Job DescriptionAmazon\u2019s Office Products group is looking for a talented, smart, experienced and entrepreneurial Senior Vendor Manager to lead a retail product category in Office Electronics. As a Senior Vendor Manager, you will have accountability for the business results for your product subcategories. Your direct responsibility will be to manage performance of the product portfolio including developing and growing vendor relationships, negotiating contracts, expanding product selection and vendor base, setting prices, developing marketing programs, driving sales and margin improvements and creating best-in-class customer experiences. The successful candidate will be able to take his/her broad skill set and experience across multiple facets of a retail business (e.g., buying/vendor management, product management, operations, finance, marketing/merchandising) to identify and create growth opportunities. He/she will be able to deliver results at both a strategic and tactical level across all aspects of the business to innovate to achieve long-term growth. He/she will also have an important responsibility to grow and develop a team of vendor managers and brand specialists. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to move on to other leadership roles within Amazon. Office Products is a fast-growing, high impact, and exciting category with a high-powered team that seeks to build strong customer-focused businesses.
A background (4 years) in buying, account management, product management, project management, financial analysis and/or marketing
Proven negotiating skills, influencing abilities and relationship management experience
Strong organizational skills including prioritizing, scheduling, time management, and meeting deadlines
Solid communications skills \u2013 verbal and written
Strong analytic skills and expertise in Excel
Ability to think both strategically and tactically with strong attention to detail
Proven analytical skills and highly numerate
Technical aptitude and agility to learn web-based tools
e-Commerce experience preferred
Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results
Website : http://www.amazon.com/
Amazon, a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, Washington, is the global leader in e-commerce. Since Jeff Bezos started Amazon in 1995, we have significantly expanded our product offerings, international sites, and worldwide network of fulfillment and customer service centers. Today, Amazon offers everything from books and electronics to tennis rackets and diamond jewelry. We operate sites in Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain and United Kingdom and maintain dozens of fulfillment centers around the world which encompass more than 26 million square feet.