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Buying Coordination Administrator




£26950 - £36300/annum


Posted: 27/05/2023

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Buying Coordination Administrator


£26,950 to £36,300* per annum - This isn't just a day job. This is making the most of every day.

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

We have moved to a fully flexible model of mobile working for appropriate Head Office and Regional roles, empowering our teams to choose how and where they work best. We feel it is important that, where possible, we offer our colleagues as much flexibility as possible and trust our teams to determine the right environments that work most effectively for them.

What you'll do

Supporting Buyers in the preparation of negotiations and contracts with national suppliers
Liaising regularly with Buyers, Suppliers and other stakeholders.
Ensuring complete and accurate data is passed on to the relevant teams and departments.
Supporting Buyers with category specific tasks.
Preparation and distribution of reports
Assisting Buyers with negotiation preparation, product sampling and category reviews.

What you'll need

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
Fully proficient in Microsoft Office
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 of £26,950 with potential to earn up to £36,300 (depending on experience) with 30 days' holiday per year (pro rata). 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.

*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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