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Senior Vendor Manager (m/w) Beauty

Senior Vendor Manager (m/w) Beauty

Amazon EU SARL (Germany Branch)
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Job Description

Work hard. Have fun. Make history.
Amazon’s overall mission is simple: We want Amazon to be the place where customers can find, discover and buy anything online. Whatever 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 Beauty product line team as

Senior Vendor Manager (m/f) based in Munich.

This is how you can contribute to our success:
  • work on the vendor management strategy for the Beauty category
  • Build strong and sustainable relationships at an executive level with our vendors. Find creative solutions in negotiations and facilitate discussions in order to drive profitable growth
  • Deliver selection growth and increase value for our customers by managing and developing a team of experienced vendor managers
  • As a leader within the business you will share best practice across categories, also contributing to the international know how
  • Turn in-depth analysis into strategic insight, present these in convincing figures and turn them into action
  • Seek out ways to automate and simplify manual processes in order to improve productivity

Notwendige Qualifikationen

  • University degree required ideally in an analytical discipline, e.g. business or engineering
  • Vendor Management, buyer or purchasing / procurement experience, ideally in a FMCG environment
  • Experience in managing and developing a high performance team
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills in German and English are essential
  • Experience in building executive level internal and external relationships in a complex and dynamic organization and in influencing cross-functional teams
  • Strong interpersonal 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

Wünschenswerte Qualifikationen

  • MBA from leading business school
  • Cross functional experience, especially finance, marketing or supply chain
  • Strong commercial experience (e.g. P&L)
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel and database work, with experience in SQL as a plus

Is this a challenge you would like to take on?
Is this the kind of environment in which you thrive? If so, start looking forward to the excellent opportunities we have to offer your professional development, as well as our attractive compensation package that will make you a part of our company’s success.

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