Today technology is driving the world. And at we are driving the technology for one of the leading international wholesalers specializing in food - METRO. From ecommerce to checkout, to delivery software, we work on a wide range of products to meet the needs of our users - METRO’s customers and employees from across 25 countries. With passion and responsibility, we move the wholesale industry towards digitization and leverage METRO’s long history and expertise in B2B for building a more sustainable market ecosystem.

Purpose of your new department

The Domain Assortment & Space Management is responsible for system solutions around core Category Management processes at METRO. We are now looking for an expert in the area of Ultra Fresh. Fruits & Vegetables, Meat and Fish assortments are strategic priorities for METRO. Having best-in-class IT solutions in this area is a key factor of success for METRO. At the same time, this business area poses specific challenges from an IT perspective.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Support the definition of end-to-end business processes for Ultra-Fresh, together with business and IT stakeholders. Help to harmonize future ways of working across categories and countries;
  • Together with METRO.Digital Domain & Product Owners, define IT solution requirements end-to-end, from the product sourcing to selling off-line and on-line;
  • You will be working closely with other domains, such as Master Data, Supply Chain and Customer Management;
  • Support in the selection and implementation of IT solutions for the Ultra-Fresh assortment management;
  • Keep track of the relevant IT solution selection and development activities;
  • During the solution implementation in the METRO country organizations, support, including with change management processes;
  • Carry out training sessions for business users. Support the Product Owners in establishing ongoing user support;
  • Offer consultancy to Product Owners and business counterparts;
  • Working closely with Product Owners and key business stakeholders, identify the need of enabling different features, and help to drive the solutions’ roadmap;
  • Translate business requirements into features together with Engineering experts;
  • Keep track of the implementation progress of a solution or process;
  • Proactively drive the usage of solutions, products and processes by country experts towards business value in a customer centric way;
  • Maintain good relationships with the stakeholders;

Role Specific Skills:

  • Commerical understanding and mindset: You have a sound understanding of the management of Ultra Fresh assortments. You have gained this knowledge by working in Category Management or Supply Chain in an Ultra-Fresh sourcing organization or in an IT role closely related to Ultra Fresh;
  • Strategic thinking: You have the ability to find and develop unique opportunities to create value by enabling a disruptive and creative dialogue;
  • Communication: You convey or share ideas, feelings and information effectively using the most appropriate methods, tools and channels for the respective audience;
  • Analytical Thinking: You align appropriate solutions to issues by evaluating gathered information by considering their urgency and importance;
  • Networking: You develop and maintain partnerships within and outside the organization and use them in order to exchange information, support and cooperation;
  • Technical Mindset: You love to participate in technical discussions in order to translate business needs and identify technical opportunities;

Our general Benefits:

  • Work life-balance: flexible working time, work from home forever, celebrate your birthday with a free day;
  • Personal growth: trainings in the area of soft, technical and business skills, free Bookster account, opportunity to learn and work with a variety of technologies;
  • Well-being: online sport activities, fitness centers discounts, health and life insurance, private pension, lunch tickets;
  • Working mode: multicultural, self-organizing teams, agile environment.

Job Details

Date posted19 October 2022

Location(s)București, Romania

ProfessionDomain Expert

ProjectAssortment, Own Brand & Article Master Data Unit

Employment TypeFull-time

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