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Amazon, one the world’s leaders in e-commerce, is expanding its Retail business and looking for a smart and ambitious Associate Vendor Manager based in Dubai to enable new collaborations with vendors aiming at integrating their product portfolio into the Amazon.ae and Amazon.sa stores. Come and experience a company that reinvents itself every day and immerse yourself in an environment that is fast-paced, expanding and continuously inventing new efficiencies to offer great opportunities for our customers and for you!

Operating in a fast-moving and often ambiguous environment you will have full responsibility for achieving business objectives. You will need to engage in projects that will drive business growth and help shape the future of Amazon Retail in the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. We expect that you can work autonomously, think both strategically and tactically, and take full control and responsibility for achieving your goals.

Amazon is looking for a talented Associate Vendor Manager to join the Retail Vendor Recruitment (RVR) organization. As part of the retail organization, the candidate will help to recruit and be in charge of on-boarding new vendors. Targeting the most relevant selection for our customers, you will aim at recruiting new vendors and make their selection available on the website. In close coordination with retail teams, you will drive new vendors through all the on-boarding phases, up to their first units shipped.

What is the role?

Your objectives will be to build the best possible selection for our customers with the development of partnerships with new vendors. Your job will consist of prospecting, assessing, recruiting and integrating vendors for Amazon marketplaces. In your day-to-day job, you will be will be working on multiple prospects including:

  • Identify, prospect and reach out to new vendors, analyze their potential for Amazon. You will lead first steps, by cold-calling potential partners or attending commercial events and trade fairs, and confidently explaining advantages and benefits of partnering with Amazon
  • Be a business consultant to new vendors and provide insights and advice for them, being able to deal with different business profiles and sectors. Help new vendors to integrate their catalogue data into Amazon store, master Amazon’s internal tools and train vendors on how to use these tools.
  • Be an ambassador of Amazon for the vendors, developing deep knowledge of their needs and success drivers
  • Plan, conduct, deliver and report analyses to understand the performance of recruited vendors
  • Help to develop and improve recruiting and on-boarding processes, assist in removing any technical blockers and identifying technical improvement areas.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering/Economics/Management/Business Administration.
  • English and Arabic language skill is mandatory.
  • At least 2 years of working experience.
  • Professional experience in sales, account management, product marketing and/or management consulting roles.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in outbound sales would be an advantage.
  • Experience with e-commerce or retail would be an advantage.
  • Advanced Excel skills is a plus.
  • Basic SQL knowledge is a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; able to explain complex concepts in a simple manner.
  • Interested in new technologies, capable internet user.
  • Great team player.
  • Ability to work with wide range of people at all decision-making levels.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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About Afaq Q Tech General Trading (Amazon)

"Make History

Amazon.com, a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, Washington, opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995 and today offers Earth’s Biggest Selection. Since Jeff Bezos started Amazon.com, we have significantly expanded our product offerings, international sites, and worldwide network of fulfilment and customer service centres. Today, Amazon.com offers everything from books and electronics to tennis rackets and diamond jewellery.

If you thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment, you’ll meet your match with us, as you will be part of a vibe of constant improvement, where the things you do at one moment, you will not necessarily be doing 6 months later. We don’t like to sit still, which is why we always treat every day like the first day. A day to make more good things happen for our customers. It’s that kind of spirit that drives our success now and keeps us ahead of the competition in the future. And you could be part of it. It’s as simple as this: Work Hard. Have Fun. Make History."