Programme Manager

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Job Reference: tesco/TP/10823140/615507
Number of Positions: 1
Contract Type: Full time - permanent
Salary: Competitive
Working Hours: 36
Closing Date: 07/05/2021
Job Category: Change and Transformation
Business Unit: GB Head Office
Location: Shire Park, Kestral Way, Welwyn Garden City

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work.  These include but aren’t limited to:

  • Annual bonus scheme where you can earn up to 3.5% of base salary
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day (plus 8 Bank holidays)
  • On-site state of the art gym at our Welwyn Campus with discounted “Gympass” membership & free health checks via Nuffield Health
  • Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • Share Schemes – Join our ‘Buy As You Earn’ & ‘Save As You Earn’ share schemes after 3 months service
  • Colleague Clubcard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 3 months service
  • Colleague Discounts:
    • 10% increasing to 15% after every pay day for a four day period, off most purchases at Tesco 
    • 10% off One Stop
    • 10% off pay monthly & SIM only deals with Tesco Mobile
    • 20% off all F&F purchases
    • 20% off car, pet and home insurance at Tesco bank. T&C’s apply
    • 25% off Tesco Café
    • 50% off complete glasses purchases & free eye tests (other offers available) at Vision Express
    • 50% off health checks at Tesco Pharmacy
  • An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases, treats for the family, eating out and utility bills for the home
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Shuttle Bus Service to/from Hatfield & Welwyn Garden City Station to Welwyn Campus & Hatfield Offices
  • 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
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme helps you deal with life’s challenges
  • Financial wellness - Tesco has partnered with experts to help you make the most of your money
  • Get involved in a range of fundraising activities with our long-term charity partners

About the role

As Programme Manager you will be part of a small Programme team within the wider Centre of Excellence and will be expected to work on a broad range of projects that may touch all areas of the organisation.  This exciting role will manage large scale, complex programmes of work, to deliver transformational change and benefits to the business. 

You will be responsible for

  • Setting up and attending governance forums with support, by engaging key sponsors and subject matter experts
  • Managing key stakeholders and dependencies to establish ways of working and alignment of approaches
  • Producing the initial project plan and tracking and reporting progress to the governance forum
  • Setting up project/team budgeting and planning any deliverable creation processes, to ensure expectations are clearly established and standards followed
  • Delivering projects on time and on budget
  • Capturing lessons learned in conjunction with team members and other key stakeholders
  • Engaging key stakeholders within and outside of governance forums and communicating the progress
  • Delivering the programme outcomes, as indicated in the programme business case, whilst managing trade-offs across the whole programme or interlinked projects
  • Working with the Resourcing Manager to source and flex resources across the programme and against programme budgets, to meet priorities
  • Establishing clear direction, accountabilities and deliverable expectations for the programme leadership team (incl. - Programme Management Office and interlinked Project Managers)
  • Forecasting and managing budgets effectively, always being cost conscious
  • Working alongside Change Management and Technology to ensure successful planning and delivery

You will need

  • Hands-on Project Management experience in delivering Programmes or multiple small / medium sized Projects
  • Demonstrable experience as a Senior Project Manager / Programme Manager
  • Finance and Tech Programme / Project delivery experience
  • Experience managing Programmes / Projects with Budgets up to c£1m
  • To have delivered end to end Programmes / Projects from initiation, delivery, to release and handover
  • A Programme / Project Management Professional accreditation i.e. MSP, PMP, Prince2, SAFe, Agile would be desirable
  • Experience of large corporate financial budgeting and planning processes
  • Experience leading programme teams
  • Prior experience working within projects heavily aligned with Technology
  • Strong Stakeholder skills

About us

Our vision here 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 Britain's shoppers a little better every day’.  Our business was built with a simple mission – to be the champion for customers, helping them to enjoy a better quality of life and an easier way of living. This hasn't changed. Customers want great products at great value which they can buy easily and it's our job to deliver this in the right way for them.  In the UK, we serve some 66 shoppers every second, so it's our goal to ensure every one of those customers experiences just a little better service on each visit.
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 to enable us to serve our shoppers a little better every day. We're committed to creating a workplace where differences are valued, and make sure that all colleagues are given the same opportunities.  We're a big business with diverse working patterns and many business areas which means that we can find something that works for you.  Everyone is welcome at Tesco.
NOTE: Should you be successful in your application, your offer will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details on your agreed start date.