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Nordic Category Coordinator


  • Referens: 391568
  • Jobbtyp: Permanent
  • Lön: Competitive salary package

  • Ort: Stockholm / Arbeta hemifrån

About the company:

As the global leader in the food service industry, McDonald’s is one of the most recognized brands in the world with restaurants in over 100 countries and billions of customers served each year.

The company is dedicated to using its scale for good: good for people, the industry and the planet. From ambitious recycling initiatives and balanced sourcing efforts to partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities, they are constantly improving. McDonalds sees every single day as a chance to have a genuine impact on its customers, people and partners.

Now, McDonalds in the Nordics is looking for Nordic Category Coordinators, who with a commercial mindset and by challenging status quo will support the Sourcing & Category department, a commercial function within McDonald’s in the Nordics.

The role:

As the new Nordic Category Coordinator, you will support a selection of categories across the Nordic markets with the opportunity for responsibility of your own categories. You are expected to coordinate different tasks and projects within your categories, by working proactively and using a fact-based decision-making process.

You will report directly to the Nordic Sourcing and Category Lead and will cooperate closely with both internal and external stakeholders through all levels in the organization.

The position will be based in one of the Nordic offices in Stockholm or Copenhagen.


  • Assist with the management & development of assigned categories
  • Assist Lead in running cross category analyses of spend and SKUs
  • Day-to-day management of the product categories and activities
  • Support sourcing on local & Nordic level
  • Support Supplier Relationship Management
  • Ensure supply & performance
  • Pricing and documentation
  • Relationship building through meetings, emails & supplier visits
  • Coordinate Category Management projects
  • Monitor and follow-up on assigned projects
  • Optimize category across the four markets to ensure efficient supply and cost savings


Your experience & qualifications:

To excel in the role, the ideal candidate should be commercially driven, ambitious and possessing a can-do mindset. You are structured with sound analytical skills and able to work on multiple projects simultaneously. Previous experience with sourcing and category work across the Nordics or European region is an advantage.

In addition to this, you have the following qualifications:

  • MSc, BSc or other relevant education in Economics, Marketing, Sourcing or Supply Chain
  • 0-2 years of experience with procurement or Key Account Management from FMCG/retail, preferable experience from either meat, dairy, or fruit & vegetable categories
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Fluency in English and at least one Nordic language
  • Ability to travel when required


What you will get?


  • Great colleagues in McDonald's in the Nordics
  • Development opportunities
  • Local benefits (depending on the country you are based in)
  • Focus on work-life-balance
  • A hybrid way of working

McDonalds in the Nordics is collaborating with Nigel Wright Group for this recruitment. We look forward to your application with an updated CV. If you have any questions about the role or the recruitment process include these in your application. Please also note that the applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis.