Commercial Assistant (Purchaser/Buyer) | English

Hours per week
36 hours
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About the job

About the job

Are you commercially driven? Do you consider yourself the backup and support for the organization? Are you available to start in a short notice?

We are looking for a Commercial Assistant, with both buying and purchasing experience who is eager to join a multicultural international company. This growing organization is looking for administrative backup in the sourcing and selling department. You will be responsible for the support of the entire sourcing and sales cycle. Next to this, your work will result in high performance and improvement throughout the organization.

You will be working in a team of 25 people with 13 nationalities! Therefore, we are looking for candidates who fit well and thrive in a multicultural environment.
As part of the sales support team you will be working closely with the administrative assistants and will report to the Sourcing and Selling experts and Sales Support Team leads.

Your main duties are to:

  • Assist the sourcing experts during supplier and article negotiations on a regular basis;
  • Provide accurate article, supplier & market information within the company network;
  • Support sourcing and selling experts in supplier portfolio and assortment management;
  • Coordinate assortment demands, execute goods orders within the company network;
  • Support daily business with the mother company countries incl. price alignments, ordering, exports, and documentation flows.
  • Category analysis and reporting to sourcing and selling expert.

What we offer

  • This position is for 36 hours a week;
  • A direct contract with the company;
  • Salary up to €2.500 based on 36 hours, apart from other benefits;
  • Holiday allowance;
  • Travel allowance;
  • 10% discount in company's products!

Job requirements

To fulfill this role, you must have previous experience (3+ years) with import and export, preferably within the retail industry.
Apart from that, you have good insights in sourcing and procurement!

You are an eager and natural negotiator and have developed excellent communication skills in English. You know your clients better than anyone and have a deep understanding of market dynamics and requirements.

Finally, you are a team player and thrive in a rapidly expanding and fast-paced environment! You are an international professional, with an ability to adapt to new cultures and ways of working.

About the company

International company in the food industry. The company employs approx. 25 staff members in this office.

Interested in this position? Our recruiter Donna Snip-Werners is happy to receive your application in English via the 'apply direct' button below.
Want to know more first? Then please send your message via WHATSAPP or contact us at 06-18192608.

Before applying please ensure you are eligible to work in The Netherlands.

This vacancy can also be found under:
sales, accountmanager, customer service, sales support, Rotterdam, den haag, leiden, zoetermeer, fulltime, vastwerk

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Job information

Unique Uitzendbureau Multilingual The Hague

Laan van Nieuw-Oost-Indie 131 d
2593 BM 's-Gravenhage

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