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Buying Coordination Officer 1

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£33,000 up to £41,800 per annum

*Includes an additional 10% non-contractual London Weighting


Head Office {amount} miles away
Lidl House, 14 Kingston Road, Surbiton
KT5 9NU London


Full Time

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Entry Level

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£33,000 up to £41,800 per annum* | 30 days’ holiday (pro rata) | 10% in-store discount | Pension scheme


Everyone who works at Lidl brings something unique to the table - but we also have a whole lot in common. We’re curious, collaborative, and ready to make a tangible impact on where we work.


Just like you.



We are looking for a confident and motivated Buying Coordinator to join our Head Office Food Buying Coordination 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 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.


In return, we’ll give you a competitive salary based on equal opportunity and pay structures, as well as a generous benefits package designed to support your well-being and life outside of Lidl.


We’re proud to be a diverse, secure and fast-growing business, so we’ll make sure you have access to the right training and real opportunities to build your career as well.

What you'll do


  • Supporting Buyers in the preparation of negotiations and contracts with national suppliers
  • Liaising regularly with Buyers, Suppliers and other stakeholders.
  • Ensuring complete and accurate data is passed on to the relevant teams and departments.
  • Training new starters and other colleagues across the business
  • Supporting team members as a buddy
  • Project Management: Buying Coordination.
  • Supporting Buyers with category specific tasks.
  • Preparation and distribution of reports
  • Assisting Buyers with negotiation preparation, product sampling and category reviews.

What you'll need


  • Self-motivated, able to work well in a team and independently within a high-pressured environment
  • Well-organised with the ability to multitask and work to targets and strict deadlines
  • Excellent time management skills
  • A high degree of adaptability
  • A confident approach with excellent communication skills
  • The ability and confidence to communicate effectively with colleagues across all levels of the business
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Pro-active, approaching problems logically and calmly
  • Fully proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Positive can-do attitude with the willingness to learn

What you'll receive


  • 30 days holiday (pro rata)
  • 10% in-store discount
  • Enhanced family leave
  • Pension scheme
  • Plus, more of the perks you deserve

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date. This is to ensure our teams can manage application levels while maintaining a positive candidate experience.


Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.


If you’re ready to get stuck in, want to get more out of your career and make a real difference, find your place at Lidl and apply now.

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