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Retail Vendor Specialist needed at Amazon

Job title : Retail Vendor Specialist

Job Location : Western Cape, Cape Town

Deadline : April 08, 2024

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Key job responsibilities

The Vendor Specialist 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.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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

How to Apply for this Offer

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