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Amazon Buyer/Vendor Manager, Amazon Fresh in Arlington, Virginia

Description

We are looking for a curious, customer obsessed, driven and creative individual to join the Amazon Fresh vendor management team. The Buyer/Vendor Manager will engage directly with multiple internal teams to optimize the assortment for key vendors and brands. You will utilize a wide range of skills and work across major functional areas such as category management, pricing, inventory management, operations, marketing, and finance to drive the performance of strategic vendor partners at Amazon. You will own a wide SKU count for your vendors so that your work is varied and challenging.

The candidate possesses experience in buying, marketing, and/or finance, with a track record of successful relationship management, strong analytical acumen, and experience generating and managing reporting and analysis. Great communication skills, understanding of Excel, and familiarity with SQL will be essential to your success. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who will take ownership of projects and business problems to deliver a successful result.

Key job responsibilities

Our environment is fast-paced, and requires someone who is flexible, detail-oriented, analytical, and comfortable working with multiple teams, vendors, partners, and management.

On a day to day basis, you will:

  • Be the ‘business owner’ for your vendors and brands, working autonomously and possessing a complete understanding of internal and external variables that impact your vendors

  • Coordinate cross-functional teams, and communicate with internal and external partners, while meeting tight deadlines

  • Conduct financial analysis of business opportunities to meet and exceed revenue and profitability goals for your vendors

  • Analyze weekly and monthly vendor performance metrics and manage communication with internal and external stakeholders to hit financial targets

  • Provide input for your vendor and brands regarding promotional activity, space allocation, pricing, productivity analysis, and forecasting

About the team

Amazon Fresh is a dynamic and innovative org, where we are passionate about revolutionizing the grocery shopping experience. We are a team of diverse group of talented professionals dedicated to reshaping how customers access and enjoy fresh, high-quality products. At Amazon Fresh, we embrace a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment that encourages creativity, agility, and a commitment to delivering unparalleled service in the rapidly evolving world of online grocery. Together, we are building the future of convenience and customer satisfaction at the intersection of technology and everyday essentials.

Basic Qualifications

  • 1+ years of account management, project or program management or buying experience

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Experience using Excel and other business analytic tools

  • Experience using analytical specific tools such as Google analytics, SQL or HTML

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in online retail

  • Knowledge of SQL

  • Experience with pricing and selection strategy

  • Experience in process improvement

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $48,300/year in our lowest geographic market up to $103,400/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.

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