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Metro-Straße 1, Düsseldorf

  1. Full Time
  2. Human Resources
  3. Düsseldorf

Category Manager as Head of OFFER Academy (f/m/d)

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Company Description

As a leading international food wholesaler, we at METRO are specialized in catering to the needs of hotels, restaurants, caterers (HoReCa), independent merchants (Traders), and more. With approximately 15 million customers worldwide, our unique multichannel mix offers the flexibility of purchasing goods in-store or via our digitally connected Food Service Distribution (FSD) delivery. In addition, we are continuously expanding our international online marketplace, METRO MARKETS, to meet the needs of our professional customers. We furthermore take pride in our commitment to sustainability which is considered in all our actions and being listed in various sustainability indices and rankings for years is proof for our dedication. With our business operations spanning 32 countries, over 90,000 employees worldwide and generating sales of around €30 billion in the fiscal year 2022/23, we are determined to continue our journey to growth. 

At METRO, we have set ourselves ambitious goals with our “sCore” growth strategy which is closely accompanied by our Fundamentals. These shared values provide us with rules of conduct that are binding for everyone at METRO, in all countries and companies. Our commitment to wholesale is at the forefront of our mission, and we are constantly striving to improve. With our ONE METRO spirit, everyone stands together, bringing curiosity, determination, courage, drive, commitment, and trust. Find out more about METRO at careers.metroag.de. #ShapeTheM


Job Description

The candidate:

  • Bridges Offer/Buying and People & Culture/HR Functions by having an Offer/Buying backgroung while working in Learning & Development, providing & creating learning solutions
  • Is in charge for strategy workshops and their outcomes with regard to the transformation in Offer Management
  • Shape the M by beeing responsible to provide a Capability Framework for Offer function, measuring capability gaps and identifying learning needs
  • Is responsible to provide both, learning solutions (scale) and talent development programs (selective) for Offer function 
  • Identifies local L&D programs and best practices to make them available for the whole METRO countries
  • Goes beyond specific function and aligns approaches and content with peers to develop ONE holistic L&D framework for Wholesale capability building
  • Builds a strong local trainer network for the delivery of learning solutions
  • Follows up and measures impact of all L&D measures on a monthly base by knowing target group in terms of numbers, progress, link to sCore Card and business KPIs
  • Positions Talent & Organizational Development and its House of Learning as implementation partner for the business via people enablement and wholesale capability building

Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years job experience and proven success record in Offer/ Category Management, managing preferable a Food or Non-Food category in FMCG 
  • Passion for growth: Ieffectively able to transfer business requirements into learning solutions
  • Good knowledge about modern/ innovative learning formats (incl. on-the-job)
  • Excellent communication and consulting skills to communicate on an eye level with senior management, functional leads, country board members, and local L&D teams
  • Excellent project management skills, selling and persuasion skills to steer international projects and rollouts
  • Experienced in the moderation of business/ company transformation and related change management
  • Already gained first people management skills and leadership experience
  • Skills and high interest to train and coach people
  • Excellent analytical skills to measure the impact of L&D measures

Additional Information

  • A high degree of personal responsibility, the opportunity to grow personally and to motivate yourself professionally. We offer an environment in which you can contribute and implement your ideas.
  • Work-life balance: trust-based working hours, 30 days of vacation and options for mobile working.
  • Continuing Education: A comprehensive continuing education offering through our own training team as well as our own annual training budget.
  • Well-being: Health programs, a free gym on our campus, regular employee events.
  • Comfort: Very good transport connections and free parking including charging facilities for e-mobility. A canteen with very reasonably priced meals as well as discounts in our stores and at many partner companies.
  • Company pension plan: subsidy to provide for your age.
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