Sr. Vendor Manager Business Development (f/m/d) - Tools / Home Improvement & Garden (Part Time)
Munich, BY, DE
vor 9 Std.

Work hard. Have fun. Make history.

Our overall mission is simple : We want Amazon to be the place where our customers can find, discover and buy anything online.

Whatever our customers want, we will find the means to deliver it. With your help, Amazon will continue to enable people to discover new worlds and implement innovation.

This is your chance to make history.

Amazon is looking for a smart, team-oriented, highly analytical leader to join the German, Munich based Tools / Home Improvement & Garden team in part time as Senior Vendor Manager, Business Development / Selection.

The focus of this role is the ownership of our selection expansion initiatives across our Tools / Home Improvement & Garden business units and responsibility of respective annual targets, these include :

  • identification and closure of gaps in the selection we offer to customers
  • Identification and on-boarding of new suppliers to our supplier base
  • Negotiation of terms & conditions on Sr. Executive level
  • Accompaniment of new suppliers during their first weeks and ensuring smooth handover to our Vendor Management teams across EU
  • The role also includes :

  • P&L responsibility for newly added suppliers
  • Ownership for weekly and monthly reporting to the skip-level manager
  • EU wide project responsibility
  • Analyzing and continuous improvement of existing processes and mechanisms
  • The best candidate will have a broad skill set including strong analytical horsepower, excellent business judgement as well as strong communication and negotiations skills.

    We look for a candidate with deep curiosity about how things work and a passion for creating a world class shopping experience for our customers.

    You must be willing to challenge the status quo in order to improve existing workflows and processes to enhance customer experience.

    Your key partners at work will be our core Vendor- and Instock Management teams that own the category management as well as finance business partners and product managers.

    You will have a large set of interfaces you are in contact with and act as central hub for selection expansion initiatives which are one of the key contributors to our overall growth and profitability.

  • University degree required ideally in an analytical discipline, e.g. business or engineering, ideally MBA
  • Experience in Vendor Management with a good portion of sales sills at a senior level for several years, ideally in an e-commerce, retail, key account management or consulting environment.
  • Excellent negotiation skills in German and English
  • Experience in building senior level internal and external relationships in a complex and dynamic organization and in influencing cross-functional teams
  • Strong communication skills and an assertive approach, whilst maintaining your ability to be vocally self-critical
  • A smart way of thinking in order to find innovative approaches for vendor management
  • A business focused way of thinking and a strong hands-on, results-driven mentality combined with a high desire to work strategically
  • Highly analytical skill set with aptitude for figures and data-driven argumentation, very good Excel Skills are a must
  • Passionate self-starter, decisive and able to move with speed to implement ideas
  • Master degree in Industrial Engineering, Management or Economics or MBA from leading business school
  • Several years relevant business experience
  • Strong commercial experience
  • Cross functional experience, especially finance, marketing or supply chain
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel and database work, with experience in SQL as a plus
  • Sounds interesting? We look forward to your application. Please apply online and upload your CV and a letter of motivation in one document (max. 5 MB).

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