Capability Partner - 9 Month Fixed Term Contract

Salary: Competitive

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

United Kingdom

Apply by: 09/04/2024


Capability Partner - 9 Month Fixed Term Contract

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

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About the role

You will partner senior stakeholders to develop the strategic direction for functional learning, (what and how) by completing learning needs analysis to identify current and future capability needs across the group, feeding this into an overarching Group

Tesco Capability strategy. Sitting within the Capability PoE, you'll work closely with the other capability partners to ensure a standardised and consistent approach is applied to all learner audiences.

You'll work closely with the Capability Design Leads and Tesco Business Services to shape, influence and own capability for your business area(s).

You will be visible, responsive, challenging and effective at building relationships and influencing across the group You'll be an L&D expert and take an 'outside-in' approach always striving to maintain industry expertise and build a world class capability function.

The Hiring Manager for this vacancy is Stacey Marshall

You will be responsible for

  • Partnering senior stakeholders to develop and influence strategic direction for functional learning for both the what and the how from a Group perspective.
  • Leads robust, data led learning needs analysis to develop and deliver prioritised market focused capability plans, which ensure the right skills and behaviours to deliver both market and central strategic priorities.
  • Works collaboratively with other Capability Partners to ensure a rounded view of market-needs within functional plans and vice versa.
  • Drives value through business-wide learning offerings to ensure a consistent approach is taken across all learning products and platforms.
  • Partnership with people business partners, talent partners and POE teams to ensure end to end alignment to the overall colleague experience.
  • Champion the core learning offer for colleagues, managers and leaders, influencing the business to adopt the core offer and ensure a seamless learning experience for all colleagues within their function(s) across the Group.
  • You are responsible for owning any safe and legal training specific to your market and will be responsible for working with Tesco Business Services to create content to keep the business compliant.
  • You live 20/80, ensuring your function(s) follow all governance processes and ruthlessly prioritise work in line with the group capability's plans and priorities.
  • You take a cost-conscious approach to all budgetary decisions, sharing accountably on budget decisions and ensuring we follow group capability budgeting priorities within the work we deliver in functions.
  • You contribute to establishing a world class Group PoE within capability, continuously striving to bring outside- in thinking and are passionate about ensuring the learner experience is at the heart of what you do.
  • Own and lead the market capability strategy inc. Learning Tech experience and governance, ensuring we remove duplication and drive learner consistency.
  • Following the procurement policy to source external strategic partners that align to and support our group capability plan and priorities.
  • Championing and role modelling our Win Together behaviours, contributing to a cultural change programme across the Tesco group & actively driving a culture of learning

You will need

  • Setting group wide capability strategies and gaining engagement, buy-in and sign off for these
  • Senior stakeholder engagement and influencing, in particular building strategic trusted relationships with a diverse group of international stakeholders
  • Able to demonstrate knowledge of latest learning external and internal trends and how people learn Able to ruthless prioritise, led by data, driven by commercial acumen and subject matter expertise
  • Ability to think beyond the here and now - connecting learning to the wider business context.
  • Proven understanding of diversity and inclusion challenges and opportunities
  • Demonstrable knowledge of learning and development interventions and providers
  • Strong network of learning specialists to draw on external best practice

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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