Senior Program Manager - Supply Chain Global Vendor Management

Amazon.com Services, Inc.
 Seattle, WA

Desciption

Job summary

The Global Vendor Management (GVM) team was created to accelerate the growth and the profitability of strategic vendors across all of the Amazon marketplaces. Our team creates solutions to drive a better customer and vendor experience, and enable improved selection and value propositions worldwide. Amazon is looking for a smart, enthusiastic, hard-working, and customer focused candidate to join the Global Vendor Management team as a Program Manager- Supply chain. We are seeking a customer-obsessed individual with vendor management skills to build collaborative relationships with both vendors and vendor management teams across worldwide Amazon Retail (US, Canada, Europe, Japan and India websites). Your work will directly impact how we evolve and grow our global business.

The role requires working with internal and external business teams to develop solutions that optimize our inbound supply chain network by improving the cost structure, service levels, vendor lead times and quality of the program.

The position will be responsible for designing solutions; developing business cases and managing projects from design to production. Responsibilities include working collaboratively with internal teams and suppliers to identify best in class inbound supply chain network.

You will map the physical and data flows and develop and deliver a roadmap of initiatives necessary to achieve the ideal state in existing and new marketplaces including vendor education. You will also be responsible for prioritizing/delivering initiatives that will reduce lead times and costs across the end to end supply chain with global vendor partners. You will identify areas for improvements and develop metrics to monitor inbound transportation performance. Ability to create models/ tools for profitability-analysis to measure and improve the cost structure by product group and program is a must.

You will lead focused and strategically critical projects across the globe in all areas of the business as required to support Global Supply Chain Operations. You will diagnose Amazon processes, recognize supplier needs to be efficient, identify improvement opportunities, prescribe improvement strategies and guide the improvement effort. Considerable judgment is necessary because you will be motivating others to meet the challenges of an extremely deadline-driven environment where explosive growth is occurring while achieving impeccable quality.

Basic Qualifications

· 5+ years of experience in program or project management

· Experience using data and metrics to drive improvements

· Experience owning program strategy, end to end delivery, and communicating results to senior leadership

· Bachelor's degree

· 3+ years of experience in a retail instock/supply chain management role or equivalent experience

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· Experience managing multiple cross-functional work streams

· Experience working with data and reporting (Ex. Excel, Tableau, and/or SQL)

· Flexibility to travel up to 25% of the time if necessary

Preffered Qualifications

· Operations or Supply Chain Background

· Supply Chain/Operations or Technical (Math, Engineering, Science) Master’s Degree from an accredited university

· 5+ years of leadership experience in project/program management and facilitation of large cross-functional teams in business operations and technology process improvement areas

· 3+ years’ experience in leading Supply Chain transformation in complex organization

· Retail experience is a plus

· Experience leading global business partners

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to drive consensus among stakeholders

· Ability to deal with ambiguity and problem solve

· Ability to travel both domestically and internationally – up to 25%

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 https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

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 https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

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