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Amazon Senior Vendor Manager, Lawn and Garden, Amazon in Seattle, Washington

Description

Amazon.com is looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working, and detail-oriented candidate to join the Lawn and Garden Vendor Management team. The Vendor Manager will work across all functional retail areas to grow and improve their vendor partners’ success at Amazon.

Key job responsibilities

The Amazon Lawn & Garden team is looking for a dynamic Senior Vendor Manager to join our team. Being part of L&G means partnering with a passionate group of retail leaders who set a high bar for success in an ever-changing environment. The Senior Vendor Manager will be responsible for building and managing a business, including creating, negotiating, and maintaining strong vendor relationships; innovating how we connect with and add value for customers; owning and driving the P&L (including reporting, unit, revenue, and margin growth); and working with stakeholder teams to deliver a better customer experience every day.

We are looking for a Senior Vendor Manager (SVM) to be a true L&G Customer and category advocate within Amazon, with proven analytical capabilities, extreme attention to detail, and the ability to effectively prioritize and multi-task. You must be an effective negotiator, leader and communicator in working with some of Amazon’s most important partners and vendors, as well as with internal cross-functional teams. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with a passion for retail, a high level of flexibility, commitment, and a sense of humor.

The successful Senior Vendor Manager must be able to:

Define a strategy for the business and break it down into actionable goals

Understand drivers and opportunities of the category P&L

Create and Manage relationships with vendors

Institute best practices and processes which can be replicated across all categories

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Arlington, VA, USA | Austin, TX, USA | Seattle, WA, USA

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of with Excel experience

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

  • Bachelor's degree, or 5+ years of professional or military experience

  • Experience using data to influence business decisions

  • Experience driving internal cross-team collaboration

  • Experience with business analysis and P&L management

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience driving direction and alignment with cross-functional teams

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 $96,900/year in our lowest geographic market up to $185,000/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. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.

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