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E-Commerce Country Manager - Netherlands

  • Type Job
  • Degree Bachelor
  • Location Heerenveen, NetherlandsMars 10HeerenveenNLHeerenveen8448 CP
  • Posted
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We have a great opportunity for an E-Commerce Country Manager to join us during a period of growth. This position is crucial to driving our success in the Dutch market.


Body & Fit has been active in the sports nutrition, nutritional supplements and diet products market for over twenty years. Having started in 1995 with a small shop in Zwolle, the Netherlands we now have more than 210 employees. We have quickly become the largest online player in the field of sports nutrition, supplements, Smart Food and diets in the BeNeLux region and are growing in the UK, Germany and France too!

Body & Fit sits within the Performance Nutrition division of Glanbia plc. Glanbia Performance Nutrition (GPN) is one of the world’s largest sports nutrition brand family well known for brands such as Optimum Nutrition, BSN, Amazing Grass, Slimfast and Think! Glanbia employs over 6,000 people across 34 countries and our products are sold or distributed in over 130 countries with an annual turnover of €2.4 billion.

At Body & Fit we distinguish ourselves through a combination of quality, innovation and price. As a market leader in the sector, we are constantly evolving and would like to see you join us on this exciting journey!

The Opportunity 

As the E-Commerce Country Manager you will sit within the Trading team and hold accountability for the management of the Dutch market and web-shop, collaborating across relevant business areas.

You will take charge of the efficient and effective sale of the entire product range to consumers within the Dutch market. You will hold the ownership and autonomy to develop and execute a country-specific marketing and e-commerce trading plan, bringing the Dutch webshop to our next and best e-commerce level.

Key Accountabilites 

With Body & Fit being the market leader in the BeNeLux, you have the exciting challenge to drive the next growth phase of the brand. You will drive this through: 

  • Management of business objectives for the country across sales, turnover and margin
  • Determining the country proposition i.e. product and category management, content and performance marketers, the product assortment to be carried, product & brand positioning, market segmentation and channel deployment
  • Developing and driving a country Sales & Marketing plan to achieve agreed and defined KPIs (including traffic, conversion, turnover and margin), executing through relevant business areas as required
  • Collaboration with key stakeholders across all areas of the business (from Customer Service to Supply chain) to optimise country performance and drive innovation throughout the entire customer journey and touch points
  • Monitor business results and initiate target-raising (sales promotional) campaigns and customer surveys
  • Ownership of the Dutch language webshop within the Marketing & Sales department
  • Ongoing webshop development to improve conversion rates and customer experience
  • Weekly delivery of reports at KPI level

The E-Commerce Country Manager is crucial in reaching and exceeding commercial goals. The primary goal is to create a highly efficient and profitable shop, therefore, the strategic management of a marketing budget is essential.

About You 

To be successful in this position you will:

  • Hold a professional bachelor’s or Master’s degree
  • Fluency in Dutch required
  • Have a keen interest in the sports, nutrition and healthy lifestyle industry!
  • Demonstrated success in an International) E-Commerce position, ideally in the FMCG, food or sports nutrition industries
  • Excellent knowledge of E-commerce, digital marketing, online trading and a solid understanding of the underlying technology
  • Strong knowledge of commercial processes
  • Expertise in the field of reporting and measurement methods
  • Data-driven - basing your decisions on facts rather than opinions.
  • Agile and innovative. Able to thrive in a constantly changing environment!
  • Be a team player, always finding better ways to do things and getting energy from winning together
  • Pragmatic, results-oriented and great project management skills
  • Entrepreneurial & a self-starter. You make things happen!

Why join Body & Fit?

  • The opportunity to develop your career in a fast paced business that is constantly evolving!
  • A competitive salary and bonus
  • Health, fitness, bike plan and pension benefits
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • A generous Body & Fit company discount!
  • The chance to be part of Glanbia Performance Nutrition, a global performance nutrition brand family with an emerging presence in lifestyle nutrition.

Please note: To be eligible for this role you need to have a valid working visa/permit to work in the EU.

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