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Vendor Manager Team Lead (m/f/d)

Permanent employee, Full time - Düsseldorf
Online marketplaces have never been this awesome.
As an e-commerce marketplace, METRO Markets GmbH works with hundreds of partners within Germany, Europe and beyond, managing thousands of products to deliver on our customer’s needs while providing great service.

As the Teamlead Vendor Management for Soft-Investments Goods, you will have the great opportunity to further develop and coach the team of Vendor Managers for our future growth and expansion into new territories.

In particular, your team will be responsible for categories such as Catering Equipment, Household Appliances, Outdoor & BBQ and Multimedia.

We want to offer the widest and deepest assortment for our target groups HoReCa and Offices and therefore you strive for price-competitive, fast rotating and profitable assortments.

Your team will secure and develop vendor service level KPIs, plan, negotiate, drive and evaluate marketing activities and collaborate with Online Marketing, Commercial Business Intelligence and Demand Planning.
Together with our/your team, you will set up a dynamic pricing system and an international vendor performance dashboard in cross-functional teams.

Come and join our Commercial team based in our Dusseldorf office – Why? because we are simply a great group of people to work with…!

You've got
  • At least two years of proven experience in leading a team in purchasing or sales functions.
  • Ideally, knowledge within the E-Commerce environment and related KPIs.
  • The ability to disrupt and improve existing processes alongside our future growth.
  • Fun in managing relationships with Key Partners of the industry and internal stakeholders, e.g. Marketing & Supply Chain.
  • Strong negotiation skills, a proactive approach, collaborative and team player.
  • You love to develop people and team culture.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office knowledge.
  • Excellent communication skills in both German and English.
  • Any additional language would be beneficial.
We've got
  • An innovative product with an incredibly exciting career opportunity
  • A “greenfield” project – an agile environment with a start-up mentality, no bureaucracy, flat hierarchies and the courage to evaluate new approaches
  • An international team in a modern office close to the Rhine river.
  • Development opportunities
  • Flexible hours and a hybrid working methodology.
  • Multiple benefits. e.g. staff discount.

Please apply with the English version of your CV.
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Alternative Job titles: Buying Manager, Buying Specialist, Category Manager, Category Specialist, Purchasing Manager, Lead.
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