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Manager Vendor Recruitment, Fashion, EU

Manager Vendor Recruitment, Fashion, EU

Amazon EU SARL (UK Branch)
Recruiting Team 


Job Description

The Retail Vendor Recruitment (RVR) team on-boards vendors in order to increase the selection available to Amazon customers across Europe. We are launching a fashion-dedicated team, which will require adjusting our processes to a new industry and over time building a team that will raise the bar on on-boarding excellence.

This pioneering effort will require a dedicated leader with a strong sense of ownership and sharp business acumen. He or she will demonstrate above-average skills on multiple dimensions: pitching the Amazon ecosystem to varied fashion brands, negotiating commercial terms, building relationships across a highly matrixed organization, analyzing complex data sets and managing multiple responsibilities within a fast-paced environment.

As the Manager, Retail Vendor Recruitment, EU Fashion you will:
  • Recruit and on-board new fashion brands.
  • Significantly increase the fashion selection available on the European Amazon sites.
  • Collaborate with Softlines management to scale the RVR function on their behalf.
  • Establish new tools and processes tailored to the Fashion world.
  • Determine the appropriate commercial model for Fashion brands.
  • Liaise with Amazonians across EU RVR and Retail on on-boarding best practices.
  • Collaborate with Finance on Operational Planning processes.
  • Report on selection growth and other key metrics to senior Retail stakeholders.
  • Provide strategic guidance to team members and stakeholders alike.

Notwendige Qualifikationen

  • The ideal candidate will have at least ten years of relevant ecommerce experience.
  • He or she brings first-hand negotiation experience to the role, ideally acquired in a sales or business development context.
  • Building strong relationships with stakeholders comes naturally to him or her.
  • Excellent analytical skills, and the ability to derive actionable insights from large amounts of data.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; at ease when dealing with senior management.
  • Strong bias for action, able to juggle multiple priorities and excel in a lean work environment.
  • Able to understand technical issues and their implications.

W├╝nschenswerte Qualifikationen

  • Advanced Excel skills preferable.
  • Experience in the Fashion industry a plus.