Category Associate

Business Development

At Picnic, we’re revolutionizing the way people buy groceries everyday with our innovative and sustainable concept. As part of our scale up phase, we're looking for Category Associates to join our team and unlock the full potential of Picnic in Germany!

🥜 In a nutshell

Did you know that...

  • we are founded in 2015 and active in The Netherlands, Germany and France, counting 1000+ talents in our central offices?
  • we operate with a fleet of electric vehicles (read) and do only next-day delivery that allows us to set up a sustainable supply chain model?
  • we are expanding across Germany and opened new locations in Berlin, Hamburg, Bremen, Hannover and many more cities
  • we raised €355M in our Series E round of funding to further build and grow the best milkman on earth?

🎯 What challenges await you

As a Category Associate, you'll play a central role in shaping and optimizing our assortment portfolio. With your motivation and passion for food you will work closely with your senior colleagues to develop an excellent and well-balanced product range. Your focus will be on:

  • Working closely with your Category Team to make the right decisions on developing our assortment as well as within pricing and promotion
  • Coordinate with our current suppliers and help to launch collaborations with new suppliers
  • Closely communicate with teams in supply chain, customer service or marketing to ensure the best experience for our customers
  • Taking over responsibility to enable a great shopping experience and to keep our article info as well as master data always up to date

⭐ About you

  • Bachelor or Master degree, preferably in an analytical or business education with focus on retail, FMCG and/or Food
  • One or more internships in category management or buying (experience in fresh food industry is a plus)
  • Fluent communication in both German and English
  • A high level of independency, reliability and ability to communicate
  • Strong analytical thinking and commercial awareness: interpreting & leveraging KPI and understanding customer preferences
  • Passion for food and retail

🏅 Your benefits

  • Join a fast-growing business with significant upward potential and career growth
  • Engage with talented Picnic'ers with a lot of international exposure
  • Embrace the Picnic culture of wonderful free breakfasts and lunches, memorable parties featuring the renowned Picnic band and even a company ski trip
  • Travel throughout Germany with your Deutschland ticket
  • Enjoy flexible working hours
  • All other essential items: competitive salary, 30 vacation days, comprehensive pension plan, laptop and phone

Discover an exciting career at Picnic, where your expertise will make a meaningful impact on our assortment, customers, and overall success.

Please submit your application in English. Thank you!

Updated: 1 month ago
Job ID: 11763182
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201-500 employees
Technology, Information and Internet

With a data-driven approach, an app-only store and a fleet of electric vehicles, Picnic has become Europe’s fastest growing online supermarket.


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