Senior Vendor Manager, Sports

Posted on Nov 12, 2018 by Amazon

Seattle, WA 98101
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
DESCRIPTION Amazon is looking for a team-oriented, highly analytical and passionate business leader to join the Sporting Goods team. The Senior Vendor Manager will be responsible for developing and managing a dynamic business for our Sports category. Within this role, the individual will set the category strategy, establish and maintain strong vendor partnerships and manage the category P&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 Senior Vendor Manager must be able to: · Define a strategy for the business and break it down into actionable goals · Understand drivers and opportunities of the category P&L · Manage relationships with vendors · Institute best practices and processes which can be replicated across all categories · Lead change with cross-functional teams, and communicate with internal and external parties, while meeting tight deadlines BASIC QUALIFICATIONS · 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 · 4+ years' experience in related field · Proficient with Excel and Word PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS · 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, fast paced environment - figuring it out and adapting as you go · Ability to operate simultaneously and effectively in both tactical and strategic modes

Reference: 561320114

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