Head of Supply Chain & Category Management

Salary Competitive
We’re on a crazy growth journey and was recently confirmed as one of the fastest-growing companies in Denmark during the past four years. Last year we welcomed more than 80 people to Hobbii, and since the beginning of 2020, we have hired 60 more. We believe in delivering outstanding service and ensuring the right portfolio of products for our customers. That’s why we now need a Head of Supply Chain and Category Management to help ensure that.

In this role, you will be responsible for defining short-term and long-term strategies for our product portfolio, including assortment, product development, sourcing and quality control. We are growing fast, and we need you to ensure that we have the right products at the right price and that we continuously quality check and develop partnerships with our suppliers. 

 

So, if you would like to take the next step in your career and take our supply chain and category management to new heights, then it might be you who we are looking for:


Would you like to...

  • Build and lead a supply chain and category management team (currently 5-6 people) in a fast growing multi-channel niche retailer

  • Lead and design an overall approach to category management, product development and sourcing

  • Develop a quality control setup

  • Manage inventory and optimize working capital

  • Support your team in optimizing each product category across all product groups in close collaboration Marketing, Retail and Customer Experience 

 

 Then, here’s the skills needed to succeed; 

  • Leadership - You know what it takes and have experience with leading a skilled team 

  • Category management - You know how to develop categories to optimise sales, profit and customer happiness

  • Quality control - You are used to conduct quality control and can establish easy-to-learn procedures for your team to also be able to do so

  • Sourcing experience - You have sourcing experience, preferably from far-east and know how to find/establish new suppliers

  • Data-Ninja - You base your decision making, demand planning and execution on data and are strong in delivering analysis yourself 

  • Getting-stuff-done - Capable of formulating a coherent plan and executing it together with your team 

  • You could come from backgrounds like; purchasing, sourcing or category management, preferably within fashion/textiles

 

Our promise to you


Working at Hobbii should be exciting, fun and meaningful. We’re achieving this by having an extremely talented and passionate team, who fundamentally believe that we're better together. We have a dedicated People & Culture Team that spends all of their time making sure that going to work doesn’t suck.

And just to name a few perks -  we have breakfast, lunch, Friday bars, unlimited amounts of coffee and great parties.


This position is full time and you will be working from our HQ in Rødovre, Denmark, report to our CFO and some travel will be expected.   

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Free friday beers
Free friday beers

Friday is something special, let's enjoy a beer together.

Healthcare insurance
Healthcare insurance

Break a leg! Seriously, we got you covered in our company healthcare plan.

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Working at
Hobbii

Hobbii is an ecommerce scaleup with more than 1 million yearly orders across 35 different countries, with the Nordics, Germany and the US as our core markets. And we’ve recently launched a number of physical stores in addition to our online sales, and we have big plans for our continued growth over the coming years. What do you sell, you might ask? Well...yarn of course! We’re a scaleup with all that entails. So generally building something from scratch should delight you rather than terrify you, but don’t worry, you won’t be doing it alone. Last year we welcomed more than 80 new employees to Hobbii, and since the beginning of 2020, we have hired 60 more. Come join 250 “hobsters” in the quest for becoming the favourite yarn shop for all yarn lovers worldwide!

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