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Amazon Senior Vendor Manager, Premium in New York, New York


Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want - low prices, vast selection, and convenience - Amazon continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform. We set big goals and are looking for people who can help us reach and exceed them by working with suppliers to enhance our selection and maximize product availability.

The Premium Brands fashion team is looking for a talented, experienced, and entrepreneurial Senior Vendor Manager to foster Amazon’s relationship with a number of the industry’s most coveted Premium Brands. The right candidate stays on top of consumer and industry trends, and is able translate those trends into strategic actions that drive selection, top- line revenue, and profit growth. In addition, the Senior Vendor Manager must be an effective leader that can flex backbone and operate with a high degree of collaboration with external vendors, as well as with internal product groups such as forecasting, pricing, marketing and retail category excellence teams.

The ideal candidate has strong business judgment with a track record of successful negotiations and overall relationship management. Proven analytical and data driven skills, project management, and ability to 'Think Big' are musts. The Senior Vendor Manager is a seasoned problem-solver with a keen sense of ownership and passion for innovating on behalf of our customers.

Key job responsibilities

• Successful individuals in this role will:

  • Think of themselves as business owners, who cultivate a deep understanding of all major inputs that drive long term performance (selection, price, availability, forecasting, operational excellence, mix)

  • Maximize Amazon’s flywheel by focusing on selection expansion and cost saving opportunities

  • Negotiate effectively with the industry’s largest vendors: manage supplier contracts, annual vendor negotiation strategies, and day-to-day relationships

  • Work with Product Managers to develop innovative ways of launching new features that improve the customer experience

  • Develop a thorough understanding for the industry, macro trends, and future trajectory

  • Deep dive complex data sets and make informed decisions to improve the customer experience

  • Communicate effectively across all levels of leadership, both internally and externally

  • Submit high quality work within tight deadlines

About the team

These roles are the largest and most impactful businesses within Retail at Amazon. We are a fast-paced and exciting, with a high-performing team that seeks to build strong customer-focused businesses. We promote a collaborative, solutions-oriented and inclusive culture. We prioritize the growth and development of our team members and strive to work hard, have fun, and make history.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

New York, NY, USA | Seattle, WA, USA

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of account management, project or program management or buying experience

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Access or SQL

  • Bachelor's degree

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in retail buying

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

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $109,000/year in our lowest geographic market up to $185,000/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 This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.