Senior Manager Buying, Watches

Jun 05, 2013
Jul 05, 2013
Full Time
Amazon's Jewelry & Watch team is looking for a driven, strategic, and highly analytical Senior Manager, Vendor Management (Buying) with a passion for the Watch industry and proven experience owning a high growth business operation and driving thought leadership. It is a pivotal role that will contribute to the evolution and success of one of the fastest growing businesses in the company. If you're inspired by a new challenge, the thought of contributing to a business in a significant way, and leading a team to do it, this is the position for you.
The Senior Manager of Buying will have P&L responsibility and will be responsible for leading a high performing team responsible for vendor relationship management and negotiations, setting strategy for driving growth, driving sales and promotions, managing category profitability, optimizing pricing, and implementing cost-out and operational performance improvements and adding overall scalable efficiency of the organization. This role has ownership of identifying and driving through the team of Vendor Managers; new initiatives with vendors across the Watch category to help drive selection expansion, grow sales and deliver on key business opportunities. The Senior Manager accomplishes this by applying data driven decisions, leading continuous process improvements, driving system and process automation with key internal teams, and maintaining a deep knowledge of the product line and its customers. You will be a thought leader by influencing others to take action through scalable systems and processes, rather than just addressing issues. You own identifying and driving these improvements across the business segment. You will contribute to the annual planning process and final plan in coordination with the Jewelry & Watches leadership team.