Category Management Assistant

Who is Kadonation?

Kadonation was founded in 2016 and is today one of the fastest growing companies in Belgium.

Our scale-up is a dynamic player in the employee and corporate gifts market. Making recog­ni­tion easy, that’s our motto. And also the reason we built Kadonation Select: an intuitive platform that allows more than 750 companies to set up a well-thought-out recog­ni­tion programme in no time. Our software supports HR and pro­cure­ment teams by taking away the hassle and admin­is­tra­tive burden of employee gift-giving.

Want to know more about our story, the core values we strive for and the mission we’re working on with more than 40 people? Read more here.


We’re hiring…

… a Category Management Assistant who is eager to take their first steps in the wonderful world of purchasing. Your expe­ri­enced colleague will teach you everything there is to know about all the different elements of the Kadonation process. These range from contact with a variety of stake­hold­ers to con­fig­ur­ing products in our own system. Interested in a career as a buyer? Then Kadonation is the place to be!


What are your responsibilities? 

  • Product management: You support the management of our range and the intro­duc­tion of new products to the Kadonation Select platform.
  • You’re respon­si­ble for commercial copy­writ­ing and trans­la­tion NLFR.
  • When purchasing items, you constantly strive for improve­ments and ensure the very best price-quality ratio.
  • You’re the point of contact for internal and external stake­hold­ers when it comes to suppliers and products. You therefore aren’t afraid to pick up the phone. Clear com­mu­ni­ca­tion is key!
  • You actively search for high-quality, new suppliers.
  • You support the category manager with day-to-day commercial and admin­is­tra­tive tasks.


Requirements

  • You have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • You’re customer-oriented and com­mer­cial­ly minded, but you’re also results-focused.
  • You’re organised and structured and have strong com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills.
  • You have a positive mindset and are a real problem-solver.
  • You’re stress resistant.
  • You speak fluent Dutch, ideally you’re strong in French and you can also express yourself con­fi­dent­ly in English.
  • Already have experience in a scale-up? That’s a big plus!
  • Another big plus: experience in commercial copy­writ­ing and trans­la­tion


What can you expect from us?

At Kadonation, we combine the energy and ambition of a start-up with the expertise and know-how of a scale-up. You’ll be working in a dynamic tech company with an open feedback culture and space for your own initiative and ideas. The flexible hours and hybrid workplace allow you to work whenever and wherever you’re most productive. There’s also budget for your personal devel­op­ment, as well as to optimise your workplace. But most important of all: we offer you true recog­ni­tion.

Also a firm believer in our product? Then join our sales team and become a Kadonation ambassador. Apply now!

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