Junior Procurement Project Manager (Refrigeration)
Our Procurement Department is now seeking an enthusiastic, proactive and highly organised Procurement Project Manager to join their Store Equipment team in the refrigeration department. This fast-paced role offers an excellent opportunity to hit the ground running, working on some exciting projects from the get-go. Working within the Store Equipment team, you will handle a range of detailed and interesting projects. This position offers on-the-job training and experience, along with the opportunity to take on new areas of responsibility very quickly. What will you do? Managing, coordinating and overseeing projects from requisition Liaising with internal and external stakeholders Managing costs and budget planning Managing the tender process Preparing summaries, overviews and project status documents for senior management personnel Managing and maintaining supplier relationships Contract management Acting as an ambassador for Lidl when dealing with 3rd parties Managing cost and budget planning for your discipline area Analysing business processes, generating new ideas and constantly looking to improve efficiency Ad hoc project based admin tasks What will you need? German language is desirable but not essential 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 Willing to travel both nationally and internationally including occasional overnight stays Strong knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint Category management experience in either a Buying or Procurement-related field would be beneficial CIPS certification is desirable but not essential, as is P2P software/supplier management software experience. A full driving license is required What do we offer? £30,000 - £37,000 (subject to experience) 10% London Weighting (non-contractual) for employees working within the M25 35 days holiday per annum (including Bank Holidays) A contributory pension scheme 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 Brilliant opportunities to take on more responsibility and long term career prospects 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.