Senior Vendor Manager - Professional Healthcare & Scientific

Job ID: 1216603 | Amazon.com Services LLC

DESCRIPTION

In 2015, Amazon announced the launch of Amazon Business, a new marketplace on Amazon.com that combines the selection, convenience and value customers have come to know and love from Amazon, with new features and unique benefits tailored to businesses. In the last year Amazon Business has grown significantly surpassing $10B in sales and attracting millions of business customers.

The Professional Healthcare & Scientific team is looking for a self-driven Senior Vendor Management candidate that has a proven track record of delivering results in a B2B industry. He/She will play a critical role in managing strategic suppliers to drive the profitability and topline performance for their category and partnering with the Amazon Business team to drive growing of the strategically important Healthcare and Education customer segments.

The Senior Vendor Manager is responsible for managing the full scope of their category and vendor portfolio, driving the topline performance and profitability for their business. He/she owns the end-to-end vendor relationship, from signing new vendors, leading negotiations, managing promotional activities and resolving operational or logistics issues that impact our customer. He/she will leverage key metrics to develop customer insights to drive innovation, and will leverage these insights to drive vendor participation in marketing, merchandising and promotional activities in order to drive overall business growth.

The ideal candidate will balance their responsibilities as a Senior Vendor Manager with setting the vision for new programs and delivering high impact projects. He/She will be able to effectively work cross-functionally with finance, marketing, operations, sales, compliance, and legal. This is a great opportunity for a results-oriented, entrepreneurial individual who knows how to identify market needs and opportunities, invent creative solutions to address those opportunities, and build best in class internal processes and programs to improve the supplier and customer experience. They will be able to define product objectives and roadmaps, maintain focus and drive ideas from conception to delivery.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Statistics, Marketing, Finance, Supply Chain or Engineering
· Ability to think both strategically and tactically with strong attention to detail in a high-energy, fast-paced environment
· Supply chain, inventory management, finance, vendor and/or project management experience
· Proven ability to manage large and complicated projects with experience leading cross-functional projects and teams, driving results
· Demonstrated experience and proficiency in effective communication of goals and strategies across multiple leadership levels of an organization
· Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
· Proficiency in analysis tools including Microsoft Excel, SQL

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Graduate degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Statistics, Marketing, Finance, Supply Chain, or Engineering. Healthcare industry experience preferred.
· 3+ years of experience in eCommerce
· Ability to think both strategically and tactically with strong attention to detail in a high-energy, fast-paced environment
· Supply chain, inventory management, finance, vendor and/or project management experience
· Proven ability to manage large and complicated projects with experience leading cross-functional projects and teams, driving results
· Demonstrated experience and proficiency in effective communication of goals and strategies across multiple leadership levels of an organization
· Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
· Proficiency in analysis tools including Microsoft Excel, SQL