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Amazon Summer Internship – Vendor Manager In Alameda

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    Job Description:

    The Vendor Manager (VM) position is for a passionate customer and category advocate within Amazon, with proven analytical capabilities and project management skills, great attention to detail, and the ability to effectively prioritize and multi-task and a proven record of driving category growth. The VM is an effective leader and communicator in working with some of Amazon’s most important partners and vendors, as well as with internal colleagues and cross-functional leaders. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with a passion for retail and a high level of flexibility and commitment.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Work cross-functionally with counterparts across in-stock management, marketing, finance, Amazon programs, and retail systems to operate and grow the business
    • Lead effective negotiations with vendors to establish joint goals, improve cost structure, and sustainably grow the P&L
    • Continually improve and automate manual processes to enable you and your team to scale better as the business grows
    • Act as the ‘business owner’ for assigned vendors/categories, possessing a complete understanding of the strategic context of internal and external variables that impact your business. This entails owning forecasting, monitoring, reporting on the business, along with contributing to driving projects and promotional strategy to achieve business goals.
    • Conduct financial analysis of business opportunities to meet and exceed revenue and profitability targets
    • As an innovator within the company, you will influence the design of your category, as well as contribute to new product groups and improve the customer experience to deliver further growth
    • Have a thorough understanding of the industry, seasonality and business trends/events, and continually monitor competitor/industry developments
    • Create business plans for new opportunities and develop and execute project plans for the launch of new features, incorporating merchandising and pricing strategies
    • Concisely represent your business to senior Amazon leaders through reporting, business reviews, financial planning sessions, and escalations

    Job Requirements/Qualifications:

    • Fluent in English, both written and verbal
    • Experience with data analysis and P&L ownership
    • Experience in an e-commerce, retail, key account management/consulting environment with a proven track record of delivering results
    • Professional experience negotiating with internal and external stakeholders
    • Bachelor’s degree

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