Country Merchandiser Category Men - Belgium/ Netherlands

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Recruiter
Location
Belgium (BE)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
31 Aug 2016
Closes
28 Sep 2016
Function
Buyer, Merchandiser
Sector
Menswear, Retail
Job Type
Permanent

Country Merchandiser Category Men - Belgium/ Netherlands

Zalando’s success also tells the story of our exceptional team and our efforts. We are always happy to welcome new colleagues who join us in creating the world’s best online fashion experience.

Our Category Management Team is passionate about fashion and lifestyle. We want customers to find the perfect fashion and lifestyle products for them, from shoes and clothing and accessories. Category Management’s task is to put together an on-trend and profitable selection of products. We love discovering new brands and products for the Zalando shops, but finding the right trends is only one aspect, as we also need to keep track of our KPIs and processes. Constant exchange with other departments like logistics, content and photo production, the onsite team and marketing ensures that we act in line with the whole organisation. In the end, we are all working towards the same goal: to create an excellent experience for our customers at Zalando.

Zalando wants mountaineers: become a part of our Berlin team and take charge of a role to climb up to the pinnacle of the online fashion world, to start immediately.

YOUR CHALLENGE

  • You will provide weekly insights on performance against targets as well as input on needed actions to your category and market in Belgium and the Netherlands
  • You will work with your market and take an active role in deciding the country-budget strategy for the category Men
  • You will provide input on local market, customer profile and opportunities into the category planning and buying process
  • You will share the strategy for the category Men with your market and give input on local highlights and opportunities
  • You will liaise with marketing and performance channels to determine how category goals can be met (local campaigns, key trading events, stock risk situation)
  • You will work closely with onsite management to ensure relevant onsite navigation and content according to customer behavior and seasonality 
  • You will adapt curation of inspirational pages and campaigns through a localized SKU selection
  • You will ensure relevant and current assortment content is made visible to the customer across all touchpoints
  • You will be responsible for providing local input of new potential brands to the category
  • You will drive business-wide and diverse cross functional projects

WHAT YOU'VE GOT

  • You have gained at least 3 years of relevant experience in a similar function
  • You have profound knowledge of trends, customer needs and competitive landscape in Belgium and the Netherlands
  • You have good working knowledge in Dutch or Flemish
  • You have strong analytical and retail math skills
  • You have solid understanding of online fashion trading and ideally of online marketing channels
  • You have excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills
  • You have very strong organization skills and have proven to successfully achieve results in a matrix organization
  • You have a result-oriented mentality with a strong drive to get things done
  • You are able to adapt quickly to changes in a fast moving environment

 WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

  • An international team of experts to inspire and support you
  • Excellent development opportunities and trainings
  • The security of an expanding company with 10.000 employees and a company pension scheme
  • An easily accessible workplace right in the middle of the hottest Berlin districts
  • A lively working atmosphere
  • Attractive employee discounts in our online shop
  • A full-time position with flexible working hours

WANT TO JOIN US?

Then we'd be more than happy to receive your online application!

Any further queries? Please do not hesitate to contact Stefanie via email.