• Senior Vendor Manager, EU Expansion

    Location LU-Luxembourg
    Posted Date 1 month ago(05/07/2018 12:01)
    Job ID
    685822
    Company
    Amazon EU SARL
  • Job Description

    At Amazon, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. If you'd like to help us build the place to find and buy anything online across the globe, this is your chance to make history. Amazon has a long record of growth and success in non-US geographies. Since launching its first European websites in 1998, Amazon has grown into a global leader in e-commerce, with customer-facing websites selling physical goods in five European countries, plus Japan, China, India, Canada, Mexico and Brazil. Amazon also manages a substantial cross-border business, serving customers in more than 100 countries every month with exports from our current websites.

    Amazon EU is looking for an experienced professional to create selection and support sourcing for all categories to better serve our Turkish speaking customers as part of EU Expansion Team. By analyzing customer data, as well as competitors and the market segment in general, you will identify sourcing opportunities. To fulfill this demand you will build long term relationships with vendors. You will work closely with the in-stock and vendor management teams for our local EU websites.

    Responsibilities

    · Increase selection and availability from new and existing vendors
    · Establish & manage long term relationships with vendors by driving negotiation and re-negotiation of their terms.
    · Drive campaigns and projects.
    · Liaise with the operations and instock management teams to assist in decision making processes for managing stock and inventory.
    · Build internal and external metric reports to monitor new selection.
    · Be an ambassador within the industry and consistently enhance Amazon EU’s position.
    · Support projects to more efficiently source stock and set up new items.
    Background and skills of successful candidates also include:
    · Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    · Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do whatever is necessary

    Basic Qualifications

    · 5+ years of relevant experience
    · Strong business judgment with a track record of successful negotiations and overall relationship management.
    · Tenacity to develop ideas independently and thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment is essential for success.
    · Ability to think strategically and tactically, with attention to detail.
    · Candidate must have strong communication skills and be fluent in English.

    Preferred Qualifications

    · MBA is preferred
    · Turkish language skills
    · Experience in Retail/FMCG/E-commerce is a plus

    The position is based in Amazon’s EU Headquarters in the city of Luxembourg. However once in Luxembourg relocation may be required. The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is a diverse and multicultural country located in the heart of Europe, bordered by France, Belgium and Germany.

    This role will part of the Luxembourg retail team under EU Expansions. The successful candidate will be an analytically driven team player who is motivated by an entrepreneurial, fast-paced and highly collaborative environment.

    All offers are contingent on the successful completion of a background check.

    Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build.

    By submitting your resume and application information, you authorize Amazon to transmit and store your information in the Amazon group of companies’ world-wide recruitment database, and to circulate that information as necessary for the purpose of evaluating your qualifications for this or other job vacancies.
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