Tesco Sourcing

153/A, Rangs Arcade, Gulshan Avenue, Dhaka.

Job Details

Name of the Post : General Manager No. of Post : 01
Job Type : Full Time Job Level : Management
Age Range : N/A Gender : N/A


Job Responsibilities :

  • Challenging and contributing to the development, articulation and implementation of the overall clothing sourcing strategy.
  • Applying my local knowledge and expertise to translate clothing sourcing strategy into an action plan for my team and region.
  • Identifying and addressing key dependencies and issues by seeing the whole business perspective
  • Providing clear thought leadership and strategic thinking on sourcing models, suppliers, product mix and commercial opportunities


  • Develop and maintain ethical sources through a compliant global supply base with strong governance processes in place
  • Working closely with the Technical and Responsible Sourcing teams to ensure we are sourcing from technically and ethically approved suppliers and that all factories are approved, audited, and accredited in line with the required Tesco standards.
  • Leading and developing the team to drive competitive advantage and cost savings through close collaboration with buying teams using data to support price negotiations.
  • Owning the end-to-end production process, ensuring all sourcing critical path milestones are achieved on time
  • Delivering change, improvement and innovation – developing existing services / products / infrastructure and championing change programs, ensuring changes are embedded successfully
  • Leading the Product Sourcing teams in my region to ensure samples meet the Buying Brief and range framework as per the sourcing strategy
  • Managing the information flow of forecasts and reviewing the risk and impacts on capacities between Tesco Sourcing, Suppliers and Buying Teams

Supplier Partnerships:

  • Leading the Supplier base in my categories and identifying new suppliers, sources or product opportunities aligned to sourcing strategy
  • Leading supplier partnerships & maintaining engagement across the supplier base to ensure we deliver best quality products at the right price for our customers
  • Developing a clear supplier strategy that establishes who our strategic partners are & develop joint plans for business improvements & opportunities
  • Leading the management of contract processes with suppliers to ensure commercial terms are delivered
  • Identifying the opportunity to improve the overall satisfaction rate in our Supplier Viewpoint score, oversee and agreed the action plan
  • Using a One Team approach execute the Supplier Partnership Plan & Supplier Contingency Plan


  • Developing & leading a high performing team by empowering them to do their jobs.
  • Promoting diverse teams and an inclusive culture where everyone can be themselves.
  • Recognizing and rewarding colleagues for both the ‘what’ & the ‘how’.
  • Developing colleagues with potential and maximizes the right career and development opportunities for them.
  • Setting up a job rotation plan for their team, regularly reviewing the amount of time sourcing colleagues spend in their role & also giving them an opportunity to get on.


  • Being an active member of the Sourcing leadership team who manages the sourcing strategy, mitigates any risks & promotes a one team way of working across functions.
  • Following our Business Code of Conduct and always acts with integrity and due diligence; also reinforces positive COBC messages to colleagues and suppliers, while encouraging a “speak up” culture
  • Ensuring their teams follow all company policies and procedures such as Recruitment, Sample Handling, Travel & Expenses, Remote Working, Gift & Entertainment etc.
  • Identifying fraud and bribery risks, ensuring controls are in place and colleagues are aware of their responsibilities in mitigating any identified risks.
  • Living our values, respecting other colleagues’ cultural differences and viewing & helping to create a great place to work and encouraging others to do the same
  • Forecasting and managing budgets effectively, always being cost conscious
Academic Qualifications : 
  • Minimum Graduate/Bachelor`s degree in any discipline     
Experience Required :
  • Minimum 10+ years’ experience in sourcing field
Additional Job Requirements :
  • Regional and global industry knowledge
  • Understanding country and global supply chains
  • Proven people development experience
  • Proven team management across a large team, across direct and remote locations
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Stakeholder Management – across work levels and functions
  • Strong understanding of the sourcing process & associated critical path
  • People management – remote management, personal development, continuous improvement, succession planning
  • Supplier Management – solid network and strong relationship management
  • “Taking people with you” and solid influencing skills
  • Planning and analytical skill
Salary range  : Negotiable
Other Benefits :
As per company policy.

Additional information:

Job Location:  153/A, Rangs Arcade , Gulshan Avenue, Dhaka.

Last date of Apply: 30-11-2021


Send CV to E-mail : Recruitment.HK@tesco.com

Please enclose Photograph with CV.

Interested candidates are advised to send an application with a complete CV with two references to: (Company Mail Address) by November 30, 2021. Please mention in the subject line of your email: General Manager.

Only short listed candidates will be invited for the interview. We regret to inform that it is not liable to reply to all the submitted applications.

Company Business Description:

Tesco PLC is one of the world's largest retailers, serving customers groceries, clothing and general merchandise across eight countries. Tesco Sourcing is the part of our business responsible for sourcing our non-food products from across the world.

Set up in 1977 and headquartered in Hong Kong, we now have more than 300 colleagues working across Asia, the Indian Subcontinent and Europe. We are proud to be a diverse and multinational workforce, with colleagues hailing from 23 different nations. Our major hubs are based in China, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Turkey, but we also have colleagues based within our offices in Central Europe, as well as smaller hubs in Vietnam and Cambodia.

Our colleagues in Tesco Sourcing undertake a wide range of different roles, with the majority working in Merchandising across our non-food product categories. We also have teams responsible for the technical quality of both our products and the factories we partner, as well as a responsible sourcing team, who maintain the integrity of our supply chain, something that is incredibly important to us. Lastly, we have a range of colleagues in support functions, including People, Security & Risk, Finance and Technology. For more information you could visit out LinkedIn Site.