Amazon.com Senior Vendor Manager Consumables (m/f) in Munich, Germany

Amazon is looking for a Senior Vendor Manager Consumables (m/f) with proven experiences in detailed execution to manage a strategic sector within our Consumables category. You will deliver exceptional growth in sales, free cash flow, and market segment share by defining the strategic direction for the business. The ideal candidate will be responsible for ensuring a well-articulated assortment strategy by geography and price point, building and expanding vendor relationships, improving margin, managing pricing, leading operational process improvements, and turn/instock optimization for the various categories and vendors. The successful candidate will have a direct and important role in growing this business; experience in scaling new businesses, as well as recruiting, developing and motivating fast-growing teams is essential. The person will focus on delivering a world-class customer experience and exceptional sales and margin growth. The person who joins our team in this critical position must share our passion and commitment.

Key Skills and Responsibilities

Consumables is a fast growing, dynamic, and high impact category. The ideal candidate will be naturally curious, have a high level of flexibility and commitment, and a strong drive to win. The ideal candidate will be a strong leader, great communicator and negotiator, and will have the business judgment and analytical horsepower to break down complex problems, the willingness to roll up his or her sleeves and a strong interest in Amazon’s retail business. Additionally, this leader will be strong at hiring & developing people, working with Chief Operating Officers, Presidents, or Vice Presidents of large, high profile Vendors and Suppliers in areas such as strategic planning and contract negotiations, and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. The successful candidate will be entrepreneurial, innovative, and excel at “thinking big,” while also recognizing the need to coordinate his or her team’s activities within the established structure of a large, fast-growing company. Defining and implementing long term business strategies based on industry trends and competitive analysis and the ability to think outside of the box to solve complex problems are key to success.

In the first year the candidate will deliver top and bottom line growth as established by senior leadership, improve the customer experience through assortment planning and instock management, and mentor and develop top talent and build a strong team.

For this position we expect:

  • Several years in buying, product management, sales, and/or marketing

  • Proficiency in Excel and data analysis

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to influence others internally and externally.

  • Outstanding organizational, attention to detail and multi-tasking skills.

  • Demonstrated positive, results oriented attitude.

  • Excellent team player capable of learning and sharing knowledge in a team environment.

Further qualifications would be a plus:

• Consumables experience preferred

• Excellent communication (verbal and written) and collaboration skills that enable you to earn trust at all levels.

• Superior analytical skills. Demonstrated ability to identify and solve ambiguous problems. In particular, identifying customer needs and inventing new ways to meet those needs

• Extreme attention to detail and willingness to roll up your sleeves.

• Online experience preferred.

• Proven experience working on cross-functional projects.

Your benefits:

  • The opportunity to work for a leading worldwide online retailer

  • An engaging working environment with excellent career progression

  • A competitive salary including stock units and other benefits

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AMZR Req ID: 455440