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Buying Coordinator (German Speaking)


Buying Coordinator (German Speaking)

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

What you'll do

•Supporting Buyers in the preparation of negotiations and contracts with national suppliers
•Ensuring fluid communication between Buyers and suppliers
•Supporting Buyers in ensuring full availability of products in their categories in all listed regions
•Assisting Buyers in managing and maintaining close working relationships with the International Buying department
•Communicating with suppliers and internal departments via phone and email on a daily basis
•Ensuring complete and accurate data is passed on to the relevant teams and departments
•Dealing with ad hoc requests from Buyers and Buying Officers
•Assisting the Buyer and Buying Officers with category reviews
•Helping the Buying Officers with day to day requests
•Assisting the Buying Officers with preparing product comparisons and feeding back to suppliers
What you'll need

•Excellent command of the English language
•Fluent German speaker
•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
•Highly computer literate
•Positive can-do attitude with the willingness to learn
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 training to succeed in your role and plenty of opportunities to progress your career here. We're proud to offer a competitive salary starting from £22,000 - £26,000 (depending on experience) with an additional non-contractual 10% London weighting and a generous holiday allowance. Save for your future with our pension scheme, or save today with an in store discount, plus extra discounts on days out, cinema tickets and much more.

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.

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