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International Category Manager


Netto is part of Dansk Supermarked Group and is Denmark’s largest retail chain with stores in Denmark, Sweden, Germany and Poland. Netto offers everyday essentials and weekly special offers within both food and nonfood categories.


Following a review of its business strategy, Netto is growing its international category management capacity within food and near food. We are therefore looking for talented individuals to join the team located in Køge. You will join a successful organization with an exciting, clear growth strategy and at time where you can directly influence the future direction of the international assortment. Netto has set an ambition to significantly grow the number of commonly sourced private label products. This is your opportunity to be part of a new organisational set-up and the team that will deliver this strategic ambition for Netto.


You will also join an organization where personal development and sparring is an important part of daily life. You’ll operate in a dynamic, modern, and forward thinking international retail environment.


About the role:

  • Own private label category management across selected Food or Near Food categories
  • Define and implement the International private label assortment in the Netto countries
  • Develop the international brand portfolio strategy and drive its actual implementation
  • Lead process from concept and category strategy over range selection to store launch
  • Monitor key market trends as well as conducting in-depth category data analysis
  • Work cross-functionally with e.g. buying, sourcing, quality, marketing and logistics
  • Collaborate closely with stakeholders in Germany, Sweden, Denmark and Poland
  • Prepare and lead category workshops, projects, product reviews and presentations


We are looking for candidates with:

  • Can-do team-player attitude with excellent people skills, strong personality and drive
  • Commercially aware and a keen interest in private label products and brands
  • Analytically strong and able to convert data into logic decisions and clear actions
  • Strong strategic and tactical mindset combined with 2 - 4 years of retail experience gained from a head office function such as category planning function or retail buying
  • Degree educated ideally in a business related area
  • Experience of cross-cultural working and ability to secure alignment and commitment
  • Excellent people, communication and presentation skills and able to build rapport
  • Planning skills and attention to detail; ideally experienced in project management
  • English language skills (written and spoken) at professional level
  • Food or near Food category experience is an advantage
  • Flexible approach to working hours and appetite for frequent European travel
  • DK / EU driving license


You realize that understanding essential business drivers is the key to succeed and short deadlines and a changing environment gives you energy and you handle stressed situations in an effective way.

You will refer to the International Assortment Director. The position is located at Netto’s headquarter in Køge, Denmark.


We offer:

A very interesting position at one of the largest retailers in Denmark, where main focus is on continued development and growth. A demanding and rewarding job in a professional and fast paced environment with excellent opportunities for both personal and professional growth.  A job in a strong environment with focus on delivering high quality within deadline and within budget. An attractive salary package with various benefits.


International discount in Danish

Netto aims to provide customers with good quality products at everyday low prices.

In 1981, Netto opened its first discount store in Copenhagen and became the first Danish chain of its kind in Denmark. Today, Netto is also the largest retail chain in Denmark with more than 1320 discount stores in Denmark, Germany, Poland and Sweden altogether. In all the stores combined, Netto has 9 million customers per week.

For more information about Netto and Dansk Supermarked, please visit our website at 


In case of any questions regarding the position, please contact hiring manager, Torben Madsen on +45 2917 5197.

If you find the position interesting, please send your application as soon as possible, as we be handling applications continuously.  Application deadline March 3rd, 2018.

ArbejdsstedMimersvej 1, 4600 Køge
Timer pr. uge37