Manager, Vendor Management at Amazon

Manager, Vendor Management Details

June 25, 2019, 7:48 a.m.
Buying, Planning, & Instock Management
Retail Category Management: Home, Sports, Toys, Consumer Electronics and more
Seattle, Washington
The Manager, Vendor
Amazon is looking for a team-oriented, highly analytical and passionate leader to join the Sports and Outdoors team. The Manager, Vendor Management will be responsible for developing and leading a dynamic and creative vendor management team for our Cycling/E-rideable category. Within this role, the individual will manage a large team, set the category strategy, establish and maintain strong vendor partnerships and manage the category P and L. In addition, this position is expected to provide leadership across categories - driving systems, process, and customer experience improvements that will benefit all customers at The successful Manager, Vendor Manager must be able to: · Define a strategy for the business and break it down into actionable goals · · Lead their team to achieve said goals · · Understand drivers and opportunities of the category P and L · · Manage relationships with vendors · · Institute best practices and processes which can be replicated across all categories

· Bachelor’s degree · · Superior analytical skills and willingness to roll up sleeves to get it done · · Highly polished communication skills - speaking, writing, presenting and negotiating · · 5+ years’ experience in related field · · 2+ years’ experience hiring and managing a team · · Proficient with Excel and Word · MBA preferred · · Track record of results, setting strategy, and running a large volume and high profile business · · Experience in vendor negotiations, pricing and promotion, inventory management, and product development · · High threshold for working and thriving in an ambiguous,
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