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Vocational training: Management Assistant for Office Management

Office management personnel at REWE Group are flexible and versatile. As a result, your job is always exciting and varied. During your vocational training as a Management Assistant for Office Management your role will reach across various departments of REWE Group headquarters in Cologne or its distribution chains REWE, PENNY, toom Baumarkt, Glocken Bäckerei oder Wilhelm Brandenburg. The focal points of the training lie in departments such as Accounting or Controlling, Purchasing and Sales or also Human Resources, among others.

While cooperating with internal and external customers as well as processing orders you will use modern communication media and learn to plan, organise and carry out work processes. Your vocational training is completed through assessments and regular internal lessons in all relevant subject matter. In this way you will obtain all the expertise to successfully pass the CCI examination.

Before starting the vocational training at our headquarters in Cologne, you will have the opportunity to decide on two out of the following five optional qualifications in order to establish your specialisations:

  • Order management and coordination
  • Commercial management and control
  • Purchasing and logistics
  • Human resources
  • Personal assistance and secretarial work

As a Management Assistant for Office Management you will make a difference at REWE Group by:

  • Assuming responsibility for organisation and management within the company
  • Processing orders
  • Communicating with customers
  • Carrying out tasks relating to staff
  • Monitoring transactions
  • Professionally handling Office and other IT programs
  • Acquiring material and external service providers

This is what you should bring with you:

  • A-levels, Technical Baccalaureate or an intermediate secondary school certificate
  • Good spelling and grammar knowledge
  • Basic Microsoft Office skills
  • Proficiency in English
  • Ideally some experience in a commercial setting acquired through internships
  • Good organisation skills
  • Mathematical literacy
  • Service orientation and flexibility
  • An outgoing personality and the ability to work in a team

This is what you will learn:

  • Business organisation
  • Office management and statistics
  • Information processing
  • Management accounting
  • Human resource management
  • Office organisation
  • Order and invoice processing
  • Warehousing

Your vocational training will last:

  • 2.5 or 3 years 
  • Examination by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI)