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Product Manager - Global Recruitment Function

Job Reference tesco/TP/12613887/771003

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Welwyn Garden City
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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

We are on the lookout for someone to coordinate the product lifecycle, balance outstanding delivery time for customers on what matters. We would be looking for someone prepared to become an authority in their field.


We are looking for a Product Manager to join our team. You will be working as a part of the ‘Recruitment Platform’ product team, owning 'products' on behalf of the business & using your expertise to define product development & requirements. You will play an integral part in managing the full product life cycle.

As the Product manager, you will join at an excellent time to build the vision for the product and liaise with a number of colleagues at varying levels of experience, communication will be very key to success in this role.

You will be responsible for

  • Considering strategy, roadmap and budget to make clear priority decisions and recommendations for ‘Global Recruitment Platform’ solutions across the business.
  • Defining and writing detailed product requirements, taking into account constraints, protecting the out of the box product from customisations, while maintaining a well defined backlog.
  • Being the champion for customers and internal users, fully understanding and representing their needs, observing them using the product, assembling feedback and building into future requirements.
  • Working in partnership with engineering and testing teams to develop a superb product and use data to drive decisions and measure the efficiency of the outcome in terms of value to the customer and / or internal user.
  • Challenging the status quo, delivering continuous improvement, formulating and proposing ideas for the long-term roadmap, alongside managing collaborator engagement and their expectations.
  • Pro-actively growing your knowledge by researching the market, suggesting innovative solutions and ideas to business problems
  • Building & maintaining an excellent internal & external network used for benchmarking and finding out what is happening in other organisations


You will need


  • Having a positive, can-do attitude and contributing to an hard working and motivated team environment.
  • Strong communication, listening, influencing and leadership skills.
  • Superb stakeholder management skills, ability to engage with a range of technical and non-technical team members
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.

Does this sound like an exciting opportunity? If so, then we would love to hear from you!

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.