Vendor Manager, Strategic Initiatives MENA

Full Time Retail / Sales / Marketing Teaching / Education
  • Full Time
  • Retail / Sales / Marketing
  • Teaching / Education
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
  • Attractive Salary AED / Month
  • Salary: Attractive Salary
  • - 5+ years of retail, operations, product or program management, or business management/consulting with negotiations and delivering results experience

Website Amazon

Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. We are driven by the excitement of building technologies, inventing products, and providing services that change lives. We embrace new ways of doing things, make decisions quickly, and are not afraid to fail. We have the scope and capabilities of a large company, and the spirit and heart of a small one.


Interested in working on an innovative and high-impact business that is changing the way customers think about grocery? The MENA Grocery team is offering a role to own building new business from ground Zero. We are seeking a self-starter who can quickly familiarize themselves with this fast-paced environment, build relationships/trust with cross-functional teams, and assume ownership within the program which will require understanding of complex business/Tech/Ops processes at Amazon and our partners and devising an optimal engagement model. You must be able to thrive and succeed in an entrepreneurial environment, and not be hindered by ambiguity or competing priorities. High judgment, analytical talent and good document writing skills with concise communication are essential to success in this role.

This position offers an exciting opportunity to work in building a new Category from grounds up in a highly entrepreneurial, dynamic & self-directed culture.

The successful candidate will be the business owner, with responsibility for signing the right mix of vendors, adding unique relevant selection, driving margin improvements and delivering top notch customer experience.

He/she must be an effective leader and communicator working with our most important partners and vendors, as well as with internal colleagues and groups. He or she should have strong business judgment with a track record of strong ownership values and relationship management skills.

Key job responsibilities
Key job responsibilities
Drive projects to support new strategic initiatives and business opportunities for the organization
• Negotiations- Build alliances, align and close end to end vendor relationship and terms of trade, operating model contracts
• Identify automation opportunities to offer scalable solutions, improve all key inputs metrics such as Selection, profitability, Pricing, Availability
• Post launches, Own the P&L for hitting top and bottom line targets and drive projects to improve Profitability with critical stakeholders ( Vendor, Ops, Advertising).

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

Dubai, ARE


– 3+ years of with Excel experience
– 5+ years of retail, operations, product or program management, or business management/consulting with negotiations and delivering results experience
– Bachelor’s degree, or 3+ years of professional or military experience
– Experience with financial analysis and P&L ownership


– Experience managing large data sets and utilizing to drive performance and process improvements
– Experience in vendor negotiations, pricing and promotion, inventory management, and product development

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