Currently we are looking for a International Buyer who is going to be responsible for the German market. Our client is a supplier for tools and accessories for professionals and do-it- yourselfers in the building and renovation industry. 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 a International Buyer for the German market in order to strengthen their product-team. You will report to the European Category Manager and your working spot will be based in Leiden.
The main responsibilities will be:
-Managing several categories within the range of Europe.
-Improving supplier conditions
-Analyzing and understanding the German-market
-Coaching and guiding your country-assistant.
-Working within the team of International buyers Profile
We are looking for someone who has proven experience (minimum of 5 years) in a buying/retail environment, with an excellent knowledge of the supplier landscape in Germany.
As an ideal candidate you will be able to:
-Manage the range for our 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 German on a (near)native level in combination with fluent English
You will have a practical, no-nonsense and hands-on approach. Other European language skills would be an advantage. We are looking for someone who has proven experience (minimum of 5 years experience) in a buying/ DIY environment, with an excellent knowledge of the supplier landscape in Germany.
-A challenging position with space for personal contribution to the business
-A dynamic, fast growing company with a passionate international team
-Personal and professional development
-Direct and open communication
The company has a dynamic multi-channel business concept and has a leading market position in the DIY and construction market segments in the United Kingdom and The Netherlands.
We offer you a direct contract with the company with a salary indication of €5000,- a month.
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