Global Category Manager at Amazon

Global Category Manager Details

May 10, 2019, 4:22 a.m.
Corporate Operations
Finance Operations
Seattle, Washington
Corporate Procurement team Corporate Procurement team
At Amazon, our vision is to be Earth's most customer-centric company. Our passion for invention leads us to pioneer and globalize new businesses and customer offerings daily. As we rapidly become the world’s largest consumer of corporate services in many categories, the Corporate Procurement team is fueling our explosive growth by identifying innovative sourcing strategies and negotiating sustainable, long-term partnerships. Amazon is seeking a Global Category Manager (GCM) to join the Corporate Procurement team. GCMs serve in a pivotal role, leading strategic sourcing engagements across a wide range of business units to enable new business initiatives to launch and scale rapidly. Spend categories under management include Marketing, Professional Services, Software and Technology, HR, Travel, Temp Labor, Architecture, Construction, and Facilities. Key leadership traits required include the ability to influence and form strong partnerships with business leaders, and operational excellence

· 7+ years of relevant strategic sourcing experience, to include a minimum of 4+ years in an indirect procurement function at a multinational corporation with global contracts. · 7+ years of in-depth procurement practices (category management, bench-marking, should-cost models, RFX, reverse auction, contracting, etc.). · Education: BS/BA Degree in related field. · Master’s Degree (MBA/MS). · Strong negotiator with proven experience in setting negotiation strategies and conducting negotiations. · Extensive knowledge of the basic types of commercial agreement structures and the function and purpose
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