Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online.
Join our exciting world of Consumables Private Brands in the EU, where we are launching our own line of brands across all Consumables categories (Food & Beverages, Health, Personal Care, Beauty, Household Consumables, Pets, Sport Nutrition, Personal Care Appliances).
We’re looking for a highly motivated, customer-obsessed, results driven and analytical Senior Category Manager - Food & Beverages, who will own product development, sourcing, ongoing category management and the P&L for the Grocery categories in scope.
The geographic scope of the role is Pan-EU, and the candidate will work closely with the EU PB leadership, EU category teams and global Private Brands teams in the US, Japan and India.
The position is based in Luxembourg at the Amazon EU HQ.
The ideal candidate is a smart, hard-working and creative person who loves solving challenging problems and getting it done’.
The candidate should feel comfortable dealing with ambiguity and working in an entrepreneurial environment.
Key responsibilities include :
Increasing selection by identifying new product development opportunities
Working autonomously to onboard relevant Food & Beverages selection across the EU
Negotiating with and onboarding vendors to add selection in line with our tenets, and managing vendor relationships on an ongoing basis
Managing categories and products, by delivering top and bottom line growth for categories in scope
Creating a data driven long term roadmap for each category
Analyzing key P&L metrics, and recommending and implementing actions to improve product performance
Managing the end-to-end product lifecycle
Improving customer experience, by developing actionable insights based on customer feedback, and developing creative strategies to increase outreach of products
Managing and influencing key stakeholders, including the commercialization team, instock management, marketing and business intelligence, finance, legal, product compliance
University degree, preferably in a technical, business or analytical discipline
6+ years of experience in an online, retail, e-commerce or consulting environment
Proven analytical, project management and organizational skills, managing and executing large projects from start to finish
High attention to detail and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
Ability to influence teams and deliver through others
Tenacity to develop ideas independently and thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment
Excellent communication and analytical skills, proficiency in Excel
Fluency in English and an additional European language
Previous experience with a Private Brands retailer / company
MBA from leading business school
Ability to write SQL queries