Amazon is looking for highly talented Senior Vendor Managers for our Madrid offices. Some of the categories (but not limited to) where we could have vacancies are:
Consumer Electronics and Personal Computers
Media (DVD, Music and Videogames)
Sports, Tools, Toys, Garden, Home and Kitchen
Fashion, Shoes, Apparel
The Senior Vendor Manager will establish strong relationships with key segment manufacturers and distributors, integrating them in our logistic and catalogue systems, planning the selection of season collections and managing inventory levels. Further responsibilities will be to coordinate marketing activities and to drive projects to improve catalog quality and navigation and customer purchasing experience.
Additionally, you will be a key member adding unique Spanish selection to our websites in Europe.
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 Amazons 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.
The role will be based in Madrid. Please, make sure to submit an English version of your CV when applying to this position.
Amazon 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. Amazon continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform.
Amazon offers a competitive salary and stock units. You will also have the opportunity to develop a rewarding career with one of Spain's leading online retailers.
Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build.
Bachelors Degree in Economics or Engineering.
5-7 years of working experience in management consulting, vendor account management, project management, and/or buyer position.
Strong business judgment with a track record of successful relationship management and people management skills.
Strong analytical skills (including advanced excel and database analysis).
Fluent in Spanish and English. Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Inter-personal and communication skills, negotiation 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 multi-tasking are essential.
Enthusiastic and team player spirit.
Post-graduate education / Masters level qualification (MBA from top tier school is a plus).
Experienced in startup type environments.
Working knowledge of additional languages.
Knowledge of Microsoft Access or SQL.