Procurement Project Manager (Metalwork, Trolleys, Checkouts)

Recruiter
Lidl
Location
Wimbledon, South West London
Salary
From £30,000 per annum with the potential to earn up to £52,000
Posted
11 Apr 2019
Closes
26 Apr 2019
Function
Lead, Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

 

Procurement Project Manager (Metalwork, Trolleys, Checkouts)

 

At this exciting time of rapid expansion at Lidl, we have continued to pride ourselves on not only meeting, but exceeding the expectations of every customer. Our technical Procurement Department are now seeking enthusiastic, proactive and highly organised Project Manager to join their Metal work and Shop fit department.

This fast-paced role offers an excellent opportunity to hit the ground running, working on exciting projects from the get-go with the opportunity to take on new areas of responsibility very quickly. This is an ideal opportunity to join a fast paced and efficient team at the forefront of our company's ambitious development plans in a position which offers both responsibility and variety.

 

What will you do?

  • Work on strategic projects with high level of autonomy and leadership as well as with high level of exposure to Board of Directors within Lidl UK
  • Develop and maintain relationships with suppliers defining and implementing the category strategies, proactively managing risks and providing commercial leadership across Procurement related activities
  • Work with main business stakeholders to identify service optimisation and value improvement opportunities
  • Autonomous project planning and management for implementation of national roll outs across all Lidl UK stores
  • Budget planning for the categories of responsibility, understanding of cost categories and cost drivers, ability to extract and analyse complex sets of data
  • Negotiating strategic cost savings and adding regularly value to the business
  • Managing and developing supplier relationships to ensure long-lasting partnerships

What will you need?

  • An enthusiastic self-starter with passion for retail
  • An excellent communicator, effective negotiator and confident presenter (able to present and propose projects/ideas to Board level employees)
  • Proven project management experience
  • Detail orientated and able to manage conflicting deadlines
  • Strong knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Willing to travel both nationally and internationally including occasional overnight stays
  • A full driving license is required
  • German language is desirable but not essential

What do we offer?

  • From £30,000 per annum with the potential to earn up to £52,000
  • An additional 10% of your annual salary as a non-contractual London weighting benefit (for employees working within the M25)
  • 35 days’ holiday per annum pro rata (including Bank Holidays)
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • 10% discount on all Lidl products, in all stores throughout the UK
  • Access to corporate discounts on a range of products and services (including holidays, home and garden products, leisure activities and more)
  • Initial training and on-going development from an experienced team member

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