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Senior Vendor Manager (Senior Buyer), Major Appliances

Senior Vendor Manager (Senior Buyer), Major Appliances

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Amazon is in search of a passionate, results-driven, and team-orientated Senior Vendor Manager to work on our fast-growing Major Appliance business

The successful candidate will achieve strong category growth, add new selection for our customers, develop & strengthen business relationships, deliver weekly and monthly business reviews, lead negotiations, partner on marketing and promotions, and drive operational improvements. A combination of strong analytical skills, attention to detail, passion for building new solutions, and ability to think big is needed to win in this business.

The Senior Vendor Manager should be motivated by growth in a dynamic environment focused on our customers. He/she must have excellent verbal & written communication, draw metric-based conclusions from extensive amounts of data, and partner with marketing/finance/inventory management to achieve top and bottom line results. Proven leadership, project management, presentation, and organizational skills are required to excel in a category that requires strategic and tactical work. Enthusiasm for the tools business is a plus.

Basic Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree required
  • 5+ years in buying, account management, product management, project management, financial analysis and/or marketing
  • 2+ years negotiation experience
  • strong analytical and quantitative skills; demonstrated ability to utilize data and metrics to develop sound business recommendations and drive decisions
  • excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to influence others inside and outside of Amazon
  • ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with a strong bias for action

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA
  • prior online retail experience is a plus
  • passion for the business, technology, and a world-class customer experience