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Manager, Vendor Management, Amazon Fresh Grocery



New York, NY, USA · Seattle, WA, USA · Arlington, VA, USA · London, UK · United States
Posted on Monday, July 8, 2024


Amazon Fresh Grocery is looking for a strategic, highly analytical, and experienced leader to join the team as a Manager of Vendor Management in the Beverages category. Within this role, the individual will manage a team of Vendor Managers, set the strategic direction for the categories, and develop and maintain strong relationships with vendors.

Beverages are a critical, "must win" category within grocery with exciting opportunities to build a strong customer-focused business with sustainable profitability.

Key job responsibilities
- Hiring, developing and leading a team of Retail Vendor Managers.
- Managing a full P&L, including planning, forecasting and driving growth for the categories, possessing a complete understanding of internal and external variables that impact the business.
- Setting goals and strategic direction for the business, ensuring alignment with broader business goals and vision.
- Driving strategic negotiations with external vendors.
- Generating and implementing big ideas to drive business improvement, innovation, and scale within the category and across the retail business as a whole.
-Leading cross functional collaboration on necessary systems and processes to support business needs, including retail systems, site merchandising and in-stock.
- Identifying industry trends that are relevant to customer selection and experience
- Innovating and implementing new customer and vendor programs.
- Representing Amazon when meeting with senior executive teams from top vendors and building long term strategic relationships.


- 3+ years of team management experience
- 5+ years of account management, project or program management or buying experience
- Bachelor's degree
- Experience with vendor negotiations, pricing and promotion or inventory management
- Experience driving internal cross-team collaboration


- Experience using data to influence business decisions
- 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 $126,000/year in our lowest geographic market up to $208,300/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. This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.