Mgr, PM Inventory Optimization, EU SL Buying in Amazon at London, England, United Kingdom

Website Amazon

This listing is about Amazon in London, England, United Kingdom
in 2022

About the job

Job Summary


Amazon Fashion is fast-growing within Amazon, and is a highly visible, emerging business. This is a unique business and we aspire to be part of our customers’ everyday lives by offering them unique products at compelling prices backed by Amazon’s strong customer obsessed reputation. We are looking for a leader who will lead a team and will build the future of Inventory Optimization for EU Softlines partnering our technology and commercial teams.

Key job responsibilities

Inventory Optimization FCF covers a large range of opportunities including: (1) Retail driven overstock actions – Returns, Cancellations, ODR, (2) UH% improvement driven by Rate improvement through Buying/Forecast automation and accuracy improvements, (3) Staging & Phasing – or increasing the number of stages for CMBS long lead time buys, and optimizing the receipt timing, and (4) Reducing Unproductive Selection – driven by our FBI team through a new Forecasting Breadth (Curation) model. you will be responsible for improving and maintaining EU SL ROOS metric that remains highly challenging due to Supply Chain constraints, with headwinds in New products and Tail products which are higher risk to shift to Long Lead Time commitments.

Quarterly feeder goals will be set at lifecycle level, with a clear programme of actions to be owned and delivered under each. PCSICFT is a new focus on 2022 following scoping and goal setting in Q3 2021.

EU SL PCSICFT has recovered back to 2019 levels due to (a) Price competitiveness, and (b) Channel mix change from MFN to Retail.

Feeder goals will be set for: Selection, Availability, Pricing and Ops, with the largest contribution on Selection/Availability related to buying inventory deeper and earlier.

Basic Qualifications

  • University degree with top grade in Business or Information Science, ideally plus an MBA
  • Experience in leading Product Management or similar teams in retail, online or consulting companies
  • Several years of experience as Project Manager in an international environment
  • Able to think and act farsightedly, but also drive tactics and execution; willing to rolling up sleeves and get the job done
  • Experience in Buying, ideally in the online industry
  • Have an entrepreneurial spirit and be able to work effectively in a results-oriented, efficient environment
  • Excellent analytical skills and experience with Business Intelligence tools
  • Experience collecting, analyzing, and summarizing large data sets in order to drive conclusions and recommendations
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Skill at building buying models, automation, forecasts, and implementation schedules for new projects

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Company – Amazon EU SARL (UK Branch)

Job ID: A1962716

Company: Amazon

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Job Location: London, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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