Are you an expert at helping customers move ideas forward from ambiguous to crystal-clear? Do you thrive on driving programs and projects that deliver value to a global organization?
Amazon's Technology Sourcing and Infrastructure (TSI) team is recruiting a Vendor Manager / Sourcing Manager who will be responsible for Amazon's Telecom Supply Chain for Corporate and Customer Service sites with focus on the EMEA region. The role includes expanding and managing the Telecom vendor base, as well as the demand pipeline from internal Amazon customers. Network connectivity is a critical lifeline for Amazon teams and the management of cost, delivery, availability and improvements will be central to the success of this position.
As a Telecom Business owner, you will engage upstream with technical leadership teams in helping to shape the strategy and drive execution for both internal and external facing projects across a variety of technologies and disciplines. You will be responsible for working with external vendors and leveraging internal capabilities across Amazon to deliver solutions. You will establish program requirements, initiate, structure, negotiate, and close new relationships as well as renewals of deals to grow the top and bottom line, establish a preferred vendor list, and implement Service Level Agreements (SLAs). You will work closely with global teams and drive standardization across the organization.
This role manages the day-to-day interaction with the Telecom vendors and conducts formal business and performance reviews (QBR's) with vendors and Amazon leadership, identifying key activities, setting strategic direction and establishing potential development opportunities. It monitors key performance indicators for adherence to contract requirements, SLAs, and performance expectations and leads efforts to resolve anomalies or exceptions.
This position will require 33-50% travel.