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Senior Vendor Manager - Kitchen

Senior Vendor Manager - Kitchen

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Job Description strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online, at low prices and great convenience. continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform.

Amazon is looking for a talented, proactive and customer-obsessed professional to drive the development of the Kitchen category in Spain. The role will be based in Madrid.

The role will comprise establishing commercial relationships with key segment manufacturers and distributors, integrating them in our logistic and catalog systems, planning the purchases of season collections and managing inventory levels. Furthermore you will coordinate marketing activities and to drive projects to improve catalog quality and navigation and purchasing experience.

  • Drive selection (direct/ indirect supply, priority brands and terms)
  • Establish relationships and conclude agreements/deals with leading brands.
  • Execute technical integration with suppliers and lead projects to more efficiently source stock, manage prices, execute promotions and assimilate vendor catalogs.
  • Agree with vendors on promotions and marketing initiatives and coordinate with the Site Merchandising team to execute these activities
  • Demand forecasting: Create forecasts of demand based on multiple sources (local sales history, other locales data, external sources, vendor feedback)
  • In-stock monitoring: Daily monitoring of inventory levels to reduce stock-out/ overstock risk
  • Participate day-to-day operational aspects of the category, including gathering and addressing customer feedback, price monitoring, business improvement initiatives.
  • Be an ambassador within the industry and continuously enhance Amazon’s position.
  • You will have the opportunity to develop and progress within a dynamic and growing industry and get exposure to Amazon's top management in Europe.

Basic Qualifications

  • Strong experience in vendor account management, project management, and/or buyer position
  • Fluency in English as well as Spanish is essential
  • Inter-personal and communication skills, negotiation skills, analytical skills, bias for action, ownership, project management skills and A to Z business understanding are required
  • Successful candidates will be autonomous, tenacious and creative. They will quickly adapt to work in a fast paced environment where prioritizing and multitasking are essential.
  • Enthusiastic and team player spirit

Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant commercial category experience.
  • Experienced in consulting, dynamic or start up type environments a plus
  • Qualification to MBA level, or equivalent, preferably in a Business-related subject

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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