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Senior Vendor Manager, Fitness, Sports & Outdoors

Amazon

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Amazon is looking for a team-oriented, highly analytical and passionate business leader to join the Sports & Outdoors team. The Senior Vendor Manager will be responsible for developing and managing a dynamic business in our Fitness category. This role is responsible for vendor relationship management and negotiations, driving sales/marketing/promotions, implementing operational performance improvements and creating a world class customer experience. The candidate will own their categories from start to finish and will be responsible for meeting the following targets: revenue and margin growth, selection count, in-stock rate, inventory turnover and aging as well as leading process/efficiency improvement targets. In addition, this position is expected to provide leadership across categories – driving systems, process, and customer experience improvements that will benefit all customers at amazon.com.

The successful Senior Vendor Manager must be able to:
• Contribute to a strategy for the business and break it down into actionable goals
• Understand drivers of and opportunities for 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 partners, while meeting tight deadlines

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor’s Degree
• 5+ years experience in Account Management, Project/Program Management, or Buying
• Experience using data to influence business decisions
• Experience driving internal cross-team collaboration

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

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.

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