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Amazon - Manager - Category Management (5-10 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 1006458

External job description :

Do you have a passion for products? Do you want to build a business from the ground up? Do you have proven analytical capabilities, exceptional communication, Sourcing & Project management skills, and the ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced environment? If yes, you should consider Amazon Private Brands.

The IN Private Brands team is looking for a customer-obsessed Manager, Category Management to help drive one of the most exciting growth engines for Private Brands at Amazon.in. In this role, you will lead 3-4 category managers who will lead 1-2 categories themselves each end to end - owning the lead to launch cycle for new products/brands under Private Brands along with driving inputs to achieve the desired scale for the category on both Topline and Bottomline .

- Lead a team of 3-4 Sr. Category Managers

- Creating a data-driven long-term product and category roadmap for 7-10 categories under Private Brands Program

- Identifying new product development opportunities to launch products under existing and new brands

- Developing and bringing to market new products.

- Coordinating product development with vendors, cost negotiations, product packaging etc

- Managing an existing business which is growing exponentially.

- Driving various input metrics to drive business growth

- Designing and implementing new processes to help scale our business.

The ideal candidate should be passionate about leading people and launching products, have strong product development, vendor identification, sourcing and cost negotiation skills. S/he should excel in both strategic thinking and tactical execution, as responsibilities range from launching new products/brands to enabling growth of existing portfolio. The candidate should also feel comfortable dealing with ambiguity and working in a very entrepreneurial environment.

Traits of success:

Thrive in ambiguous work environments

- Be a smart, hard-working and creative person who loves products, loves solving difficult problems and "getting it done."

- Be comfortable collaborating and influencing internal and external stakeholders

- Be responsible for building and executing on new initiatives and roadmaps each year.

Basic qualifications:

Proven track record of leading medium to large teams, for cultivating strong relationships with key client and stakeholders that have resulted in high customer satisfaction. Proven experience in developing long-term relationships, and negotiating strategic agreements to ensure constant cost and quality improvements. Proven negotiation skills, influencing abilities -Strong numerical and analytical aptitude


- Proven experience leading cross-functional projects


- Ability to think and react in a high-energy, fast-paced environment , Good People Management skills


- Good organizational skills including prioritizing, scheduling, time management, and meeting deadlines


- Detail-oriented - Technical aptitude and agility to learn web-based tools - Smart, enthusiastic, hard-working, and creative.


- Innovative, team oriented, and have a desire to participate in change and appreciate a dynamic environment with rapidly changing priorities.


- Experience in project ownership and using customer data to identify and prioritize opportunities. MBA/Master's degree is preferred

Preferred qualifications:

Proven track record of leading medium to large teams, for cultivating strong relationships with key client and stakeholders that have resulted in high customer satisfaction. Proven experience in developing long-term relationships, and negotiating strategic agreements to ensure constant cost and quality improvements. Proven negotiation skills, influencing abilities


- Strong numerical and analytical aptitude, Proven experience leading cross-functional projects


- Ability to think and react in a high-energy, fast-paced environment


- Good People Management skills,Good organizational skills including prioritizing, scheduling, time management, and meeting deadlines , Detail-oriented , Technical aptitude and agility to learn web-based tools; Smart, enthusiastic, hard-working, and creative.


- Innovative, team oriented, and have a desire to participate in change and appreciate a dynamic environment with rapidly changing priorities. Experience in project ownership and using customer data to identify and prioritize opportunities. MBA/Master's degree is preferred

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Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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