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PMO Manager - Technology Plan

Job Reference tesco/TP/6301980/713841

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Welwyn Garden City
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Product Management
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GB Head Office

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work!  These include but are not limited to:

  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day (and bank holidays)
  • Great colleague discounts and deals, saving you money on everyday purchases, utility bills for the home and more
  • Retirement savings plan – save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Buy as you earn and Save as you earn share schemes
  • Opportunities to get on – take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training to help you achieve the career you want

About the role

In this role you will play a key role to enable the delivery of the Group Technology Portfolio. As demands on Technology increase, there is a need to ensure that non-technical processes are as simple, streamlined and effective as possible to enable teams to operate efficiently and without duplication. You will work with the Portfolio and Operations team as well as stakeholders across Technology to lead, identify and implement process improvement to simplify and improve operational effectiveness, enabling our global Technology operation. You will be expected to work on a number of different priorities, to ensure that as a function we evolve in line with the broader business requirements.

You will be responsible for

  • Designing, setting and rolling out portfolio standards and processes across Technology that drive clear value and benefit to both centralised and local departmental teams
  • Improving the efficiency of operational non-technical processes from Portfolio and Operations that impact all Technology colleagues
  • Drive the use of data and insight across the department, providing intelligence to support strategic/long term planning processes
  • Drive the use of standard and consistent tooling
  • Working collaboratively across Portfolio, Resource, Excellence and Finance teams to ensure a joined-up approach to managing Technology delivery
  • Working with stakeholders in Technology to keep a transparent and accurate view of the Technology portfolio, using this insight and the benefit of a holistic view to steer the work we do and when
  • Measure performance across the domain area, providing intelligence to support strategic/long term planning processes

You will need


  • Programme / Portfolio management office experience (essential)
  • Process improvement experience (essential)
  • First-hand experience writing engagement communication material
  • Familiar with and able to manipulate financial information
  • Working in fast paced / project environment
  • Excellent stakeholder management and facilitation
  • Strong and clear verbal and written communication
  • Numeric with great attention to detail
  • Ability to juggle changing priorities, managing workload effectively
  • Curious and able to join up various types of information / holistic thinking to reach conclusions

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 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.

We have recently announced that we are moving to a more blended working week – combining office and remote working.  Our offices continue to be where we connect, collaborate and innovate.  Talk to us about how this can work for you.

Note: Should you be successful in your application, your employment will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details on your agreed start date.