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EU Senior Construction Category Manager

Employer
Amazon
Location
The City, Central London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Manager
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
EU SENIOR CATEGORY MANAGER

Our Global Procurement Organization team is growing and we are hiring a Senior Category Manager to join the European Construction Procurement team.

Have you ever wondered how Amazon is managing its indirect procurement across all our Fulfilment Operations in Europe? Do you want to join a company with an amazing growth to make history and leave your own footprint?

OVERVIEW

As a Senior Category Manager, you will create and own the strategic relationship with suppliers and senior internal stakeholders while building collaboration within and across organizational boundaries. You will develop key sourcing activities, ensuring equipment and service availability to meet business goals while minimizing risk. You will be the trusted advisor in strategic sourcing and procurement initiatives. You will work side-by-side with your stakeholders to deliver the best end customer experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Identify, develop and deliver long term sourcing strategies, lead key initiatives with cross-functional teams; drive the decision making process of the category roadmap with senior leadership.
Drive commercial relationships with suppliers, with a principal objective of achieving optimal cost and performance;
Lead supplier performance management; including improving sustainability & social responsibility;
Coordinate and collaborate with local teams to deploy and manage the implementation of your defined strategies.

LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

Autonomy to innovate and deliver new approaches that impact the bottom and the top line;
Grow in a fast-pace environment where every day is day one;
Being surrounded by inspiring and diverse individuals;
Learn from people with a wide variety of professional backgrounds;
Ability to develop new skills and opportunities through lateral, geographical or functional moves.

BENEFITS

At Amazon, we ask a lot of our employees, which is why we give so much in return. In addition to your competitive compensation package, healthcare insurance and supplemental medical insurance, well shower you with perks, including:
- International relocation package
- Supplementary medical insurance
- Life & disability insurance
- Supplementary pension plan
- Lunch vouchers
- Flexible work environment
- Being involved in an international environment

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

London, GBR
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
- 5+ years of program or project management experience
- 5+ years of supply chain experience
- Experience using data and metrics to determine and drive improvements
- Experience owning program strategy, end to end delivery, and communicating results to senior leadership
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- 2+ years of driving process improvements experience
- Master's degree, or MBA in business, operations, human resources, adult education, organizational development, instructional design or related field

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build.

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