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 which operate more than 40 countries across Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Asia. GrandVision serves its customers in over 7,000 stores and with more than 37,000 employees which are proving every day that in EYE CARE, WE CARE MORE.
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Category Manager Contact Lens & Care Products, Schiphol, Amsterdam Area
GrandVision has exciting plans for the contact lens category within the omnichannel optical business. The Contact Lens Category team is tasked with important goals to make these plans happen, being enabled by strategic pillars. We aim to make the contact lens journey easier for our customers, both inside and outside of our stores. Consumer focus and engagement is pivotal. We have the possibility to change people’s lives in how they see and live their lives.
We’re looking to expand the category management team to achieve the short & mid-to-long term objectives. The team is responsible for the commercialization of the product & assortment within the CL Business Unit. Products groups within the scope of the category are contact lenses, care products and eye drops. On the one hand we have a clear path how to grow the business globally and how we would want the local business to evolve. At the same time we centrally support the OpCo’s in their local strategies, tactics & operations. In addition, there are critical business processes that need to be supported to set us up for the future.
The role offers a fantastic opportunity to form part of a focused team, where agile & efficient collaboration across team members and the bigger organisation is required. The primary objective of the role is to drive harmonization & focus in the commercial operations across the global business. You will develop deep contact lens knowledge of the category and the business that you will use to create a better and customer centric journey & and an innovative & focused product offering. You will be working closely with internal stakeholders, both at GVHQ and the local entities and also with external parties such as suppliers. The position is based in the GrandVision Headquarters at Schiphol.
Contact Lens Business Unit
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