Buyer Coordinator - Flowers 8 Month FTC

Greetz – Commercial /
Fixed Term Contract /
Greetz was founded in 2004 as the first online service for greeting cards in the Netherlands. Since then, we’ve grown into the Dutch market leader in greeting cards and the leading online platform for personal surprises such as flowers, balloons, food and beverages, and photo gifts. Whether it’s the production squad in Almere or the commercial team in Amsterdam, together we share one mission. A mission to empower you to build stronger relationships by delivering heartfelt messages and thoughtful gifts. In 2018, Greetz joined Moonpig in the UK to form the Moonpig Group. A collaboration based on shared values, standards, and business goals. With a team of more than 140 enthusiastic people in the Netherlands, we’re driven by the desire to let Greetz flourish and expand even further. Because whatever you send via Greetz, the end result is always a smile. And we could never get enough of that.

All Roles at Greetz are currently being hired in Amsterdam but the Greetz office will be moving to Almere in September 2024.

As a Buyer Coordinator, you and the Buyer are responsible for managing the Flower range for which you are jointly responsible. You will support the Buyer in the development and growth of the range. You provide an optimal offer with the aim of achieving maximum turnover.
To do this, you communicate with suppliers and internal stakeholders.

What You’ll Be Doing
You are responsible for managing the Flower range, availability of the products and the visual and textual content of the products in store. You monitor the results and you are continuously looking for opportunities to optimize the range.

Key Responsibilities:

    • Develop a balanced and commercial product range to satisfy the needs of the Greetz consumer, whilst achieving financial targets
    • Carry out analysis of product performance in order to maximise commercial opportunities
    • Coordinate and implement the rollout of new products
    • Ensure that building the range is aligned with the wider business objectives
    • Complete full analysis on range performance including sales and margin performance versus both LY and forecast and construct recommendations and development plans to improve performance
    • Produce analysis on promotions and success, as well as recommendations for the future
    • Close contact with our largest Flower supplier to monitor sales, stock and product availability
    • Lead negotiation discussions with suppliers to enhance the categories profitability
    • Attend team & company trading meetings and provide insights into category performance
    • Create plans with suppliers to reward Greetz for growth
    • You work closely with Trading, Supply chain and Operations to continuously improve the results of your categories
    • Work with key stake holders in PR & Marketing on planned campaigns, recommending suitable products and size of opportunity
    • You work closely with parent company Moonpig to connect with new developments and best practices

About You:

    • Demonstrates passion for Gifting and Flowers
    • Preferably you have gained work experience as a category or buyer assistant, this may also have been during an internship.
    • Positive role model and supportive of team and peers
    • Strong commercial awareness
    • Strong analytical skills and ability to drive new initiatives based on the data found
    • Effective decision maker & time management
    • Strong ability to effectively manage a varied and challenging workload and work in a structured way
    • Good attention to detail
    • You are strong in building relationships with suppliers
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both Dutch and 
    • English
    • PC literate - Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Google
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