Belgium Buyer

  • Location

    Leiden

  • Sector:

    Logistics and Supply Chain

  • Contact:

    Audrey Monje

  • Job ref:

    JN -062018-24193

  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-08-19

Are you looking for a new challenge in the DIY/construction sector? Are you hands on, proactive and you have experience with the Belgium market, this role is for you!

We are looking for Belgium Buyer to join a team of International buyers. This role is very flexible and the company would consider someone living in Belgium or in Holland.

The company is already settled in multiple countries of Europe. They do have a website in Belgium but they would like to open shops and expend further the market.


This role will be challenging and exiting. As a buyer you will have the responsibility to:

  • Manage the all products range of the Belgium market
  • Identify key gaps in the products range and optimize it
  • Work hands in hands with the International Buyers and the marketing team to adapt your product range
  • Optimize the presentation of the Belgium products range in the catalog and the website
  • Select the right suppliers, build a stable working relationship and negotiate contracts.
  • You will also be responsible for pricing, sales and margin of your product range
  • Keep your knowledge about the market up to date (Competitor, best sales)
  • Analyse your results, understand of the markets in order to make the right selection
  • You will also have the opportunity to Coach and guide a Commercial Assistant and expand the Belgium team.


What’s in it for you!

  • A competitive salary
  • A freedom in your work
  • Able to work at a strategic and operational level
  • Able to drive and manage continual improvement in a practical way
  • Opportunity to grow horizontally and vertically
  • Hands on environment with a flat hierarchy
  • Great team building and amazing coffee
  • 25 holidays day
  • Very good pension


Requirements

  • A least 5 years’ experience in a similar role and for the Belgium market
  • You speak Flemish and English, French would be a big plus
  • Excellent communication skills and a relationship builder
  • Experience in product management is a must
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Focus and results driven
  • Very practical and hands on
  • You have experience in the DIY or building related products and players in this sector.
  • Results focused