Technical Programme Manager - Access Control

Salary: Competitive

Location: Welwyn Garden City

United Kingdom

Apply by: 09/06/2024

Technical Programme Manager - Access Control

Welwyn Garden City

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About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Technical Project Manager / Technical Programme Manager to join the Store Operations Programme Team where you will have the opportunity to work within our team to deliver a programme focusing in improving colleague safety by ensuring high risk and high value areas in store are controlled and secured.

You will work closely with our development teams, our product and channels colleagues, and our security and networks colleagues to pull together all aspects of the work to ensure that delivery is fit for purpose and meets the required technology standards.

You will be responsible for

  • Ensuring that the Access Control programme is initiated and delivered, including:
    • Understanding of build/buy proposals for software
    • Programme Management of in-house engineering teams
    • RFP and deployment planning for hardware solutions at scale
    • Service introduction
  • Working with appropriate teams to agree and deliver strategic solutions and APIs for Tesco, including:
    • Alignment with People strategies

You will need

Required skills:

  • A proven record of accomplishment in delivering technology and/or hardware programmes, ideally across a range of APIs
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate resilience during incidents or change and continue delivery
  • The ability to influence without authority.
  • Flexibility, ability to plan and organise, responsiveness, self-starter 
  • Strong Project, Stakeholder & Programme management skills, including:-
    • Initiating and shaping programmes with substantial ambiguity, across multiple domains
    • Building and managing plans, with clear transition states/phases, milestones & critical path

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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