German Speaking Ecommerce Project Manager – Lidl – Wimbledon

Posted 4 years ago

We are a large, fast growing retailer with a highly differentiated approach within the UK market. Based in south-west London, this is a brand new role within a growing team, so this is a great opportunity for the successful candidate to develop themselves within the business. You will be instrumental in helping to deliver a new online platform with the aim of acquiring new customers and driving online sales.

Working closely with the e-Commerce Director, the e-Commerce Project Manager will be leading multiple projects to enhance business growth and revenue. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with a strong e-commerce background to help shape the future of this new division!

What will you do

•   Running & managing the projects rollout process to ensure budgets and deadlines are kept within targets
•   Developing a deep understanding of ecommerce and multichannel, contributing not only to individual projects but also to the ongoing formation and success of other functional areas
•   Communicating with different stakeholders and managing specific projects with them
•   Identifying key KPIs, developing business cases, and measuring success to ensure continuous improvement
•   Identifying issues and creating problem-solving strategies
•   Providing reports for key stakeholders
•   Identifying new business opportunities to drive revenue and save cost
•   Keeping abreast of emerging industry practices
•   The role will also require occasional trips to our International Head Office in Germany

What will you need

•   Intermediate level German both spoken and written
•   A business-minded approach – commercially savvy and resilient
•   Customer centric – able to champion the end customers’ needs
•   Great influencing skills with the ability to build effective working relationships quickly even remotely
•   Excellent communication skills – able to express ideas clearly, both verbally & in writing
•   A proven ability managing multiple projects and stakeholders simultaneously
•   The ability to prioritise effectively – ensuring that projects are delivered on-time, within budget and to the best creative and technical standards
•   To be a team player with a positive outlook
•   The ability to work using your own initiative, effectively managing and controlling project resources
•   To adopt a logical approach, but also have the technical and creative capacity to look at the wider solution and project delivery requirements
•   Previous project management experience preferably using different methodologies (e.g. Prince 2, Agile)
•   Experience of working with an trading e-commerce B2C operation preferred

An advantage if you have

•   Formal project management qualification(s)
•   Basic understanding of web analytics
•   Experience with SAP Hybris is highly desirable, however, this is not essential for the role
•   Previous experience managing teams and resolving technical issues
•   Strong knowledge of UX and customer journey
•   Experience within the retail sector

What do we offer

•   Salary from £58,500 per annum but negotiable depending on experience
•   10% London Weighting benefit (non-contractual) for employees working within the M25
•   Fully expensed company car including personal fuel
•   35 days holiday per annum (pro rata, including Bank Holidays)
•   Private Medical Insurance
•   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)


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