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Amazon Corporate LLC Senior Vendor Manager in Seattle, Washington

DESCRIPTIONAmazon Pets is looking for an entrepreneurial Senior Vendor Manager (SVM) to develop new business for the fast-paced and growing Pets category. This is not your playbook SVM role. The Senior Vendor Manager will work on a highly visible team responsible for building his/her own business from the ground up and will own all aspects of their business. He/she will analyze data to identify key brands to target, initiate long term relationships with brands' senior management, resolve operational, logistical or business issues, lead negotiations on Amazon's behalf and once signed, help the brands onboard and grow on Amazon.Successful candidates will be highly adept at Earning Trust and demonstrate an ability to influence some of Amazon's most important partners and vendors, as well as internal cross-functional teams. They are passionate about building relationships, finding creative solutions to challenging blockers presented in the industry, and launching new brands from scratch. They will have the opportunities to walk the show rooms at Pet Industry Trade Shows and Conferences, present to strategic vendors face to face, and drive conversations at the highest level (usually CEO, COO) to influence the result. They must be excellent problem solvers, great at identifying potential obstacles, implementing quick work-around solutions, and Inventing and Simplifying tasks to scale. The ideal candidate will be an autonomous self-starter, have strong Ownership, comfortable navigating ambiguity with a Bias for Action, and be able to Deliver Results in a fast paced business environment where prioritizing and multi-tasking are essential.BASIC QUALIFICATIONS*.and.nbsp; * 5+ years professional experience in retail buying/planning, sales, management consulting or related experience..and.nbsp; * Bachelor's degree Required.and.nbsp; * Professional experience in negotiating with internal and external stakeholders.and.nbsp; * Strong analytical and quantitative skills; strong bias towards data-based decision making.and.nbsp; * Experience with financial analysis and P.and.amp;L ownership.and.nbsp; * Experience managing large data sets and utilizing to drive performance and process improvements..and.nbsp; * Proficiency with Excel and extracting data through varied reporting tools in order to drive and influence business decisions.and.nbsp; * Fluent in English. Strong written and verbal communication skills..and.nbsp; * Up to 35% travel requiredPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS* Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Statistics, Marketing, Finance, Supply Chain, Engineering or a related field* Post-graduate education / Masters level qualification (MBA from top tier school is a plus)* Proven ability to manage large and complicated projects with experience leading cross-functional projects and teams* Ability to think and react in a high-energy, fast paced environment* Strong proficiency in analysis tools including Microsoft Excel, SQL, and statistics software* Strong people leader and developer of talent* Experience with selection, pricing, operations, and marketing strategy* Experience working with remote teamsAmazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer .and.ndash; Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age

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