Tesco Bengaluru accelerates Technology hiring plans

Tesco Bengaluru accelerates Technology hiring plans

Tesco Bengaluru, the global services arm for Tesco PLC has announced the acceleration of its Technology hiring plans.


Through seamless virtual recruitment operations as well as safe and uninterrupted on-boarding of our colleagues in India, Tesco Bengaluru will honour all the offers rolled out during this period without any delay and restrictions amid COVID-19 outbreak.


The company has also vowed to offer annual appraisals and performance reviews including hikes and promotions as scheduled.


Tesco has rolled out several measures to ensure safety of employees at work.  In addition, the company also introduced enhanced medical insurance coverage for every colleague and their families; additional payments towards home utilities and internet charges; waiver of colleague contributions to additional facilities (whilst honouring all financial commitments to suppliers) and an integrated wellness campaign to support mental and physical wellbeing while working from home.


Dr Sumit Mitra, CEO, Tesco Business Services & Tesco Bengaluru, said, “At Tesco, during these unprecedented times, we are ensuring seamless colleague operations and hiring processes for driving operational excellence for our markets . We believe that our success is through our colleagues and therefore creating the right support structure is essential. We ensure that all hiring offers are honoured with no changes to salary packages or joining dates. This is one of our humble efforts to rise to the needs in the current situation. We are and will continue to focus our efforts to help colleagues pass through the challenging times and deliver on our responsibility to feed customers across all the countries that we serve. Our colleagues here in Bengaluru play a huge part in this”.


Currently, Tesco Bengaluru has positions open in the technology team across engineering, product, programme, services, security & data.


"At a time like this, corporates must stay strong and support the talent pool in various ways possible. At Tesco Bengaluru, including Tesco technology, we are committed to driving business steadiness by successfully maintaining an agile, modern and cautious approach to recruitment. Our promise to honour offers to all the technologists remains firm, and we will continue to hire for available positions. We feel that policies like this are critical during such unprecedented times, and we hope the situation recovers soon." stated Vidya Laxman, Director, Tesco Technology.


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