Buying Manager Opportunity at Tesco

The Major Energy Users’ Council (MEUC) has been told of an exciting new opportunity which has arisen within the Energy Team at Tesco for a Buying Manager. This will be […]

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The Major Energy Users’ Council (MEUC) has been told of an exciting new opportunity which has arisen within the Energy Team at Tesco for a Buying Manager. This will be a challenging and high profile role that will allow you the opportunity to seek new and untested opportunities for energy sourcing for Tesco.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Day to day buying of electricity, gas and water from the wholesale market
  • Tendering and contract negotiation for energy and support service contracts in the UK and RoI; support to CER and Group negotiations.
  • Negotiation of power purchase agreements (PPAs) with third party generators – both renewable and conventional energy
  • Development of risk management models and tools
  • Supplier management
  • Contribute to the Long Term Energy Security and Carbon Strategy for the UK, RoI and Europe
  • Managing ad hoc projects
  • Some European travel required

Experience essential:

  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent professional experience)
  • The ability and confidence to influence at all levels
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to use Excel to an advanced level
  • Negotiation skills
  • Supplier management skills
  • Strategic agility: big picture and future thinking

Desirable:

  • Ability to operate effectively in a changing environment
  • Experience of Energy markets would be ideal but is not essential
  • Experience of Buying is ideal but not essential
  • A background in Commercial or Financial business would be advantageous
  • Some European travel required

Location: Cheshunt, Hertfordshire
Salary: Competitive
Position: Permanent

Please send your CV or enquiry to Tesco Recruitment Manager whose email address is [email protected] or go through the website which links directly to the job specification, https://www.tesco-careers.com/job.cfm/reference/1981/source/BOND/

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