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  • 24.05.2019
  • Buying (Head Office)
  • Head Office Wimbledon, London

German Speaking Administrator, Buying Secretariat, 12 month Fixed Term Contract, Wimbledon, South West London

We are looking for a highly organised and enthusiastic German Speaking Administrator to join our Buying Secretariat team. You will join the team that provides essential administrative support to the Chief Commercial Officer and wider buying function.

This is an exciting role with lots of exposure to senior stakeholders and wider areas of the business.

What will you do?

What will you do?
  • Supporting the Secretariat Team to enable the smooth running of the Buying Teams
  • Stationary management
  • Sending product samples to our International Headquarters in Germany
  • Assisting with parcel and mail distribution
  • Petty cash management
  • Maintenance of contact mailing lists and distribution lists
  • Administrative support for training sessions run by the department
  • Other ad hoc tasks

What will you need?

What will you need?
  • Previous administrative experience
  • Intermediate German language skills
  • Proactive and driven with a dedicated work ethic
  • Meticulous eye for detail
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft applications including Word and Excel
  • Ability to uphold a high level of discretion and confidentiality
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to work in a process driven environment

What do we offer?

What do we offer?
  • £22,000 - £29,000 (subject to experience)
  • 30 days holiday per annum (pro rata, including Bank Holidays) rising to 35 days after 2 years of employment
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • 10% discount on all Lidl products, in all stores throughout the UK
  • Access 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 member
  • Brilliant opportunities to take on more responsibility and long term career prospects


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