team to brief them on any large events for my Business Leaders and Directors
  • Administrative tasks e.g. raising POs, visa applications
  • Identifying and working with external agencies, focusing on great value for money
  • Following our Business Code of Conduct and always acting with integrity and due diligence

You will need

  • Experience in a similar role supporting a similar level of seniority
  • Knowledge of resource booking systems
  • Organisation, planning and prioritisation
  • Effective communication
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Administrative skills
  • Relationship building
  • MS Office and Outlook

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 proud to have been accredited Disability Confident Leader and we’re committed to providing a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process. For further information on the accessibility support we can offer, please click here.

We’re a big business and we can offer a range of diverse full-time & part-time working patterns across our many business areas, which means that we can find something that works for you.  We work in a more blended pattern - combining office and remote working. Our offices will continue to be where we connect, collaborate and innovate. Please talk to us about how this can work for you - Everyone is welcome at Tesco.

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