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Category Management Intern

Hours per week
40 hours

Are you passionate about Retail and are you looking for a dynamic opportunity in an international environment and to gain experience in category management? If yes, read on! We might have something for you…

We are GrandVision, well-known by our retail banners such as Pearle, Vision Express, Charlie Temple, Apollo, Solaris, and many more!

Our global store network are the go-to locations for all the top brands in the eyewear industry, including Ray-Ban, Oakley, Gucci, but also popular for our comprehensive selection of exclusive and indie brands.

As a Category management Intern, you will join a young and talented team with people from every corner of the world. Our passion for retail and new technologies drives us to deliver the best results while keeping it fun! This internship is the perfect opportunity to see how different areas of the business connect to create a final product.

Your main tasks will be in the following areas

  • Assisting in activities for product launch projects and improvement of projects
  • Assisting in category management overseeing local operations and focus on operational excellence
  • Assisting in reporting, data analytics, master-data governance, and integrations activities
  • Taking an active role in department meetings and project meetings
  • Supporting team meetings by taking notes and following up on next steps
  • Updating planning documents, such as, tracking overviews and operational plans
  • Helping with documenting and gathering of category management best practices
  • Collaborating with other departments such as Marketing, Sourcing and Supply Chain

Your Profile

  • You are currently enrolled in a Dutch University and are currently living in the Netherlands.
  • You are currently following a Bachelor or Master’s in the area of Business Administration or any relevant field.
  • Experience with Excel and/or Power BI is a plus
  • Excellent communication, written and verbal skills in English
  • Detail oriented with good analytical and organizational skills
  • You enjoy working in a dynamic environment

What we offer

• A 6-month internship starting January 2023

• Internship allowance of €700 for a full-time internship​

• NS Business Card​

• Glasses/Lenses and Sunglasses allowance​

• Hybrid way of working

Developing Careers & Potential

Within all GrandVision companies we recruit for a career, not just a job. We are passionate about customer satisfaction and develop our people to look for growth potential within the job and within the company.

With customers, stores and employees located in over 40 countries, GrandVision shows diversity to be at the core of its success. GrandVision is a global company proud and committed to be an equal opportunity employer.

More about GrandVision

GrandVision is a global leader in optical retailing and delivers high quality and affordable eye care to more and more customers around the world. The high-quality eye care offered by GrandVision includes a wide range of services provided by its vision expert, prescription glasses including frames and lenses, contact lenses and contact lens care products, and sunglasses both plain and with prescription lenses. These products are offered through leading optical retail banners across Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Asia. GrandVision serves its customers in over 7,200 stores and with more than 39,000 employees which are proving every day that in EYE CARE, WE CARE MORE.

After decades of collaboration and two years of efforts and relentless work to make it a reality, EssilorLuxottica and GrandVision officially became part of the same organization as of 1 July, 2021.

Going forward, as part of the EssilorLuxottica family, GrandVision will be able to truly unlock our full potential, and that of the optical industry, by exploring new paths around product development, digitalization, distribution and innovation.

At the very core have always been our people, who day after day are elevating the importance of vision as a basic human right and to bringing the best eyewear possible to the market. As part of the Group's deeply rooted culture and values, we are committed to taking care of our employees around the globe and helping them thrive and grow.

Some key figures:

• 7,260 stores in more than 40 countries

• 434,000 daily store visits

• 15.1 million Eyeglass & sunglass sold

• Over 39,000 employees worldwide

• Revenue EUR 3.5 billion FY

• EBITA EUR 266 million

Our vision is to provide high quality and affordable eye care to more and more people around the world. By doing so, GrandVision aspires to help them realize their full potential in life.

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Application process

1. Apply
2. Questionnaire & Recruiter call
3. 1st Interview
4. Online Assessment & 2nd Interview
5. Offer
6. Hired

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