Our client is a supplier for tools and accessories for professionals and do-it- yourselfers in the building and renovation industry. They started in 2002 and already have more than 200 shops in Europe. Their unique selling points are: best price, excellent customer service and optimized goods on stock.
As the company is a fast growing business they are looking for an International Buyer who is going to be responsible for their own category in this field of components. You will strengthen their product-team and report to the European Category Manager with your working spot based in Leiden.
Your main responsibilities will be:
- Managing several categories for the French market
- Analyzing and understanding the French market
- Improving supplier conditions
- Coaching and guiding your country-assistant.
- Working within the team of International buyers Profile
We are looking for someone with a no-nonsense and hands-on approach, who has proven experience (minimum of 5 years) in a buying/ DIY environment.
As an ideal candidate you will be able to:
- Manage the range for the European markets
- Negotiate to obtain better conditions
- Have the awareness of the importance of the supply-chain
- Put in place a clear product/ supplier strategy for the long term
- A strong understanding of the retail customer
- Understand the company values of simplicity and low cost approach to the business
- Write and communicate in French on a (near) native level in combination with fluent English
- Having experience with buying in a retail environment is a hard criteria for this role.
The company offers you a dynamic work environment within a fast growing company together with a passionate international team. It is a challenging position with space for your personal contribution to the business and personal development.
We offer you a direct contract with the company with a salary indication of €5000,- a month, depending on your work experience.
Please note if you do not meet the requirements, you will not receive feedback from us.
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