Lead Procurement Manager - Property

Salary: Competitive

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

United Kingdom

Apply by: 21/02/2024

Lead Procurement Manager - Property

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

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About the role

We have a great opportunity for a Lead Procurement Manager to join a successful team, to manage and develop various elements of the Property category including developing the strategy for Distribution Automation which will require working alongside technology, distribution and property colleagues.

You will also be working with senior colleagues within the business to create, build, and develop category plans in line with Tesco’s key objectives. Role modelling the ability to work with various colleagues and negotiate with suppliers are key experiences required for this role.

You will be responsible for

  • Delivering high savings targets through implementation of robust sourcing events, ensuring that suppliers meet all operational requirements whilst providing the best value for Tesco
  • Ensure positive relationships with suppliers & colleagues to support, endorse and deliver plans aligned to category procurement strategies to realise business savings and support innovation
  • Developing and delivering procurement strategies, which truly support the Tesco business objectives
  • Writing and delivering the procurement category plan for Distribution Automation
  • Implementation of robust contracts across the category
  • Consistently track and report on savings targets for specified sub-categories using the agreed process
  • Lead supplier reviews, acting as the point of contact for contract-related issues
  • Assess the opportunity to maximise scale and work with Tesco International teams and subsidiary business’
  • Review existing and potential new suppliers and assess their sustainability to supply Tesco, minimising risk, and optimising service
  • Using good judgement, build new and develop existing supplier relationships to ensure continued suitability and create greater value across the organisation

You will need

  • Procurement expertise with a background in managing GSNFR categories preferable
  • Strong leadership skills – the ability to lead and mentor a team of 2 Procurement Managers
  • Experience in developing talent to grow our capability with creative and ambitious opportunities
  • Procurement management, contract management and negotiation skills, experience of managing large multi-million pound sourcing events
  • Strong commercial savviness alongside ability to influence and challenge the norm. Able to bring new concepts and ideas to life, and bring senior colleagues on board
  • Capability to lead multiple projects simultaneously, driving innovation across the category




What’s in it for you

We’re all about the little helps. That’s why we give our wonderful colleagues bags of benefits. Including wellbeing services, an award-winning pension scheme and much, much more, our colleague reward package keeps on giving. And helps make every day a little better for you and your family. These include but are not limited to:

  • Annual bonus scheme of up to 20% of base salary
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day (plus Bank holidays)
  • Buy holiday salary sacrifice scheme (for salaried roles)
  • Private medical insurance
  • Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • 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, we also offer 4 weeks fully paid paternity leave
  • The right to request flexible working from your first day with us
  • Free 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
  • A Colleague Clubcard for you & a family member (after 3 months of service), giving you access to lots of discounts in-store & online
  • 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 full range of 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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