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Senior Vendor Manager, Sports Apparel


London, United Kingdom


£ Competitive basic salary + sign on bonuses + benefits

Work hard. Have fun. Make history. At Amazon we expect no more and no less from you. Ever since Amazon opened its virtual doors, our aim has been to become the most customer-centric company in the world. How? By having people like you who make sure that our customers can find everything that they are looking for online – at great value and convenience. Immerse yourself in an environment that is fast-paced, growing and continuously innovating to offer great opportunities for our customers and for you!

Your professional challenge within the category:
· You will build strong relationships and facilitate discussions with vendors to increase selection and engage them in growth opportunities.
· By analyzing customer data, as well as competitors and the market segment in general, you will identify selection gaps and seek out new vendors to fulfill this demand.
· You will help shape and manage the promotional strategy for your vendors, delivering compelling offers to our customers that drive profitable growth.
· As an innovator within the company, you will develop new product groups and improve the customer experience to deliver further growth.
· You will seek out ways to automate & simplify manual processes in order to improve productivity.
· You will work closely with the site merchandising, in-stock and product management teams for your category.
· The performance of your product category, customer experience and operational efficiency will determine your success.
· This role encompasses people management responsibilities within the vendor management team.

Is this a challenge you’d like to take on? Will you thrive in an environment like ours? If so, start looking forward to the excellent opportunities that we have to offer, along with an attractive compensation package. Join us and be a part of Amazon’s success!


· Professional experience including commercial negotiation, gained within major organisations in e-commerce or retail/FMCG.
· Relevant category experience in the apparel Sport/Outdoor sector.
· Demonstrable experience leading and managing a team.
· Proven ability to influence others in a business setting.
· Outstanding analytical skills, as demonstrated through prior roles held, and experience in planning and forecasting.
· Passionate self-starter, decisive and able to move with speed to implement ideas.
· A business focused way of thinking and a strong hands-on, results-driven mentality
· Excellent English skills.
· University degree from top ranked institution; relevant postgraduate qualification such as MBA


· Excellent knowledge of Excel and database work, with experience in SQL as a plus
· Strong communication skills and an assertive approach, whilst maintaining an ability to be vocally self-critical.
· University degree ideally in a technical or analytical discipline.


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