Buyer & Category Manager

Athens, Greece

Are you an experienced Buyer or Category Manager with a great eye for detail? Do you have previous experience from retail and enjoy working in a fast paced environment? If this sounds like you, then we’d love to chat!

Role background

Wolt is a Finnish technology company and we’re best known for our food delivery platform. On our mobile app or website, customers can order their favorite meals from our restaurant partners, and either pick their order up or have it delivered by our courier partners.

The role you are looking at is a part of Wolt Market - our very own grocery store chain, with a great growing team. Wolt Market is an awesome concept we've already established in Finland and we're now looking to introduce to Greece -  people across Athens will be able order their groceries and have them delivered within the next hour!

This is a segment we want to build super quickly, and, as such, we need a strong Buyer & Category Manager to lead profitable procurement and timely delivery of products as well taking responsibility for our entire catalogue. This includes assessing which products should be sold and at which price.

This is an important role as our markets can’t operate without the necessary stock. Therefore we are looking for someone with great attention to detail and excellent negotiation skills to secure competitive prices. You’ll be working closely together with the rest of the Wolt Market team to build Wolt Market’s successful presence in Greece, doing whatever it takes to ensure we become the leader in this new segment. 

What you’ll be doing 

  • Defining Wolt Market’s product catalogue
  • Finding suppliers for defined products
  • Negotiating prices and quantities
  • Constantly optimizing both sourcing and prices
  • Defining the buying processes
  • Identifying customer preferences
  • Analyzing product sales
  • Updating product selections
  • Conducting marketing activities alongside brands and wholesalers  

Our humble expectations

  • You're right at the start of your career, ideally with some experience in Buying or Category Management already
  • Ability to think both strategically and operationally
  • Strong relationship management skills and customer-oriented approach
  • Excellent organisational skills with eye for detail
  • Fluent in Greek and English

We're looking for both Buyers and Junior Buyers with 1-4 years of experience.

Next steps

If you are excited about working in a high-growth environment, taking ownership, and being part of an extremely ambitious team, then click below to apply and get the conversation going!

What you’ll get by joining us:

  • Opportunity to be part of building something exceptional, in an international environment
  • Lots of learning and growth in a globally scaling tech company
  • A competitive salary and benefits

If you have any further questions about the position, you can turn to:

Jonny Hyde, Talent Acquisition Partner -

About Wolt

Wolt is a technology company that makes it incredibly easy to discover and get the best restaurants, grocery stores and other local shops delivered to your home or office. Wolt works together with over 30,000 restaurant and retail partners as well as with over 60,000 courier partners across 23 countries and 129 cities.

Our apps (iOS and Android) have the industry’s highest reviews, largely because of our customer-centric approach to how we build our products and operations. For example, our customer service team responds in a matter of seconds, in the customer’s own language.

We’ve raised more than €707M in financing from renowned U.S. and European based investors, such as ICONIQ Capital, Tiger Global, DST, Prosus, KKR, Coatue, 83North, Goldman Sachs, Highland Europe and EQT Ventures & EQT Growth, among others. We've also been fortunate enough to receive some appreciation and recognition for our hard work along the way: Apple selected Wolt’s app as their Editors' Choice, Wired named the company one of the "Hottest Startups in Europe," Forbes included our CEO Miki Kuusi on its 30-under-30 in Consumer Tech list, and the Nordic Startup Awards named Wolt Company of the Year.

In 2020, the Financial Times named us Europe’s second fastest growing company. We’re still expanding rapidly and are looking for more talented individuals to join us. If you are passionate about cutting-edge technology, great food, and making an impact in your city, then Wolt just might be for you.

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