HR Data Manager

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Shire Park, Kestral Way, Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA

United Kingdom

Apply by: 27/09/2020

HR Data Manager

Shire Park, Kestral Way, Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA

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About the role

Our change and transformation teams are at the forefront of the huge transformational changes that Tesco are going through and we have an exciting opportunity available for a Data Manager to work with our People team and be a part of the biggest HR & Payroll Transformation programme retail has ever seen.

You will get the opportunity to work with key teams across the business, including Technology, Product and Change, to ensure the smooth migration of our people data whilst achieving an excellent colleague experience and a better way of working for everyone.


You will be responsible for

  • Track project benefits after go-live against the original business case and critical success factors
  • Capture lessons learned in conjunction with team members and other key stakeholders, ensuring these are taken into account for future programme phases
  • Establish data sources and business rules for all Tesco functions and work with subject matter experts to ensure smooth data migration processes
  • Collaborate with technology and enterprise architecture teams to achieve data integrity during migration
  • Collaborate with Change Team to ensure a colleague focussed migration of data that will make sense to each area of the business
  • Collaborate with Product teams to ensure an excellent colleague experience and that product solutions inspire confidence in data accuracy
  • Develop migration processes that are fit for each area of the business and in line with the global deployment plan
  • Use intuition and insight to identify potential HR and payroll errors based on knowledge of current processes and user errors
  • Maintain an ongoing data relationship with the relevant experts for each function across the business, understanding data requirements for system functionality
  • Play a key role in supporting our team's ambition for the People function to turn data into insight and action, by interpreting data to recommend actions, and by coming up with insightful ways to present information to drive better decisions
  • Advise the People Transformation team on system and solution improvements for colleague data

You will need

This role would best suit an individual who has an understanding of People and People data who wants to use their HR knowledge to leverage into a more technical arena.

You will have a working knowledge of HR and payroll systems, policies and processes and a good understanding of Excel.

You will also have; 

  • Excellent communication skills to develop colleague engagement methods on data cleansing and migration that are fit for each area of the business
  • Ability to demonstrate strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Strong initiative, and ability to work on multiple projects
  • Experience of displaying and sharing detailed information with stakeholders across multiple business functions
  • Natural at engaging with senior stakeholders across the business, promoting a positive  brand for colleague data migration
  • Ability to build a credible network to gain insight into the business and influence key decision makers
  • Ability to make complex issues simple to understand and engaging for the audience
  • Relentless drive to land a comprehensive data migration process for the People Transformation programme
  • Previous data migration experience within a complex large organisation desirable


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
  • 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 us

Our vision here at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop, whether they are at home, out shopping, on the move, anywhere in the world.
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 want our customers to be inspired and whatever they are looking for, we’re finding bigger and better ways to provide it.
We need people who share our ambition to deliver for our customers; passionate and confident people willing to take the initiative and drive us forwards. In return we offer excitement, a great team, an excellent benefit package and significant career development opportunities.
We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone is welcome and 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 strive to create a workforce that reflects our customers not only here in the UK, but worldwide. Our aim is to attract and welcome a diverse range applicants from all walks of life, offering many varying working patterns across our business, and we would love to hear from you!

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.

Application process

Our office application process varies depending on the role and the level of experience needed.

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