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Dutch Flower Buyer

Van Vliet is a diversified team specializing in the distribution of flowers in the Czech Republic. Having its own trucks and local distribution makes it one of the strongest players in the market.

Renowned for quality and service, we are expanding our team and seeking a dedicated Dutch Flower Buyer to contribute to our continued success. With over 20 employees in our current team. Join us in the Czech Republic and be a key player in our mission to deliver excellence in floral imports.

Position Overview:

Responsible for sourcing fresh flowers through auctions (KOA) and growers in the Netherlands.
Your strategic approach to purchasing, supplier relationship management, and commitment to quality will be instrumental in maintaining our position as a leader in the industry.

Key Responsibilities:

Buying Strategy:

  • Develop and execute a comprehensive buying plan for acquiring fresh flowers from
  • Dutch auctions, ensuring a diverse and high-quality product range.


Market Analysis:

  • Stay focused on market trends, flower varieties, and pricing dynamics in the Dutch floral market.
  • Provide regular reports and insights to inform purchasing decisions and advise sales on best deals


Logistics communication:

  • Communicate with our logistic expert on optimalizing transport of flowers bought

Quality Control:

  • Collaborate with our quality control team to establish and uphold stringent standards for the freshness, appearance, and overall quality of bought flowers

Communication:

  • Maintain transparent and effective communication with internal team , including the logistics and sales teams, to align buying activities with overall business objectives.

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in flower purchasing, preferably within the Dutch floral market (KOA).
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Willingness to relocate to the Czech Republic.

Language Skills:
Fluent in Dutch and English.

For more information or applying:  

Edoardo Puiatti
Van Vliet Prague
Edoardo@jvanvliet.com