Junior Analyst Vendor Management (f/m/d)

Job description


Our employees are the key to our success!

The zooplus team currently consists of more than 750 interdisciplinary specialists and managers from more than 50 countries who work at 18 international sites in the Sales & Marketing, IT, Operations and Administration departments. So we can remain successful against our competitors in the future too, we are looking for individuals who can develop our business and help create a positive corporate culture by not only demonstrating versatile professional and methodological expertise, but also by showing a passion for performance, analysis and a solution-based approach. This includes dealing with rapid changes, intensive networking and an in-depth understanding of technology, the digital market and the business model's value-added chain.


After an introduction period assisting a Senior Vendor Manager your tasks as a Junior Analyst Vendor Management will include:

  • Supporting the Vendor Managers by the development of reports and analysis to sustain informed and strategics decisions for the Account Management
  • Developing Sales and Purchasing volumes forecasting on account level and establishing a follow-up process
  • Conducting analysis of supplier and category performance
  • Conducting market and competition analyses as well as price comparisons
  • Supporting in product range planning by conducting Assortment Performance review
  • Supporting Vendor Management Team in supplier related projects and Cross-functional initiatives
  • Engaging with internal intelligence departments within Zooplus (BI, Analytics, Digital Insights, Strategic Assortment...) for the improvement and development of Data and Intelligence aimed to support the Vendor Management functions, as well as participating in Data and Research projects. 


Requirements


  • Graduate degree in business-related field of study
  • 2-3 years work experience as Category Manager or Marketing Analyst in Off- or On-line Retail Companies, FMCG Manufacturers or Market Research Companies (Nielsen, GFK, Kantar...).
  • Negotiation experience or Supplier Management is a plus
  • International experience, ideally working experience through internships/ semester abroad
  • Experience in project based work, analytical and strategic thinking and ability to structure complex facts
  • Understanding of customer needs and market requirements as well as intuitive feeling for brands and trends
  • Passions for teamwork and guidance of business partners
  • Ability to communicate
  • Able to deliver and implement quickly, open to iterative learning
  • Intercultural competence
  • Proficient MS-Office with high level of Excel and Power Point usage. Tableau or SQL knowledge is a plus.
  • Verbal and written language skills necessary for area of responsibility as well as excellent English skills. Additional languages skills are an advantage


What we are offering you

Become a part of our success story and seize the opportunity to take on a real challenge in a dynamically growing company where there is huge scope for development and short decision-making processes. We are offering you a versatile, international-facing role in our motivated team with colleagues from all over Europe. Our Spanish office is at a great location in Madrid, with great infrastructure links. Additionally, we offer many benefits such as:


    28 labour days of vacation (plus December 24th and 31st)

    Flexibility first. Enter from 7 am to 10 am and organise yourself.

    🏠 Remote working flexibility (up to 60% remote).

    🏬 Offices in the city center of Madrid. Modern working spaces with table tennis, foosball, fresh fruit, beverages and company events.

    🏥 Private medical healthcare insurance for all our employees.

    📖 Continuous development through internal and external training opportunities.

    🎤 Participate in the technology community through our meetups and conferences.

    ✏ English, German and Spanish language courses.

    💲 Discount in our zooplus shop for all our employees.

    🤝 Referral program. You will receive a bonus by helping us finding the best talent.

    🌍 We encourage diversity, meet our motivated and friendly teammates from over 50 nationalities.


Number 1 in Europe!

zooplus AG is Europe’s leading online retailer of pet supplies. With over 8 million active customers in more than 30 European countries and 1,8 billion Euro revenue in 2020, zooplus is comfortably the market leader in the online segment. At zooplus, we believe e-commerce to be the sales model of today and for the future. E-commerce has become one of the fastest developing areas of business. Modern logistics centers, and the use of and personalization, mean that online sales can be handled with increasing efficiency.

As an engineer you will have the opportunity to contribute to an e-commerce with millions of visitors.


Did we make you curious?

Then send us your application in English via our online application form