Offers “Amazon”

Expires soon Amazon

Vendor Manager, Produce - Amazon Fresh Grocery Stores (Los Angeles, Seattle or Arlington)

  • Seattle (King)
  • Accounting / Management control

Job description

DESCRIPTION

Position will be located in Los Angeles, CA, Seattle, WA or Arlington, VA

Interested in working on an innovative and high-impact business that is changing the way customers think about grocery delivery? Amazon is looking for a bright, customer obsessed, driven and creative individual to join our team. The Vendor Manager will engage directly with multiple internal teams to optimize the product line for key manufacturers (vendors). You will utilize a wide range of skills and work across major functional areas such as site merchandising, buying, pricing, inventory management, operations, online marketing, and finance to drive the performance of category/sub-category at Amazon.

The candidate possesses experience in buying, marketing, and/or finance, with a track record of successful relationship management, strong analytical acumen, and experience generating and managing reporting and analysis. Great communication skills and understanding of Excel will be essential to your success. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who will take ownership of projects and business problems to a successful result.

Our environment is fast-paced, and requires someone who is flexible, detail-oriented, analytical, and comfortable working with multiple teams, vendors, partners, and management.

On a day to day basis, you will:
· Be the ‘business owner’ for your category/sub-category, working autonomously and possessing a complete understanding of internal and external variables that impact your business
· Develop a thorough understanding of the industry, seasonality and global trends/events, and continually monitor competitor/industry developments
· Coordinate cross-functional teams, and communicate with internal and external parties, while meeting tight deadlines
· Conduct financial analysis of business opportunities to meet and exceed revenue and profitability goals

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Bachelor’s degree or 3+ years of professional or military experience
· 3+ years of experience using Microsoft Excel
· Minimum 2 years of experience
· Proven negotiating skills, influencing abilities and relationship management experience
· Ability to think both strategically and tactically with strong attention to detail
· Ability to seamlessly work across functional and organizational boundaries, and reputation for influencing others and earning trust across levels and organizations
· Excellent analytical skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· MBA
· SQL expertise
· Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
· Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results
· Proven track record of delivering initiatives from conception through completion of large-scale projects
Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Desired profile

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Bachelor’s degree or 3+ years of professional or military experience
· 3+ years of experience using Microsoft Excel
· Minimum 2 years of experience
· Proven negotiating skills, influencing abilities and relationship management experience
· Ability to think both strategically and tactically with strong attention to detail
· Ability to seamlessly work across functional and organizational boundaries, and reputation for influencing others and earning trust across levels and organizations
· Excellent analytical skills

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