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Procurement Manager - Marketing Insights

Posted: 19 Mar 2021 Closes: 18 Apr 2021
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time TSC_611817

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

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Procurement Manager to join the Tesco team. This role will require an extensive marketing procurement category background with strengths and experience in the Insights, Market Research, Public Relations categories preferred.

Havingdeveloped strong working relationships with the marketing leadership team, built comprehensive UK and International plans in partnership this role will be pivotal in delivering commercial excellence within key marketing change programmes.It will also involve developing clear procurement strategies to maximise the value of the marketing budgets.

The Tesco Procurement team is leading the Tesco cost base transformation as it targets a £500m cost base reduction by 22/23. The role may require an element of international travel as we expect the role to develop and implement international buying strategies to leverage our total marketing spend.

You will be responsible for
  • To develop and deliver procurement strategies. Ensure strong relationships with suppliers & stakeholders continue to be developed and maintained internationally. Deliver great value contracts.
  • Develop and implement projects which truly support the Tesco transformation priorities
  • Opportunity for individual development in both procurement and marketing and with exposure to senior stakeholders.
  • Excellent, clearly defined training programme
  • The opportunity to work and build strategies across our UK business units and international
  • Lead change programme projects working shoulder to shoulder with senior marketing stakeholders
  • Writing and delivering the Procurement plan for the services you're responsible for
  • Developing strong working relationships with the stakeholder base (internally and external suppliers) to understand and influence requirements
  • Controlling the business spend through improved use of tools and processes
  • Source potential new suppliers and assess their sustainability to supply Tesco, minimising risk and optimising service
  • Enhancing existing supplier relationships to ensure continued suitability and creating greater value
  • Consolidating supplier volumes in order to create a manageable category
  • Continually assess and review the supply base to manage total cost, quality and availability
  • Assess the opportunity to maximise international scale
  • Be seen as a procurement category leader internally and externally
  • Work shoulder to shoulder with key stakeholders in delivering world class supplier relationship management
  • Following our Business Code of Conduct and always acting with integrity and due diligence
You will need
  • Commercial acumen and negotiation skills within the marketing category
  • Supplier relationship and performance management
  • Category Planning & contract management
  • Cross functional working & stakeholder engagement
  • Proven track record of delivering international and multi-business pitches, negotiations and contracts within procurement
  • High standards of ethics and personal integrity and development of self and others.
  • A number of years' experience in Marketing Procurement / buying experience preferably Insights and PR.
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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