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Sr. Category Leader Pan-EU Apparel Brands

Sr. Category Leader Pan-EU Apparel Brands

Amazon EU SARL (Germany Branch)
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Job Description

Work hard, have fun, make history.
Amazon’s Fashion team is looking for an exceptionally motivated and talented Category Leader (m/f) for Pan-EU Apparel Brands with a strong customer focus. This leader will have responsibility for all merchandising functions supporting the category including vendor management, planning and in stock management for all pan-EU brands. This leader will work closely together with local online content management teams across Europe. This leader will manage a team whose primary goal is to promote category awareness across Europe, creating the earth's greatest shopping experience – a store featuring more products, brands, better & more compelling content than any store, online or off!

Your Responsibilities:
· Have management accountability for a broad range of responsibilities which drive innovative thinking aimed at improving customer experience, vendor relationships and the operational base for the business.
· Be accountable for all important merchandising metrics for the business such as unit growth, inventory turns and in-stock rates.
· Translate category metrics into actionable plans, and determine the decisions that must be made with the different inputs which drive category performance.
· Create sustainable process improvements which drive year-over-year progress in the category.
· Identify new approaches for improving selection and category awareness to better manage the performance of the category over the long run.
· Define the customer experience and represent that to senior executives, vendors and third party merchants, as well as the category team.
· Focus on talent management of the team which includes effectively recruiting and developing the best, and optimally directing the work and organization goals to deliver aggressive results.

Notwendige Qualifikationen

Basic Qualifications:
· University degree ideally in a technical or analytical discipline
· Multiple years of professional experience in either ecommerce, retail or consulting within a demanding corporate environment
· Strong retail or product background with proven ability to drive change
· Special affinity for numbers, analyses and reports
· Proven analytical skills
· A great deal of personal initiative, creativity, decisiveness and team spirit
· A feel for customer needs and a high degree of innovative process
· Fashion industry experience and a good fashion sense
· A strategic way of thinking and strong hands-on mentality
· Clear evidence of managing and motivating a team, both direct and indirect reports
· Excellent English skills – both verbal and written

Wünschenswerte Qualifikationen

If you are interested we are looking forward to receiving your application in English.

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