Buying Administrator Food Buying - full-time - Wimbledon - London

South West London
From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum subject to experience
15 Feb 2017
15 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
At this exciting time of rapid expansion for Lidl, an opportunity has now arisen for a confident and highly organised Administrator to join this team.

We are looking for a confident and motivated Buying Administrator to join our Head Office Buying Team. This is an ideal role for a positive, pro-active and enthusiastic team player who thrives in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and will relish working under pressure. You will be supporting our Buyers and Buying Officers with administrative tasks, liaising with suppliers and communicating internally across departments. This role is fundamental in ensuring that Lidl remains competitive and continues its successful growth across Europe.

What will you do?Supporting Buyers in the preparation of negotiations and contracts with national suppliersEnsuring fluid communication between Buyers and suppliersSupporting Buyers in ensuring full availability of products in their categories in all listed regionsAssisting Buyers in managing and maintaining close working relationships with the International Buying departmentCommunicating with suppliers and internal departments via phone and email on a daily basisEnsuring complete & accurate data is passed on to the relevant teams and departmentsDealing with ad hoc requests from Buyers and Buying OfficersAssisting the Buyer & Buying Officer with category reviewsHelping the Buying Officers with day to day requestsAssisting the Buying Officers to prepare product comparisons and feeding back to suppliersWhat will you need?Excellent command of the English language, German is not essential but desirableSelf-motivated, able to work well in a team and independently within a high pressured environmentWell-organised with the ability to multitask and work to targets and strict deadlinesExcellent time management skillsA high degree of adaptabilityA confident approach with excellent communication skillsThe ability and confidence to communicate effectively with colleagues across all levels of the businessExcellent attention to detailPro-active, approaching problems logically and calmlyHighly computer literatePositive can-do attitude with the willingness to learnFull UK driving licenseWhat do we offer?£20,000 - £25,000 per annum (subject to experience)10% London Weighting benefit (non contractual) for employees working within the M2530 days holiday per annum (pro rata, including Bank Holidays)A contributory pension scheme10% discount on all Lidl products, in all stores throughout the UKAccess to corporate discounts on a range of products and services (including holidays, home and garden products, leisure activities and more)Initial training and on-going development from an experienced team memberBrilliant opportunities to take on more responsibility and long term career prospects