Creating a topline strategy for your department working with your MPM and your team to deliver this each season.
Working with the design team to research and develop product ranges that will hit seasonal trends and raise the bar.
Building customer focused ranges for your department with merchandising colleagues, making sure you cater for all formats, countries and events.
Reviewing existing supplier performance and managing the sourcing strategy for your dept in agreement with HOB
Negotiating costs and setting the selling price to deliver product margin for the dept - working with suppliers and technical team to ensure fit and quality standards are met.
Overseeing critical path with your team and suppliers, ensuring key dates are met to ensure on time launch.
Trading your department with your MPM and suppliers to manage risk and opps. Ensuring you have an extensive knowledge of the market and competition,visiting stores to establish any shifts or trends that may affect sales and require action.
Conducting seasonal buying trips to build relationships with suppliers, understand manufacturing capability and opportunities, develop new products and negotiate prices and capacity plans.
Following our Business Code of Conduct and always acting with integrity and due diligence
Developing and leading a high performing team, giving them the opportunities to be their best
You will manage additional responsibilities that contribute to the running of the division and support your peer group.
You will need
Clothing buying experience - approx 3yrs at Buyer level
Range and trade planning
Leading and developing teams
Sourcing and managing a remote supply base inc. FE/NE travel
Building strong business partnerships
Range and trade planning
Data analysis and numeracy
Coaching and managing people
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
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