Building Capital Project Manager

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

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

United Kingdom

Apply by: 15/03/2024

Building Capital Project Manager

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

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About the role

At Tesco, we are committed to a 2035 NetZero plan supporting our drive to reduce the impact on the Planet by our business. We are looking to recruit a passionate and meticulous programme manager to drive the change we need to deliver this.

Our engineering and building team at Tesco deliver first class solutions to over 6000 Tesco stores in five countries. We are responsible for setting standards and delivering innovation in the entire Tesco estate including Retail Stores, Distribution Centres, Tesco Banks and Offices. It is the skills and knowledge of our people that make us one of the leading retail engineering teams in the world.

We are currently recruiting Building Capital Project Manager to work within our Property Engineering team collaborating with all disciplines to plan and deliver large-scale capital replacement projects across the Tesco estate

Having great collaboration and communication skills, you will develop relationships with key stakeholders and to drive best practice and to share innovation.

Field Based with travel within the UK. Head Office based in Welwyn Garden City. 

You will be responsible for

Leading the planning & delivery of multiple complex, large scale projects that span across Tesco departments (Engineering, Maintenance, Property etc).

This opportunity will focus on delivering and supporting our Building capital replacement strategy of replacing end of life and failed building assets and at the same time looking at how we can move away from high global warming materials and traditional techniques.

Working with capital and development project teams to lead key replacement projects.

Working with stakeholders across building surveying, structural, engineering, maintenance and development to build & deliver long term strategies and to ensure projects are delivered to agreed quality, time-line and budgets.

You will need

An excellent understanding of the built environment and building technology is an essential requirement across a broad spectrum such as but not limited to Asbestos, roofing, car parks, drainage, retaining walls, floors (solid and suspended), concrete and steel structures and a good understanding of other engineering disciplines including refrigeration and M&E.

You will be required to manage respective budgets alongside the finance teams and demonstrate experience in this.

Up to date knowledge of current low carbon technologies and potential future thinking.

An ability to communicate with stakeholders at all levels.

A level of experience in design, procurement, installation, assurance and maintenance of building structures would be an advantage.

Previous experience of project management and programme management is essential. 

An up to date understanding of industry standards and relevant legislation.

A strong understanding of CDM and Health & Safety regulations and their implementation.

Skills and Qualifications

  • An Engineering/Building Degree, HNC or similar- Desired
  • MCIOB/RICS/APM – Desired
  • Previous experience of working with industry bodies - Desired

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 25 days plus a personal day (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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