e-Commerce Data Specialist / Content manager

Are you a content specialist in the broadest sense? Would you like to contribute to the quality of product information? And ultimately, are you driven to improve our customers’ experience and help them find their products online in the best possible way? To further strengthen our e-Business team R...


Royal IHC

  • OpleidingsniveauHBO
  • CarrièreniveauErvaren (> 2 jaar)
  • UrenFulltime


Are you a content specialist in the broadest sense? Would you like to contribute to the quality of product information? And ultimately, are you driven to improve our customers’ experience and help them find their products online in the best possible way? To further strengthen our e-Business team Royal IHC is hiring an e-Commerce Data Specialist.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for someone who is data-driven and has a keen eye for detail to join the growing e-Business team within Royal IHC.  Working within the corporate e-Business team, you will play a supporting role by ensuring products are presented on our B2B online platform with all the information our customers need to find the right item. Ultimately, this means ensuring our products have images, detailed information and filters, and are displayed in the best way possible. 

As Data Specialist you will play a major part in co-developing the content strategy. In close collaboration with your e-Business team members, product and category managers and suppliers, you will develop and manage relevant, up-to-date and engaging (SEO-compliant) product and commercial content on the platform. Bringing products to life on the site is an extremely rewarding element in this role, as product data is the backbone of our e-commerce platform.   
We are looking for a driven team player who will help to take our e-Business solutions to the next level, as this area is essential to the growth strategy of our global services business. Attention to detail is extremely important because the assets you will be coordinating will be visible to customers, so accuracy while working as efficiently as possible is key. You will report to the Business Development & Marketing Manager of IHC. Please visit the IHC Service Portal and watch the demo of our online customer portal, which will be renewed in 2017:
Your responsibilities

  • assisting the Product Information Manager to help manage the product information on our global B2B e-Business platform
  • proactively monitoring the product range reports, which includes identifying new product ranges to be set up
  • product data optimisation (completeness and quality) in cooperation with suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • writing, improving and structuring high-quality, search-friendly e-commerce content in the specific content management systems
  • distributing content through the different channels, such as web and related product information systems, and keeping the channels up-to-date.

Your profile

To be eligible for this position, you must have the following:

  • experience in e-commerce data management in a B2B environment is a big advantage
  • you are familiar with, and thrive in, a corporate start-up environment
  • you have a data-driven mindset and solid Excel skills. Experience in working with databases or PIM systems is a plus
  • you have excellent time management and organisational skills. Balancing ad hoc requests and regular work is a daily occurrence
  • you have a keen eye for detail. All work performed will be visible to our customers
  • fuent writing skills in Dutch and English are essential
  • experience in working with Adobe Photoshop is a plus
  • you possess a bachelor’s degree or can work to a similar level
  • you have a strong hands-on mentality and show a high level of proactivity

Only candidates with work visa will be considered as viable candidates and an online assessment and screening can be part of the recruitment process.


Royal IHC offers you a challenging full-time job (part-time can be discussed) in a start-up environment with high growth ambitions. Your valued qualities and competences will be put to good use, both within our organisation as well as in the market place. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary, professional development opportunities, travel allowance, pension allowance, training courses and at least 40 days of leave per year.

Our organisation

Royal IHC (IHC) is the global market leader in the construction of specialized ships for wet mining and dredging activities, and an important player in the field of complex custom-built offshore ships. However, we do not stop there. For every ship, we also develop advanced equipment that is integrated seamlessly. In addition, we offer life-cycle support to our customers, which is available worldwide and for the lifetime of our products. If you look at our customer base, you will find prominent dredging companies, oil and gas conglomerates, offshore contractors and national governments. With offices worldwide, IHC has an international orientation. Today we have 3,000 colleagues working in various locations across The Netherlands and overseas. For more information about IHC please check:

The Marketing & e-Business department designs, develops and maintains e-Business solutions for all business units of Royal IHC worldwide. The e-Business solutions, like e-commerce platforms and system integrations, create value for our customers as well as our suppliers.


Are you interested in the position of e-Commerce Data Specialist and do you recognise yourself in the job description? Please respond directly through our website: or by using the apply button.

For more information about Royal IHC, the vacancy and the application process, please visit or call the Staffing department on +31 (0)88-015 4444.

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