Manager, Vendor Management, Nutrition and Wellness


: $63,000.00 - $83,000.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Non-Executive Management

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Amazon is seeking a general manager with proven experience in strategy, execution, negotiation, and team development to lead a team of Vendor Managers for its Nutrition and Wellness business. As the Manager, Vendor Management, you will own the Retail P&L and will be responsible for leading and developing a high performing team, setting strategy for your category to drive profitable growth, creating strong partnerships with vendors, running day-to-day operations, and delivering innovation to improve the customer experience.
The best candidate will have a broad skill set, with demonstrated career progression and a proven track record of delivering results. The successful candidate will possess strong analytical acumen, superb business judgment, strategic negotiation skills, and a propensity to dive deep to solve complex problems. You will also have a passion for creating a world class shopping experience for our customers. You must understand the competitive and industry landscape and must have the leadership presence and communication skills to effectively work with vendors at all levels of their organization. You must be a self-starter and be able to execute at both a tactical and strategic level with a strong attention to detail.
As a Manager, Vendor Management you will be responsible for:
* Managing a full P&L, including planning, forecasting and driving growth for the category, possessing a complete understanding of internal and external variables that impact the business.
* Setting goals and strategic direction for the business, ensuring alignment with broader business goals and vision.
* Driving strategic negotiations with external vendors.
* Hiring, developing and leading a team of Retail Vendor Managers.
* Generating and implementing big ideas to drive business improvements, innovation, and scale within the category and across the Retail business.
* Leading cross functional collaboration on necessary systems and processes to support business needs, including retail systems, site merchandising and in-stock.
* Identifying industry trends that are relevant to customer selection and experience.
* Collaborating on Marketing and Merchandising initiatives.
* Innovating and implementing new customer and vendor programs.
* Representing Amazon when meeting with senior executive teams from top vendors and building long term strategic relationships
Basic Qualifications
* Bachelor's degree
* 3-5 years of relevant senior level experience in retail, operations, and/or business management/consulting with a proven history of delivering results
* 3+ years experience in negotiations and vendor management
* 3+ years experience hiring and managing a team
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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