Business Developer Own Label Foods

Leiden

Your cocktail for success: market knowledge mixed with a commercial network, crowned with a powerful vision.

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As our new Business Developer Own Label Foods, we welcome you to one of our fast-growing and successful divisions. Your main mission is to establish Own Label within our Foods division by developing new products that are tailored to the needs of our international customers. We are a tight team of 25 individuals with a strong commercial spirit and motivation to identify new opportunities. Whether it is about extending our product portfolio or tracking down new suppliers; we never stay still


This is how you tackle your day. You: 
  • Source and actively approach new international suppliers and manufacturers in Europe
  • Maintain and expand the relationship with your international suppliers. You are closely involved from A to Z, ensuring that the products are delivered as designed
  • Maintain contact with various internal and external stakeholders, such as (graphic) design companies and our Sales Manager
  • Negotiate prices, payments and delivery terms
  • Advise on interesting products and set up KPIs to manage your goals and targets
  • Set up and monitor work processes and methods for Product Management and buyers
This is you!

You have experience working in a Own Label team and are ready to set the vision and strategy yourself. You are an expert on market trends and needs. You have a good eye for developing and creating new products and the motivation and power to get things done. You enjoy working in a team environment and getting to know your colleagues on a personal level too.

Desired skills and qualifications
  • You have completed a higher professional education (hbo-level)
  • You have a good command of English and Dutch
  • You have at least 3 to 6 years of relevant work experience in Product Management, developing own brand products and Category Management
  • You are a strong commercial networker, who also has experience with the sourcing/purchasing of Foods products
  • You are result oriented, entrepreneurial and a great conversation partner
  • You are aware of competing markets and know how to respond to the needs of customers


Being part of West Coast Supply Group means:

Having the freedom to find your own winning formula. We are a multicultural (we currently have 26+ nationalities in our team) and dynamic group of individuals, who all share a top-scoring mentality and a commercial mindset. You will feel part of our informal team in no time. West Coast Supply Group’s people make it a power factory; the open-minded and collaborative team are key to (y)our success: we cheer each other on, you can ask for help, and you have the freedom to be your own entrepreneur.

 

You can look forward to:

  • A competitive salary & benefits à la carte package, including a 13th month salary, options for selling and buying vacation days, a Diversity Day and much more…
  • A customized plan with your personal and professional goals and growth opportunities
  • Open ears for your innovation and ideas, and room for realizing them
  • A warm and healthy lunch in our restaurant
  • An after-lunch stroll along the beautiful canals of Leiden, right outside the office or the time to challenge your colleagues to a game of ping pong, darts or table soccer
  • A celebratory kroket: every great deal gets cheered on with a free kroket for everyone. Yay!
  • A drink at the bar on our top floor every Friday afternoon
  • Awesome team events and legendary annual parties

       Let's go!

      Contact usand tell us more about who you are by applying with your application and cover letter via our website to Mrs. Paula Valencia, Recruiter.

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      Stories from our Trading team

      “My team is my biggest support - we work together and play together. We share the same interests and we work to achieve our goals together. WCSG gives you a stage, and a freedom to do your best every day. You are free to build your own business case. Every day is full of challenges and surprises." - Erica

      Challenges and nice surprises WCSG challenges me and helps me grow
      We share the same interests We work as a team to achieve our goals
      WCSG gives you the stage You can take the stage and excel

      Stories from our Trading team

      “Working at WCSG has given me the energy and freedom to create and develop business worldwide. I appreciate the support and trust I get from the company as it has allowed me to push forward and grow." - Tristan

      I have freedom to do my job WCSG is a 'flat' organization, so I can take initiative
      I get support and trust I feel supported and I receive trust from those that matter
      A push forward WCSG pushes me forward and allows me to grow

      Any questions?

      Contact me to discuss the role and to get answers to your questions.

      Paula Valencia - Recruiter paula.valencia@westcoastsupplygroup.com

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