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Non Food Senior Product Consultant 12 month FTC

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Salary

£57,200 - £79,200* depending on experience

*Includes 10% non contractual London weighting

Location

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

Contract

Full Time

Experience Level

Experienced

Employment Area

Purchasing

Reference Number

427665

Summary

 

£57,200* - £79,200* per annum | 35 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.

Our GB Non Food Department is now hiring a Non Food Senior Consultant. The infamous variety of the “Middle of Lidl” is one of the main reasons that our customers love to keep coming back week on week, and no week is ever the same! You will be responsible for the management of our Non Food product portfolio, which has key strategic importance to the success of the Lidl GB business.

You will need to have excellent people skills and a positive mindset in order to consistently achieve results within a fast-paced environment. You would need to promote a strong team culture and maintain a highly collaborative working style with stakeholders throughout the business

What you'll do

 

  • Perform market and commercial analysis to facilitate the creation of Non Food purchasing and ordering strategies including market observation, trend analysis and range planning
  • KPI planning and reporting at Director and Board Director Levels, ownership of your sub team’s KPIs
  • Attending Ausmusterung (digitally and in person), to order quarterly Non Food volumes
  • Retail price setting to ensure competitive position, protection of goods in margin and sell through in line with KPIs
  • Collaboration with Logistics and Supply Chain colleagues to ensure product availability for Customers
  • Collaboration with Controlling Business Partners to ensure integrity, oversight and accuracy of Non Food commercial reports
  • Working with international stakeholders, in English and German to ensure excellent cooperation and customer focussed mindset

What you'll need

 

  • A passion for retail and products, as well as a deep interest in non food market
  • A drive to make the category the most successful it can be through commercial thinking and initiative
  • Self-starter with the drive to shape their own role
  • A strong multi-tasker with excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to spot errors
  • Intermediate level Excel skills
  • Fluency in German is desirable but not essential
  • Experience of working within a commercial role
  • A confident and resilient approach capable of working closely with the highest levels of the business
  • Strong numerical skills and the ability to interpret and analyse complex data
  • A creative and forward-thinking commercial operator who is able to quickly adapt to our high-pressured business environment and uncertain market conditions
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to make important decisions and cope with the pressure of demanding targets and tight deadlines
  • Driving license

What you'll receive

 

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

 

*Includes 10% non-contractual London Weighting Allowance

 

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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