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Salary

£47,300 up to £59,400*per annum

*includes 10% non-contractual London Weighting allowance

Location

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

Contract

Full Time

Experience Level

Experienced

IT

Reference Number

178941

Job Closing Date

15.08.2022

Summary

£47,300 up to £59,400*per annum - This isn’t an ordinary job. This is an extraordinary experience.

Based in our brand new, state-of-the-art head office in Tolworth, our IT Business Consulting department is looking for a highly motivated, and driven individual to join the team and build a career in a fast paced and international environment.

Our IT department at Lidl GB is continuing to expand and plays a crucial role in our international success. In our Head Office alone, we have over 100 colleagues managing and supporting our solution landscape. Our Business Consulting department are currently looking for a new consultant who will be responsible for the implementation of solutions for our national network of distribution centres.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate IT Business Consultant who will proactively consult, advise on solutions and manage state-of-the-art projects such as the automation of the largest Distribution Centre in the Lidl estate in Luton using SAP EWM. The role offers a fantastic opportunity to develop and grow your career working for the largest retailer in Europe.

We have moved to a fully flexible model of mobile working for appropriate Head Office and Regional roles, empowering our teams to choose how and where they work best. We feel it is important that, where possible, we offer our colleagues as much flexibility as possible and trust our teams to determine the right environments that work most effectively for them.

What you'll do

  • Collaborate with business consultants on potential new solutions and improvements to existing solutions
  • Ensure the stability, security and quality of provided solutions
  • Provide solutions to the business in a cost-efficient way whilst maintaining security, functionality and time-to-market
  • Maintain a comprehensive knowledge of the technical infrastructure as well as components / platforms in use
  • Provide support and incident management for applicable solutions
  • Ensure solution investments and costs are accurately planned for in accordance with the annual planning process
  • Participate in and lead projects at both national and international level
  • Manage logistics solutions throughout their lifecycle from conception through to retirement
  • Ensure excellent working relationships with stakeholders
  • Collaborate with colleagues across the business to ensure the success and smooth operation of solutions

What you'll need

Working knowledge of retail/ supply chain solutions, including key user level
•    An understanding of application security and governance practices is highly beneficial
•    Knowledge of SQL is essential
•    Experience of project and stakeholder management
•    Knowledge of architectural elements, in particular API and microservices is desirable
•    The ability to liaise and communicate at both a technical and non-technical level
•    A strong team mentality and good collaboration ethos 
•    Comfortable multitasking a diverse portfolio of projects and tasks
•    A technical and inquisitive mindset
•    Strong ownership of tasks and a keen eye for detail
•    Proactive in keeping up-to-date with the latest technologies
•    Excellent presentation and communication skills
•    Occasional travel to European countries required
•    German language skills are desirable, but not essential

What you'll receive

This isn't getting by. This is getting what you deserve. Working at Lidl is rewarding, in every sense, because we give you the extensive training to succeed in your role and plenty of opportunities to progress your career here. We're proud to offer a competitive salary from £47,300 - £59,400* (depending on experience), with 35 days’ holiday per year (pro rata). Save for your future with our pension scheme, or save today with a 10% in store discount, plus extra discounts on days out, cinema tickets and much more.

*includes 10% non-contractual London Weighting allowance

Please note your employment is conditional upon the Company's receipt of satisfactory references and if requested by the Company, a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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.

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