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Procurement Manager - International Freight

Posted: 14 Jan 2021 Closes: 31 Jan 2021
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time TSC_606433

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
  • LifeAssurance - 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

Responsible for International Freight procurement, this Procurement Manager will be responsible for delivering strategic development, planning and sourcing for Freight category across Ocean, Short sea, Intermodal and Air freight platforms, whichdrives value for money and efficiencies throughout the procurement lifecycle.

We are looking for a confident and articulate Procurement professional to join our team here, the ability to work with various stakeholders and negotiate with suppliers are key experiences required for this role. Experience in freight procurement and managing complex multi-million pound tenders is essential.
You will be responsible for

Delivering high savings targets through implementation of robust sourcing events, ensuring that suppliers meet all operational requirements whilst providing best value for Tesco.

Through influence and challenge develop strong working relationships with stakeholders to support, endorse and deliver sub category plans aligned to category procurement strategies to realise business savings and support innovation.

Build and deliver sub category plans aligned to Category Plans by being innovative and collaborative with various cross functional stakeholders.

Consistently track and report on savings targets for specified sub-categories using the agreed process.

Using sound judgement build new and develop existing supplier relationships to ensure continued suitability and create greater value across the organisation.

Support the business to achieve compliance with legal, ethical and safety procurement policies with integrity and good judgment.
You will need
  • Experience of managing international freight category within large scale organisation
  • Procurement management and negotiation skills, experience of managing large multi-million pound sourcing events.
  • Capability to lead complex large scale projects, driving innovation and best practice through others
  • Cross functional working and stakeholder engagement. Strong influencing skills
  • Supplier relationship and performance management
  • Category Planning skills, capability to build and execute strategies
  • High level of Commercial acumen
  • Contract management skills
  • Development of self, high standards of personal ethic
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.


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