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Category Management Intern (Montigny, France)

Hours per week
40 hours

We are GrandVision, global leader in optical retail and home of brands such as Générale d'Optique, GrandOptical and more!

If you cannot wait to put all the knowledge you have gained during your studies into practice, this internship might be a good fit for you! In this internship, you will work with the Global Assortment team to understand how the assortment of products works in a fast-paced and dynamic retail environment. You will learn how to manage global assortment and understand the different needs from one country to another. In addition, you will have the chance to be part of the relaunching of the Unofficial brand and the rebranding strategy. During this time, you will support various team members, thus, this is a great opportunity to take on different tasks and gain real-life experience in an international organization.

You will join a team of 4 persons and will support the work on optical eyewear collection for our own brands as well as for international brands. You will actively participate in all the steps of the optical eyewear assortments management for the seasons to come.

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. Our preference is to always promote internally where possible. So, wherever people start, there’s always somewhere else to go. We strive for continuous improvement and our new recruits help us to further raise the future potential of our company. Our whole business is full of people who have gone on to achieve a successful career through experiencing a variety of different roles in different locations and area of our business. We continually support and develop our people who have the desire, ambition, and potential to grow.

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.


The core responsibility of the global assortment intern will be:

  • Support the department activities and learn the basics of assortment management.
  • Participation to the definition of the collection structure, collection size and renewal rate per brands.
  • Support individual team members in reviewing & monitoring data KPI and publishing monthly reports.
  • Involvement in the selection committee (selection days) and various projects
  • Manage the update and cleaning of the data base (o9 tool).
  • Learn about cross functional communication with various stakeholders to obtain information.
  • If the covid19 situation is better some travel is required, mainly in Italy & The Netherlands.

Key skills, knowledge and experience

  • Bachelor or master’s degree in marketing and business
  • Good Microsoft Office skills (especially Excel)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Cultural & international awareness to work with multicultural matrix organization
  • Highly adaptable to new environments; with a natural ability to embrace learning and develop through experience.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Fluency in English & French
  • Team player and cooperative
  • Hands-on and pragmatic
  • Self-motivated and Pro-active

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 providing every day that in EYE CARE, WE CARE MORE.

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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NB. If you have not heard back from us after 27 days, please consider your application not to be successful. 

Application process

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

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