Have you ever ordered a product on Amazon websites and when the box arrived wondered how you got it so fast, how much it would have cost Amazon, what kinds of transportation systems & processes must be running behind the scenes, and which contractual arrangements exist with our transportation carriers to organize parcels deliveries?
Do you like speed and fast moving environments? Do you look for a role where you can make a major impact on customer experience?
Are you interested to apply leading edge technical skills to deliver multi-million euros transportation savings? Do you look for an opportunity to navigate between running complex and analytical deep dives and preparing and moderating executive strategic meetings with of our main suppliers?
Do you want to join a young, dynamic, and successful team? Do you want to play a role in the rapid development of Amazon in Europe?
If so, the EU Transportation Procurement team is for you.
Amazon seeks a Transportation Procurement Manager to join our European Transportation Procurement Department to manage our transportation carriers.
Successful candidates will have the attitude of an entrepreneur always pushing the limits of what our carriers can do to deliver with higher quality, speed and innovation on behalf of Amazon customers.
They will combine strong analytical skills and problem solving mindset. This is a highly visible role given the annual spend in charge (€50 to €300MM) which requires partnering with Amazon country management, finance, legal, and other transportation teams.
The role is located in Luxembourg and will involve travels to the countries you will cover. Luxembourg is a city widely known for its beautiful setting and its openness to foreign nationals who represent over half of the population.
The city is located in a very privileged region of Europe with several major European cities within a 3-hour radius.
Transportation Procurement at Amazon Europe is all about creating and adding value through great category management, leadership, sourcing activities and supplier management.
Our team looks after suppliers across a full range of transportation sub-categories - including postal services, express deliveries and value added delivery services.
This role has responsibility to define and implement transportation procurement strategy for several countries in collaboration with a variety of stakeholders.
The Manager will have responsibility for contracts negotiation and subsequent supplier relationship management for relevant national postal operators and / or other local express carriers.
develop pre-approved standard clauses in order to maximize contract value and fulfilment of customer needs
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
A flexible, highly motivated self-starter, eager to develop pragmatic approaches / solutions to drive simplification and to succeed in a challenging environment
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