Retail Associate Vendor Manager needed at Amazon Web Services

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Job title : Retail Associate Vendor Manager

Job Location : Western Cape, Cape Town

Deadline : July 13, 2024

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Job Description:

  • The Associate Vendor Manager position offers an exciting introduction to our on-line retail business and a broad training ground for future success. This role will work directly with strategic and large vendors to grow their business through various levers including merchandising/marketing, new product launches, pricing, inventory management, and supply chain optimization. The Associate Vendor Manager will also work with multiple internal teams and management as they grow and improve their vendor’s success at Amazon. This role will be both strategic and tactical.

Key job responsibilities
The Associate Vendor Manager role will be responsible for the following:

  • Acting as the ‘business owner’ for their vendors, possessing a complete understanding of internal and external variables that impact the business
  • Owning forecasting, monitoring, understanding and reporting on vendor, along with responsibility for driving strategic supply chain projects and promotions to achieve business objectives
  • Proactively negotiating costs, promotional opportunities, and other business inputs for the vendor — autonomously
  • Conducting pricing and ROI analysis and making recommendations for initiatives that optimize profit margin
  • Managing Purchase Orders and In-Stock analysis for the strategic brands
  • Optimizing the online presence and content of each product on the brand’s portfolio
  • Developing and executing marketing plans in order to drive awareness and purchases for the brand
  • Driving cross-category initiatives to improve operational process and deliver results
  • The role offers a unique opportunity to work at the most innovative online retailer and to develop strong functional skills in online merchandising/ marketing, buying, planning and forecasting, pricing, and business analysis. Vendor Specialist roles offer opportunity for greater responsibility and advancement into a variety of roles including Merchandising, Vendor Management and Inventory Management.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • A background (2+ years) in buying, account management, product management, project management, financial analysis and/or marketing
  • Proven negotiating skills, influencing abilities and relationship management experience
  • Experience analysing data to support business decisions


  • Supply chain, strategy, brand management or finance background
  • Excellent presentation, organization and account management skills
  • Able to prioritize and manage multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Project management skills
  • Ability to drive cross-functional initiatives influencing on competing priorities
  • Experience with business analysis and P&L management

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