• Senior Merchandising Planning Manager - Retail

    Location UK-London
    Posted Date 6 months ago(14/11/2017 16:39)
    Job ID
    291876
    Company
    Amazon EU SARL (UK Branch)
  • Job Description

    Posting date: 15th August 2017
    Closing date: 12th September 2017

    Salary: £Competitive + bonuses + stock
    Location: London

    In this role you will work to improve product availability, creating the earth's greatest shopping experience – a store featuring more products, brands & more compelling content than any store, online or off!

    Your Responsibilities:
    • Deliver maximum product availability in the category within budgeted inventory targets through effective end-to-end management of the supply chain.
    • Work with vendor manager on expanding selection, promotions, and optimum sourcing recommendations/decisions.
    • Drive system/process improvements in working with vendors on order management, vendor operations, and inventory management.
    • Complete financial metrics to improve efficiency and assist with in-stock management, including promotions, inventory replenishment, managing overstock inventory, and operations processes.
    • Be a leader beyond the category by giving user input to engineering teams across Amazon as they work to continuously improve buying systems and processes necessary for efficiency and growth.
    • Manage large scale catalog selection, be solution-oriented & able to integrate strong and clear data analysis and business rationale into sound decision making.
    • Manage multiple projects – prioritizing, planning and delegating appropriate tasks
    • Be a passionate category and customer advocate within Amazon.

    Basic Qualifications

    • University degree required, ideally in supply chain related, mathematics, engineering, economics or sciences field.
    • Professional experience in operations, inventory planning, demand forecasting, and/or product life cycles.
    • Must have a proven track record in taking ownership, driving results and moving with speed to implement ideas in a fast-paced online environment.
    • Highly analytical, flexible, action and results oriented, self-starting, and be comfortable with computer databases and tools.
    • Ability to operate clearly in an ambiguous environment; strong ability to influence.
    • Possesses strong analytical and numerical skills with strong experience of Excel, including Macros, V-Lookups and Pivot Tables and SQL.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • An effective communicator working with some of Amazon’s most important partners and vendors, as well as with internal colleagues and teams.
    • Experience working with IT professionals, and process improvement training like Kaizen or Six Sigma will be a plus.
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