Organisation Design Partner

Salary: Competitive

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

United Kingdom

Apply by: 18/04/2024

Organisation Design Partner

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

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About the role

As the Organisation Design Partner, you will work with Exec members, business leaders, directors and managers to design structures and roles for their teams to deliver against strategy.

You will drive a strategic vision and plan for how we structure the Group business to succeed and respond to upcoming market and functional trends in the next 1-3 years, based on both internal and external perspectives.

The Hiring Manager for this vacancy is Chris Hobbs

You will be responsible for

  • Providing Organisation Design (OD) expertise always thinking about the Group as well as the Market needs, ensuring that decisions made are considered against wider Group objectives / direction of travel.
  • Staying curious and keeping up to date with OD best practice both internally and externally and developing professional OD blueprints e.g., OD principles, Work Levels, Job Descriptions
  • Working in partnership with leaders to understand organisation requirements and identify and influence organisation design improvements to fulfil organisation strategy/ objectives and meet financial targets across the next 1-3 years.
  • Advising and challenging leaders with well-considered data-led role and structure options and recommendations aligned to OD principles and the Tesco Service Model. 
  • Designing roles with differentiated accountabilities and simple, clear ways of working.
  • Building trusted relationships with leaders to systematically assess the impact of the design on factors such as behaviour, skills, capabilities attitudes, culture, systems, and communication flows; engage and collaborate on inter-dependencies with other People POEs, partnering teams and function change teams.
  • Partnering with functional finance partners and working with leaders to align on total efficiencies achieved and/or investments required to make change happen. 
  • Collaborating with leaders on the case for change, benefits and change narrative.
  • Leading evaluation to assess changes are embedded and outcomes evaluated against success measures.
  • Adhering to position governance processes to ensure ongoing integrity of roles and structures. 
  • Working with managers / people colleagues to maintain accurate position data, make amendments to roles and structures and provide insights/trends to business leaders on headcount and structures data.  
  • Partnering with Strategic Workforce Planning as required to ensure our long-term shape is known and understood with relevant interventions included in annual plans.

You will need

Operational skills relevant for this job:

  • Organisation Design expertise
  • Change management
  • Strong business acumen
  • Analytical thinking
  • Stakeholder management
  • Collaboration and communication
  • Resilience

Experience relevant for this job:

  • Experience of developing structures in large organisations with many cross-functional hand-offs and interdependencies
  • Experience of managing change projects, either internally or as an external consult
  • Experience of OrgVue is highly desirable but not essential




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
  • The right to request flexible working from your first day with us
  • 26 weeks maternity and adoption leave (after 1 years’ service) at full pay, followed by 13 weeks of Statutory Maternity Pay or Statutory Adoption Pay and we also offer 4 weeks fully paid paternity leave
  • 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.  If you are applying internally, please speak to the Hiring Manager about how this can work for you - Everyone is welcome at Tesco.

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