“Are you a Licensing & Project Manager with exceptional attention to detail? Do you have a can-do mentality, can you push yourself and others forward and are you eager to contribute to Arovo’s ambitious growth plans?”


Arovo is expanding rapidly and is therefore looking for an enthusiastic license & project manager who can create an overview and clear action points of the product development process. You will coordinate product development from A to Z. You are the one person who has contact with all departments from PD to Sourcing and Sales. Own input in various phases of the product development process is appreciated. You will be working in the team that is responsible for the product categories Personal Care, Multimedia and Fashion and taking care of brands like ELLE, Cosmopolitan and McGregor. You will be the main contact for all stakeholders in the product development process. Next to that you will be responsible for license management for 1 or more licenses within Arovo’s portfolio and possible new licenses in the future.


For close to 30 years Arovo has been designing and developing homewares products for the largest retail chains in Europe and beyond. Starting with ceramic dinnerware – in which Arovo is now one of the largest suppliers in Europe – Arovo has expanded into kitchenware, home décor, personal care, multimedia, and fashion. As well as designing and sourcing for private label customers in these categories we also offer leading international brands including MasterChef, The Great British Bake Off, ELLE, Cosmopolitan and McGregor.

One simple mission brings this diverse range of categories and brands together – Beautifully designed products at mass market prices. Our customers tell you that this is what differentiates Arovo.



Product concept

          • Prepare product and/or packaging briefings (based on the Brand plans and/or customer requests)
          • Manage artwork content
          • Product and packaging requirements
          • Customer and brand requirements
          • Legal and technical requirements

Product & packaging

          • Collect all product and packaging information from sales, sourcing, and product development
          • Manage legal requirements with 3rd party
          • Manage translations with 3rd party
          • Sample and packaging approvals (incl. customer and licensor approval)
          • Back planning per brand plan and/or per order
          • Timings and deadlines for artworks, samples and approvals


Manage all communication and approvals with the brand
          • Regular update meetings with brand
          • Product approvals
          • Packaging approvals
          • Preproduction/Production sample approvals
          • Digital asset / marketing approvals
          • Royalty reporting as per the contract (provided by finance)
          • Reporting of Invoiced/Booked/Forecast vs Minimum Guarantee
          • Status of ranges
          • Status of approvals
 Provide sales support
          • Photography samples and packaging (lifestyle photography)
          • Coordinate Sales presentations
          • Coordinate Product catalogues
          • Supporting materials for events, fairs etc.


Have a BSc or MSc degree

Have around 4 years experience in a similar job
Have excellent organizational skills
Have a helicopter view
Are a self-starter and get the job done with a smile

Have excellent communication skills in English (Dutch is a pre)



  • The opportunity to work at a dynamic, multi-national company;
  • The chance to learn and grow in your role with the potential for future growth;
  • Tasty and healthy lunch;
  • A great workplace – with inspiring showrooms, events, fun-loving colleagues and of course all of the other amazing salary and benefit stuff.


Choosing to join Arovo is choosing to join a company that is still writing its story. Despite our near 30-year history more than half of the Arovo team joined in the last 5 years…since we entered a period of hyper-growth. We are not ashamed to say we are still shaping who we are, evolving what we stand for, and working out who we want to be in the longer term. Joining Arovo offers you the opportunity to participate in answering these questions, plus the chance to advance rapidly in a fast-growing organization.


Does this sound like the place to be for you? We can’t wait to be convinced! Send us your resume and motivation and for any job-specific questions feel free to reach out to our Commercial Director, Thijs Bierbooms by phone (0652093073).