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Sr. Vendor Manager, Amazon Business

Sr. Vendor Manager, Amazon Business

Job ID 
517331
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
3/28/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Buying, Planning, & Instock Management
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Amazon.com is looking for talented, driven and entrepreneurial people to focus on building our B2B product selection in Consumables, specifically focused on non perishable grocery. This Sr. Vendor Manager position offers an exciting opportunity to take a critical role in building one of Amazon’s fastest growing businesses.

Amazon recently launched Amazon Business, a new marketplace on Amazon.com that combines the selection, convenience and value customers have come to know and love from Amazon, with new features and unique benefits tailored to businesses. Amazon Business provides easy access to hundreds of millions of products as well as business-only selection and pricing.

Core Responsibilities
Our environment is very fast-paced, and requires someone who is highly enthusiastic, flexible, detail-oriented, analytical, and comfortable working with multiple teams in a very ambiguous area. The successful candidate must be able to effectively engage with vendors to pitch Amazon Business’ value proposition, convince them to join our platform and provide tailored on-boarding support:
  • Identify, negotiate and onboard Business-relevant selection and vendors
  • Guide vendors through product set up process and partner with product set up support teams to resolve issues
  • Manage vendor performance to optimize selection, pricing, availability to increase sales and vendor satisfaction
  • Implement and track metrics for recording the success and quality of your vendors.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in sales, buying, account management, consulting and/or marketing preferably in eCommerce or B2B industries
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills; strong writing and speaking skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects - prioritization, planning and time management
  • Proactive attitude, detail oriented, fast learner and team player
  • Proven analytical skills – ability to analyze large data sets to make strategic decisions



Preferred Qualifications


  • 2+ years of proven results in B2B space
  • MBA preferred