Job Properties
  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      December 24,2021
    • Entrusting Package
    • JSS
    • VISA
    • IMG_6430
    • Career Consultation

    Buyer- Netherlands/Germany (m/f/d)

    We are ASICS. And our five letters have meaning. ‘Anima Sana in Corpore Sano’ or a Sound Mind in a Sound Body.

    We’ve always believed in the positive benefits of movement. And this year, we’ve recommitted to this founding purpose, supporting more people to experience the transformative power of movement, on the body and the mind.

    So, this is your chance to join a truly purpose-driven brand.

    As a Buyer, you’ll take ownership of assortment plans for our wholesale and direct-to-consumer business across the North regions. You’ll deliver product strategies for different channels, categories and countries to meet our consumers’ needs while you hit our commercial objectives.

    Based in our Randstad office in the Netherlands, you’ll use your forecasting skills and regular analysis to help us pick products in the right quantities and at the right time to maximise sell-in and sell-out opportunities.

    You could be the right person for this role regardless of your age, nationality, religious beliefs or gender identification. ASICS welcomes diversity in our people, their backgrounds and life experiences.

    Can you move minds?

    We’re looking for someone to build seasonal strategies by using their exceptional analytical skills and strong market knowledge. You’ll support our planning and sales teams across a range of tasks while working towards the company’s wider goals.

    We need somebody with a whole-of-business mindset to work with our staff at all levels and drive peerless results. A candidate who’s confident using Microsoft Office and inspired by the idea of providing a first-rate customer and consumer experience.

    As part of the role you’ll:
    • Build a range plan for each season using detailed analysis.
    • Use competitor, pricing and seasonality knowledge in your assortment plans.
    • Ensure that assortments reflect ASICS’ strengths while meeting commercial targets.
    • Brief teams on customer and consumer needs to offer the best possible experience.
    • Support our planning and sales teams with demand forecasting and close-out requirements.
    • Develop strategies to maximise full price sell-through and minimise the impact on exit strategy.
    Does this sound like you?
    • You’re results driven. You have a keen eye for performance measurement.
    • You’re an Excel expert. Formulas are your friend when analysing complex data.
    • You’re an effective communicator. You’re comfortable expressing yourself and presenting to diverse stakeholders.
    • You're a fine strategist. You're able to see the bigger picture with financial targets in mind.
    • You’re well organised. You’re a firm believer in the power of process.
    What we’re looking for
    • At least 3 years' experience in a multi-channel, professional scale retail or wholesale environment.
    • Knowledge of sporting good marketplaces for Northern European Countries (Central Europe, Scandinavian countries, Germany or UK)
    • Fluency in English, German is appreciated
    • Strong creative, presentation and visual skills.
    • Good financial awareness and acumen.
    • Knowledge of merchandise managing systems and applications.
    • Proficiency in SAP and Business Intellignece tools like Qlik Sense
    Join our team
    When you join ASICS, you join a family and become part of something special. We know that sport means so much more than physical activity alone. It’s about coming together, sharing experiences and enhancing our all-round wellbeing.
    That’s why we practice what we preach. You’ll join a company focused on creating an inclusive environment that fosters diversity and individualism, healthy bodies and healthy minds. As an employer, we offer a range of benefits and services to our people to experience the positive impact of movement, every day.
    We look forward to receiving your application online – just send your CV and motivation letter via our career page.
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