Are you among the best category managers to drive and develop global sourcing and category management of important Food Product groups, such as Fresh Fruit and Vegetables, Beverages, Frozen Sea Food, Tea, and Coffee? And do you thrive with the responsibility of managing strategic sourcing of Food Products and category management, by building relations with the global food vendor community and create the best possible sourcing position for Wrist considering total cost price, quality, availability, logistics and ensuring customer centricity?
Wrist Ship Supply is looking for a Global Category Manager specialized in food products with both global and local product- and sourcing experience. You will have significant freedom in building and maintaining a strong supplier portfolio, initiating and closing contract negotiations and generally keep abreast of category market movements and customer requirements.
In this role, you will work closely with the sales team in analyzing market data and identifying the relevant assortments matching customer needs and sourced according to your developed global category strategies.
With reference to our Head of Global Category Management, you will become part of a strong Global Category Management team within a growing organization. The position is preferably based in Noerresundby, Denmark, or we may consider remote work combined with minimum 2-3 days of work weekly from our HQ in Noerresundby.
More specifically, your key responsibilities will be:
As a person, you are trustworthy, self-driven, resilient, open minded and possess a high level of business acumen to generate tangible value for the customers and Wrist.
Qualifications & requirements
Preferably, you have a strong sourcing and purchasing or sales background from the Fresh Produce Food industry, Food Service or similar. In addition, you possess 5-10 years’ demonstrated experience leading the global sourcing of different Food Product categories such as Fresh Fruit and Vegetables, Beverages, Frozen Sea Food, Coffee & Tea or other groups of food items. It is an advantage if you also have a strong business and economical understanding either from a Master or relevant courses. We expect you to have the following qualifications:
We offer more than just a job
You can look forward to a professional and challenging job with a high level of empowerment in a global company with an ambitious growth strategy. We offer a positive, informal and international working environment where you will be surrounded by skilled colleagues. We wish to be the best at what we do, and everything we do, is based on our values of “Winning Attitude, Customer Orientation, Getting it Done”.
We offer a competitive salary package taking your skills and qualifications into consideration and we offer flexible working hours and numerous employee benefits, counting a healthy canteen, take away, free fruit, and fitness facilities. Wrist supports local elite sports, offering tickets to home games. You can expect free parking and access to Clever EV charging stations. Moreover, we have an active employee association that invites us all to play paddle tennis, badminton, and board games etc. and to join the yearly DHL relay race.
Do you want to be part of Wrist?
Please send your application and CV marked ”Global Category Manager” to email@example.com no later than 20 November 2023. Feel free to contact Head of Global Category Management, Anders Tolsgaard Jensen, on tel.: +45 20226100 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Starting date: As soon as possible.
Wrist is the world’s leading ship and offshore supplier of marine provisions and stores with a market share of approximately 12%.
With the launch of the digital marketplace, Source2Sea, Wrist is leading the digital transformation of the marine supply industry. All year round, we offer 24/7 global online sourcing and logistics, providing data transparency, automation, and convenience to our customers.
We continuously work on reducing our climate impact while at the same time proactively addressing our customers’ growing demand and need for responsible solutions and services.
From more than 30 locations worldwide, in all major shipping locations, 1,800 Wrist employees take pride in making it easy for our customers to order and receive marine supplies and services.