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Vendor Manager

Vendor Manager

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Afaq Q Tech General Trading
Position Category 
Buying, Planning, & Instock Management
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Job Description

• You are an expert vendor relationship manager, a product specialist, a product selection developer, and advertiser all in one.
• As an innovator within the company, you will influence the design of your category, as well as develop new product groups and improve customer selection.
• You identify all products that you consider sellable, taking into account customer requests and tastes, along with finding interesting vendors.
• The performance of your product category determines your success. You have more responsibilities – both customer experience and operational – and you have the opportunity to manage an extensive number of vendors and products.
• You are responsible for recognizing new trends, for analyzing both business competition and sales, for carrying out stock management in cooperation with Supply Chain and for finding the best vendors.
• You also facilitate discussions of general conditions, procuring top products and making sure that they are advertised prominently on Amazon in cooperation with Marketing.
• Every new technical innovation, tool and process and the input and drive you have to improve them, will make your work even more exciting. It will mean making the lives of buyers and vendors throughout the world both easier and better.

Basic Qualifications

• You should have a University degree ideally in a technical or analytical discipline
• Professional B2C experience in e-commerce, purchasing, key account management or consulting from 2 to 5 years
• Enthusiasm for the world of beauty.
• Strong communication skills and exceptional assertive abilities on all levels, while maintaining your ability to be vocally self critical
• Excellent marketing skills, a feel for customer needs, as well as a high degree of innovative prowess
• A business focused way of thinking and a strong hands-on, results driven mentality
• Special affinity and demonstrated skill with numbers, analyses and reports
• Excellent knowledge in Excel, and database work, with experience in SQL a plus
• A great deal of personal initiative, creativity, decisiveness and team spirit
• Excellent English skills

Preferred Qualifications

• Professional B2C experience in e-commerce, purchasing, key account management or consulting for more than 5 years
• Excellent English writing skills
• Strong negotiations skills

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