Body&Fit is on a mission to inspire the world to live a fitter and healthier life. Life is just better when we feel fit, healthy and confident, so we want to help everyone keep moving forward with their personal health and fitness goals. We’re here to open up the world of sports nutrition and healthy living to everyone.
Body&Fit has been active in the sports nutrition, nutritional supplements and diet products market for over twenty years. Having started in 1995 with a small shop in Zwolle, the Netherlands, we now have more than 210 employees. We have quickly become the largest online player in the field of sports nutrition, supplements, Smart Food and diets in the BeNeLux region and are growing in Germany and France too!
Body&Fit sits within the Performance Nutrition division of Glanbia plc. Glanbia Performance Nutrition (GPN) is one of the world’s largest sports nutrition brand family well known for brands such as Optimum Nutrition, BSN, Amazing Grass, Slimfast and Think! Glanbia employs over 6,000 people across 34 countries and our products are sold or distributed in over 130 countries with an annual turnover of €2.4 billion.
About the job
On our website www.bodyandfit.com we not only sell Body&Fit and GPN branded products, but also the top products from other brands. This way we make sure we offer our customers the most complete sports nutrition portfolio out there.
For our commercial team in Amsterdam, we are looking for an enthusiastic buyer for our third-party brands.
As a buyer you negotiate with various suppliers in all categories. What makes the role challenging is that there are still many opportunities for growth and improvement. Together with the Head of Product you also determine how these are filled in. This requires an entrepreneurial focus, a commercial mindset and a can-do mentality. Of course, you aim for concrete turnover and margin targets, and you constantly negotiate to achieve the best result.
In this role you:
- Drive growth and profit for all third-party brands across all categories and channels.
- Lead and strengthen supplier relationships, always negotiating for the very best outcome & positioning them within business parameters.
- Together with Category Management and Supply Chain, ensure optimal availability and an attractive offer for our many customers.
- Will work closely together with the country managers, highlighting potential business opportunities to drive growth for all third-party brands across all categories.
Preferably 1-2 years of buying experience within a retail business. Although affinity with the market segment is very much welcome, your purchasing experience does not have to relate to this;
- HBO+ in Business Administration, Economics or similar
- Proficient in English
- Able to build strong collaborative internal & external relationships, excellent communication skills
- Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel is essential – a test will be part of the recruitment process
- Proven Team player, with a hands-on mentality and a sense of fun
- Cross-cultural appreciation
What we would like to offer you:
At Body&Fit we offer a varied, challenging, and international position in a dynamic and pleasant working environment in which you work together with colleagues from different backgrounds. We encourage personal and career growth, while you strive for success and have fun with your team.
- Full-time position
- Flexible working hours and possibility to work in a hybrid model
- An above-average pension scheme
- Learn and develop through our extensive Body & Fit training platform
- A monthly working at home reimbursement
- Discount of Dutch health insurance
- Discount on Body&Fit and GPN owned branded products on our website
- Commuting arrangements
- Special healthy B&F snacks, tasty coffee and tea at the office
- Bicycle plan
- Opportunity to take part in a fitness plan
- Nutrition education courses
- Product tastings sessions
- Free counselling, assistance, and referral service for all matters concerning yourself and your family via ‘Open up’.
Apply for the job
Do you want to join our team as our new Buyer? Then we’d love to hear about you!
lease note: To be eligible for this position you need to have a valid working visa / permit to work in the Netherlands.
Join us on our Journey!
Our purpose at Body&Fit is to inspire millions of people all over the world to enjoy a fitter and healthier life. We want to open up the world of sports nutrition and healthy living to a global audience and help them to achieve their goals with the best products on the market, a dedicated team of experts to help and by being part of a community that have one consistent aspiration; to be better tomorrow than we are today. We plan to be the world’s best sports nutrition and healthy lifestyle brand and with you on board, we know we can get there!