Company: Manutan
Location: Göteborg



You will:

  • Develop category strategies based on financial expectations, category role, category performance, customer and product trends and competitive landscape.
  • Analyze data collected and then translate it into meaningful information.
  • Optimize the product portfolio.
  • Be responsible for the suppliers that are unique to Ikaros.
  • Work closely with Nordic Procurement Manager to develop common suppliers for the Nordic market.
  • Manage and develop categories to ensure customer needs are met to deliver category sales and margin targets while considering all other commercial requirements and constraints.
  • Gain category insight through continuous competitor analysis.
  • Identify and manage own brand opportunities.
  • Collaborate with group category and purchasing functions to develop assortment for the local market.
  • Work closely with both sales and marketing organization to maximize the product offering
  • Conduct supplier business and performance reviews to improve performance to standards.

Qualities and skills needed


  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience from a similar position at an industrial company. Experience from purchasing is an advantage, but not a requirement.
  • University degree in Business Administration or equivalent.
  • Good knowledge of the Office package. Excellent Excel skills is a requirement.


  • Analytical
  • Driven
  • Selling personality
  • Self-reliable
  • Influencer
  • Positive
  • Strong negotiation skills


Fluent Swedish and English. Both oral and written. French is a plus.


Manutan Nordic offices located in Mölndal (Gothenburg)

To apply, please send your application (CV and covering letter), and ensure job reference is on there if specified: