Senior Technical Programme Manager - Cyber Security

Salary: Competitive

Location: Welwyn Garden City

United Kingdom

Apply by: 26/04/2024

Senior Technical Programme Manager - Cyber Security

Welwyn Garden City

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About the role

This Senior Technical Programme Manager will be the central programme and portfolio role for delivery across all Cyber Security at Tesco. As a Senior Technical Programme Manager, you will deliver complex, cross-functional Cyber Security programmes that support colleagues, drive forward our strategy and ultimately help serve our customers better. You will work collaboratively with key stakeholders across the cyber leadership remit to organise, align and ensure we are focussing our project direction in the right areas.

You will be responsible for

Programme/Portfolio Management:

  • Develop and implement robust governance frameworks to manage diverse programmes.
  • Define, prioritize, and resource initiatives based on risk, impact, and strategic alignment.
  • Implement effective controls and processes, ensuring transparent reporting and risk mitigation.
  • Monitor progress against KPIs and make adjustments to optimize outcomes.
  • Conduct cost-benefit analyses and recommend resource allocation strategies.

Stakeholder Management:

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with senior executives, business leaders, and technical stakeholders.
  • Communicate programme/portfolio status, risks, and benefits effectively to inform decision-making.
  • Proactively manage stakeholder expectations and address concerns promptly.

Programme Development:

  • Support the development, implementation, and communication of programme activities.
  • Establish or improve delivery methodologies to achieve programme goals.
  • Initiate and shape programmes with ambiguity, adapting to changing environments.
  • Create and track plans, including technical implementation plans.

You will need

Programme Experience: 

  • Have a proven record of accomplishment in delivering complex technology programmes across multiple teams and workstreams
  •  Have experience of building credible relationships and influencing senior management & leadership teams

Technical Acumen:

  • Understand trade-offs in delivery, influencing stakeholders to optimize solutions.
  • Foresee potential risks and issues, establishing processes and managing escalations.
  • Have a good grasp of technical cyber security concepts and their implications on delivery, utilizing engineering knowledge.
  • Collaborate with product and engineering teams to define budget requirements.

Cyber Security Focus:

  • Partner with the CISO and leadership to translate cyber security strategy into programmes.
  • Ensure programmes mitigate key cyber risks and contribute to business objectives.
  • Identify and assess cyber security project risks, developing mitigation strategies.
  • Lead and manage the execution of cyber security projects and programmes.

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 45% of base salary
  • Car allowance of £7,320 per annum
  • 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 6% - 10% and Tesco will contribute 1.5 times this amount
  • 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
  • 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

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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