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Salary

£49,500* - £66,000*

*Plus additional 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

Procurement

Reference Number

434472

Summary

£49,500* - £66,000* per annum | 30-35 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.

 

As a Lidl Procurement Services Consultant, you’ll be responsible to tender and appoint suppliers for a wide range of procurement topics. From market research to negotiation, you will be joining dynamic environment, successfully running multiple projects at the same time. You’ll have to opportunity to work with a multitude of department and therefore continuously improve your knowledge about the business and different exciting topics.

 

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 supportive teams with big ambitions too, so there’ll be plenty of ways for you to progress. With the right training, we’ll help you thrive in your role and champion you to succeed in your career here.

What you'll do

  • Engaging with different departments in the business analysing and highlighting the needs of each department
  • Onboarding new procurement categories
  • Demonstrate innovative thinking and proactivity where looking at new services implementation or strategic solutions
  • Managing the tender process from market research, to creating tender packs, completing scorecards and presenting final recommendations
  • Conducting strategic sourcing initiatives, including negotiations, supplier and industry analysis, benchmarks, cost structure analysis ensuring process compliance
  • Supplier negotiation and drafting contracts
  • Contract management
  • Stakeholder management
  • Preparing summaries, overviews and project status documents for senior management
  • Budget tracking and control
  • Managing and maintaining supplier relationships

What you'll need

  • Solid experience in a procurement role
  • CIPS Level 4 qualified is essential or equivalent
  • Experience working with suppliers, contract management and tendering
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Effective negotiator and confident presenter (able to present and propose projects/ideas to Board level employees)
  • Ability to prioritise projects and communicate effectively accordinglyThe ability to manage multiple complex projects concurrently within tight deadlines
  • Ability to deal with a large amount data (numeric and/or literal) and being able to extract key information
  • Strong knowledge of Excel

What you'll receive

  • 30-35 days holiday (pro rata)
  • 10% in-store discount
  • Ongoing training
  • Enhanced family leave
  • Pension scheme
  • Plus, more of the perks you deserve

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.

*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.

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