Seller Partnerships Manager – Marketplace

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Welwyn Garden City AL7 1TW

United Kingdom

Apply by: 30/04/2024

Seller Partnerships Manager – Marketplace

Welwyn Garden City AL7 1TW

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About the role

About Marketplace

Marketplace is a brand-new online venture for Tesco, crafted to give our customers the opportunity to use our website to shop for a wide range of third-party products in addition to the groceries they already know and love. Our initial focus will be on pet food, health and beauty products and alcohol, and as with other online marketplaces, sellers will fulfil orders directly. Join us on this exciting new journey, and you’ll be a key member of a hardworking, collaborative team that’s delivering on our promise to serve our customers, communities and the planet a little better every day.

Life on the team

As a creative pioneer and inspirational manager, you’ll be an innovative business developer. The key to the Marketplace team’s success will be its ability to work with many other teams in the wider Tesco family, including Finance, Digital Product and Online Operations. No two days will be the same as you become an expert in your area of the Marketplace model. We’re building Tesco’s future, and it’s a future shaped by you.

You will be responsible for

What you’ll do

  • Work with sellers to maximise the opportunity of sales and our partnership for all involved
  • Identify and align multiple teams to be the consistent point of contact for sellers
  • Managing a growing team of Seller Partnership Executives
  • Build positive and profitable relationships with our sellers
  • Develop a customer-led plan focused on nurturing loyalty
  • Use well developed insights to understand the needs of our customers, market trends and competitor activities
  • Deliver to budget and be highly cost-conscious when making decisions
  • Inspire a culture of compliance by ensuring all agreements are recorded

You will need

What you’ll need

  • Superb influencing skills and the ability to manage stakeholders
  • The ability to pitch to third-party sellers and negotiate favourable commercial terms
  • A thorough understanding of online business models and economics
  • Experience of working in a commercial retail environment
  • Motivational programme and project management skills
  • Inspirational communication, interpersonal and team-working skills

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply for jobs unless they feel they meet every requirement highlighted in the job posting. At Tesco, we are committed to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace for everyone. So if you’re passionate about this role, but your skills, experience or qualifications don’t match the job description exactly, we would encourage you to apply anyway. You might just be the right person for this role in our team!



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 (plus Bank holidays)
  • Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • 24/7 virtual GP service, Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for you and your family, free access to a range of experts to support your mental wellbeing
  • Great colleague deals and discounts, saving you money on everyday purchases, eating out and utility bills for the home
  • Access to our colleague networks providing a space for colleagues to come together from a range of backgrounds. For more information about our colleague networks please click here
  • 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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