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Category and Procurement Manager – English

By December 9, 2021 No Comments

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Category:
Management

Type:
Recruitment
Language(s):
English (Fluent)
Region:
Wormerveer
Salary:
Depends on experience
Start date:
ASAP
Duration:
1 year with view to extension
Contact:
Aleksandrina Aleksandrova
+31 (0)70 311 7822
aleksandrina@bluelynx.com
Job ref.:
21-0261

Description

Our client provides high-quality kitchen appliances and merchandise in a dynamic B2B e-commerce environment. The company prides itself in offering the best of both worlds – the entrepreneurial environment of a small start-up with the security and safety net of a huge corporation.

We are looking for a Category and Procurement Manager to join their team in Wormerveer.

If you’d like to join an organisation fuelled by big ambitions for the future that provides outstanding customer service, don’t hesitate to apply today.

Job Profile for Category and Procurement Manager
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Drive overall Category Strategy
  • Responsible for supplier sourcing activities, later also direct sourcing/private labelling
  • Maintain relationships with core suppliers/strategic product partners
  • Own the framework agreements with core suppliers
  • Drive technical integration of supplier data (stock level, product-, order-, and invoice data) together with Operations Manager
  • Coach market teams to ensure standard framework and conditions for local suppliers
  • Own the product experience (product master data)
  • Drive pricing strategy, i.e. challenge and support the market teams on pricing
  • Own competitor and trend analysis from a marketing point of view

Candidate Profile for Category and Procurement Manager

  • Must be fluent in English, both written and spoken. Good command in German, French or Dutch is an advantage
  • 4-5 years of relevant experience in a similar position
  • Understanding of ERP system, analytical skillset and experience with business intelligence tools (e.g. TABLEAU)
  • Good understanding of sales and pricing negotiations
  • Understanding of categorisation processes for new products on the company’s proprietary web shop platform
  • Knowledge of market dynamics, categories, and suppliers’ channels selection 
  • Previous experience with tracking and improvement of sales processes
  • Excellent communication and supplier relationship management skills
  • Leadership and management skills

What Our Client Offers

  • 22 paid vacation days
  • Pension plan
  • Travel allowance up to €200/monthly
  • Laptop
  • Initial training
  • Office/warehouse in an industrial area

Already imagine yourself in this position? To make the first step, click Apply or email us your CV at cv@bluelynx.com.

 

 

Note:

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Kind regards, The Blue Lynx Team

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