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IT Retail Solutions Consultant

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£43,000 - 54,000

+10% LWA


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


Full Time

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£47,300 up to £59,400*per annum - This isn’t making a change today. This is making an impact tomorrow.

Based in our brand new, state-of-the-art head office in Tolworth, our IT Retail Solutions department is looking for an experienced and driven individual, who has a passion for store related systems to join our team and build a career in a challenging yet rewarding environment.

Our IT Retail Solutions department is responsible for the technical and functional operations of various IT systems used within Lidl GB stores, including the identification, specification, and delivery of solutions to meet business requirements.  The retail solutions in scope, include but are not limited to card payments, mobile applications, point-of-sale, and self-checkouts.

We have a hybrid working model for Head Office roles, with only 3 days in the office per week ensuring you have a flexible work life balance.

What you'll do

  • Actively engage and consult with business departments to ensure that store systems capabilities are utilised and required functional enhancements are implemented
  • Assist in the evaluation and prioritisation of projects and project proposals from a technical perspective
  • Actively engage in all aspects of the software and hardware life cycle (e.g., Research, testing, configuration, and installation)
  • Create specifications for system changes and coordinate with developers on their implementation
  • Applying, integrating, and complying with Industry Best Practises and Company Standards
  • Manage the ongoing change, release and test management of systems and processes together with business departments
  • Provide a professional and high level of IT support and incident management to supported systems
  • Optimisation of business processes through use of appropriate technical solutions
  • Ensure that solutions in use are fully documented, reviewed and supported
  • Create and deliver presentations to stakeholders, including senior management
  • Out of hours on call support on rota basis and occasional overnight/ weekend work due to upgrades and system support

What you'll need

  • Experience of at least one of the following core business systems; card payments, mobile applications, point-of-sale, or self-checkouts
  • Experience in learning new systems and processes, both bespoke and off-the shelf
  • Experience in communicating with and acting as an interface between technical and functional teams.
  • The ability to demonstrate initiative and solution ownership
  • The ability to work both independently and as a team to ensure the correct application of the IT solutions lifecycle
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills are essential
  • Strong Project Management and Stakeholder Management experience is required
  • PowerShell experience would be ideal
  • Experience with Cloud services desirable
  • UK driving licence is highly beneficial

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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