Trainee Buyer – Retail – Independent Recruiters – Hoorn

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Independent Recruiters

Trainee Buyer – Retail

Are you ready to kick-start your career? This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your commercial skills with Europe’s fastest-growing retailer!

As a Trainee Buyer, you will work in one of the busiest areas of the organization: the Buying department. This is where crucial decisions are made about the products that end up on their shelves. Seeing customers buy your chosen products puts a smile on your face, of course! Whether it is buying, planning, or quality, your role is vital for the growth across Europe. You will also benefit from numerous opportunities for personal development and career progression.

Do you want to join an international, energetic, open, and supportive team? Let’s get in contact! Apply now!

Responsibilities Trainee Buyer – Retail

In the Buying department, you and more than 50 colleagues are the driving force behind the success. You will research how the organization sources and offers products that have the best price and quality. Quality & Sustainability and Commercial Planning is also an essential part of the Commerce department.

As a team, you continuously shape the product range, introducing more than 150 new products every week. Together, you are responsible for a sustainable, surprising, affordable, and well-balanced product range of around 6,000 products. 

Requirements Trainee Buyer – Retail

Who are you?

You are ​​interested in retail, entrepreneurial, ​have lots of ​commercial insight and a hands-on mindset. You learn quickly, have good analytical skills, and take a practical approach to your work. What is more, you ​​keep an eye on the market for any (emerging) trends. Your confidence and communication skills also allow you to find your way in a challenging and ​​​​fast-changing work environment.

You also have the following:

  • Willingness to learn;
  • One to two years’ work experience (this can also be in another professional field);
  • Ability to communicate in English (spoken and written) .
  • The offer Trainee Buyer – Retail

    What can you expect?

  • A base salary around 3000 gross per month;
  • 24 days of holiday and the option to buy 5 extra days (based on 38 hours per week);
  • 15% staff discount on your purchases;
  • Collective health insurance and travel allowance.
  • How we’ll proceed. Within four working days we will let you know if you qualify for the position. We will schedule an introductory interview, either digitally or in-person. During this interview we will inform you as fully as possible about the vacancy, the company and the following steps in the procedure. After consulting with you, we will introduce you to our client and then continue to guide you through the application process. The Independent Recruiters Group has a large team of specialized recruiters. Each recruiter has a strong focus on their own area of expertise. This makes them the ideal sparring partner for both the candidate and the client.

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